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Script Tip Friday - Determining an Optimal Location for Components on a PCB

| 10.21.2022

What is the optimal location to place a component on a Printed Circuit Board (PCB), in terms of its reliability under shock, vibration, and other environmental conditions?

Ansys Developer Tips & Tricks - Python

Numbers and "numbers" in Python

| 10.06.2022

Numbers in Python are quite simple, there are only 3 base numeric types and they can all be combined freely without (inherent) errors. In this post I go over some information you'll probably know and some you might not. Read on for info about numbers!

Ansys Developer Tips & Tricks - Python

Python Standard Library Diving: copy

| 10.06.2022

One of the first things you learn in Python is that it passes references around when assigning things. It does not copy things in memory. So, how do you actually do copying? Well there's a built-in library to do it! copy.

Ansys Developer Tips & Tricks - Python

The Python Standard Library: getpass

| 10.05.2022

In this article I want to shine a light on one of the smaller and more useful packages in the Python standard library. Hopefully you know it already, but if you're coming across it for the first time, read on! This is all about getpass...

Ansys Developer Tips & Tricks - Python

Converting Nodal Coordinates Field to Local Coordinate System

| 09.30.2022

We cover the steps for converting the Nodal Coordinates Field to Local Coordinate System using PyDPF.

Ansys Developer Tips & Tricks - Python

How to make peace with argparse

| 09.24.2022

A huge part of any Python developer's arsenal is the ability to link your Python program with "other stuff".

Ansys Developer Tips & Tricks

Script Tip Friday: Getting it right the first time for Mould Compensation

| 09.23.2022

For this week's Script Tip Friday, Fabio Pavia, discusses how you can design for an optimal mould shape in 3 steps using partner tools for composites connected to Ansys Mechanical.

Ansys Developer Tips & Tricks - Python

Integrating images and plots using a Python Code object (Cpython)

| 09.23.2022

Python Code objects in Ansys 2022R2 allow the user to change the engine to Cypthon. This opens the door to using more modern python libraries and modules.

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Find the time-varying center of gravity location of a deforming model

| 09.16.2022

We cover the steps to find the time-varying center of gravity location of a deforming model using DPF in mechanical.