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26
Sep

The Ultimate Innovation Day 2013

In Summa welcomes you to the 2013 edition of the “Ultimate Innovation Day” “ENGINEERING THE FUTURE” is the theme for this year’s event. It was a beautiful phrase from Neil Armstrong when he was first setting foot on the moon. “One step for a man, a giant leap for mankind”. That time we were all …

24
Sep

Realizing the Full Value of Aerospace Composite Design

The complexity of composites vs. traditional metallic materials has forced aerospace manufacturers to complete 7-20x more tests than before across all levels of the validation pyramid. With smaller tests costing around $1k-$5K, and the larger tests costing up to $1M-$3M, a significant barrier has been presented in terms of cost and time to validate their …

23
Sep

MSC Nastran and Patran Student Edition Getting Started Guide

MSC offers a free student version of MSC Nastran | Patran. The MSC Nastran | Patran Student Edition complements the FEA Academic Bundle by enabling students to improve software proficiency and use for personal and school projects.  Who is eligible for the Student Edition program?  Only students currently enrolled in engineering programs are eligible to …

11
Sep

Powerful Simulation Software Gives Speaker Designers a New Window on Quality and Performance

To read the entire article featured in Voicecoil by David Burd, PhD, visit: www.mscsoftware.com/voicecoil  Most speaker designers use some kind of simulation software to validate their designs before committing to prototypes and production runs. Today’s most popular simulation tools are fairly low-level finite element analysis (FEA) applications that provide basic one- and two-dimensional modeling and simulation. …

9
Sep

SimAcademy – How to Improve the Accuracy of MBD | MSC Nastran [Video]

Question: How can I improve the accuracy of multibody dynamic simulations? Answer: Normally, multibody dynamic simulations consider bodies that are completely rigid. To improve your accuracy of MBD, incorporate flexibility. For Adams and MSC Nastran users, you can utilize "flexible bodies." Learn more by watching this SimAcademy webinar Flexible Body (.mnf) Generation and Verification Using …

9
Sep

SimAcademy – Thermal Analysis | MSC Nastran [Video]

Question: Where can I learn more about thermal analysis in MSC Nastran? Answer: You can watch this SimAcademy webinar Advanced Thermal Analysis in MSC Nastran using SOL 400. Here is a preview of the SimAcademy Webinar. Details of the webinar MSC Nastran is the most widely used, and commonly recognized as the most trusted Finite …