The Multibody Dynamics of Bolts

Have you ever wondered about the physics of a roller coaster?
Or thought about how strong the bolts and joints have to be to withstand the impact of the racing cart. They better be strong if people……

Femap version 12 is now available

We’re pleased to announce the release of Femap version 12!
This much anticipated release packs a lot of new capabilities that touch most parts of the program including user interface, visualizati……

Lisa Airplanes uses Femap and NX Nastran to help certify a new plane

In the Savoie region of France in the French Alps, a team of enthusiasts set about inventing a new way to travel. They embarked on an ambitious and far-sighted project to create an all-terrain recrea……

Femap 12: preview of newly supported solver capabilities

The new release of Femap – version 12 – is coming up soon, so let’s take a look at the new solver updates included in the release. Version 12 will include support for multi-step nonlinear solutions, ……

Used & Abused: The Life of an Airplane Seat.

Air Travel. What kind of thoughts comes to mind when you think of it? Luxury? Glamour? More often than not, these days it conjures up more stoic terms: endurance, perseverance. Well if that’s how you……

Nord-Lock Group’s Secret to Secure Joints

Bolted joints… Let’s talk about it.
 
It’s not a typical conversation you may have with your family or co-workers, but did you know that bolted joints have been seamlessly integrated into ob……

Creating an Electric Vehicle in Two Years? It’s Possible!

How many times have you heard about the idea of “going green”? Probably more than you can remember. Many of us have made the decision to transform this idea into a lifestyle, while a number of compan……

Enabling nanoscale precision to the semiconductor industry

PM-Bearings located in the Netherlands at Dedemsvaart, is an innovator in ultra-high-precision linear bearings and positioning systems, supplies linear motion slides to the high-end semiconductor, me……

Simcenter 3D 12: Simulation to Drive Design Direction

More efficient and accurate simulations in support of performance engineering
 
Today we’re proud to announce the latest release of Simcenter 3D which is available for download now. This la……