In Multiframe, steel water storage tank analysis using patches.

In Multiframe, I am not getting the expected results from a steel water storage tank analysis using patches. Does anyone have experience in modelling this type of tank?

  • Hi Andrew,

    Sorry - I've only just seen this question. Can you tell me more about the issues you are having?

    Are you using Geometry | Generate to create a Circular Tank?

    Are you using Case | Add Case | Hydrostatic to apply the hydrostatic loads?



  • I tried both methods of modelling – generate tank and did it manually.
    I used the hydrostatic load case – yes.
    I am getting stress in range of nil to 120,500 MPa, which is much, much higher than feasible.
    I suspect I may have done something incorrect in model, but cannot see what it is.
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