A lot of Dynamic Response Analyses are carried out with no attempt to investigate Normal Modes Video : 60 minutes presentation and curated Q and A Dynamic Analyses may dive straight into: Transient Dynamic Analysis … [Continue reading]
Session 7: Topology Optimization and Generative design – buzzwords or reality?
Generative Design is the new buzzword - but what is it? Video : 60 minutes presentation and curated Q and A Generative Design seems to have taken over from 'Light-weighting' or 'Topology Optimization' What do all these terms … [Continue reading]
Session 6: High Cycle or Low Cycle fatigue – what’s in a number?
What's the real story behind the transition from Low Cycle to High Cycle fatigue? Video : 60 minutes presentation and Q and A The terms High Cycle and Low cycle fatigue are used extensively – but what is the real … [Continue reading]
Session 5: Nonlinear buckling cheats
Session 5: Why is cheating needed in nonlinear buckling analysis Video 1: 40 minutes presentation Video 2, 25 minutes curated Q and A The first time I did a nonlinear buckling analysis; I set up a … [Continue reading]
Topology Optimization (Part 3)
Topology optimization overview In the previous articles in this series, we looked at the various Topology Optimization methods used in commercial FE Analysis. In this article, we look at robust design solutions and methods used to … [Continue reading]
Topology Optimization (Part 2)
Topology optimization overview In the previous article in this series, we looked at the SIMP method of topology optimization in some detail. In this article, I look at two other important techniques; evolutionary methods and level … [Continue reading]