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2019-12-05
What’s New in Cradle V2020

The new suite of Cradle’s CFD products have been released on 15 November 2019 and it comes equipped with a range of new feature. The Cradle suite of products include the following: scFlow scStream scPost If you are familiar with the Cradle suite of products you might ask what has happened to scTeta? It is […]

2019-12-05
Electric Motor in Adams View

In this blog I will show you how simple it is to insert an electrical motor into an Adams View model. Let's use an example of a cordless drill. You can access the Motor interface from the Machinery tab in Adams View as shown below: This will open up the Create Motor window: You start […]

2019-11-28
Couplers as gears in Adams View

The saying goes: “There are many ways to skin a cat”. However, this sounds a bit cruel, so lets change the saying to: “There are many ways to represent gears in Adams View”. This article will show you just a couple of ways to model gears in Adams View, from using to couplings for a […]

2019-11-28
Targeting a Specific Y+ Value for your Turbulent Flow CFD Simulation (Part 1)

The topic of targeting a specific Y+ value for a turbulent flow simulation is a very important topic. There is however a bit of groundwork that needs to be done before being able to build a mesh to target a specific Y+ value. In this first part we will focus mainly on the following topics: […]

2019-11-01
Flexible Beams in Adams using FE Parts

  Did you know about FE Parts in Adams? They are neither MNF based flex bodies nor Adams Flex bodies, but are instead a completely different flexible body type intended for beam or rod applications. FE Parts have been in Adams since the Adams 2014 release. MSC describes it as: “a wholly Adams-native modelling object […]

2019-05-04
How to apply for an engineering job without work experience

There is a few practical factors than can make or break your job application w.r.t you CV (resume), especially when you don't have experience I was in the position once to interview over 40 young engineers with no work experience. We had to fill 10 positions in a very short amount of time and it […]

2019-04-11
SAFRAN S.A. chooses Simufact Additive

With the release of Simufact Additive 4.0, an impressive list of 116 new features have been added to the already feature rich industry standard metal 3D printing simulation tool. Click on any of the 3 images below to access the PDF documents of the 4.0 What's New guide, as well as the latest news regarding […]

2019-03-29
Adams 2019 - What's New?

The latest release of Adams, Adams 2019, has landed. For you not in the know, Adams is a motion simulation package for analysing the complex behaviour of mechanical systems. With Adams you can test virtual prototypes and optimise designs for performance, safety and comfort, without having to build and test numerous physical prototypes. With this […]

2019-03-26
Vibrating Screen Simulation

This simulation illustrates the startup sequence of a vibrating screen used in material processing mining applications. The simulation is done in Adams showing the slow startup of electric motors with off-balance masses to excite the screen for material processing. During this startup procedure, some of the natural frequencies of the flexible deck are evident as […]

2018-11-16
Superposition and Its Use in FEA

Introduction Superposition is used in many different scenarios for structural calculations. In fact, the method is so useful that multiple names were even “invented” for it when used for a specific application: Static load combinations. Modal dynamics. Load-case combinations. Load reconstruction. Because so many different methods use it, a separate article on the topic is […]

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