TITLE

Back to basics: Analyzing smaller chunks in FEA leads to part optimization

AUTHOR(S)
Gould, Lawrence S.
PUB. DATE
October 1997
SOURCE
Automotive Manufacturing & Production;Oct97, Vol. 109 Issue 10, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the use of the finite element method (FEM) for part and product optimization. Determination of the effectiveness of the design; Hierarchal and polynomial types of finite elements; Connection of nodes with some kind of stiffness; Factors in the selection of FEM software.
ACCESSION #
115657

 

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