Export Abaqus Surface Mesh

Group (Subgroup)

IO (Output)

Description

This Filter writes an Abaqus file that is a surface mesh using S3 Elements. There are 3 sections to this INP File: Nodes, Elements and Sets of Elements for each Feature. This file represents a triangular based mesh with 'shell' elements. No boundary elements are written. The element type selected is TRI_ELEMENT_TYPE "SFM3D3" for the triangles.

This file is an experimental output from DREAM.3D. The user is responsible for verifying all elements in Abaqus.

Example Output ###

*HEADING
** File Created with DREAM3D Version 5.2.1591.1744ded
** There are 3 Sections to this INP File: Nodes, Elements and Sets of Elements for each grain
** This file represents a trianguglar based mesh. The element type selected is SFM3D3 for the triangles
** This file is an experimental output from DREAM3D. The user is responsible for verifying all elements in Abaqus
** We have selected to use a 'shell' element type currently. No boundary elements are written
**Number of Nodes: 346727     Number of Triangles: 757562   Number of Grains: 794
*PREPRINT,ECHO=NO,HISTORY=NO,MODEL=NO
*Node,NSET=NALL
1, -36.750000, 10.250000, -29.000004
2, -36.750000, 10.500000, -29.000004
3, -36.750000, 10.250000, -28.750004
4, -36.750000, 10.500000, -28.750004
5, -36.500000, 10.250000, -29.000004
6, -36.500000, 10.250000, -28.750004
7, -36.500000, 10.500000, -29.000004
   ..

Parameters

Name Type Description
Output File File Path The output path for the .inp file

Required Geometry

Triangle

Required Objects

Kind Default Name Type Component Dimensions Description
Face Attribute Array FaceLabels int32_t (2) Specifies which Features are on either side of each Face

Created Objects

None

Example Pipelines

Please see the description file distributed with this Plugin

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