consumer goods FEA

Designing More Durable Consumer Products with FEA

Written by: Anastasia Churazova on 2 June, 2017

Product design is a highly complex process, with multiple objectives, requirements, and constraints, all of which need to...


Introducing the SimScale SimWiki!

Written by: Anastasia Churazova on 12 May, 2017

Today we are excited to announce the launch of SimWiki – your new go-to CAE encyclopedia! What is SimWiki?...

Simulate Faster

5 Tips to Simulate Faster in SimScale

Written by: Ajay Harish on 29 September, 2016

FEM and CFD simulations have grown to be reliable over the years. Yet, the biggest drawback has remained the computing times...

CFD car

CFD Workflow Guide: How to Set up a Fluid Dynamics Analysis

Written by: Asad Ali on 15 September, 2016

Computational Science is the use of computers to solve complex problems. It is becoming more and more popular in the...

Solvers in SimScale

How to Choose a Solver for FEM Problems: Direct or Iterative?

Written by: Ajay Harish on 17 August, 2016

In this article, we explore the black box of numerics and the task of choosing an FEM solver. In general, there are a...


Modeling Elastomers using FEM: Do’s and Dont’s

Written by: Ajay Harish on 5 August, 2016

Elastomers are increasingly used in industrial applications and understanding their mechanical behavior is even more...

errors FEA

Errors in FEA and Understanding Singularities (Beginners’ Guide)

Written by: Jousef Murad on 30 June, 2016

In general, we can decompose errors in FEA – Finite Element Analysis – in three main groups: Modeling errors due...

airplane landing

Investigating the Ground Effect with SimScale

Written by: Maciej Kaczmarczyk on 25 June, 2016

INTRODUCTION Due to the large number of students using SimScale, I thought it would be interesting to start a series of...