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Cloud Solutions in the World of CAD and CAE

Written by: Ajay Harish on 2 May, 2017

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

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How to Calculate Stress and Strain with FEM Software?

Written by: Ajay Harish on 24 April, 2017

FEM users often wonder how stress and strain are calculated and how these quantities are related to the nodes? Which of this...

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What is the Meaning of von Mises Stress and Yield Criterion?

Written by: Ajay Harish on 19 April, 2017

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

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What is Accuracy in FEA or CFD Simulation?

Written by: Ajay Harish on 2 February, 2017

This is a common question that haunts most designers – what is the accuracy in FEA or CFD simulation? How accurate...

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What is Convergence in Finite Element Analysis?

Written by: Ajay Harish on 23 January, 2017

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

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What is the Modal Analysis and Why is it Necessary?

Written by: Ajay Harish on 14 December, 2016

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

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How Can I learn Finite Element Analysis? The Complete Guide

Written by: Ajay Harish on 8 November, 2016

One of the most frequently asked questions by beginners to engineering simulation is how to learn Finite Element Analysis....

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Looking for a Fluid Mechanics Book? Here’s a List!

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...