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V4 Finite Element

V4 Finite Element

V4 Finite Element

For V4, I'm looking for suggestions on how to do finite element analysis (structural).  I have had limited sucess translating the CATIA model to NASTRAN through FEMAP.  The problem is the large number of definitions that are in the CATIA model.  I currently don't have the V4 FEM Analysis package, and am considering purchasing it.  Does anyone have extensive experience with applying FEM to CATIA parts.  

Who provides training for the FEM analysis package?

RE: V4 Finite Element

Sorry about that kind of selling but

If you are looking for some training in V4 or V5
email me...

Eric N.


RE: V4 Finite Element

Open the history tree and turn off (inactivate)the features that are insignificant - (radii,chamfers and of course holes.
Use a step or iges file - you would want to extract a volume if using iges - if memory serves me - good luck - and this is free!

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