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Join our "Geometry" webinar

Posted by Matt Clarke

Friday 29th November 10:30 GMT

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Join our "Geometry" Webinar

Posted by Matt Clarke

Friday 22nd February 10:30GMT

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Join our "Isight" webinar

Posted by Matt Clarke

The latest in the SSA webinar series will look at the parametric optimization tool Isight. Topics covered will be an overview of the program, followed by more detail on processes available within Isight and software that Isight can interact with. Finally, some examples of Isight workflows will be given.

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Join our "Meshing Techniques" webinar

Posted by Matt Clarke

The latest in the SSA/Simuleon webinar series will cover topics related to achieving a good quality mesh using the tools available in Abaqus CAE.Achieving a mesh of the required quality is a fundamental requirement to successful Finite Element Analysis.

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Join our Geometry Webinar

Posted by Matt Clarke

The next in the SSA series of webinars will look at importing geometry from CAD into Abaqus and associated issues with ensuring that a good quality mesh can be generated. CAD models are frequently used as the starting point for geometry creation and can be imported into Abaqus using a number of CAD specific and non-native formats. The use of different file formats for geometry import will be discussed. Often, once the geometry is imported Abaqus will present the analyst with a number of warning and errors, some of which will need to be addressed. The various toolsets available for geometry editing will be described.

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Additive Manufacturing Simulation with SIMULIA Abaqus 2017

Posted by Matt Clarke

Following on from Laurence’s post on new features in Abaqus 2017, the latest release has some interesting new keywords that are really useful for process simulation of Additive Manufacturing (AM). Using Element Progressive Activation and a subroutine the user can switch elements on and off at specific times in an analysis. This procedure is available for both Heat Transfer and Static stress analysis, providing a capability to predict residual stresses from thermal AM processes. 

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Join our "Adhesive Joining" webinar

Posted by Matt Clarke

The next webinar is entitled ‘Adhesive Joining’. It will be held on Friday 27th May 10:30 AM

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