October 22, 1998 Meeting held at ANSYS Inc.

Pressure Sciences, Inc.
Towne Centre Offices, Suite 290
1789 South Braddock Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15218-1868

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Pressure Sciences Inc. used ANSYS/LS-DYNA to model a propane tank truck impacting a rigid wall. This presentation explained some of the details of that analysis including how to use a simplified version of the equation of state model to simulate Boyles' law.

Tank Impact Animation
This animation (avi) file is 1.89 MB. It shows a simulation of the 1/2 symmetry model of a propane tank with cylindrical head impacting a vertical concrete column, and shearing it from it place..
Brian Ball, Mallett Technology Inc. (MTI), Cannonsburg, PA

DesignSpace Demo

Anne Geanneti, Mallett Technology Inc. (MTI), Cannonsburg, PA

ANSYS 5.5 Update