Pipeline Safety Assessment Against Thermal Load Using FEA

Written by: Guillermo Giraldo on 23 June, 2017

Pipeline flexibility analysis is one of the most common applications of structural engineering. Pipes are used for transporting many products, from oil and its derivatives…

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Air Resistance: The Invisible Enemy in Vehicle Design

Written by: Enrique Martín López on 21 June, 2017

Vehicle designers, no matter if they specialize in motorsport cars, trucks, common vehicles or even motorbikes, have to fight every day with an invisible enemy…

Quantex disposable pumps

Increasing Manufacturing Tolerance for Disposable Pumps by 50% with FEA

Written by: Netty on 6 June, 2017

In medicine, disposable pumps are used for accurately dispensing medication, such as antibiotic, chemotherapy or pain management therapies. Allowing doctors and nurses to choose the…

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Predicting Wind Loads on Buildings via Web Browser

Written by: Anastasia Churazova on 26 May, 2017

A building design project is a complicated endeavor, consisting of multiple phases and requiring contributions from multiple disciplines. It also involves a lot of uncertainty while…

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Panther Racing Team Set their Sights on Michigan

Written by: Anna Flessner on 8 May, 2017

Panther Racing Team After many months and countless hours of work, the University of Pittsburgh Panther Racing Team has unveiled their 2017 Formula SAE race…

EJ Consulting valve sizing

Valve Sizing with Simulation: EJ Consulting’s CFD Story

Written by: Netty on 10 April, 2017

The HUBZone program is a U.S. government program which recognizes companies that operate and employ in areas that, historically, have financial difficulties. Part of it…

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Buckling Analysis of a RTG Crane

Written by: Guillermo Giraldo on 4 April, 2017

The RTG Crane (Rubber Tyred Gantry Crane, pictured in figure 1) is a fundamental equipment in any cargo port company. They allow fast stacking, unstacking and movement…

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Metal Sheet Optimization with FEA | Fixing Enclosure Failure

Written by: Manisankar V. on 4 April, 2017

Over the past years, cloud-based Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) has become an important tool in the product development cycle and is being used extensively in…