Dynamics of Joints
1-Day Practical Workshop on Wednesday, 29th March
REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED AS THE WORKSHOP HAS REACHED FULL CAPACITY.
IF YOU ARE STILL INTERESTED IN ATTENDING, PLEASE EMAIL JO.DAVENPORT@NAFEMS.ORG TO BE PUT ON THE STANDBY LIST.
Structures are built-up from components connected by joints. For a structure with a vibration duty there are many uncertainties:
- Can static joint design be used for dynamic design?
- What is the dynamic stiffness of a joint?
- How much damping is provided by a joint?
- How do you model the dynamics of joints in simulation codes?
- Can joints be designed to assist structural dynamic?
- How repeatable and predictable is the behaviour of a joint?
- Can joints be simplified to reduce weight and complexity?
Research into these issues has received growing attention and some answers are now available. This workshop will introduce you to the problems, the current knowledge, some approaches and some solutions. Help to reduce modelling uncertainty by gaining the current knowledge.
In the morning there will be talks from leading experts who will describe the current state of knowledge and provide the needed background knowledge.
In the afternoon you will be able to experiment with various joints. You will apply dynamic loads and see how an instrumented joint responds. You will be able to assemble and disassemble joints and examine the dynamic behaviour.
Who should attend?
- Engineers who are involved in the simulation of structures with connections.
- System designers who put together built-up structures.
- Managers who wish to see how structural vibration is influenced by joints.
The event is open to both members and non-members of NAFEMS.
After attending you will be able to
- Recognise issues with joints
- Select a design approach that is suitable for your application
- Identify configurations that increase uncertainty
09:30 Chairman's Introduction & Welcome
Hugh Goyder, Cranfield University
Overview of the Issues and the Difficulties of Repeatability
David Ewins, Distinguished Research Fellow
Techniques of Joints Modelling?
Review Static Design Approaches
Matt Clarke, Strategic Simulation &Analysis Ltd. (SSA)
Experimental Testing of Joints
How Joints Behave under Dynamic Loading
Hugh Goyder, Cranfield University
11:10 Refreshment break
Damping in Simulation Codes
Representing Damping in Simulation Codes
Brian Jarvis, Eatec Limited
Improving Dynamic Modelling through better Joint Contact
Dan Brown, AWE
Joints with Contact and Slip
If Joints have some Looseness then How do they Behave?
David Nowell, Oxford University
13:00 Lunch break
14:00 Practical Session
Time to experiment with various joints, apply dynamic loads and see
how an instrumented joint responds. Assemble and disassemble
joints and examine the dynamic behaviour.
16:00 General Discussion& Closing Remarks
Defence Academy of the United Kingdom
T: +44 (0) 1793 785615 (Main Reception)
The Defence Academy of the United Kingdom is located near Shrivenham on the A420 between Oxford and Swindon.
Map & Directions
The Shrivenham Campus is home to the Defence Academy, JSCSC and the College of Management and Technology which is run by Cranfield University, who are hosting this workshop.
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Order Ref: UKDTWSHOP17
Event Type: Workshop
Location: Oxfordshire UK
Date: March 29, 2017
There is an opportunity available for your company to exhibit at the seminar, giving you maximum exposure to a highly targeted audience of delegates, who are all directly involved in simulation, analysis, and design.
Please contact Jo Davenport at NAFEMS if you would like more information.
tel: +44 (0)1355 225688
Please note NAFEMS cancellation policy for all UK events is as follows:-
- Cancellation up to 6 weeks before the event date: free of charge;
- Cancellation up to 1 week before the event date: 75% of registration fee non-refundable;
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- No show at the event: 100% of registration fee non-refundable;
NAFEMS will discuss the possibility of transferring to an alternative event, however an administration charge will be applicable.
This policy is subject to change.