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Importing materials data from Inventor 2017 to Ansys 18.0

Importing materials data from Inventor 2017 to Ansys 18.0

Importing materials data from Inventor 2017 to Ansys 18.0

Having looked at other posts this seems like something I should be able to do: I want to import the materials data for my geometry from Inventor 2017 to carry out a structural analysis in Ansys 18.0, but I can't get it working.

I have using the Ansys plugin for Inventor and the reader, both of which I managed to install using the CAD integration manager and import the geometry into workbench. However I am then unable to load the geometry in the modeller as it says the license for that feature cannot be found, I'm assuming this is because I have the student license which may not include these.

I have also tried importing the geometry as .iges and .sat with the "material properties" box ticked and I still don't see the "CAD Materials" entry appear in the engineering data table as I think I should.

Any help would be much appreciated.

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