Table of Contents

1. Application Overview
1.1. Autodyn Application Layout
1.2. Autodyn Toolbar
1.3. Navigation Bar
1.4. Dialog Panel and Dialog Windows
1.5. Command Line Panel
1.6. Undock Command Line
1.7. Command File Window
1.8. Message Panel
1.9. HTML Review Windows
1.10. File Names
1.11. Initialization Settings
1.12. Autodyn in Workbench
1.13. Autodyn Solver Options in Workbench
2. Pull Down Menus
2.1. Pull-Down Menu - File
2.1.1. Pull-Down Menu - File - New
2.1.2. Pull-Down Menu - File - Manage Folders
2.1.2.1. Pull-Down Menu - File - Manage Folders - New
2.1.3. Pull-Down Menu - File - Save As
2.1.4. Pull-Down Menu - File - Save Project
2.1.5. Pull-Down Menu - File - Save As Version
2.1.6. Pull-Down Menu - File - Export to Version
2.1.7. Pull-Down Menu - File - Export PostScript
2.1.8. Pull-Down Menu - File - Export VRML
2.2. Pull-Down Menu - Import
2.2.1. Pull-Down Menu - Import - TrueGrid®
2.2.2. Pull-Down Menu - Import - ICEM
2.2.3. Pull-Down Menu - Import - LS-DYNA
2.2.4. Pull-Down Menu - Import - Nastran
2.2.5. Pull-Down Menu - Import - Convert IJK to Unstructured
2.3. Pull-Down Menu - Setup
2.3.1. Pull-Down Menu - Setup - Description
2.3.2. Pull-Down Menu - Setup - Symmetry
2.4. Pull-Down Menu - Execution
2.4.1. Pull-Down Menu - Execution - Batch Runner
2.5. Pull-Down Menu - View
2.5.1. Pull-Down Menu - View - Slideshow - Setup
2.5.2. Pull-Down Menu - View - Performance profiler
2.6. Pull-Down Menu - Options
2.6.1. Pull-Down Menu - Options - Interactivity
2.6.2. Pull-Down Menu - Options - Clipping Planes
2.6.3. Pull-Down Menu - Options - Default Settings
2.6.4. Pull-Down Menu - Options - Pause License
2.6.5. Pull-Down Menu - Options - Create User-Subroutine Project
2.7. Pull-Down Menu - Help
3. Plots
3.1. Plots - Select Contour Variable
3.2. Plots - View range and slices (Structured)
3.3. Plots - View range and slices (SPH/Unstructured)
4. Settings
4.1. Settings - Display
4.2. Settings - Grid
4.3. Settings - Legend
4.4. Settings - Node/Element Numbers
4.5. Settings - Materials
4.5.1. Settings - Materials - Modify Material Color
4.6. Settings - Contour
4.6.1. Settings - Contour - Profile Plot
4.7. Settings - Velocity vector
4.8. Settings - Gauge Point
4.9. Settings - Boundary
4.10. Settings - Joins
4.11. Settings - Axes
4.12. Settings - Detonation
4.13. Settings - Eroded Nodes
4.14. Settings - Unused Regions
4.15. Settings - Polygons
4.16. Settings - Beam Sections
4.17. Settings - Shell Thickness
4.18. Settings - Material Direction
4.19. Settings - Marker
4.20. Settings - Shell Normal
4.21. Settings - Part Highlights
5. History
5.1. History - Single Variable Plot
5.2. History - Reduce
5.3. History - Write Text Output
5.4. History - Multiple Variable Plot
5.4.1. History - Multiple Variable Plot - Set All Plots
5.4.2. History - Multiple Variable Plot - Modify Selected Plot
5.5. History - Min/max
5.6. History - Set Scales
5.7. History - Set Plot Styles
5.8. History - Set Legend Position
5.9. History - Load
6. Slides
6.1. Slides Toolbar
6.1.1. Slides Setup
6.1.2. Capture Current Image
6.1.3. Capture Sequence
6.1.4. Text Slide
6.2. View Slides
7. Materials
7.1. Materials - New/Modify
7.2. Materials - Copy
7.3. Materials - Delete
7.4. Materials - Load
8. Initial Conditions
8.1. Initial Conditions - New/Modify
8.2. Initial Conditions - Explicit Model Initialization
8.3. Initial Conditions - Delete
9. Boundaries
9.1. Boundaries - New/Modify
9.2. Boundaries - Delete
9.3. Analytical Blast Boundary Condition
9.3.1. User Interface
9.3.2. Theory
9.3.2.1. Pressure Load Evaluation Without Clearing
9.3.2.2. Clearing ‘On’
9.3.2.3. BLAST.LOAD Variable
9.3.2.4. Limitations
9.3.2.5. Example – Small Scale Urban Blast
9.3.3. References
10. Parts
10.1. Parts - New
10.1.1. Parts - New - Select Predef (2D)
10.1.2. Parts - New - Select Predef (3D)
