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Tips, improvements and helping hands

E-lementary - 003

December 1st 2015

By the NAFEMS Team

This is the third post of E-lementary, a digest of articles regarding the latest news in Simulation Analysis Community that could be of interest to you or your colleagues.


6 Composite Simulation Tips for New Users 

Desktop Engineering

15 companies shared thousands of advices on composites-based design project. Desktop Engineering's simulation expert, Paula Waterman managedto condense them into 6 topics.

Related Topic – Benchmark Composite Tool Review


Austin Engineering Optimise Custom Truck Body Performance Using Edem Software

Austin Engineering

Austin Engineering, designer and manufacturer of customiseddump truck bodies, buckets and ancillary products used in the mining industry,used EDEM Simulation software to model and virtually test the design of theirtruck bodies to improve durability and performance. Discover what made them usethe software:


Engineering Techniques for Helicopter Rotor Simulation

Desktop Engineering

Helicopter model flow testing in the hydro tunnel. Image courtesy of TsAGI.

Desktop Engineering brought us another great article about the activities that the Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI), one of the largest scientific research centers in the world, conducted regarding the new configurations of helicopters and particularly helicopter rotors.

Read about the technology and techniques they used:

Image from TsAGI


Hexcel, Mines St Etienne School of Engineering launch new academic chair 

Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne

A new industrial academic chair launched by Hexcel(Stamford, CT, US) and the Mines St Etienne School of Engineering (Saint-Étienne, France) will carry out research into the digital modeling and simulation of resin vacuum infusion process in primary structures for the aerospace industry. If you want to learn more about the specificities of the chair please visit: (article in English) (in French)


The British Council mission 2015 

DNA India

DNA India, a daily Mumbai-based broadsheet, interviewed Peter Wardle, Senior Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering, Staffordshire University,UK, on why his subject has plenty to offer


Keeping chemical processes safe 

Engineer Iive

Vikas Rastogi looks at the safety element within the chemical processing stage and the solutions that can reduce risk and downtime notably with simulation software. Read about the role of simulation in preventing certain risks.


Digital Design Is a Game-Changer for Auto OEMs

Design News

Digital Design Is a Game-Changer for Auto OEMsOlivier Sappin, vice president of transportation and mobility industry for Dassault Systemes tells Digital News what is one of the big transformation underway in the automotive sector and how companies like Tesla and BMW are using it.

If you think we missed a story or should share one for our next segment, feel free to email us or just tweet/facebook/linkedin us and we will share it!


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