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Tony Abbey is a consultant analyst with his own company, FETraining. He also works as training manager for NAFEMS, responsible for developing and implementing training classes, including e-learning classes. Send e-mail about this article to DE-Editors@deskeng.com.

FEA and Composites, Part 1

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The challenge of composites is to predict the resulting stiffness and strength of the design. It is no longer as straightforward as working with steel or aluminum.

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Flying with Structural FEA

Model of an aircraft fuselage

A look at some of the finite element analysis technologies used in the aerospace industry -- and the simulation methods involved.

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FEA Loading Tips

The smoother your finite element analysis loading process, the easier your workload will be.

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Accuracy and Checking in FEA Part 2

Let's take a closer look at finite element analysis model checking aspects, including supplementary or auxiliary analyses set up to confirm correct model behavior.

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Accuracy and Checking in FEA, Part 1

The final accuracy of the results reported in a finite element analysis model depends on many factors. Let's take a look at how errors can occur -- and how to avoid them.

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