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Written by Ajay Harish on January 23, 2017

A typical engineering design involves the prediction of deflections/displacements, stresses, natural frequencies, temperature...

Written by Juan M. Rodríguez Prieto on December 7, 2016

This article is aimed at engineers and focuses on the importance of predicting the concentration of mechanical stress and the...

Written by Ajay Harish on November 8, 2016

One of the most frequently asked questions by beginners to engineering simulation is how to learn finite element analysis. This...

Written by Ajay Harish on October 24, 2016

The finite element method (FEM) is a numerical technique used to perform finite element analysis (FEA) of any given physical...

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 Ajay Harish on September 19, 2016

The simplest form of analysis in solid mechanics is linear static analysis. Here the deformations in the material are assumed to...

Written by Asad Ali on September 15, 2016

Computational science is the use of computers to solve complex problems. Computational science has the potential to solve...

Written by Ajay Harish on September 5, 2016

All movements that occur on this planet involve contact mechanics and friction. Consider even the simplest acts like walking,...

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...

Written by Ajay Harish on July 30, 2016

New to engineering simulation or to SimScale? Then meshing might be one of the things you’re struggling to learn. This...

Written by Christopher Quijano on July 27, 2016

Structural analysis has come a long way since the days of punch cards and line printers. The easy access to CAD data, increased...

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