Safety Factor on a layered section

Safety Factor on a layered section

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Richard

Guildford, UK

#1 Apr 20, 2013
Hi

I have a layered section which is created from a surface body.
I need to find the safety factor on this panel ( the panel is CFRP sandwiched around a foam core) however when I select the safety factor tool the following error message appears:
"You have chosen an invalid result for the current analysis"

Does this mean that the safety factor tool doesn't work for layered sections?
How can I therefore ensure that my panel has a safety factor on static failure of at least two as required by the design?
Random

Guildford, UK

#2 Nov 12, 2015
Richard wrote:
Hi
I have a layered section which is created from a surface body.
I need to find the safety factor on this panel ( the panel is CFRP sandwiched around a foam core) however when I select the safety factor tool the following error message appears:
"You have chosen an invalid result for the current analysis"
Does this mean that the safety factor tool doesn't work for layered sections?
How can I therefore ensure that my panel has a safety factor on static failure of at least two as required by the design?
lol this is the same thing I need to do, also for Surrey Uni.
I don't have much hope of an answer, but if you see this, do u remember how did you do it?
Nardomonas

Guildford, UK

#3 Nov 21, 2016
Random wrote:
<quoted text>

lol this is the same thing I need to do, also for Surrey Uni.
I don't have much hope of an answer, but if you see this, do u remember how did you do it?
We all do it for Surrey Uni, Has anyone figured it out after all these years?

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