Which Graphics Card Should I Buy?

First, it is important to note that consumer video cards are mostly targeted at those running games  often featured on Microsoft’s DirectX API, which runs on the Xbox. In contrast to these,……

Assembly Finite Element Modeling NX CAE tips and tricks webinar – January 23, 2014

Rregister fora free webinar on finite element modeling in the context of assemblies on January 23, 2014.
 
Topics:

assembly constraints,
model management,
connections across compo……

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……

Using 3DSync for Geometry Simplification and Edits

I usually write for CAD users, so writing for folks who lean more toward the analyst side and who consider CAD to be a secondary skill is a bit new but bear with me. I’m at least still writing about ……

NX9 Preview – Automatic Morph

In NX9, you can use the Automatic Morph command to have NX try to automatically morph an existing mesh to conform to modified CAD geometry. During this process, NX tries……

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……

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……