ESRD has been helping aerospace and defense (A&D) engineering professionals solve the toughest problems in strength, durability and damage tolerance of metallic and composite structures since 1989.
Applications & Simulations
Multi-body contact analysis of an aircraft shear clip.
We developed the world’s premier high-order FEA tool, StressCheck® Professional, to empower our customers to obtain reliable solutions to their challenging engineering applications.
What kinds of engineering applications are on your mind today?
Are high-resolution stress or strain gradients important to you? Or, any of the following?:
- Stress concentrations for small and/or difficult to analyze features
- Adhesively bonded ply by ply laminated composites details
- 3D stress intensity factors for user-defined crack geometries
- Multi-body contact analyses of fastened joints
- Residual stress due to cold-working process
- Global-local analysis of airframe details
- Customized engineering simulation apps
Chances are, we’ve seen these customer requirements before and can point you to the right place. Click on any of the images below to learn more about the classes of solid mechanics problems we can solve.
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“As frequent StressCheck® users we rely on the capabilities and reliability of the program to complete our everyday jobs ensuring safe reliable flights of our aircraft. The layout of the program and documentation allow for a quick learning process and the support ESRD offers is second to none. They take the time to answer the most basic questions as well as working through complex problems to ensure the proper validation of results. The effort they make in satisfying their users needs increase the reliability, functionality, and capability of this great program.”
USAF EngineerHill Air Force Base