×
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you an
Engineering professional?
Join Eng-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!
  • Students Click Here

*Eng-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

Jobs

Resuming CAERep ANSYS WB

Resuming CAERep ANSYS WB

Resuming CAERep ANSYS WB

(OP)
thread569-433606: Design Assessment

When running Design Assessment under ANSYS WB, "Resuming from CAERep" can be very time consuming (a few hours on large FE models).
Firstly, thank you to chris456s which has given the good answer : a very large number of named selections set to "Send to Solver"=Yes is the reason why the CAERep can takes a very long time. The solution is to set "Send to Solver"=No, but only if the named selection does not have to be treated by the design assessment.

From tests performed on large FE models, it appears that the content of the named selections has also an influence on the size of the file CAERep.xml, and consequently on the time of resuming CAERep. A named selection containing a very large number of "objects" (e.g. nodes) can highly increase the resuming time.

I have noted that the number of load steps defined in Static Structural has no influence on the time of CAERep but just on the time of the design assessment itself, that was expected.

In conclusion, the better way to reduce the time of "Resuming from CAERep" on large FE models is to create the named selections which are strictly needed, and to be reasonnable on the number of objects in each one.
If a named selection is without of importance for the design assessment, set it to "Send to Solver"=No.

Finally, I advice you to do some tests on your own FE model in order to well identify the named selections which have the most influence on the CAERep time.

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Eng-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Eng-Tips and talk with other members! Already a Member? Login


Resources

Research Report - What’s the State of Nonlinear Simulation?
Simulation is an increasingly valuable tool across the product design workflow, but not all simulations are equal. We set out to determine how engineers and product designers make use of specialized analyses, how they incorporate nonlinear simulation into their work and how they rate the available software. Download Now
White Paper – Data Security and Know-How Protection
Our data is constantly exposed to the danger of being intercepted or stolen as it wends its way over global data networks. Data security measures and measures for protecting intellectual property should not, however, first be implemented when data is exchanged – companies must lay the foundation for these measures within their own organization. Download Now

Close Box

Join Eng-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical engineering professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Eng-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close