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3DExperience SALE!

I rarely post anything 'salsey', so, this is going to be short and sweet. Due to the pandemic there is a huge sale on the 3DExperience platform. 50% off for the first quarter and 25% off for the second. It ends June 30th! The 3DExperience is perfect for remote working since the platform handles the

Take COVID-19 Seriously, especially New Yorkers!

03/30/2020 Updated data is located in this shared Google doc. China's data is being universally questioned. Westchester is now tied with South Korea! Updated with 02/24/2020 data. 03/20/2020 data is moved to the end for reference. Our response to COVID-19 is directly proportional to the actions that are taken. If we fail to act we

Giving Arthritis The Finger: Part 3

Forward This is part 3 of a multi-part series which goes through the custom joint replacement to a finger due to rheumatoid arthritis. Part 1 Scan data to CAD Part 2 CAD to FEA Part 3 FEA to Fatigue Durability Analysis (fe-safe/Rubber) The two silicone variants reported in Leslie et al (2008) are compared to

Giving Arthritis The Finger: Part 2

Forward This is part 2 of a multi-part series which goes through the custom joint replacement to a finger due to rheumatoid arthritis. Part 1 Scan data to CAD Part 2 CAD to FEA Part 3 FEA to Fatigue

Installing Simulia 2017: Abaqus, Isight, Tosca, fe-safe on Windows 10

Installing Simulia 2017 on Windows 10 Tutorial Abaqus Tosca Isight fe-safe   This is the easiest install yet! The only real difficulty is finding and running the appropriate executables in the correct order. Read on for a step by step tutorial and some suggestions along the way.

FEA of Prosthetic Lens Insertion During Cataract Surgery

The presentation, paper and magazine articles are provided by clicking here. To jump straight to the animations in a YouTube playlist click here.

Design Requirements: Faster, Better, Cheaper…pick 2

One NASA adage is: Better, Faster, Cheaper…pick 2 The premise is thatĀ the third desire is mutually exclusive. This is obviously an oversimplificationĀ of the process however it quickly brings to light the interplay between goals. I like to think of design requirements from an optimization standpoint. There are constraints and goals. Constraints are those that the design must meet otherwise it is not a viable product. Goals are parameters that you would like to improve.