On February 12, 2020 a webinar on tips & resources for enhancing our users’ StressCheck® Professional knowledge, titled “Mastering StressCheck®: Practical Training Approaches & Online Resources for A&D Engineers”, was provided by ESRD’s Brent Lancaster. In case you missed it, the webinar slides and on-demand recording are now available!
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!
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!
Converged StressCheck® results for “The Standard NAFEMS Benchmarks: Linear Elastic Tests” are now available for download! Read more to see how ESRD’s Simulation Technology performed […]
In the coming weeks, ESRD will publish our first set of FEA-based numerical simulation results from “The Standard NAFEMS Benchmark Solutions”. Learn more […]
This past week at ASIP 2017, ESRD provided a training course titled “How to use the Crack Propagation Analysis Tool for 3D Crack Simulation”, presented a track presentation “Pros and Cons of 3D Crack Growth Simulation using Finite Elements” and exhibited at our booth. Read the summary of events […]
We’ve uploaded more than a dozen NEW StressCheck® tutorial videos […]
ESRD’s NAFEMS America 2017 Aerospace Simulation Engineering conference presentations available for download […]
In this video demo, we show how to easily define a subsurface residual stress (SRS) profile, due to shot peening or another surface treatment, and apply it to a large 3D part for computation of distortion. StressCheck® Demo: 3D Subsurface Residual Stress Distortion Analysis Looking forward to your comments! ESRD Support
We have added high-resolution StressCheck® showcase videos to our resource library. These videos are intended to demonstrate StressCheck®‘s suite of modules and solvers, and cover a wide range of applications. Is there an analysis type you’d like us to showcase? Leave us a comment!
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