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Designing a Safety-Critical Device Using FEA with SimScale

Written by: Guillermo Giraldo on 24 October, 2017

A structural analysis for a safety-critical device was carried out on SimScale for a professional consultancy project....

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The Power of Cloud-Based Finite Element Analysis Software

Written by: Guillermo Giraldo on 23 October, 2017

Discovering the power of web-based finite element analysis software through a case study. Simulation performed with...

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Structural Analysis Software Without a Large Investment in Hardware

Written by: Guillermo Giraldo on 20 October, 2017

This article explains the benefits of cloud-based structural analysis software for testing and optimizing designs without a...

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How to Create a Smarter Snap-Fit Design Using FEA

Written by: Anastasia Churazova on 26 July, 2017

Snap-fits are everywhere you look! Remember your indestructible Nokia 1200? It made use of a very well designed snap-mechanism...

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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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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....

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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...