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Static “Initial Condition”

    • greg2835
      Subscriber

      I'm wondering if there is a way to use a static simulation that failed and use the last converged step as an "initial condition" in another static analysis. I've been using restarts, but there are a lot of load steps and it becomes cumbersome. If there was a way where this "initial condition" can be used as load step zero then continue at load step one. Does anyone happen to know if this is possible?

    • Ashish Khemka
      Forum Moderator


      Using the last solved step/ substep as the initial condition will not be the same as a restart. Try restarting the analysis. Please see if the following link helps:

      Restarts in ANSYS Mechanical Can Save Time and Effort! ÔÇö DRD Technology Corporation

      Regards Ashish Khemka


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