Ansys DesignModeler – Body Transformation

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March 14, 2020


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The Body Operation (Ansys DesignModeler) feature allows you to manipulate bodies (body transformation). Any type of body can be used with body operations, regardless of whether it is active or frozen. However, point feature points (PF points), attached to the faces or edges of the selected bodies, are not affected by the body operation.

The Body Operation feature is available via the Create Menu. It has up to six options, although not all of them will be available at all times. For selections, bodies are selected via the Apply/Cancel button property in the Details View. Planes are also selected via the Apply/Cancel button property. The options are:

The three Body Operation types, Cut Material, Imprint Faces, and Slice Material, are designed to use bodies in Boolean Operations, similar to the material types used in other features. You may choose whether you wish to keep or destroy the bodies you have chosen for the Boolean operation through the Preserve Bodies property. The default value for Preserve Bodies is No.

In this tutorial, you will learn to use Body Transformation using Ansys DesignModeler.


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