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Patran Tip – Displaying IDs: Solid 1.4, Surface 4.2, etc.

Patran Tip – Displaying IDs: Solid 1.4, Surface 4.2, etc.

Christian Aparicio April 4, 2013 0

Question: I need to apply a pressure to face Solid 1.4, how can I display this ID on the viewport? Answer: Go to Utilities>Display>Geometry Free Faces/Edges… and check on Free Faces, Free Edges, or

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Patran Tip – Identify Entity IDs On-the-fly

Patran Tip – Identify Entity IDs On-the-fly

Christian Aparicio April 4, 2013 0

Question: How do I get ID numbers to appear on an entity as I move my mouse over them? Answer: Go to Preferences>Picking and check on “Label Highlighting.” Whenever you hover over an entity,

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Patran Tip – Group Transform: Translate, Rotate, Mirror, and more

Patran Tip – Group Transform: Translate, Rotate, Mirror, and more

Christian Aparicio January 28, 2013 0

Question: Is there a way to easily rotate a group of elements? Answer:Yes, you can “transform” groups such that you translate, rotate, scale, mirror, and more. In addition, the associated boundary conditions and element properties

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Patran Tip – Student Tutorials

Patran Tip – Student Tutorials

Christian Aparicio January 11, 2013 0

Question: Where can I find Patran tutorials for students? Answer: You can find 30 Patran tutotrials on our YouTube channel. Here is a list. Tutorials 6-30 are referenced from page 305 of this document Patran 2012.2

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Patran Tip – Viewing the Stress Recovery Points in Beams

Patran Tip – Viewing the Stress Recovery Points in Beams

Christian Aparicio January 3, 2013 0

    Question: Is there a way to view the stress recovery points C, D, E and F in Patran for Beam elements? Answer:Yes, you use the "MSC Beam Verification Tools (2.2)" that is located

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