Structural Analysis – Finite Element Analysis

Our team has extensive experience in unique mechanical and structural projects applying simulation techniques based on the Finite Element Method. We have and work with the main FEM packages: Abaqus CAE/Standard/Explicit, MSC Nastran y Hyperworks.

STATIC ANALYSIS

  • Structural idealization and Finite Element Models definition
  • Structural analysis and justification of Metallic and Composite Components
  • Advanced Non-linear Structural Analysis: Contact, Material, Large Strain, Failure and Post-Buckling
FEM Model- Delamination Analysis

FEM Model- Delamination Analysis

FATIGUE AND DAMAGE TOLERANCE

  • Fatigue Analysis. Fatigue life determination
  • Crack propagation analysis (analytic and XFEM)
  • Residual strength analysis
  • Fatigue Maintenance Program definition
  • Acoustic Fatigue
Crack Growth Analysis

Crack Growth Analysis

DYNAMIC ANALYSIS

  • Idealization and Dynamic Finite Element Models definition
  • Adjustment and correlation between FE models. Modal analysis
  • Transient Dynamic Analysis: linear and non-linear
  • Random Dynamic Analysis
  • Aeroelasticity: Discrete Gust & Continuous Turbulence Analysis
  • High Velocity Impacts – Explicit Codes
  • Frangibility
  • Blast Loads

ANALYSIS FOR EQUIPMENT CERTIFICATION

  • MIL-STD-810: Environmental Engineering Considerations and Laboratory Tests
  • MIL-S-901: Shock Tests, High-Impact Shipboard, Machinery, Equipment and Systems
  • NRL_MEMO_RPT_1396: Shock Design of Shipboard Equipment
  • EN 12663: Structural requirements of railway vehicle bodies