FEA and Simulation http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8231/more en Free Simulation Software Available to Students Worldwide http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/free-simulation-software-available-students-worldwide <div class="node-body article-body">ANSYS latest contribution to STEM education offers a range of standard simulation programs. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/free-simulation-software-available-students-worldwide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/free-simulation-software-available-students-worldwide#comments FEA and Simulation News Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:17:00 +0000 51391 at http://machinedesign.com Photo courtesy of Thinkstock Noise Prediction for Moving Mechanisms Using Coupled MBD-Acoustics Analysis http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/noise-prediction-moving-mechanisms-using-coupled-mbd-acoustics-analysis <div class="field-byline"> Dr. Diego Copiello and Yijun Fan </div> <div class="field-deck"> Multi-body dynamics modeling and acoustic engineering can provide insight into the acoustic behavior of mechanisms. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Reducing the time and resources needed to design quality products is a constant industrial challenge. Integrating different computer aided engineering (CAE) tools is one way...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/noise-prediction-moving-mechanisms-using-coupled-mbd-acoustics-analysis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/noise-prediction-moving-mechanisms-using-coupled-mbd-acoustics-analysis#comments CAD FEA and Simulation Motors/Drives Sensors Fri, 31 Jul 2015 02:12:00 +0000 50811 at http://machinedesign.com Simulation Table's Bearings Support High Loads http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/simulation-tables-bearings-support-high-loads <div class="node-body article-body">A hydraulic simulation table designed by Moog Inc.can handle loads up to 1,500 lb. and vibrate at up to 100 Hz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/simulation-tables-bearings-support-high-loads" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/simulation-tables-bearings-support-high-loads#comments FEA and Simulation Hydraulics Motion Control Thu, 30 Jul 2015 20:51:00 +0000 50771 at http://machinedesign.com Replacing Testing on Sports Gear with FEA http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/replacing-testing-sports-gear-fea <div class="field-deck"> Researchers examine whether FEA can replace field testing for golf balls and other sports gear. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Simulation and FEA could replace physical testing—even for events that happen in milliseconds.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/replacing-testing-sports-gear-fea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/replacing-testing-sports-gear-fea#comments Recreation FEA and Simulation Mon, 27 Apr 2015 20:25:00 +0000 48431 at http://machinedesign.com Latest Sherlock Software Upgrade Enriches PCB-Design Analysis http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/latest-sherlock-software-upgrade-enriches-pcb-design-analysis <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Sherlock Automated Design Analysis 4.0 software now includes Substrate Trace Modeling, Abaqus, and ANSYS Workbench for analyzing printed-circuit-board (PCB) designs and other complex components. Among the new features are an expanded suite of FEA integration tools, modeling for surface-mount and through-hole components, substrate trace modeling, shock scoring, an expanded cutout editor, and a heatsink editor.&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/latest-sherlock-software-upgrade-enriches-pcb-design-analysis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/latest-sherlock-software-upgrade-enriches-pcb-design-analysis#comments Products FEA and Simulation Mon, 06 Apr 2015 13:35:00 +0000 47891 at http://machinedesign.com Updating the Sailing Cargo Ship http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/updating-sailing-cargo-ship <div class="field-byline"> Fred Jensen, Patriot Engineering Co. and William M. Simpson, Jr., USCG Academy </div> <div class="field-deck"> Today’s technology could lead to resurgence in sail-powered cargo freighters. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Today’s technology could lead to resurgence in sail-powered cargo freighters.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/updating-sailing-cargo-ship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/updating-sailing-cargo-ship#comments FEA and Simulation Thu, 12 Feb 2015 16:46:00 +0000 46381 at http://machinedesign.com <p>The Maltese Falcon, a luxury sailing yacht, measures 289-ft long with a 41-ft beam and x 20-ft of draft. The design of the sailing rig for this vessel will most likely be studied, and improved on for many years to come.</p> Smokestack Simulator Will Help Uncover How to Accurately Measure Emissions http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/smokestack-simulator-will-help-uncover-how-accurately-measure-emissions <div class="node-body article-body">Operators of U.S. coal-fired power plants can only get figures for the amount of carbon dioxide coming out of their smokestacks that are accurate to within 10 to 20%. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/smokestack-simulator-will-help-uncover-how-accurately-measure-emissions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/smokestack-simulator-will-help-uncover-how-accurately-measure-emissions#comments Energy FEA and Simulation Tue, 09 Sep 2014 15:41:00 +0000 40611 at http://machinedesign.com FEA Exercise: How to Analyze a Simple Dynamic Load http://machinedesign.com/cad/fea-exercise-how-analyze-simple-dynamic-load <div class="field-byline"> Fred Jensen | Edited by Elisabeth Eitel </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A recent LLW-disposal job made for an interesting case study. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cad/fea-exercise-how-analyze-simple-dynamic-load" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cad/fea-exercise-how-analyze-simple-dynamic-load#comments CAD FEA and Simulation Tue, 10 Jun 2014 14:48:00 +0000 38191 at http://machinedesign.com CFD Software Automatically Models How Moving Parts Affect Airflow http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/cfd-software-automatically-models-how-moving-parts-affect-airflow <div class="node-body article-body">New computational fluid-dynamics (CFD) software automatically makes meshes every time-step, rendering cases with moving people as simple to analyze as static cases. Automated meshing operates in parallel with runtime modeling.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/cfd-software-automatically-models-how-moving-parts-affect-airflow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/cfd-software-automatically-models-how-moving-parts-affect-airflow#comments FEA and Simulation Tue, 06 May 2014 16:17:00 +0000 37291 at http://machinedesign.com New techniques to predict machine vibration http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/new-techniques-predict-machine-vibration <div class="field-byline"> Dr. Thanh-Son Dao, Application Engineer | Maplesoft of Waterloo | Maple Inc., Waterloo, Ontario </div> <div class="field-deck"> Software can generate lumped-mass models with symbolic and numeric inputs to predict whether machines will propagate or damp vibrations. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This article illustrates some of the advantages of using sophisticated lumped-mass models combined with experimental measurements for vibration analysis. By applying advanced symbolic and numeric techniques using a tool such as MapleSim, this approach can be used to diagnose and solve a wide variety of vibration issues.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/new-techniques-predict-machine-vibration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/new-techniques-predict-machine-vibration#comments FEA and Simulation Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:16:00 +0000 36371 at http://machinedesign.com