The deadline for the NAFEMS coil spring “FEA Puzzler” submissions has been extended through June 1st! View a teaser video of ESRD’s StressCheck® model and qualitative deformation results.
We need your vote! ESRD is planning a Summer 2019 webinar on a “hot” Aerospace & Defense application, modeling best practice or StressCheck® feature, and we are requesting your participation in selecting the next topic.
Additionally, ESRD is hiring engineers! Check out the job postings at the end of the survey.
On Wednesday, January 16, 2019 a webinar titled “How Do You Verify the Accuracy of Engineering Simulations?” was provided by ESRD’s Gordon Lehman and Brent Lancaster.
In case you missed it, the webinar recording is now available!
This past week at ASIP 2018, ESRD provided a training course titled “Modeling Fastened Connections: Hierarchic Approaches Discussion and Demo”, chatted with ASIP attendees, provided StressCheck® demos, and exhibited at our booth.
Read the summary of events and download the ASIP training course presentation, demo video and selected StressCheck® model files!
Last month we asked our FEA-minded engineering community how we should improve StressCheck® Professional, and the results are in! Find out what was most important to your fellow StressCheck® users and FEA enthusiasts.
In the October 2018 issue of NAFEMS Benchmark magazine, ESRD Chairman Dr. Barna Szabó posed a new “FEA Puzzler”: Can you determine the progression in spring rate as a 3D coil spring is deformed? And, can you verify the accuracy of your solution? Give it your best shot!
In recent years, Digital Engineering contributor, NAFEMS instructor and FETraining.net developer Tony Abbey has put together a list of practical engineering simulation case studies, walk-thrus and software overviews for a variety of FEA software tools.
Watch as ESRD reproduces a selected set of his 3D detailed stress analysis case studies, and see how we compare with Digital Engineering’s published results!
In this S.A.F.E.R. Simulation article, we explore the concept of Hierarchic Modeling, some practical applications of Hierarchic Modeling, and the importance of implementing a Hierarchic Modeling framework in CAE software tools to support the practice of Simulation Governance.
This past year, ESRD’s Drs. Barna Szabó and Ricardo Actis collaborated with NAVAIR’s Mr. Dave Rusk on a technical paper titled “Fatigue Life Prediction of Flaw-Tolerant Damaged Rotorcraft Structures”. This paper was presented at the American Helicopter Society Annual Forum 74 in Phoenix, Arizona May 14-17, 2018.
Download the paper and presentation from our Resource Library!
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“Accurate and reliable stresses and Stress Intensity Factors are required for determination of static and residual strength and for crack growth analyses in analysis tools such as AFGROW. For some geometries, industry solutions are either insufficient or nonexistent. The geometry, applied forces, and crack shapes and dimensions must be modeled reasonably well to obtain useful engineering data. The p-version finite element software StressCheck® (ESRD, Inc., St. Louis, Missouri, USA) is used to demonstrate how accurate finite element solutions can lead to good quality engineering analysis.”