FEA analysis won’t run? Fix it with this #FEAchecklist!

By |May 13th, 2018|Categories: FEA: Basics, • Linear Analysis, • Nonlinear Analysis, FEA: Intermediate, • Meshing, • Boundary Conditions, • Contact, FEA Topics:|

It's time for the second part of the #FEAchecklist! Last time we were checking stuff before starting an analysis. Now, let's wonder what to check if you see analysis errors when your analysis fails to run. I can honestly say I'm kind of an expert here... I'm pretty certain I've made most of the possible [...]

Time to learn FEA

By |April 30th, 2018|Categories: Art of Engineering|

If I would have to name a number one issue people have with learning FEA, lack of time is definitely it. Being an engineer usually calls for a lot of work during a week, so every other minute is precious. But there are a lot of myths about learning, and especially learning FEA that I [...]

Choosing FEA software and good options you want to have in it!

By |March 20th, 2018|Categories: FEA: Basics, FEA: Intermediate, Q&A, RFEM, FEMAP|

A few days ago Josh sent me an email with a question about choosing FEA software. And I realized I've never actually written about it. Time to fix it I guess : ) But since I'm experimenting with videos (let me know what you think!) I've made this one about it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gq0YFTQuVL8 There are different [...]

Different types of analysis in FEA: beyond linear static!

By |January 4th, 2018|Categories: FEA: Basics, • Linear Analysis, • Nonlinear Analysis, FEA: Intermediate, FEA Topics:|

https://youtu.be/inVGiGzmii0 As promised in the video, you can get my free FEA essentials course. and free nonlinear FEA introductory course! Different types of analysis in FEA (text) Just so you know: this will take around 15 min to read. As I wrote recently this year I want to help you gain confidence in the FEA [...]

Gain confidence in FEA!

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Events|

Last 2 months I was really busy building the back-end of Enterfea. Finally, that is done, and now I can focus again on creating content and generally having fun! https://vimeo.com/249382190 As you may know, I'm not the biggest fan of how we teach engineering nowadays. I think that there is far too much theory in [...]

Stress singularity – an honest discussion

By |December 19th, 2017|Categories: FEA: Basics, • Linear Analysis, FEA: Intermediate, • Meshing, FEA Topics:|Tags: |

Arjen asked me recently about stress singularity. There are quite a few articles about this issue already (it is a common problem I think). But I want to bring something to the discussion as well : ) Stress singularity basics I'm sure you have heard about it, so I will be brief. Stress singularity is [...]

Do you need to know math behind FEA?

By |November 30th, 2017|Categories: FEA: Basics, • Linear Analysis, • Nonlinear Analysis, FEA: Intermediate, FEA Topics:, Art of Engineering|

Recently I asked a lot of my subscribers what they think is the most difficult thing in FEA. While "interpreting results" or "too much theory in materials" appeared quite often, I also got several answers like: My biggest obstacle is actually understanding the mathematical concept behind it. Although I am really interested in the application [...]

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