Midsurfacing: Using Shell Elements

If you work with thin-walled solids, using a midsurface shell model can reduce the degrees of freedom in your model by factors of ten and save hours of time in your analysis and postprocessing. But you’re probably thinking: “Isn’t creating a midsurface model just going to add more time to … Read More

What is the value of your FEA software maintenance?

What are you really getting by paying annual maintenance? Maintenance should provide you with continuous improvement and support. Each year you should be provided with software that is improved from the previous version, and support to help you with any problems you encounter. In this article, we will be looking … Read More