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Elastic computation of a full diabolo subjected to a thermal loading

In this example the computation of an elastic diabolo subjected to a sinusoidal thermal loading is carried out.

Modelizations

Name of the use test perf008
Code version 12
Type of analysis Elastic computation
Material behaviour Elastic
Geometric behaviour Small displacements
Dominant type of mesh Hexahedron

Results

Modelizations A B C D
Type of mesh Linear Quadratic Linear Linear
Number of dof 499 203 495 075 1 001 427 1 992 981
Number of elements 187 680 50 348 367 480 716 976
Memory used (Mo) 3 560 7 191 9 329 4 599
Total time (s) 424.87 836.16 1 782.22 575.23
MECA_STATIQUE time (s) 420.92 832.68 1 772.55 555.57
Method MULT_FRONT MULT_FRONT MULT_FRONT GCPC

In this case the D modelization uses the GCPC solver. We could notice it has two assets: using few RAM and being very fast. However this type of iterative solver can’t be used for every issue, as it does not always converge, which causes robustness problems in numerous cases.

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