Structural Mechanics

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 October 24, 2017

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

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 Guillermo Giraldo on October 20, 2017

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

Written by Guillermo Giraldo on June 23, 2017

Pipeline flexibility analysis is one of the most common applications of structural engineering. Pipes are used for transporting...

Written by Anastasia Churazova on June 2, 2017

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

Written by Guillermo Giraldo on April 4, 2017

The RTG Crane (Rubber Tyred Gantry Crane, pictured in Figure 1) is a fundamental piece of equipment in any cargo port company....

Written by Ajay Harish on September 29, 2016

With the development of technology, FEM and CFD simulations have become increasingly reliable over the years. However, the...

Written by Bilal Qamar on September 26, 2016

Engineering simulation or CAE is a smart way to map the actual behavior of a real-life system in a simulated environment in...

Written by Paweł Dereszewski on September 7, 2016

A fender can be defined as a bumper that absorbs kinetic energy during contact between a berthing vessel and the harbor jetty....

Written by Ajay Harish on August 17, 2016

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

Written by Ajay Harish on August 5, 2016

Elastomers are increasingly used in industrial applications, so understanding their mechanical behavior is more important than...

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