Defining Bearing Loads

To define bearing loads:

  1. In the Simulation study tree, right-click the External Loads icon and select Bearing Load .
    The Bearing Load PropertyManager appears.
  2. In the graphics area, select a set of cylindrical faces or circular shell edges.
    Selected faces appear in the Cylindrical Faces or Shell Circular Edges for Bearing Load box .
  3. Select a coordinate system from the graphics area or from the FeatureManager design tree.
    The selected coordinate system appears in the Select a Coordinate system box .
    The Z-axis of the selected coordinate system should coincide with the axis of the selected cylindrical faces.
  4. Under Bearing Load, do the following:
    1. Set Units to a unit system.
    2. Click X-Direction or Y-Direction and enter a value in the value box.
  5. Select between a Sinusoidal distribution and Parabolic distribution for the bearing load.
  6. Click .