Guillermo Giraldo

Mechatronics engineer, specialist in computer numerical simulation (FEA, CFD) and machinery designer. Founder of engineering services company Senid (SimScale Consulting Partner).

Written by Guillermo Giraldo on May 9, 2019

Introduction to finite element analysis (FEA), examples and tips for beginners. Read everything you need to know and how to get...

Written by Guillermo Giraldo on April 29, 2019

This article presents two cases in which CFD analysis was used to assess fire safety and smoke management with ventilation...

Written by Guillermo Giraldo on April 11, 2019

A comprehensive overview of CFD analysis for beginners; from how it works to main applications, this article will help with your...

Written by Guillermo Giraldo on February 25, 2019

Learn how to use CFD to assess pedestrian wind comfort. The new solver based on the LBM method available with SimScale makes...

Written by Guillermo Giraldo on January 14, 2019

Have you ever wondered how reliable open source software for CAE is? Here at SimScale, we want our users to know all the pros and...

Written by Guillermo Giraldo on December 18, 2018

CFD for simulating ventilation in hospitals: a typical operating room is analyzed for thermal comfort, energy efficiency and...

Written by Guillermo Giraldo on December 10, 2018

Tips and tricks for how civil engineers can empower their careers through the use of technological tools and 5 mistakes they...

Written by Guillermo Giraldo on October 23, 2018

Basics of the ASCE 7 code with respect to wind loads, and the role of CFD (computational fluid dynamics) in improving your design...

Written by Guillermo Giraldo on July 24, 2018

In wind engineering, wind energy, wind loads on buildings and pedestrian wind comfort are topics you are already familiar with....

Written by Guillermo Giraldo on July 6, 2018

Here are the things all architects and engineers working in the construction industry should know. Tips, simulation, virtual...

Written by Guillermo Giraldo on April 3, 2018

Are you being held back by the limited computing power of your current CAE software? It might be the time to consider your...

Written by Guillermo Giraldo on January 24, 2018

Onshape helps you create, edit, and share parametric 3D CAD models in the cloud. But what if you also need simulation? Well,...

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