Do you remember that few hundred years ago, people believed that the earth was squared? We all have wrong beliefs that limit or hinder or success! They can come from your family, your environment or even from your education… and they stop you to become better at what you do unconsciously. I often see people […]
I did a small research on the internet about the best FEA meshing practice and this is the kind of advice that I found: ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// « Meshing is not important as long as you get the correct boundary conditions » « Meshing is critical to the accuracy of your results » « most FEA Software Automeshers do already a great […]
If you have been into FEA for some time, you know probably that there is this kind of “basic knowledge” that every analyst will tell you that you need to know… The paradox is that it is very practical knowledge and it is almost never taught in the FEA textbooks…(and when you ask those specialists to […]
A lot of designers have been using tetra element meshing kind of “by default”… When you see and hear everyone around you telling that automatic tetra meshing is the most convenient and easy way to get your model meshed, it’s tempting to just do that. But in fact, automatic tetra meshing has always been kind […]
Hey, It’s September already… time to start over to publish new posts about FEA :) As you know, FEA for All is a blog for everyone, from beginners to advanced FEA experts. Today, I decided to tackle a very basic topic (but essential to know): the shell element orientation! What is shell elements orientation? Shell […]
Serendipity is such a strange word. No long ago I didn’t know its meaning, but the idea behind is something I knew and practiced for years already.