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Question about metallo-thermal-mechanic acoplation in FEM


June 22, 2017, 11:56 pm

Can someone help me?. I am a student of metallurgical engineering, and in my final course paper I am trying to implement a metallo-thermo-mechanic coupling to a forging pro blem, so which finite ... Read more »

problem with ADINA-T module


September 16, 2016, 7:17 am

I would like to modell some problem using ADINA-Thermal. Unfortunatelly gov erning equation of heat conduction is Poisson's equation while I would like to solve Kirchhoff-Fourier equation (Poisson... Read more »

State ofthe ArtNovel InFlowTech 2Imploturbocompressor System From Macro to ...


November 29, 2015, 2:52 am

State of the Art - Novel InFlow Tech - Featured Project Development; An example cut be, as a Bike needs a chain to work from motor to wheel. And for the Imploturbocompressor application, cut be as; ... Read more »

State ofthe Art Novel InFlow Tech 1-Gearturbine Rotary Turbo Project Develo...


November 29, 2015, 2:44 am

State of the Art - Novel InFlow Tech - Featured Project Development; 1-GEARTURBINE PROJECT Rotary-Turbo-InFlow Tech Atypical InFlow Thermodynamic Technology Proposal Submission Novel Fueled Motor En... Read more »

raining bullets


October 30, 2015, 11:54 pm

In Physics 101, they teach that a bullet falls at the same rate it rises, it's gravity etc. Hence laws against firing into the sky. But in the real world, there's air resistance, in both directio... Read more »

how much load can 6" by 6" by 1/4" wall thickness steel tubi...


April 29, 2015, 6:29 pm

I want to replace 6 X 6 engineered wood beams (hollow core) with 6X6X1/4 mild steel square tubing to support the existing deck and roof. the over all length of each support post is approx. 17 feet v... Read more »

worm gear oil mobil shc634


March 19, 2015, 1:30 am

How do you determine how much oil is needed to fill a gear box? In ounces. Read more »

FortranCalculus Compiler v. 1 solves Parameter Estimation & Optimizatio...


February 9, 2015, 5:48 pm

The FortranCalculus (FC) compiler calculates partial derivatives on the fly . All a user does is enter their math equations & an objective (function) and FC finds the optimal solution for the giv... Read more »

Horizontal force needed to hold a specific load


December 31, 2014, 7:44 pm

Hi, How can I calculate the horizontal force that is needed to hold some specific load? An example: What is the force that I need to exert with my fingers horizontally to hold a 1Kg load, this assu... Read more »

Boat Structural Analysis


December 22, 2014, 8:40 pm

Dear All, Hi, Structural Analysis of Simple Boat using ANSYS. I have done an analysis but need to verify my result through some published work. I need a simple case analysed whereby a simple boat... Read more »

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Length of time to weld a pipe joint?

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I was wondering if someone could help me out in finding the actual time that is figured in making weld joints in pipe fabrication? Read more »

swingset design

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I'm planning to build a post and beam swingset out of 6x6 pressure treated lumber. I want to have 2 swings and one tire swing. The top beam will be 16 feet, the posts 12 footers probably 4 feet into ... Read more »

State ofthe Art Novel InFlow Tech 1-Gearturbine Rotary Turbo Project Develo...

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State of the Art - Novel InFlow Tech - Featured Project Development; 1-GEARTURBINE PROJECT Rotary-Turbo-InFlow Tech Atypical InFlow Thermodynamic Technology Proposal Submission Novel Fueled Motor En... Read more »

Windows Phone applications for engineeers

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There are not very many 'well done' applications for engineers in the Windows Phone Marketplace. One of the best is MDCE - Mechanical Design Project Cost Estimation even the user interface is a quite... Read more »

What kind of plastic is polymer clay?

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Hi all, Can anyone advise me as to the type of plastic that constitutes polymer clay (the stuff that kids use for crafts projects)? Is there an industrial version of this stuff, and is it used in an... Read more »

Interpreting thickness tolerances of sheets acc. to ASTM A 568

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Hello, we are in doubt how to interprete thickness tolerances given in ASTM A 568/A 568M - 03. In TABLE 19 (Standard Thickness Tolerances for Cold-Rolled Sheet ...) there are defined Thickness To... Read more »

import dxf to Abaqus

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Hi, I have a model in dxf format (points and lines) which I need to import into abaqus to run and fem analysis. Basically, we have a model created from data obtained from laser scanning an object, th... Read more »

State ofthe ArtNovel InFlowTech 2Imploturbocompressor System From Macro to ...

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State of the Art - Novel InFlow Tech - Featured Project Development; An example cut be, as a Bike needs a chain to work from motor to wheel. And for the Imploturbocompressor application, cut be as; ... Read more »

williams and james (engineers) ltd

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hello there, does anyone know if the company williams and james (engineers) ltd still exist in the UK, or if they have changed their company name ? they are makers of air compressors and related acce... Read more »

Homebrew NC Mill

rating: 5

My office opens onto a machine shop. I was just now chatting up the machinist, and idly musing on the workings of the transport mech or whatever it's called - it's got motors to drive the bed in X an... Read more »

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