Fatigue

How Do I Complete a Simulation Fatigue Analysis in SOLIDWORKS?

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How do I complete a Simulation Fatigue Analysis in SOLIDWORKS Simulation Professional? A Fatigue study leverages existing analyses as Load Events. To start a Fatigue analysis typically a linear static analysis, or multiple linear static analyses are utilized as base studies. Verify that the base study, or studies, have a factor of safety greater than 1, usually 1.5 and up is a good rule of thumb for high cycle fatigue. Once the base study or studies are complete the next […]

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FEMFAT Training for All Levels Available This October!

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Now is your chance to learn FEMFAT and make accurate fatigue prediction a part of your development process!  Whether you’re new or experienced, there’s a freeclass for you in Troy on October 17th, the day after the User Meeting.  FEMFAT will also be holding a one-day crash course in California on October 19th!  This course will serve as an introduction to FEMFAT, cover the usage of several FEMFAT modules, and present the advancements made in the latest major software update, […]

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Join Caelynx at the 2018 North American FEMFAT User Meeting!

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Eager to learn the latest advancements and applications of FEMFAT? Looking for an opportunity to network with fellow users in the industry? Come to the automotive capital of the world and join Caelynx and FEMFAT for the 2018 North American FEMFAT User Meeting in Troy, Michigan on October 16, 2018! FEMFAT will be highlighting the new SPOT database, WELD assessment capabilities for SPECTRAL, new material data for structural bonds assessment, improved WELD definition in VISUALIZER, SPOT assessment using NASTRAN super […]

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Fatigue Check Plot

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Should you be concerned about fatigue? Not the kind of fatigue that affects Air Traffic Controllers, but the kind that causes a product to fail after repeated use. If you have the luxury of designing products that are only used once, you can stop reading now! For the rest of us, we need to be aware of the expected service life of our designs. If you knew your product would last “forever”, would you run around the office high-fiving your […]

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