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Model Reduction and Superelements with NX Nastran

Superelements automate the process of creating reduced representations of components with significantly fewer degrees of freedom and can efficiently assemble them into a system model.  Superelements can be especially beneficial when:

  • An assembly of all component models representing a system is too large
  • Some component models are proprietary
  • Design studies will be performed where most of the system remains unchanged
  • Nonlinearities in a system can be isolated to a small region
  • Models for a system do not follow unique numbering schemes


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