Femap Tips and Tricks: Mesh Splitting

Sometimes it’s useful to be able to split an existing mesh and have that split propagate through the model maintaining proper element connectivity. In this video we’ll see how you can achieve that in……

Femap Tips & Tricks: Solid Mesh with Beam Elements

Structures like reinforced concrete where steel rebar in encased in solid concrete can be represented by 1-D rod or beam elements for the rebar inside solid 3-D tet-elements for the concrete. When se……

PlySim automates composite FE modeling to reduce design time

PlySim is a composite structural engineering consultancy which focuses on finite element analysis. Its main markets are in the renewable energy sector (wind, wave and tidal) as well as marine and civ……

Femap Symposium 2013 Highlights

Recently we saw many Femap users converging on Cincinnati for the first Femap Symposium at the Marriott at RiverCenter in Covington. After a welcome and registration event on the evening of June 26 t……

CAE process integration is crucial for Noesim

Noesim’s core focus is the provision of engineering consulting services to the aerospace industry, where it applies its significant experience in the design of structural parts for aircraft. An impor……

Femap Tips & Tricks: Entity ID Contouring for Model Checking

Femap has a lot of visualization tools that can be used to verify the model. For example it’s possible to assign colors to entity IDs allowing a quick visual check of the numbering scheme of the mode……