Nastran Code Verification

Nastran Code Verification

Software Code - Nastran
Code Vendor - MSC Software
Code Version - 2021.01

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NAFEMS ID

Benchmark Description

Attributes

NAFEMS Publication

P18.LE1

Elliptic Membrane

Plane stress, pressure load

The Standard NAFEMS Benchmarks

P18.LE2

Cylindrical Shell Patch Test

Shell, pressure load applied to shell surface

The Standard NAFEMS Benchmarks

P18.LE3

Hemisphere Point Loads

Shell, radial point loading

The Standard NAFEMS Benchmarks

P18.LE5

Z-Section Cantilever

Beam section modelled with plate elements. Loading creates a torsional action

The Standard NAFEMS Benchmarks

P18.LE6

Skew Plate Normal Pressure

Normal pressure loading. Bending action

The Standard NAFEMS Benchmarks

P18.LE7

Axisymmetric Cylinder / Sphere - Pressure

Axisymmetric Shell. Uniform Internal Pressure

The Standard NAFEMS Benchmarks

P18.LE8

Axisymmetric Shell Pressure

Axisymmetric Shell. Uniform Internal Pressure

The Standard NAFEMS Benchmarks

P18.LE9

Axisymmetric Branched Shell - Pressure

Axisymmetric Shell. Uniform Internal Pressure

The Standard NAFEMS Benchmarks

P18.LE10

Thick Plate Pressure

Uniform normal pressure loading. Thick plate geometry.

The Standard NAFEMS Benchmarks

P18.LE11

Solid Cylinder / Taper / Sphere - Temperature

Solid elements. Imposed temperature gradient

The Standard NAFEMS Benchmarks

P18.T1

Membrane with Hot-Spot

Thermal Stress

The Standard NAFEMS Benchmarks

NAFEMS ID

Benchmark Description

Attributes

NAFEMS Publication

P18.FV2

Pin-ended Double Cross: In-plane Vibration

Beam structure, natural frequency

The Standard NAFEMS Benchmarks

P18.FV4

Cantilever with Off-centre Point Masses

Beam structure, natural frequency

The Standard NAFEMS Benchmarks

P18.FV5

Deep Simply-supported Beam

Beam structure, natural frequency

The Standard NAFEMS Benchmarks

P18.FV12

Free Thin Square Plate

Shell structure, natural frequency

The Standard NAFEMS Benchmarks

P18.FV15

Clamped Thin Rhombic Plate

Shell structure, natural frequency

The Standard NAFEMS Benchmarks

P18.FV16

Cantilevered Thin Square Plate

Thin shell structure, natural frequency

The Standard NAFEMS Benchmarks

P18.FV22

Clamped Thick Rhombic Plate

Shell structure, natural frequency

The Standard NAFEMS Benchmarks

P18.FV32

Cantilevered Tapered Membrane

Natural frequency

The Standard NAFEMS Benchmarks

P18.FV41

Free Cylinder: Axi-symmetric Vibration

Axi-symmetric structure, natural frequency

The Standard NAFEMS Benchmarks

P18.FV42Thick Hollow Sphere: Uniform Radial VibrationAxi-symmetric structure, natural frequency

