Finite Element Analysis

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Mathematical models are essential for understanding and quantifying a variety of effects that extreme conditions can have on a part or structure. Thanks to the detailed analysis of mathematical models, it is possible to detect design problems, stress zones, weak points, or behaviors of structures or machinery.

Among the different methods for the mathematical analysis of equipment or structures, FEA stands out. If you are a company owner, you should know what is finite element analysis, so that you know the benefits of having a specialized FEA service for the protection of your assets.

Top-7 FAQs About FEA

  1. What is FEA?

This is an approximate numerical method, which allows the analysis of structures, mass heat transfer, fluid behavior, and media handling systems, among others. The model is based on partial differential equations since most structures and processes can be described by them.

  1. What is the Difference Between FEA and FEM?

The Finite Element Method (FEM) and FEA are basically the same. That is, the FEM is the method that allows the analysis (FEA). Regarding terminology, FEM is more widely used in academia because it is a broader term.

  1. Why is FEA Important?

The generation of models through differential equations allows the analysis of any element. That is, through FEA any equipment, structure, or fluid present in an industry can be studied. This helps engineers to analyze and diagnose an infinite number of issues such as structural failure prediction, pressure or stress analysis, load assessment, measurement of heat systems, or fatigue, among others. Through FEA it is possible to analyze and diagnose any asset or process of a company.

  1. How Does Finite Element Analysis Work?

FEA simulators generate a mesh of millions of smaller partial elements. These are combined to create the shape of the structure or machinery being analyzed. Each of these elements is subjected to calculations, analysis, or solutions. Then by joining the millions of partial solutions together, an overall solution for the object of analysis is obtained.

  1. What Are the Types of FEA?

There are different computer simulators for different types of studies. The structural analysis simulator can be used for the study of additional loads, for example. Vibration FEA analyzers can help verify machinery failures due to unwanted oscillations. Fatigue FEA simulators are useful for assessing the appearance of cracks in structures. It all depends on the type of project, and the client's requirements.

  1. Is It Preferable to Do FEA In-house or Outsourced?

Although there are a variety of FEA simulation applications and software on the market, the wisest thing to do is to have a team of specialized engineers, such as ACUREN engineers. Specialists are not only capable of obtaining an accurate study. They also have the experience to analyze the results and recommend the best course of action for each case.

  1. Where Can I Get a Top FEA Service?

If you want the best FEA simulation for the diagnosis, analysis, and resolution of issues in your industry, ACUREN is your ideal choice. We have the most outstanding group of FEA engineers spread across our 80 locations in Canada, the USA, and the UK. We have over 45 years in the industry, making us the benchmark company in the provision of FEA analysis services. Call or contact us to discuss your requirements and needs.



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