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Mesh Size Influence on the Mechanical Stress Concentration

Written by: Juan M. Rodríguez Prieto on 7 December, 2016

In this article, I am focusing on the importance for engineers to predict the concentration of mechanical stress and the practical need to reproduce this…

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Less is More in Motorsport: How to Reduce Pedal Weight by 47% with FEA

Written by: Enrique Martín López on 5 December, 2016

As everybody knows, in motorsport is necessary to optimize every component of the car, not just the core parts as the engine, the aerodynamics or…


SimScale Product Update 11/2016 — Boussinesq Approximation, Porous Media & More

Written by: David Heiny on 25 November, 2016

The SimScale engineering team has been hard at work over the last couple of weeks to improve and enhance SimScale’s capabilities. Find below some highlights…

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The Future of Product Design is in the Cloud

Written by: Netty on 18 November, 2016

At the NAFEMS annual North America conference this year, Dr. Marc Halpern talked about the five biggest trends in CAE, stating that the “cloud is central…

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Boat Design – Find 5 Collaborative and Ready-To-Use Simulations

Written by: Radu Crahmaliuc on 14 November, 2016

Boat design and shipbuilding is one of the oldest human activities. The entire history of civilization is marked by the human desire to sail, to…

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How Can I Learn Finite Element Analysis (FEA)? The Complete Guide

Written by: Ajay Harish on 8 November, 2016

One of the most asked questions by beginners in mechanical engineering is how to learn Finite Element Analysis. This process is not easy, especially if…

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What are the Best Fluid Mechanics Books?

Written by: Ajay Harish on 2 November, 2016

Fluid mechanics is a vast subject and addresses issues related to the mechanical behavior of fluids. Fluids, in general, can mean both liquids and gasses….


What is the Finite Element Method? FEM and FEA Explained

Written by: Ajay Harish on 24 October, 2016

Finite Element Analysis (FEA) is the analysis of any given physical phenomenon using the numerical technique called Finite Element Method (FEM). It is necessary to…