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Cyclic Symmetry error in Abaqus/Explicit dynamic

Cyclic Symmetry error in Abaqus/Explicit dynamic

Cyclic Symmetry error in Abaqus/Explicit dynamic


I'm having some problems using the cyclic symmetry command in a dynamic abaqus/explicit case. I am trying to simulate an impact of a rigid body (striker) with a rotating part (wheel rim). I have 2 steps and have created the cyclic symmetry in the interaction module in the initial step. Unfortunately, Abaqus deletes the cyclic symmetry in the first and second step (N/A) with the interaction status: Cyclic symmetry is not applicable to this procedure. I am using version 2023 of Abaqus. I look forward to your solutions on how to apply a cyclic symmetry interaction in Abaqus/Explicit.

Thanks in advance!

RE: Cyclic Symmetry error in Abaqus/Explicit dynamic

Are those dynamic explicit or dynamic explicit temperature-displacement steps ? The latter don't support cyclic symmetry.

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