Ajay Harish

Ajay Harish is a Doctoral candidate with Prof. habil. Dr.-Ing. Dr. h.c.mult. Dr.-Ing. E.h. Peter Wriggers at the Institute of Continuum Mechanics (Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany). His primary focus of research includes constitutive modeling of soft materials - granular materials - composites, nonlinear fracture mechanics, contact mechanics and automation of computational modeling. His official profile can be found on IKM Website (https://goo.gl/hKWoMa). More information can be found on his personal website (https://www.ajaybharish.com).

Written by Ajay Harish on September 4, 2018

Heat transfer simulation can help solve and prevent heating issues early in the battery design process. Learn how to get easy...

Written by Ajay Harish on July 20, 2018

In this article, we discuss the differences between Tour de France standard bikes that are used during all the stages of the race...

Written by Ajay Harish on July 16, 2018

This article provides an engineer's perspective on the Tacoma Narrows Bridge collapse. It explains how the bridge was designed...

Written by Ajay Harish on January 5, 2018

An engineer's analysis of why the Titanic sank. Learn about the hull's design, material flaws and what could have been done...

Written by Ajay Harish on December 18, 2017

In September of 1999, after almost 10 months of travel to Mars, the Mars Climate Orbiter burned and broke into pieces. On a day...

Written by Ajay Harish on December 7, 2017

It was 4 p.m. on August 10th of 1628, and the Vasa ship had barely left the docks of Stockholm harbor on its maiden voyage. Only...

Written by Ajay Harish on May 2, 2017

The cloud war is hot with Amazon Web Services (AWS) heading the rankings, closely followed by Salesforce, Microsoft, Google, IBM,...

Written by Ajay Harish on April 24, 2017

FEM software users often wonder how stress and strain are calculated, and how these quantities are related to the nodes. Which...

Written by Ajay Harish on April 19, 2017

The idea of von Mises stress was first proposed by Maksymilian Huber in 1904. However, it only received real attention in 1913...

Written by Ajay Harish on February 2, 2017

This is a common question that haunts most designers: what is accuracy in FEA or CFD simulation? And just how accurate are these...

Written by Ajay Harish on January 23, 2017

A typical engineering design involves the prediction of deflections/displacements, stresses, natural frequencies, temperature...

Written by Ajay Harish on December 14, 2016

We often hear the terms “modal analysis,” “eigenvalues,” “eigenmodes” or “eigenfrequencies”, and by the time one...

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