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Splitting a face (Split tab)

To split a face by projecting an existing sketch:

  1. In the Fixture or an external loads PropertyManager, select the Split tab.

  2. Under Type of Split, select Sketch.

  3. Under Selection, click an existing sketch to project for Project Sketch .

The sketch and the faces to split must belong to the same part.  

  1. For Other Faces to Split , select the faces to project the sketch onto.

  2. Optionally, select:

  • Single direction to project the sketch to one direction, or

  • Reverse direction to project the sketch in the opposite direction.

  1. Click Create Split.

To split a face by projecting a new sketch:

  1. In the Fixture or an external loads PropertyManager, select the Split tab.

  2. Under Type of Split:

  1. select Sketch.

  2. Click Create Sketch.

  1. When you finish sketching, click Exit Sketch.

The sketch appears in Project Sketch under Selection.

  1. For Other Faces to Split , select the faces to project the sketch onto.

  2. Optionally, select:

  • Single direction to project the sketch to one direction, or

  • Reverse direction to project the sketch in the opposite direction.

  1. Click Create Split.

To split a face by intersection:

  1. In the Fixture or an external loads PropertyManager, select the Split tab.

  2. Under Type of Split, select Intersection.

  3. Under Selection:

    • Select a face for Splitting Face .

    • Select faces to split from a different body for Other Faces to Split .

The two bodies must have touching edges or faces.

  1. Click Create Split.

NOTES:

The Split tab is available in the following PropertyManagers:

Fixtures

Pressure

Force/Torque

Bearing Load

Remote Loads/Mass

Distributed Mass

Connectors

Temperature

Convection

Heat Flux

Heat Power

Radiation

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Split PropertyManager



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