Developing a successful, effective finite element analysis (FEA) model can be a frustrating experience for design engineers. The model needs to be simple and easy to replicate while still being complex enough to provide valid test results.
This creates a problem where models are often too simplified and approximated to provide accurate analysis, or the model is too complicated for processing.
Different types of models also call for different types of mesh generation. Finally, loads need to be applied accurately to achieve accurate results.
Principal Applications Engineer Simcenter Femap