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Degrees of Freedom – Mixing Solid, Shell and Line Elements in Nastran In-CAD

Posted by Robert Smith on Jan 22, 2018 9:16:19 AM

What are “Degrees of Freedom” when working with FEA models and why do they matter? If you're new to FEA, this is a good concept to get a grasp of early on. If you are experienced, you may not have ever run into any problems related to degree of freedom limitations in finite elements – or maybe you have and just didn’t know it.

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Topics: Nastran In-CAD, FEA

Nastran In-CAD Quick Start Training

Posted by hagermancompany on Dec 14, 2017 9:04:00 AM

 

Nastran In-CAD is a very powerful, full-featured FEA tool that is now available within Autodesk’s Product Design & Manufacturing Collection (PD&MC).  This versatile application is aimed squarely at the design engineer who wants to quickly assess product performance prior to building physical prototypes or manufacturing.

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Topics: Nastran In-CAD, Events