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Harsh Goyal

Creation of Uniform Pressure on Surfaces



I have a tetramesh of an approximate cylinder and am trying to create pressure on the top and the bottom surfaces. The top and bottom faces don't have a uniform distribution of elements. Is there any option to just define the total pressure and the elements on the face and Hyper works applies the loads accordingly depending upon the element size.


I tried the by face option and also the element selection and then the nodes on face option. Can someone tell the difference between these two methods. To me, they seemed to do the same thing. Also, do I have to divide my total load by the number of elements on the face or is there a workaround. 

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Harsh, you can apply the pressure on -

1. Faces - In this option, it will select all the elements on the face

2. Elements - In this case, you can select the elements " by manual selection or by creating sets "


Pressure is always applied at the center of elements, which will have same magnitude on each element ( same as entered value )


In order to distribute them,

1. For UDL - you can divide the magnitude by no of elements & by applying same magnitude on of them 

2. For UVL - you can refer Interpolation option under "Magnitude"


for more information about uniformly varying load, refer below provided link - 










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