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FEA Modeling Guidelines | MSC Nastran

FEA Modeling Guidelines | MSC Nastran

Christian Aparicio July 12, 2013 0

Finite element modeling in many ways is more like an art than a science since the quality of the results is dependent upon the quality of your model. One of the more common errors

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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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Simulating the Manufacturing Process

Simulating the Manufacturing Process

Christian Aparicio March 21, 2013 0

Improve your FEA of composites Question: How do you accurately simulate manufacturing processes? Answer: You use Marc, the advanced nonlinear simulation solution. When Setforge Engineering set upon simulating the electro-upsetting process used to make

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MSC Software Pro Tip

MSC Software Pro Tip

Christian Aparicio March 19, 2013 0

Improve your FEA of composites Question: I'm stuck on a problem and I need support. Who can I contact? Answer: If you've exhausted all of your options, perhaps our team of engineers can help.

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