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Getting Students Ahead of the Curve

Getting Students Ahead of the Curve

Patrick Garrett July 23, 2013 0

Engineering Simulation has become a critical, if not fundamental, part of the design and development process at all forward looking companies, big and small. Students entering the job market are expected to be familiar

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System Level Dynamic Simulation for Machinery Designers – Join our Hands-on Training to Learn More

System Level Dynamic Simulation for Machinery Designers – Join our Hands-on Training to Learn More

Caressa Matsuoka April 12, 2013 0

Join us in Chicago, IL (May 14) or Boston, MA (May 21) for a free hands-on workshop on Adams/Machinery. More information can be found here >> http://pages.mscsoftware.com/adams-machinery.html The original article was written by Evan

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Lightweight, High Performance Composites – Using FEA to Predict the Gradual Failure of Adhesives

Lightweight, High Performance Composites – Using FEA to Predict the Gradual Failure of Adhesives

Christian Aparicio April 8, 2013 0

Question: How can FEA be used to model the gradual failure of adhesives in composites? Answer: You use the cohesive zone modeling technique. Here is quick explanation of CZM from Andrew Main’s Use of

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Patran Tip – Displaying IDs: Solid 1.4, Surface 4.2, etc.

Patran Tip – Displaying IDs: Solid 1.4, Surface 4.2, etc.

Christian Aparicio April 4, 2013 0

Question: I need to apply a pressure to face Solid 1.4, how can I display this ID on the viewport? Answer: Go to Utilities>Display>Geometry Free Faces/Edges… and check on Free Faces, Free Edges, or

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Patran Tip – Identify Entity IDs On-the-fly

Patran Tip – Identify Entity IDs On-the-fly

Christian Aparicio April 4, 2013 0

Question: How do I get ID numbers to appear on an entity as I move my mouse over them? Answer: Go to Preferences>Picking and check on “Label Highlighting.” Whenever you hover over an entity,

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