Use python script to create a part for Abaqus

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Wed Jul 29 19:59:53 CEST 2015

On 7/29/2015 8:12 AM, saber.chelaghma at wrote:
> Hi all, I want to create a part in 2D composed by:
> -A square -Inside the square there is a lot of circles
> I have a input file .dat where we can find the coordinates of the
> circles' centers and their radius.

You can easily display a square with circles using tkinter.  However, it 
can only export a postscript file that not all postscript readers can read.

> I want to create this part using a python script and import it in
> Abaqus/CAE. Does anyone have an idea (or examples) on how I can do this ?

What input file formats does Abaqus/CAE recognize?  If you know that, 
you can potentially write a file in the proper format.

Terry Jan Reedy

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