Invitation - Breakfast - "Fatigue & Optimization for Dynamically Responsive Systems"
The requirement for lighter products are increasing in automotive. A vital part of creating lighter products is to remove unnecessary conservatism in the input loading used for any design or laboratory test simulation and this seminar will introduce the topic of fatigue loading optimization for dynamically responsive systems or structures.
Dr NWM Bishop will introduce the topic of fatigue calculations for dynamic systems with a particular emphasis on FE based analysis systems. Applications will be presented using the CAEfatigue VIBRATION (CFV) software. The CFV software is an advanced analysis tool set that uses system response (transfer function) data from common FE solvers like Nastran, Abaqus and Ansys to create random response statistics and fatigue damage results.
A particularly novel application will be presented for the optimization (reduction) of field based measured loads into simplified loads. This approach is somewhat similar to the Fatigue Damage Spectrum approach but utilising the full FEA structural system in the process.
HEEDS has been making headlines as a powerful solution for design exploration. Customers have been using its technology to win contracts and discover better designs, faster. Typical Automotive examples using HEEDS will be shown.
Breakfast is served from 07.30 AM