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Introduction to Static Analysis Using SolidWorks Simulation

1st Edition

By Radostina V. Petrova

CRC Press

353 pages

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Uses Finite Element Analysis (FEA) as Implemented in SolidWorks SimulationOutlining a path that readers can follow to ensure a static analysis that is both accurate and sound, Introduction to Static Analysis using SolidWorks Simulation effectively applies one of the most widely used software packages for engineering design to the concepts of static

Table of Contents

Introduction. Development of a Finite Element Model of a Body (Pre-Processor Stage). Development of a Finite Element Model of a Body (Processor Stage). Visualising and Systematising the Results of FEA (Post-Processor Stage). Impact of Mesh Density and Viewing Mode on Final Results. Static Analysis of Solid Body with Circular or Planar Symmetry. Static Analysis of a Shell Body. Static Analysis of a Frame Body. Static Analysis of a Complex Structure. Index.

About the Author

Radostina Petrova was awarded a PhD degree in applied mechanics by the Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria. Since 2007, she has been an associate professor in dynamics, strength and reliability of machines, devices and systems at the Technical University of Sofia. Her research interests and fields of expertise include multi-body dynamic simulation of mechanical systems; nonlinear structural analysis; structural modelling and analysis using FEM; simulation-based, design optimization of mechanical systems; CAD/CAE (FEA) design of structures and mechanical systems, particularly dynamic analysis and simulations; structural engineering; wind engineering; fluid-structure interaction; exposure of slender structures (aerial ropeways, wind turbines, etc.) to random dynamic excitation; and interaction and combination of different software platforms/data for solving different structural problems.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI041000
SCIENCE / Mechanics / General
TEC016000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Design / General
TEC063000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Structural