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How is the life as a FEA/CAE engine

How is the life as a FEA/CAE engine

How is the life as a FEA/CAE engine

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How is the life as a FEA/CAE engineer ?

RE: How is the life as a FEA/CAE engine

Life is usually OK while ever you are breathing.

It is a capital mistake to theorise before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts. (Sherlock Holmes - A Scandal in Bohemia.)

RE: How is the life as a FEA/CAE engine

Depends on the pay.

RE: How is the life as a FEA/CAE engine

Good.

RE: How is the life as a FEA/CAE engine

Like any engineering job: It's a living... If you're careful:)

Regards

Mike

The problem with sloppy work is that the supply FAR EXCEEDS the demand

RE: How is the life as a FEA/CAE engine

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since FEA isn't always needed, and you're going to be spending more time just designing

Despite the simplification of lower-level analysis tools most companies still have dedicated analysts to do the heavy lifting. Some of those analysts even get away with refusing to do design updates and optimizations, every failure becomes a painful process involving a design engineer updating CAD, sharing files, and another round of analysis. The person who knows what needs done isnt the one doing. :P

RE: How is the life as a FEA/CAE engine

I worked as an ME supporting an analysis group of over 20 analysts. There were zero "FEA engineers". There were material scientists and thermodynamics experts and mechanical engineers with advanced degrees (mostly Ph. D.s, fewer MSs). They used FEA to solve and analyze problems.

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