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Finite Element Analysis – FEA

Finite element analysis or FEA could be defined as the application of the finite element method, a numerical method for the solution of field problems described by boundary conditions and partial differential equations.
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The Finite Element Analysis FEA Method

The finite element method pre-dates low cost, high power desktop computing by 20 years or more, and the development of code for the solution of various field problems evolved within different industries, at different times, with linear elastic displacement in structures being amongst the first useful applications.

Modern finite element analysis FEA software is available for modeling problems involving static and time-varying magnetic and electric fields, electromagnetic radiation, heat transfer, fluid flow including compressible fluids, stress, including non-linear stress-strain, hyperelasticity and contact.

Best Solution’s expertise, like most finite element analysis FEA consultants, covers some, but not all application areas. If you would like to discuss how we can support you or your team, please contact us. If your problem is not within our scope, we will tell you, and may well be able to help you source the expertise you need.

Finite Element Analysis FEA Projects

Projects - Heat Exchangers

Pressure Vessels

Best Solution has assisted customers with the design of pressure vessels using parametric finite element models. This process is particularly well suited to irregularly shaped

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Projects - Induction Heating

Heat Exchangers

High thermal stresses can occur either as a result of temperature change in assemblies of materials of different expansion rates, or the kind of large

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Best Solutin - Projects - Induction Heating

Induction Heating

Induction heating processes are commonly used to harden, anneal and bond metals. Induction processes are attractive because they include the following advantages: * Induction heating

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Best Solutin - Projects - Subsea Equipment Capsules

Subsea Equipment Capsules

A very straightforward finite element model enabled the wall thicknesses and internal radii of an electronics enclosure to be determined for a deep-sea monitoring application.

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Projects - Liquid Gas

Liquid Gas Handling

Dockside articulated loading arms are used to load and unload bulk supplies of liquid natural gas. The time taken for this operation is significantly affected

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Best Solutin - Projects - Thermal Imaging Actuator

Thermal Imaging Actuator

Our mechanical design services enabled Best Solution to design a high-performance scanning actuator for a military thermal imaging application. The actuator was capable of very

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Best Solutin - Projects - Best Solutin - Projects - Space Frames

Space Frames

Analytical and finite element methods are used in assisting our customers in the design of space frame type structures. Loads can include inertial, magnetic, pressure

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Projects - Hyper-Elastic Solids

Hyper-Elastic Solids

Best Solution used the power of the Ansys Parametric Design Language (APDL) to pioneer a technique for modelling fluid flow in hyperelastic solids. This modelling

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Projects - High Field Hybrid Magnet

High Field Hybrid Magnet

Best Solution’s customer, Oxford Instruments are world leaders in the design and manufacture of special superconducting magnets. Best Solution were able to provide modelling support

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Best Solutin - Projects - Ansys EMAG

Ansys EMAG

Best Solution uses a range of software tools to provide our customers with support in the design and performance simulation of products or processes that

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Projects - High Speed Electric Motors

High Speed Electric Motors

Both electromagnetic and mechanical finite element modelling are powerful tools for designers of electric machines. For high-speed applications, some examples of the areas where Best

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Our Capabilities

The example applications listed here are representative of work we have done which we could not include in their original form for reasons of confidentiality.
Best Solution - Capabilities - Magnetic Field Simulation

Magnetic Field Simulation

Our magnetic field simulation experience includes 2d and 3d magnetic and electric field modelling, including static, time-harmonic, and transient problems. We have applied the full

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Best Solution - Capabilities - Magnetic Design

Magnetic Design

Simulation and analysis is one aspect of our work, but this often is undertaken in conjunction with some more front-end design work. This is where

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Mechanical Design - Capabilities

Mechanical Design

Our mechanical design experience of stress analysis often supports customers in understanding how assemblies or components are constrained and loaded, and the implications this might

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Concepts and Ideas - Capabilities

Concepts and Ideas

Finding elegant engineering solutions very early in the product life cycle maximises return on the investment in the development stages of a new product. Frontend

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