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Load Sequence effect on Fatigue Analysis

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In an Internal Combustion Engine, connecting rods play the crucial role of converting the reciprocating motion of piston into rotational motion of the crankshaft. Connecting rods undergo severe...

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New Issue of SIMULIA Magazine – February 2015

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New release of SIMULIA Community News, February 2015. Read it Here.

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Accurate FE Modelling of Corroded Pipes

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Piping is very common in oil and gas industry especially in oil refineries. Petroleum refineries run as efficiently as possible to reduce costs. One major factor that decreases efficiency is...

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MSC.Software has acquired SIMUFACT

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As of February 12, 2015, Simufact Engineering GmbH is part of MSC Software. Simufact is a wholly owned subsidiary of MSC Software now, but will remain an independent company. Please read more...

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Modeling Bird Strike using CEL Approach

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Bird strikes cost the aviation industry tens of millions of dollars annually in aircraft damage. Moreover it can be a serious life threatening event eg. US Airways Flight 1549 ditched into Hudson...

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Factor of Strength (FOS) vs Fatigue Reserve Factor (FRF) in FE-SAFE

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While using FE-SAFE for fatigue analysis, users come across two different types of fatigue safety factors. It is common to get confused on which one to use. Let us take a quick look into both...

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Tetrahedral elements available in ABAQUS for structural analysis? When to use what?

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For a 3D stress analysis, ABAQUS offers 4 different classifications of quadratic tetrahedral elements namely C3D10, C3D10M, C3D10H and C3D10I. Although it is very clear that C3D10H are hybrid...