10.1.3. Parts - New - Select Predef (3D Shell)
10.1.4. Parts - New - Define Zoning (2D)
10.1.5. Parts - New - Define Zoning (3D)
10.1.6. Parts - New - Define Zoning (3D Shell)
10.1.7. Parts - New - Fill Part (2D)
10.1.8. Parts - New - Fill Part (3D)
10.1.9. Parts - New - Fill Part (3D Shell)
10.2. Parts - Copy
10.3. Parts - Delete
10.4. Parts - IJK Range
10.5. Parts - Activation
10.6. Parts - Rename
10.7. Parts - Print
10.8. Parts - Pack (Fill)
10.9. Parts - Zoning
10.9.1. Parts - Zoning - Box
10.9.2. Parts - Zoning - Cylinder
10.9.3. Parts - Zoning - Sphere
10.9.4. Parts - Zoning - Ogive
10.9.5. Parts - Zoning - Quad
10.9.6. Parts - Zoning - Hex
10.9.7. Parts - Zoning - Frag/Bric (Page 1)
10.9.8. Parts - Zoning - Frag/Bric (Page 2)
10.9.9. Parts - Zoning - Transition
10.9.10. Parts - Zoning - Node
10.9.11. Parts - Zoning - Line
10.9.12. Parts - Zoning - Surface
10.9.13. Parts - Zoning - Volume
10.9.14. Parts - Zoning - Translate
10.9.15. Parts - Zoning - Rotate
10.9.16. Parts - Zoning - Scale
10.9.17. Parts - Zoning - Copy
10.9.18. Parts - Zoning - Delete
10.9.19. Parts - Zoning - Save
10.9.20. Parts - Zoning - Restore
10.9.21. Parts - Zoning - Refine
10.9.22. Parts - Zoning - Fill Block
10.9.22.1. Parts - Zoning - Fill Block Implicit
10.9.22.2. Parts - Zoning - Fill Block Explicit
10.10. Parts - Fill
10.10.1. Parts - Fill - Block
10.10.2. Parts - Fill - I / J / K Plane
10.10.3. Parts - Fill - Node
10.10.4. Parts - Fill - Unused
10.10.5. Parts - Fill - Composite
10.10.5.1. Parts - Fill - Composite - New
10.10.5.2. Parts - Fill - Composite - Modify
10.10.6. Parts - Fill - Multi-Fill
10.10.7. Parts - Fill - Datafile
10.10.8. Parts - Fill - Part Fill
10.10.9. Parts - Fill - Block Remap
10.11. Parts - Boundary
10.11.1. Parts - Boundary - Block
10.11.2. Parts - Boundary - I / J / K Plane
10.11.3. Parts - Boundary - Node
10.11.4. Parts - Boundary - Clear
10.11.5. Parts - Boundary - Apply Interactively
10.11.6. Parts - Bound - Clear Interactively
10.12. Parts - Gauges
10.12.1. Parts - Gauges - Add
10.12.2. Parts - Gauge - Move
10.12.3. Parts - Gauge - Delete
10.12.4. Parts - Gauges - Add Unstructured
10.12.5. Parts - Gauge - Move Unstructured
10.12.6. Parts - Gauge - Delete Unstructured
10.13. Parts - Solvers (Structured)
10.13.1. Parts - Solvers (Structured) - Type
10.13.2. Parts - Solvers (Structured) - Solution (2D Shells)
10.13.3. Parts - Solvers (Structured) - Solution (3D Shells)
10.13.4. Parts - Solvers (Structured) - Solution (Beams)
10.13.5. Parts - Solvers (Structured) - Solution (3D Euler-FCT)
10.13.6. Parts - Solvers (Structured) - Solution (2D SPH)
10.13.7. Parts - Solvers (Structured) - Solution (3D SPH)
10.13.8. Parts - Solvers (Structured) - Dezone (2D & 3D Euler)
10.13.9. Parts - Solvers (Structured) - Dezone (2D & 3D Lagrange/ALE)
10.13.10. Parts - Solvers (Structured) - Jetting
10.14. Parts - Solvers (Unstructured)
10.14.1. Parts - Solvers (Unstructured) - Solid
10.14.2. Parts - Solvers (Unstructured) - Shell
10.14.3. Parts - Solvers (Unstructured) - Beam
10.15. Parts - Motions
10.15.1. Parts - Motions - Block
10.15.2. Parts - Motions - I / J / K Plane
10.15.3. Parts - Motions - Node
10.15.4. Parts - Motions - Modify
10.16. Parts - Geometry
10.16.1. Parts - Geometry - SPH
10.16.2. Parts - Geometry - New/Modify
10.16.3. Parts - Geometry - Copy
10.16.4. Parts - Geometry - Import Part
10.16.5. Parts - Geometry - Translate
10.16.6. Parts - Geometry - Rotate
11. Components
11.1. Components - New
11.2. Components - Modify
11.3. Components - Delete
11.4. Components - Material
11.5. Components - Velocity
11.6. Components - Initial Conditions
11.7. Components - Apply Boundary
11.8. Components - Clear Boundary
11.9. Components - Translate
11.10. Components - Rotate
11.11. Components - Scale
11.12. Components - Copy
12. Groups
