Ansys DesignModeler – Pattern & Array

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March 14, 2020


Source: Ansys

The Pattern feature allows you to create copies of faces and bodies in three patterns:

  • Linear: a direction and offset distance is required.

  • Circular: a rotation axis and angle are required.

  • Rectangular: two sets of directions and offsets are needed.

For face selections, each connected face set is patterned independently of other face sets. For a face pattern to succeed, the copied instance of the face set must remain coincident with the body it originated from, or be able to be easily extended to it. The new faces of the pattern must touch the topological entities that were incident to the original face set, also known as the base region. Additionally, the instances for face sets may not intersect each other or the original face set. The faces may belong to either active or frozen bodies. An example of the base region is shown below.

In this tutorial, you will learn to use Pattern/Array (Rectangular and Circular) tools using Ansys DesignModeler.


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