Finite Element Analysis

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 Guillermo Giraldo on July 6, 2018

Here are the things all architects and engineers working in the construction industry should know. Tips, simulation, virtual...

Written by Guillermo Giraldo on January 24, 2018

Onshape helps you create, edit, and share parametric 3D CAD models in the cloud. But what if you also need simulation? Well,...

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 Anastasia Churazova on November 17, 2017

Cloud-based CAE plays a crucial role in early product development stages, helping engineers make better design optimization...

Written by Guillermo Giraldo on October 23, 2017

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

Written by Anastasia Churazova on July 26, 2017

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

Written by Netty Zaharia on May 16, 2017

Robert Boz founded his company eight years ago in Australia, with an initial focus on the optical industry. Today, Meccanica is...

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 Jousef Murad on June 30, 2016

In general, we can decompose errors in FEA—finite element analysis—in three main groups: Modeling errors due to...

Written by Ajay Harish on June 30, 2016

Hyperelastic material models are regularly used to represent the large deformation behavior of materials with FEA. They are...

Written by Anna Flessner on May 24, 2016

Guillermo Giraldo is an engineer from the Caribbean coast of Colombia. He studied Mechatronics Engineering at Universidad...

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