Through StressCheck® Tool Box you can access smart applications designed for your specific requirements by expert analysts. These are tools that help you improve your designs efficiently, utilizing the latest developments in CAE in a user-friendly environment, with built-in documentation, designed for designers, engineers and analysts.
StressCheck® Tool Box
Powerful and Fast FEA-Based Solutions For Common Engineering Problems.
The StressCheck® Tool Box (SCTB) is a 64-bit stand-alone, Windows-based application which provides a robust, easy to use framework for solving common, but inherently challenging, engineering problems. The current target audience for SCTB applications is engineers who are not experienced in FEA but have a demand for repetitive, but high-quality, solutions in the area of fastened connections. Fully supports Windows 7 and 8.
Single Fastener Analysis Tool
Our Single Fastener Analysis Tool (SFAT) provides accurate computation of the joint stiffness, plate stresses, and fastener loads for single or double shear lap joints connected by a single fastener.
Multi-Fastener Analysis Tool
Our Multi-Fastener Analysis Tool (MFAT) provides effortless modeling of single or double shear joints, including lap joints, splice joints, and doublers (with or without a repair cutout). MFAT supports metallic and composite plates,and allows for any number of fasteners with neat fit, interference fit or clearance fit.
Laminate Cutout Analysis Tool
Our Laminate Cutout Analysis Tool (LCAT) computes the strain distribution around a circular, elliptical, or racetrack cutout in a composite plate subjected to biaxial and shear loading. Additionally, LCAT determines the margin of safety for strain and the orthotropic strain concentration factor.
Key Features and Advantages
- No FEA or StressCheck® experience is necessary to successfully run SCTB applications
- Solutions may be exported and opened in StressCheck® Professional.
- Does not require an existing installation of StressCheck® to operate
- Simple to use interface requires minimal training to be productive
- All applications support SI and US Customary units
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The finite element method is used by engineers daily in the design/assessment of components and structures. The number of engineers using such tools is increasing and will increase further with the so-called democratisation of simulation. However, whilst the method might appear easy to use, with highly effective graphical user interfaces, the fundamental fact is that it is approximate and can produce significant errors in the hands of the inexperienced engineer. These errors, if undetected, can compromise a design to such an extent that it becomes unfit for purpose or, even, unsafe. The way to avoid such finite element malpractice is through the application of sound simulation governance.
Dr. Angus RamsayEngineering/Managing Director, Ramsay-Maunder Associates