StressCheck Tutorial: Sample Global-Local Workflow for a 3D Cracked Rib
Abstract: Sample global-local workflow using manually-added TLAPs to represent cap axial and web shear loading at rib section. Application of TLAPs using TLAP-Traction, All Faces over the cut section of the rib. Extraction of SIF’s based on current crack parameters.
A continuation of this tutorial: StressCheck Tutorial: Extending an Elliptical Crack and Updating Mesh Assignments
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