To apply a variable pressure load to a surface
To apply a pressure load which varies linearly across a surface, use the following procedure.
- Select the surfaces that will have the same variable surface load applied.
On the Surface ribbon tab, select the
Variable Pressure tool in the
The Add: Surface Variable Pressure Load dialog opens.
- Select the Load group or case to which the load will be added from the drop-down list.
- Select the Direction of the load.
- Select the direction in which the load varies from the Variation along element drop-down list.
Enter the pressure values at each end of the variable pressure load:
For… Do this… Joint select the joint for three corners and then type the load values at each A local axis type the pressure value to use at each end
- Click OK.