Hardware Considerations for Efficient Finite Element Analysis

Hardware Considerations for Efficient Finite Element Analysis

Wednesday 7th October 2020

07:00 PDT (Los Angeles), 10:00 EDT (New York)
15:00 BST (London), 16:00 CEST (Berlin)



In this webinar, we will discuss what hardware configurations to pursue to get the most efficient solutions from your FEA tools. We will examine various hardware components such as processors, RAM, GPUs, and hard drives and how they interact with your FEA databases and solvers. We will also delve into various solution algorithms and how they are affected by your hardware setup. Finally, we will explore different cluster solution options for even more capacity and speed beyond your workstation.


  • Welcome and Introductions
    Jo Davenport, NAFEMS

Free registration

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This webinar is available for free to the engineering analysis community, as part of NAFEMS' efforts to bring the community together online.

About our speaker ...

Jeff Strain is a structural analysis engineer in the aerospace and defense industry.

Over the past 27 years, he has held the roles of both finite element software user for companies such as Honeywell, Orbital Sciences, and Danbury Mission Systems, and technical specialist for ANSYS reseller PADT and Autodesk. Jeff enjoys sharing his finite element analysis knowledge and experiences with analysis engineers, design engineers, and anyone else who may benefit.