Technical Blog

Upper strut joint on aircraft – pinned joint; strut experiences axial and transverse combined load

Beam Column Effect – Simcenter 3D vs. Hand Calculations

The beam column effect can have a highly detrimental impact on the strength of members subjected to combined axial and transverse loads. In this post you will learn what the beam column effect is, see a hand calculation to estimate its impact, and finally compare the hand calculation results against Simcenter 3D.

Read More »

Q-criterion for Vortex Visualization

Learn how to gain key insights into flowfield dynamics through effective visualization of vortical structures in CFD. Challenges:                               Visualization of unsteadiness in a flowfield can

Read More »