FEA and Simulation http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8231/more en 5 Simple Rules to Becoming a Design Guru http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/5-simple-rules-becoming-design-guru <div class="field-byline"> Cabe Atwell </div> <div class="field-deck"> When it comes to 3D printing and design, here's some sound advice for the new engineer—and probably a few of the experienced ones as well. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">I started using 3D printers of the fused-filament type about seven years ago. The first one I ever had to work with was a nightmare. It had to be readjusted each and every time...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/5-simple-rules-becoming-design-guru" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/5-simple-rules-becoming-design-guru#comments 3D Printing CAD FEA and Simulation Wed, 01 Feb 2017 21:02:00 +0000 69361 at http://machinedesign.com The Impact of Simulation and the Future of Manufacturing http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/impact-simulation-and-future-manufacturing <div class="field-byline"> Carlos Gonzalez </div> <div class="field-deck"> Machine Design talks to three simulation experts on why you should start running simulation on your designs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When you design, do you also simulate? If you do simulate, is it at the beginning, halfway through your design, or at the very end...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/impact-simulation-and-future-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/impact-simulation-and-future-manufacturing#comments CAD FEA and Simulation Wed, 01 Feb 2017 15:51:00 +0000 69321 at http://machinedesign.com Getting Multiphysics Modeling Right http://machinedesign.com/multiphysics <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Comsol </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-webinar-details"><legend>Webinar Details</legend> <div class="field-webinar-date"> <span>Date &amp; Time:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Thursday, March 9, 2017 - <span class="date-display-start">14:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">15:00</span></span> </div> <div class="field-webinar-type"> <span>Event Type:&nbsp;</span> Live Webinar </div> <div class="field-webinar-cost"> <span>Cost:&nbsp;</span> Free </div> <div class="field-webinar-speakers"> <span>Speakers:&nbsp;</span> <div class="section" style="box-sizing: border-box; margin-bottom: 34px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: &quot;Segoe UI&quot;, Frutiger, &quot;Frutiger Linotype&quot;, &quot;Dejavu Sans&quot;, &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;"> <div class="sp-begin" style="box-sizing: border-box; clear: both; font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"> <div class="sp-image-container" style="box-sizing: border-box; width: 86px; float: left; margin-right: 12px; height: auto !important;"><img class="sp-image" src="https://wcc.on24.com/event/13/52/68/8/rt/1/images/speakerbiowidgetimage1484838075213/davidgasperino_final_cropped.png" style="box-sizing: border-box; vertical-align: middle; max-width: 86px !important; height: auto !important; width: auto !important;" /></div> <div style="box-sizing: border-box;"><span class="sp-name" style="box-sizing: border-box; font-weight: bold;">David Gasperino</span><br style="box-sizing: border-box;" /> <span class="sp-title" style="box-sizing: border-box;">Senior Engineer</span><br style="box-sizing: border-box;" /> <span class="sp-company" style="box-sizing: border-box;">Intellectual Ventures Laboratory</span></div> </div> <div class="sp-end" style="box-sizing: border-box; clear: both; font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); padding-top: 12px; word-wrap: break-word;"> <p align="LEFT" style="box-sizing: border-box; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 10px;"><span class="sp-description" style="box-sizing: border-box;">David Gasperino is a senior engineer at Intellectual Ventures Laboratory (IVL) in Bellevue, WA, where he works with the Global Good fund. At IVL, David has led modeling efforts in support of a diverse range of projects, from proof-of-concept analyses to detailed designs. He holds a PhD in chemical engineering from the University of Minnesota, where he focused on developing approaches to better understand and improve radiation detector crystal growth processes. Prior to joining IVL, David was a senior engineer at Cargill. There, he led the development of the company&#39;s CFD capabilities and supported teams throughout the world with process analysis and design.</span></p> </div> </div> <div class="section" style="box-sizing: border-box; margin-bottom: 34px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: &quot;Segoe UI&quot;, Frutiger, &quot;Frutiger Linotype&quot;, &quot;Dejavu Sans&quot;, &quot;Helvetica Neue&quot;, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;"> <div class="sp-begin" style="box-sizing: border-box; clear: both; font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);"> <div class="sp-image-container" style="box-sizing: border-box; width: 86px; float: left; margin-right: 12px; height: auto !important;"><img class="sp-image" src="https://wcc.on24.com/event/13/52/68/8/rt/1/images/speakerbiowidgetimage1484838026925/valerio_cropped.png" style="box-sizing: border-box; vertical-align: middle; max-width: 86px !important; height: auto !important; width: auto !important;" /></div> <div style="box-sizing: border-box;"><span class="sp-name" style="box-sizing: border-box; font-weight: bold;">Valerio Marra</span><br style="box-sizing: border-box;" /> <span class="sp-title" style="box-sizing: border-box;">Marketing Director</span><br style="box-sizing: border-box;" /> <span class="sp-company" style="box-sizing: border-box;">COMSOL</span></div> </div> <div class="sp-end" style="box-sizing: border-box; clear: both; font-size: 14px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); padding-top: 12px; word-wrap: break-word;"> <p align="LEFT" style="box-sizing: border-box; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 10px;"><span class="sp-description" style="box-sizing: border-box;">Valerio Marra is the marketing director at COMSOL in Burlington, MA. Previous roles include working in applications, technical support, and sales. Valerio received his PhD in fluid machines and energy systems engineering.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body webinar-body">Tune into this webinar to learn how to use multiphysics modeling to support design and innovation at the early stages of</div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela"> http://pages.machinedesign.com/GettingMultiphysicsModelingRight/LP=1100 </div> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 1550pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> Display Promo Image on Page </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/multiphysics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Webinars FEA and Simulation Wed, 25 Jan 2017 14:29:00 +0000 69051 at http://machinedesign.com Will Virtual Reality Replace the Desktop? http://machinedesign.com/cad/will-virtual-reality-replace-desktop <div class="field-deck"> An investment in augmented and virtual technology is an investment in people. