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


Calculating of bending stress for 2D elements in Ansys eorkbench

Calculating of bending stress for 2D elements in Ansys eorkbench

Calculating of bending stress for 2D elements in Ansys eorkbench

I want to calculate bending stress result for the 2D model in Ansys workbench but it seems that this result can't be calculated for 2D elements
Am I right or there is a method to have bending stress in the 2D state?
Any help can be appreciated.

RE: Calculating of bending stress for 2D elements in Ansys eorkbench

I think also that bending stress is only valid for beam elements.

To calculate the bending stress in 2D plane stress, just look say at the top of the beam and calculate the sigmaX stress in the X/fibre direction (assume that it is bending about Z which comes out of the screen, and Y is along the depth of the cross section) and the midplane and subtract the two to get bending stress.

One could also use linearization that will decompose the stresses into membrane and bending stresses.

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


eBook - 10 Reasons to Choose CATIA on the Cloud
To compete in today’s fast-paced and competitive market, smaller and newer firms need a powerful platform that will enable them to compete with bigger players, without the heavy investments needed in computer hardware, software and personnel. Download Now
White Paper - Smart Manufacturing for Electronics
This white paper describes a transformative approach to electronics manufacturing made possible by the addition of Mentor Graphics to the Siemens family. It describes a completely digitalized strategy that supports both printed circuit board (PCB) and mechanical design and manufacturing, uniting the entire product lifecycle – from idea and production to customers and back. 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