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 [...]

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 [...]

Enterfea is featured on e-mosty!

By |November 13th, 2017|Categories: Events|

Hey! I just wanted to share that Enterfea is featured on "e-Mosty" online magazine! This is a really nice recognition, and it feels great to be there with all the other great stuff. If you are interested in bridges, I think you should give the magazine a read 🙂 About the e-mosty journal The magazine [...]

FEA results verification with hand calculations: stability

By |October 19th, 2017|Categories: FEA: Basics, FEA: Intermediate, • Post Processing, FEA Topics:|

Last time I described 5 steps to FEA results verification. Among those steps were FEA results verification with hand calculations. I figured it makes sense to expand on this idea. Especially since Luke asked me about something on this topic via email. Luke asks: How is the eigenvalue calculated, can this be done longhand? Can [...]