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User manuals and Orthotropic material parameters

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Hi,

I am new to COMSOL and are looking for relevant user manuals (in this case for the solid / structural Mechanics module. Specifically I am looking for in depth manuals explaining the different interface options. I have found the 'Structural Mechanics Module User's Guide', but this mainly contains theory and explanations, and does not go in depth with the interface options. Where can I find such a manual?

For instance: I am modelling a simple solid with an orthotropic material. In the Material settings I have chosen an orthotropic material under 'Material Properties' and are to fill out the fields in the 'Material constants' section. I am to enter three E-moduli, shear moduli and Poisson's ratios (having a 'Orthotropic' 'Property group'), but I apparently also need to enter another E-modulus, shear modulus and density (having a 'Basic' 'Property group'). I don't know what these extra basic properties (except for the density) are, and I would like to have these explained in a manual.


1 Reply Last Post Mar 25, 2020, 5:22 AM EDT
Kristian Rye Jensen COMSOL Employee

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Posted: 1 year ago Mar 25, 2020, 5:22 AM EDT

Hi David,

I have moved your question to our support system.

Best regards, Kristian

Hi David, I have moved your question to our support system. Best regards, Kristian

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