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This manual presents solved verification models including NAFEMS problems.

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OptiStruct is a proven, modern structural solver with comprehensive, accurate and scalable solutions for linear and nonlinear analyses across statics and dynamics, vibrations, acoustics, fatigue, heat transfer, and multiphysics disciplines.

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This manual provides detailed information regarding the features, functionality, and simulation methods available in OptiStruct.

This manual provides a detailed list and usage information regarding input entries, output entries, and parameters available in OptiStruct.

The OptiStruct Example Guide is a collection of solved examples for various solution sequences and optimization types and provides you with examples of the real-world applications and capabilities of OptiStruct.

Test 5H OptiStruct is used to investigate the Peak Displacement in y-direction and extreme fiber bending stress at undamped Natural Frequency (at the mid-span node).

Test 5P OptiStruct is used to investigate the Peak Displacement in the y-direction and extreme fiber bending stress at the mid-span node.

Test 5T OptiStruct is used to investigate the Peak Displacement in y-direction, the time at the peak displacement, extreme fiber bending stress at undamped Natural Frequency and the Static displacement at the mid-span node.

Test 13H OptiStruct is used to investigate the Peak Displacement in z-direction and extreme fiber bending stress at undamped Natural Frequency (at the center of the plate).

Test 13P OptiStruct is used to investigate the Peak Displacement in z-direction and extreme fiber bending stress at the center of the plate.

Test 13T OptiStruct is used to investigate the Peak Displacement in z-direction, the time at the peak displacement, extreme fiber bending stress at undamped Natural Frequency and the Static displacement at the center of the plate.

Test 21H OptiStruct is used to investigate the Peak Displacement in z-direction and extreme fiber bending stress at undamped Natural Frequency (at the center of the plate).

Test 21P OptiStruct is used to investigate the Peak Displacement in z-direction and extreme fiber bending stress at the center of the plate.

Test 21T OptiStruct is used to investigate the Peak Displacement in z-direction, the time at the peak displacement, extreme fiber bending stress at undamped Natural Frequency and the Static displacement at the center of the plate.

Test No. CA1Modal Frequency Response Analysis test.

Test No. CA2A numerical simulation of sound radiation of a cylinder with vibrating lateral surface radiating sound into the exterior unbounded domain.

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