Nonlinear Mechanical Analysis for Early-Stage Design
Engineering simulation in the cloud gives mechanical and structural engineers more detailed insight compared to physical testing, which is critical during the early stages of design exploration. SimScale offers multiple analysis types for engineers including linear and non-linear static analyses and leverages parallel computation capabilities to yield:
In this live demonstration, our experts show a step-by-step process for evaluating the performance of a casing snap-fit pin component, used commonly in industrial and automotive applications. Key design considerations that are explored include the survivability, stress points, and deformation behavior of the model, accounting for its weight and manufacturing costs.
David is one of the application engineers here at SimScale. He brings with him a marine engineering background as well as experience working within the CAE world. Multiphase CFD is his flavor of choice, with Heat Transfer and FEA close behind.
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