ENGDYN - cylinder-block analysis

ENGDYN - cylinder-block analysis

ENGDYN provides all loads required for concise powertrain structure analysis. With its automated model preparation features and integrated finite element (FE) solver, ENGDYN has all the tools needed to build fully 3D systems within one environment. Also included is an extensive array of FE analysis (FEA) interface tools that fully automate the process of applying the ENGDYN results as boundary conditions to further FEA structural analyses. These can be set up for all major FEA solvers or, alternatively, ENGDYN can be combined with Ricardo Software’s own FEA environment, FEARCE, to complete the entire process right through to durability analysis.

Specific cylinder-block applications

•    Crankcase durability
•    Thermo-mechanical simulation of powertrain structure

Key features

•    Automated preparation tools
•    Integrated FE solver for model reduction 
•    Internal solver
•    Quasi-static time domain solutions
•    Frequency and time-domain nodal vibration stress analyses 
•    Automatic loading of the FEA model for major commercial solvers
 

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