The Standard NAFEMS Benchmarks

P18.FV52

Simply-Supported 'Solid' Square Plate

Solid structure, natural frequency, rigid body modes

The Standard NAFEMS Benchmarks

P18.FV73Cantilevered Thin Square PlateThin shell structure, natural frequency

The Standard NAFEMS Benchmarks

R0016.5Deep Simply Supported BeamBeam structure, free vibration

Selected Benchmarks for Forced Vibration

R0016.5H

Deep Simply Supported Beam Harmonic Forced Vibration Response

Beam structure, harmonic forced vibration

Selected Benchmarks for Forced Vibration

R0016.5P

Deep Simply Supported Beam Periodic Forced Vibration Response

Beam structure, periodic forced vibration

Selected Benchmarks for Forced Vibration

R0016.5T

Deep Simply Supported Beam Transient Forced Vibration Response

Beam structure, transient forced vibration

Selected Benchmarks for Forced Vibration

R0016.5R

Deep Simply Supported Beam Random Forced Vibration Response

Beam structure, random forced vibration

Selected Benchmarks for Forced Vibration

R0016.13

Simply-supported Thin Square Plate

Shell structure, free vibration

Selected Benchmarks for Forced Vibration

R0016.13H

Simply-supported Thin Square Plate Harmonic Forced Vibration Response

Shell structure, harmonic forced vibration

Selected Benchmarks for Forced Vibration

R0016.13P

Simply-supported Thin Square Plate Periodic Harmonic Forced Vibration Response

Shell structure, periodic forced vibration

Selected Benchmarks for Forced Vibration

R0016.13T

Simply-supported Thin Square Plate Transient Forced Vibration Response

Shell structure, transient forced vibration

Selected Benchmarks for Forced Vibration

R0016.13R

Simply-supported Thin Square Plate Random Forced Vibration Response

Shell structure, random forced vibration

Selected Benchmarks for Forced Vibration

R0016.21

Simply Supported Thick Square Plate

Shell structure, free Vibration

Selected Benchmarks for Forced Vibration

R0016.21H

Simply Supported Thick Square Plate Harmonic Forced Vibration Response

Shell structure, harmonic forced vibration

Selected Benchmarks for Forced Vibration

R0016.21P

Simply Supported Thick Square Plate Periodic Forced Vibration Response

Shell structure, periodic forced vibration

Selected Benchmarks for Forced Vibration

R0016.21T

Simply Supported Thick Square Plate Transient Forced Vibration Response

Shell structure, transient forced vibration

Selected Benchmarks for Forced Vibration

R0016.21R

Simply Supported Thick Square Plate Random Forced Vibration Response

Shell structure, random forced vibration

Selected Benchmarks for Forced Vibration

NAFEMS ID

Benchmark Description

Attribute

NAFEMS Publication

R0031.1

Laminated Strip

Laminated beam, plate, brick or stacked brick

Composite Benchmarks

R0031.2

Wrapped Thick Cylinder

Curved shell or laminate brick

Composite Benchmarks

R0031.3

Sandwich Shell

Thick sandwich shell

Composite Benchmarks

NAFEMS ID

Benchmark Description

Attributes

NAFEMS Publication

R0094.12D Cylinder Roller ContactAdvancing contact area, curved contact surfaces, deformable - deformable contact, friction

Advanced Finite Element Contact Benchmarks

R0094.2

3D Punch (Rounded Edges)

3D contact, friction

Advanced Finite Element Contact Benchmarks

R0094.33D Sheet Metal FormingRigid & deformable bodies, plasticity, sliding contact

Advanced Finite Element Contact Benchmarks

R0094.4

3D Loaded Pin

Receding contact area, curved contact surfaces, deformable-deformable contact, friction

Advanced Finite Element Contact Benchmarks

R0094.5

3D Steel Roller on Rubber

3D deformable-deformable contact, rolling contact, incompressible material

Advanced Finite Element Contact Benchmarks

NAFEMS ID

Benchmark Description

Attributes

NAFEMS Publication

P18.T2One Dimensional Heat Transfer with RadiationHeat Transfer, conduction, radiation

The Standard NAFEMS Benchmarks

P18.T3

One Dimensional Transient Heat Transfer

Heat Transfer, conduction, transient

The Standard NAFEMS Benchmarks

P18.T4

Two Dimensional Heat Transfer with Convection

Heat transfer, convection

The Standard NAFEMS Benchmarks

NAFEMS ID

Benchmark Description

NAFEMS Publication

R0020.1.1

Centre Cracked Plate in Tension

2D Test Cases In Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics

R0020.1.2

Centre Cracked Plate with Quadratic Temperature Distribution

2D Test Cases In Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics

R0020.2.1Single Edge Cracked Plate in Tension

2D Test Cases In Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics

R0020.3.1Angle Crack Embedded in a Plate

2D Test Cases In Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics

R0020.4.1Cracks at a Hole in a Plate

2D Test Cases In Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics

R0020.5.1Axi-symmetric Crack in a Bar

2D Test Cases In Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics

R0020.6Compact Tension Specimen

2D Test Cases In Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics

R0020.7.1Weld Attachment. T-joint: Uniform Tension in Main Plate

2D Test Cases In Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics

R0020.8.1V-notch Specimen in Tension

2D Test Cases In Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics

NAFEMS ID

Benchmark Description

Attributes

NAFEMS Publication

R0024.1

Elastic Large Deflection Response of a Z-shaped Cantilever Under End Load

Large deflection & large rotations, tension stiffening, membrane & bending actions

