Femap Tips & Tricks: Geometry and Mesh Associativity

With Femap you can import CAD and FEA models from a wide variety of sources allowing you to transfer modeling data over from other platforms. However, the independent import paths for the CAD and FEA……

Femap: we’ve turned it up to 11

OK, perhaps not exactly like Spinal Tap’s volume control, but today we’re very happy to announce that Femap 11, the latest version of Femap CAE software, has been released to manufacturing. F……

Femap Tips & Tricks: Temperature Loading from Excel

Often it’s very useful to be able to transfer data between various software tools. In this Femap tip and trick we’ll see how you can take a temperature distribution form Excel, import it into Femap a……

How IHC uses integrated CAD and CAE to speed design turnaround

In the offshore industry operational certainty is a major requirement. The installations tend to be very large, and the investments high and virtually everything is unique which leaves very little ro……

Femap Tips & Tricks: Creating Elements between Coincident Nodes

The task of creating elements such as springs or gaps between coincident node points can present some challenges. For example, how do you pick the coincident node points individually? Femap offers a ……

Simulation Driven Design Debate – We agree with our customers!

I’ve been a lazy blogger lately. We’ve got some interesting technology partner activities going on (stay tuned) and I’m trying to get an earlier start on Solid Edge University 2013. However, when I s……

Femap Tips & Tricks: Custom Program Shortcut Key

In Femap it’s possible to assign a shortcut key to a particular command, which makes it very convenient to repeat the command particularly when you are performing a series of actions where the comman……