Using XFEM in Abaqus to Model Fracture and Crack Propagation
This eSeminar will focus on basic concepts of extended Finite Element Method (XFEM) in Abaqus, damage modeling and the creation of an XFEM fracture model. There will also be a short hands-on demonstration using Abaqus 6.13.
Introduction to Fracture and Failure
What is XFEM?
Basic XFEM Concepts
Creating an XFEM Fracture Model
Examples of XFEM models
Demo: Crack Growth in a Three-point Bend Specimen using XFEM