12.1. Groups - New
12.2. Groups - Rename
12.3. Groups - Copy
12.4. Groups - Delete
12.5. Groups - Apply
12.6. Groups - Clear
12.7. Groups - Material
12.8. Groups - Velocity
12.9. Groups - Initial Condition
12.10. Groups - Translate
12.11. Groups - Rotate
12.12. Groups - Scale
13. Joins
13.1. Joins - Join
13.2. Joins - Unjoin
13.3. Joins - Matrix
13.4. Joins - Merge Joined Nodes
13.5. Joins - Bonded Face Connections
14. Interactions
14.1. Interactions - Lagrange/Lagrange
14.1.1. Interactions - Lagrange/Lagrange - Introduction
14.1.2. Interactions - Lagrange/Lagrange - Create
14.1.3. Interactions - Lagrange/Lagrange - Add
14.1.4. Interactions - Lagrange/Lagrange - Remove
14.1.5. Interactions - Lagrange/Lagrange - Matrix
14.1.6. Interactions - Lagrange/Lagrange - Range
14.1.7. Interactions - Lagrange/Lagrange - Friction
14.1.8. Interactions - 2D Gap Contact Options
14.1.9. Interactions - Lagrange/Lagrange - 2D Trajectory Contact Options
14.1.10. Interactions - Lagrange/Lagrange - 3D Gap Contact Options
14.1.11. Interactions - Lagrange/Lagrange - 3D Trajectory Contact Options
14.2. Interactions - Euler/Lagrange (2D)
14.2.1. Interactions - Euler/Lagrange - Introduction
14.2.2. Interactions - Euler/Lagrange (2D) - New Polygon
14.2.3. Interactions - Euler/Lagrange (2D) - Velocity
14.2.4. Interactions - Euler/Lagrange (2D) - Porosity
14.2.5. Interactions - Euler/Lagrange (2D) - New Interaction
14.3. Interactions - Euler/Lagrange (3D)
14.3.1. Interactions - Euler/Lagrange (3D) - Type
14.3.2. Interactions - Euler/Lagrange (3D) - Select
14.3.3. Interactions - Euler/Lagrange (3D) - Thickness
14.3.4. Interactions - Euler/Lagrange (3D) - Joins
14.3.5. Interactions - Euler/Lagrange (3D) - Weak Coupling
15. Detonation (2D)
15.1. Detonation (2D) - Point
15.2. Detonation (2D) - Line
15.3. Detonation (2D) - Circle
15.4. Detonation (2D) - Manual
16. Detonation (3D)
16.1. Detonation (3D) - Point
16.2. Detonation (3D) - Plane
16.3. Detonation (3D) - Cylinder
16.4. Detonation (3D) - Sphere
16.5. Detonation (3D) - Manual
17. Parallel Processing
17.1. Parallel - Sub-domains
17.2. Parallel - Task Assignments
17.3. Parallel - Automatic Decomposition
17.4. Parallel - Automatic Decomposition of Euler parts
17.5. Parallel - Decomposition of beam parts
17.6. Parallel – Fully Automatic Decomposition
18. Output
18.1. Output - Part Summary Variables
18.2. Output - Results Files
19. User Variables
19.1. User Variables - Add/Modify
20. Controls
20.1. Controls - Mass Scaling
20.2. Controls - Global Erosion
21. Usage in ANSYS
21.1. Autodyn Walkthrough Using Explicit Dynamics
21.2. Autodyn Walkthrough Using Meshing
22. Additional Information
22.1. Running Autodyn on Windows Platforms
22.2. Running Autodyn in Batch Mode on Linux Platforms
22.3. Files Created by Autodyn
22.4. Explicit Dynamics Material Models
22.5. Explicit Dynamics Theory
22.6. Autodyn Material Models
22.6.1. Equation of State
22.6.1.1. Tillotson EOS
22.6.1.1.1. Regions of Interest
22.6.1.1.2. Regional Formulations
22.6.1.2. Puff EOS
22.6.1.2.1. Regions of Interest
22.6.1.2.2. Regional Formulations
22.6.1.3. Two-Phase EOS
22.6.1.3.1. Single Phase Region
22.6.1.3.2. Two-Phase Region
22.6.1.4. Sesame EOS (Tables)
22.6.1.5. Explosive EOS
22.6.1.5.1. Lee-Tarver Model
22.6.1.5.2. Powder Burn EOS
22.6.1.6. Rigid
22.6.2. Material Strength
22.6.2.1. Von Mises Model
22.6.2.2. Piecewise JC Model
22.6.2.3. Orthotropic Yield Model
22.6.2.4. Beam Resistance Model
22.6.3. Failure Models
22.6.3.1. Material Stress Failure
22.6.3.2. Material Strain Failure
22.6.3.3. Material Stress/Strain Failure
22.6.3.4. Cumulative Damage Model
22.6.3.5. Orthotropic Softening
22.6.3.6. Tsai - Hoffman - Hill Model
22.6.3.7. MO Granular Failure Model
22.6.4. Material Cutoffs
22.7. References

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