Automatic Design of Structures Using ANSYS APDL Coupled with modeFrontier - Presentation

A common structural arrangement is the structural panel, a plating reinforced by orthogonal stiffeners that offers resistance and transmission of forces and stresses throughout the structure. The Escola Politécnica da Universidade de São Paulo wanted to integrate ANSYS Mechanical APDL with modeFrontier to develop a robust, automatic and efficient design process based in optimization techniques that would also reduce costs and improve performance of the structural panel.

This was presented at the 2014 ANSYS Brazil Convergence Conference.