Chapter 7: Materials

This panel lets you define the materials you want to use in your model.

Material List

Lists the materials you have currently defined for your model. You can select materials in this list.

New

Define a new material.

Modify

Modify parameters for the selected material.

Copy

Copy material component data from an existing material to either a new material or another existing material.

Delete

Delete one or more materials from your model.

Review

Review the parameters for the selected material in a browser window.

Library

The default material library is standard.mlb. This contains all the material data provided by ANSYS, Inc.

Click this button if you want to change the material library to some other material library you have obtained or created.

Load

Load materials from your current material library.

Save

Save the materials you have defined to a material library.

Current material library

The current material library you have selected.

Update Library

Update old material library files, so that they can be used with this version of Autodyn.


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