Femap Tips & Tricks: Enveloping Results

With ever increasing model sizes, the amount of results data calculated and produced by the solver also increases in proportion. So with more and more results data to sift through, it becomes increas……

Get back to basics: fundamentals of vibration engineering

If you read those lines, you might be familiar with our Simcenter product portfolio. You might be seeking for more in-depth information about your favorite engineering theme, you might be only curiou……

Femap Tips & Tricks: Creating Plate Element Properties from Geometry

In creating a simulation model quite often the finite elements are generated from a CAD geometry representation of the design. This serves to transfer the three dimensional topology from the CAD&nbsp……

Getting started – Mechanics and vibrations

Let’s consider a car with its suspensions. If the suspensions are only acting as springs, the car oscillates perpetually! Thus, it is necessary to integrate some damping in the suspensions to soften ……

Little expenses – enough for sinking an automobile?

Benjamin Franklin, one of the founding fathers of United States once said, “Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship”. 
 
Fast forward to industry today, Benja……

Getting started – Hydraulic basics

Think of a large industrial hydraulic press for car body parts, what crosses your mind? For us it’s high pressure, astounding forces and working cycles in a mind baffling speed. It all comes down to ……

Femap Tips & Tricks: Apply Regional Loading

In Femap there are many ways of defining and setting up loads on geometry entities. In this video you’ll see how you can create temporary geometry entities and use them to apply regional loads to a p……

Getting started – Mechanical basics

What goes up must come down! Maybe you think a vertical throw of a mass is some 11 th grade stuff. But have you thought about what happens when a car hits a pothole? The basic principle is the same…….

Simcenter SCADAS Maintenance – Why you should do it

Gathering reliable data fast and easy is a strong competitive advantage in the simulation-test world and an absolute trademark for us as a company. Therefore, we dedicate a lot of time and energ……