Applying a distributed load over a cylindrical face

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tkennedy97 posted this 14 January 2019

I'm currently trying to apply a line pressure load over the top face, or at least the top edge, of a cylinder. My current problem is that I am unable to apply this. I've attempted to use a named selection, but it appears that a face isn't even an option for line pressure. See the picture for reference.

 

Currently I've resorted to just selecting a small edge on the extruded face of the cylinder to get a rough approximation. The end goal is to apply a distributed load over the top face of each of the cylinders. I believe that line pressure is the incorrect tool, but I am unsure as to what would be the correct one. Thanks.

SandeepMedikonda posted this 14 January 2019

Hi Kennedy,

Please see this discussion that deals with a similar problem.

Regards,
Sandeep
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