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To run the model, open
wrench2D.pro with Gmsh
and click on the "Run" button in the left panel.
Features addressed in this tutorial
\nabla uGetDP specific formulation for linear elasticity
- First and second order elements
- Triangular and quadrangular elements
This is the elastic 2D model of a wrench. The tool is clamped at the nut (which is not represented) and a vertical downward force of 100N is distributed over a 1 inch large surface towards the end of the upper face of the wrench's arm.
This work was funded in part by the Walloon Region (WBGreen No 1217703 FEDO, WIST3 No 1017086 ONELAB) and by the Belgian Science Policy (IAP P7/02). Copyright (c) 2012-2018 ULiège-UCL.