RD-SL-T: 1020 Pen Drop Test Analysis

This tutorial demonstrates the simulation of the free fall of a pen.

In this lesson you will learn how to:
  • Define material and properties
  • Create initial conditions, connections and wall
  • Create TIE (TYPE2) and friction (TYPE24) contact types
  • Configure the solution parameters, output requests and review results


To run this simulation, you will need access to a licensed version of SimLab and Radioss. You will need an internet connection to watch the video tutorials and download the files.

Model Files


Tutorial Video

Additional Resources

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