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">An investment in augmented and virtual technology is an investment in people.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cad/will-virtual-reality-replace-desktop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cad/will-virtual-reality-replace-desktop#comments CAD FEA and Simulation Tue, 10 Jan 2017 21:20:00 +0000 68751 at http://machinedesign.com SmartCells – Enabling Fast & Accurate CFD http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/smartcells-enabling-fast-accurate-cfd <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Mentor Graphics </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The numerical nature of CFD simulation can make it difficult to use and requires</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/smartcells-enabling-fast-accurate-cfd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/smartcells-enabling-fast-accurate-cfd#comments White Papers FEA and Simulation Fri, 06 Jan 2017 15:59:00 +0000 68561 at http://machinedesign.com Never Run a CFD Mesh Sensitivity Study Again http://machinedesign.com/webinar/never-run-cfd-mesh-sensitivity-study-again <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Autodesk </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-webinar-details"><legend>Webinar Details</legend> <div class="field-webinar-date"> <span>Date &amp; Time:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - <span class="date-display-start">14:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">15:30</span></span> </div> <div class="field-webinar-type"> <span>Event Type:&nbsp;</span> Live Webinar </div> <div class="field-webinar-cost"> <span>Cost:&nbsp;</span> Free </div> <div class="field-webinar-speakers"> <span>Speakers:&nbsp;</span> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p class="style3" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">&nbsp;</p> <table border="0" style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;" width="350"> <tbody> <tr> <td class="style3" style="font-size: 12px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;" width="239"> <p><strong>James C. Neville</strong>&nbsp;<br /> <em>Subject Matter Expert&nbsp;<br /> Manufacturing - Simulation</em></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p class="style3" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;">James Neville is a simulation expert with a specialty in CFD. He began working in the simulation field in 2003 and has experience across a wide range of industries. A mechanical engineering graduate from Virginia Tech, he began his career at Blue Ridge Numerics, where he focused on customer success through consulting services and now serves as a global subject matter expert at Autodesk. James lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.</p> </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body webinar-body">At the foundation of every simulation product resides a grid or mesh. The quality of this mesh plays an important role in determining</div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 550pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> Display Promo Image on Page </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/webinar/never-run-cfd-mesh-sensitivity-study-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CAD Webinars FEA and Simulation Wed, 14 Dec 2016 17:30:00 +0000 67921 at http://machinedesign.com Using Wind Tunnels to Simulate Weather for Product Testing http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/using-wind-tunnels-simulate-weather-product-testing <div class="field-byline"> Richard Demirjian, T/CCI </div> <div class="field-deck"> Manufacturers are using climatic wind tunnels to test everything from trucks and heavy equipment to clothing and patio umbrellas. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Wind tunnels aren’t just for testing aircraft anymore. Climatic wind tunnels, a variation on traditional wind tunnels, have been used...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/using-wind-tunnels-simulate-weather-product-testing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/using-wind-tunnels-simulate-weather-product-testing#comments FEA and Simulation Tue, 13 Dec 2016 21:36:00 +0000 68251 at http://machinedesign.com Product Change Management: 3 Challenges, 5 Fixes http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/product-change-management-3-challenges-5-fixes <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Arena Solutions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Often small to medium-sized businesses make do with the tools they have to manage their product data. Paper, spreadsheets and email are...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/product-change-management-3-challenges-5-fixes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/product-change-management-3-challenges-5-fixes#comments White Papers FEA and Simulation Thu, 17 Nov 2016 19:57:00 +0000 53061 at http://machinedesign.com IMTS Roundup: Products and Software Shaping the Future of Manufacturing http://machinedesign.com/products/imts-roundup-products-and-software-shaping-future-manufacturing <div class="node-body gallery-body">Last week's International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) featured the latest technologies that will spur the next revolution in machining and manufacturing. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/products/imts-roundup-products-and-software-shaping-future-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/products/imts-roundup-products-and-software-shaping-future-manufacturing#comments Products Manufacturing Equipment FEA and Simulation News Mon, 19 Sep 2016 20:40:00 +0000 66221 at http://machinedesign.com Formula Electric – Using CFD to Gain 3 Seconds Per Lap http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/formula-electric-using-cfd-gain-3-seconds-lap <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Mentor Graphics </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Read about a Formula Electric Belgium team’s process of aerodynamic shape selection and refinement detailed in this...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/formula-electric-using-cfd-gain-3-seconds-lap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/formula-electric-using-cfd-gain-3-seconds-lap#comments Automotive CAD White Papers FEA and Simulation Wed, 29 Jun 2016 17:40:00 +0000 63761 at http://machinedesign.com