FEM Analysis: The Solution for Designing Efficient and Reliable Components
Finite Element Analysis (FEM) is a numerical simulation technique that allows for the evaluation of the behavior of a mechanical component under static or dynamic loads. With FEM analysis, it is possible to study the deformation, stress, and strain of a component in order to identify any critical points and improve product performance.
FEM analysis is used in many industrial sectors, including aerospace, automotive, electronics, and energy. Thanks to FEM simulation, designers can accurately evaluate the behavior of the product during the design phase, thereby reducing development time and costs.
The FEM analysis process consists of several stages. Initially, a 3D model of the component or system to be analyzed is created. This model is then divided into finite elements, or small geometric parts that represent the component discretely. Each finite element is assigned a set of physical properties, such as density, stiffness, and elasticity. Subsequently, loads and constraints are applied to the model, simulating the real conditions of use of the component. Finally, the FEM analysis software calculates the deformations and stresses in each finite element, providing a complete analysis of the behavior of the component.
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Since 2017, we have been involved in CFD and FEM analysis, specializing in high-tech sectors and able to carry out structural calculations for all types of turbomachinery, vessels, plants and industrial components, cars, aircraft, and consumer goods. Below is a non-exhaustive list of application areas and FEM analysis methods where we can help you make a difference and become a market leader:
- Linear and nonlinear analysis
- Static and dynamic analysis
- Modal analysis
- Harmonic analysis
- Stationary and transient thermal analysis
- Analysis of equilibrium stability
- Geometric nonlinearity (large displacements, large deformations)
- Material nonlinearity (creep, plasticity, viscoelasticity)
- LCF and HCF fatigue checks
- Contact problems
- Impulsive dynamics and impacts
- Structural optimization