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Topology optimization using output from Abaqus/Explicit into Abaqus/Standard

Topology optimization using output from Abaqus/Explicit into Abaqus/Standard

Topology optimization using output from Abaqus/Explicit into Abaqus/Standard

I have an assembly in Abaqus/Explicit which is subjected to a sudden recoil.

At a certain time during the recoil, the forces/acceleration acting on one or more of the parts is at its highest absolute value.

I want to optimize the topology of one of the parts in the assembly with respect to the mentioned forces/accelerations on the other parts, i.e the part I want to optimize is subjected to a load that comes from the other parts having an acceleration.

I wonder...
Is there any way of getting the force output from every node of any desired part at any point in time, saving it and using that as an input for a predefined field or something similar for the exact same assembly but in Abaqus/Standard where I want to carry out the topology optimization?

RE: Topology optimization using output from Abaqus/Explicit into Abaqus/Standard

You can try using import capability to send results from Explicit to Standard. This is described in the documentation chapter "Transferring results between Abaqus/Explicit and Abaqus/Standard".

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