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What is the Finite-Element-Analysis (FEA) or the Finite-Element-Method (FEM) and what is it needed for? With the help of FEA virtual components can be calculated on a computer…

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In general terms import means the reading of data. For FEM this data is usually provided in the formats ASCII or binary. Both formats describe a virtual object…

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The preprocessing, also called model preparation, is often the most work intensive step of the FEA. For the viewer of the component-surface this usually means the disassembly of…

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The (equation) solver “cracks” the sometimes enormous system of equations which is behind a FEM-model. Equation systems with 10 million equations and more are not unimaginable and also…