Presto User's Guide Version 1.05

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Presto is a Lagrangian, three-dimensional explicit, transient dynamics code for the analysis of solids subjected to large, suddenly applied loads. Presto is designed for problems with large deformations, nonlinear material behavior, and contact. There is a versatile element library incorporating both continuum and structural elements. The code is designed for a parallel computing environment. This document describes the input for the code that gives users access to all of the current functionality in the code. Presto is built in an environment that allows it to be coupled with other engineering analysis codes. The input structure for the code, which uses ... continued below

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KOTERAS, JAMES R. & GULLERUD, ARNE S. April 1, 2003.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA (United States)
    Place of Publication: Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Presto is a Lagrangian, three-dimensional explicit, transient dynamics code for the analysis of solids subjected to large, suddenly applied loads. Presto is designed for problems with large deformations, nonlinear material behavior, and contact. There is a versatile element library incorporating both continuum and structural elements. The code is designed for a parallel computing environment. This document describes the input for the code that gives users access to all of the current functionality in the code. Presto is built in an environment that allows it to be coupled with other engineering analysis codes. The input structure for the code, which uses a concept called scope, reflects the fact that Presto can be used in a coupled environment. This guide describes the scope concept and the input from the outermost to the innermost input scopes. Within a given scope, the descriptions of input commands are grouped based on code functionality. For example, all material input command lines are described in a section of the user's guide for all of the material models in the code.

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  • Other Information: PBD: 1 Apr 2003

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  • Report No.: SAND2003-1089
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • DOI: 10.2172/809999 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 809999
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc735492

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KOTERAS, JAMES R. & GULLERUD, ARNE S. Presto User's Guide Version 1.05, report, April 1, 2003; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc735492/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.