CCOPPS Project ( more information )
FEA is now the predominant tool used in Design by Analysis (DBA). This webinar will review current DBA procedures in popular Codes of Practice and reflect on the use of FEA and any guidance given. Challenges brought about by the historical roots of DBA procedures will be highlighted, before an open discussion and debate is held. The relevance of CCOPPS1 activities to the issues raised in this Webinar will also be highlighted.
Topics for discussion will include:
The questions and answers raised during this event will be also be posted on a discussion forum , to facilitate further debate by interested parties and also comment by analysts who could not participate in the webinar.
Welcome & Introduction
Jim Wood, University of Strathclyde
The Use of Finite Element Analysis in Design by Analysis
Donald Mackenzie and Jim Wood, University of Strathclyde
Q & A Session
1 This webinar is the first in a series of four sponsored by the CCOPPS project, which is funded by the EU under the Leonardo initiative. The project is focussed on the development of the competence of users of FEA in the power and pressure systems industry. The project partners are the University of Strathclyde, University of Malta, University of Stuttgart, Technical University of Warsaw, CETIM and NAFEMS. www.CCOPPS.eu