Efficient modeling techniques for tubular and frame structures

On-Demand Webinar | 28 Minuten

Simplifying solid geometry to produce quicker and more accurate simulation results

Engineering simulation

Using efficient techniques for modeling tubular and frame structures allows you to get faster, more accurate simulation results. During this webinar, our experts will walk you through an approach to simplify solid geometry to create more efficient finite element models, available tools to help automate both the simplification and meshing process and options for reviewing simulation results on a model containing mostly 1D elements.

Key learnings:

  • Automatically generate 1D curves and required intersections from tubular structures
  • Create a spring/damper element to model behavior of a shock absorber
  • Merge coincident nodes in order to create one connected mesh
  • Apply loads and boundary conditions on a model meshed with 1D elements
  • Use postprocessing methods designed specifically to aid in review of results on line-elements

About the presenter:

Kyle Bentley

Application Engineer - Simcenter Femap, Siemens Digital Industries Software

Kyle is an application engineer with the Simcenter Femap development team. He's responsible for customer support, developing technical marketing content, and creating APIs to further extend the capabilities of Simcenter Femap. Kyle is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati. He enjoys rebuilding and working on cars, and playing disc golf and basketball.