Tosca Structure

BEAD OPTIMIZATION WITH ABAQUS, ANSYS, OR MSC NASTRAN

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Bead optimization offers optimal bead layouts for improved static and dynamic properties of shell structures. This creates solutions for complex geometries, considering manufacturing constraints and realistic load scenarios.

Benefits:

  • Save time through fully automated bead optimization in only 2-3 solver iterations
  • Obtain clear bead layouts for complex models
  • Determine innovative, directly producible bead designs through consideration of manufacturing restrictions during optimization
  • Increased stiffness and improved dynamic behavior of sheet structures

Solutions

Bead optimization with Tosca Structure is the preferred tool to easily improve the stiffness of sheet structures. The non-parametric approach of Tosca Structure offers the maximum design freedom for a maximum optimization potential to increase stiffness and reduce noise. Adding beads improves the mechanical behavior of sheet structures without adding additional material. Perfect bead layouts offer higher design flexibility and a choice of material. In some cases it is even possible to use thinner sheet structures with beads while keeping the required stiffness. Bead optimization boosts innovative designs within significantly shorter development times.