Tag: FEA

Don’t Let the Ocean Knock You Down

Subsurface mooring deployment, recovery, and performance in current and waves For many years moorings have been designed using basic mass-drag-buoyancy calculations, spreadsheets, rules-of-thumb, black magic scripts, and a dose of ‘salty-sea-dog’ experience. With these methods, we can frequently estimate a … Read More

Verification and Validation in FEA

This guest contribution on Innovation Intelligence is written by Brent Lancaster, Principle Support Engineer at ESRD, developers of StressCheck. ESRD is a member of the Altair Partner Alliance. Verification and validation (V&V) in finite element analysis (FEA) is becoming a major focus for organizations wanting … Read More