Tag: FEA

Don’t Let the Ocean Knock You Down

Subsurface mooring deployment, recovery, and performance in current and waves For many years moorings have been designed using basic mass-drag-buoyancy calculations, spreadsheets, rules-of-thumb, black magic scripts, and a dose of ‘salty-sea-dog’ experience. With these methods, we can frequently estimate a … Read More

Verification and Validation in FEA

This guest contribution on Innovation Intelligence is written by Brent Lancaster, Principle Support Engineer at ESRD, developers of StressCheck. ESRD is a member of the Altair Partner Alliance. Verification and validation (V&V) in finite element analysis (FEA) is becoming a major focus for organizations wanting … Read More

Thought Leader Thursday: Are CAE and FEA the Same?

In the engineering field, the terms Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) and Finite Element Analysis (FEA) are often used interchangeably. Market reports on the CAE space generally profile the companies that provide FEA software to the industry. This can include computational fluid … Read More