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5
May

Fatigue Based Optimization – MSC Nastran Embedded Fatigue Case Study – Shock Tower

Sign Up For A Free MSC Nastran Embedded Fatigue Seminar It is currently a great challenge performing fatigue analysis on FE models of moderate size, say 1-2 million DOF or more.  Utilizing the new MSC Nastran Embedded Fatigue (NEF), engineers will be able to unite fatigue life calculations and SOL200, Design Optimization and Sensistitivy Analysis, and may use MSC Nastran to ...
29
Apr

Fatigue Analysis – Top Fatigue Analysis References

Learn about MSC Nastran Embedded Fatigue Question: What are some top fatigue analysis references? Answer: After posing the question to engineers on Linkedin, here is a list of recommended references. Title Author Url ANALYSIS AND SUPPORT INITIATIVE FOR STRUCTURAL TECHNOLOGY Pegg C. Miedlar, Alan P. Berens, Allan Gudnerson, and J.P. Gallagher Link Fatigue & Durability of Metals at ...
23
Apr

Fatigue Analysis – Manually Moving 200 Gigs of Stress Files

Learn about MSC Nastran Embedded Fatigue It’s not fun for sure, but there is a great alternative. Traditionally, a fatigue analysis involves moving stress results from an FEA program to a fatigue program. You could be: Copying and pasting large, perhaps 200Gb in size, intermediate files from folder to folder and program to program Or ...
17
Apr

Lightweight, High Performance Composites – Example of Composite Failure Analysis by Using FEA

Topic: To conclude the last few posts on using FEA to analyze composites, I leave off with this example from Use of Finite Element Analysis to Create Robust Composite Designs – Going Beyond First Ply Failure. PRACTICAL EXAMPLE OF FAILURE ANALYSIS COMPARED WITH TEST RESULTS This work is an overview of some collaborative work performed with ...
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