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Back-to-Basics: Multiscale Material Models for Short-Fiber-Reinforced Plastics

What is Multiscale Modeling?

Multiscale modeling approaches are increasingly used in structural simulation. By means of such approaches, the material…

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Simulation of a lightweight battery housing made from Long Fibre Reinforced Thermoplastics (LFT) with local UD-Tape reinforcements

Integrative simulation of a battery housing considering anisotropic material behavior of LFT compound and multilayered Tapes.

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Metal Substitution in Railway Applications Using Function Driven Coupled Analysis

Using the capabilities of Altair’s and PART Engineering’ s software for customer specific simulation of composites.

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Simulation of the Long-Term Behavior of Plastic Components

How to avoid costly tests and complex material models with on-board tools

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Assessing Rotating Components with S-Life

Use the special features of S-Life FKM and S-Life Plastics to more effectively perform strength assessments for rotating components.

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Sustainability through simulation - From the series "A commitment to simulation"

How BRITA GmbH optimizes components and processes through using simulation to act more sustainably.

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Use Reduction Factors Correctly

When designing plastic components, it is quite common to use reduction or safety factors. It is not always clear what exactly is being reduced, which…

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Back-to-Basics: Fiber Orientation and Component Behavior

CONVERSE & S-LIFE PLASTICS offer helpful tools for quick plausibility checks and feasibility analyses

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Estimation of Fatigue Strength Limits for Plastics

Experimental data show good agreement with CONVERSE & S-LIFE-PLASTICS

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Efficient Homogenization of Short Fiber Reinforced Plastics

Independent study shows superior technology of CONVERSE

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Efficient Workflow for the Simulation of Plastics in the Medical Industry

Learn how Fresenius Medical Care assesses the strength of their plastic parts with S-Life Plastics.

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