A Review of Benchmark Problems for Geometric Non-Linear Behaviour of 3D Beams & Shells

R0024.2

Elastic Large Deflection Response of a Pear Shaped Cylinder Under End Shortening

Elastic large deflections & rotations, softening/stiffening behaviour on route to final buckling collapse, stress redistribution, interaction of bending, membrane and shear effects

R0024.6

Buckling of a Flat Plate When Subjected to In-plane ShearLarge rotation & displacement response, initial imperfection, non-linear buckling, in-plane shearing

A Review of Benchmark Problems for Geometric Non-Linear Behaviour of 3D Beams & Shells

R0024.7

Large Displacement Elastic Response of a Hinged Spherical Shell Under Uniform Pressure LoadingLarge displacement & rotation response, snap through behaviour, doubly curved shell, follower loading, membrane & bending actions

A Review of Benchmark Problems for Geometric Non-Linear Behaviour of 3D Beams & Shells

R0024.9

Large Elastic Deflection of a Pinched Hemispherical ShellLarge rigid body rotation. Stress redistribution. Membrane, bending & twisting actions

A Review of Benchmark Problems for Geometric Non-Linear Behaviour of 3D Beams & Shells

R0024.10

Elasto-plastic Behaviour of a Stiffened Cylindrical Panel Under Compressive End LoadElasto-plastic large deflection behaviour. Snap through response. Membrane & twisting actions

A Review of Benchmark Problems for Geometric Non-Linear Behaviour of 3D Beams & Shells

P03.7Snap-back Under Displacement ControlSnap-back

Benchmark Tests For Procedures in Geometric Non-Linearity

R010.5Straight Cantilever with Axial End Point LoadLoad Control. Combined membrane and bending action.

Finite Element Benchmarks for 2D Beams & Axi-symmetric Shells Involving Nonlinear Geometric Behaviour

R010.8Lee's Frame Buckling ProblemBeam & column structure. Snap through, snap back behaviour. Load control.

Finite Element Benchmarks for 2D Beams & Axi-symmetric Shells Involving Nonlinear Geometric Behaviour

 

NAFEMS ID

Benchmark Description

Domain

NAFEMS Publication

R0027.1a

2D Plane Stress - uniaxial load

Secondary Creep

Fundamental Tests of Creep Behaviour

R0027.1b

2D Plane Stress - Uniaxial Displacement

Secondary Creep

Fundamental Tests of Creep Behaviour

R0027.2a2D Plane Stress - Biaxial Load

Secondary Creep

Fundamental Tests of Creep Behaviour

R0027.2b2D Plane Stress - Biaxial Displacement

Secondary Creep

Fundamental Tests of Creep Behaviour

R0027.3b2D Plane Stress - Biaxial (Negative) Displacement

Secondary Creep

Fundamental Tests of Creep Behaviour

R0027.8a2D Plane Stress - Uniaxial LoadPrimary Creep

Fundamental Tests of Creep Behaviour

R0027.8b

2D Plane Stress - Uniaxial Displacement

Primary Creep

Fundamental Tests of Creep Behaviour

R0027.8c

2D Plane Stress - Stepped LoadPrimary Creep

Fundamental Tests of Creep Behaviour

R0027.9a2D Plane Stress - Biaxial LoadPrimary Creep

Fundamental Tests of Creep Behaviour

R0027.9b

2D Plane Stress - Biaxial Displacement

Primary Creep

Fundamental Tests of Creep Behaviour

R0027.9c

2D Plane Stress - Biaxial Stepped Load

Primary Creep

Fundamental Tests of Creep Behaviour