Case Studies

During its existence DesignTec has been a contractor or subcontractor for quantity of projects from various industries where FE simulations have been required. The following references represent only a minor enumeration of the projects processed by DesignTec. In case of your interest we are open to present our further reference projects that are similar/close to your potential assignment.

 

ANSYS ACT Extension: FEMFAT inside ANSYS

The ACT Extension FEMFAT for ANSYS was developed by DESIGNTEC for our customer Engineering Center Steyr GmbH & Co KG, the developer of FEMFAT software.

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User-defined material model for steel fibre reinforced concrete (SFRC)

A new user-defined material model based on Drucker-Prager yield criterion with trilinear softening has been developed for modelling of steel fibre reinforced concrete (SFRC) exposed to high temperatures.

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Static Analysis of a Service Pit for Rail Vehicles

Analysis: FEA, Static Analyis, Linear Buckling, ANSYS

Objective: For a load bearing capacity and serviceability assessment a detail static analysis of a service pit for rail vehicles was performed.

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Stress Analysis and Fatigue Live Prediction of a Disc Brake System

Analysis: FEA, Stress Analysis, Low Cycle and High Cycle Fatigue, Contact Analysis, ANSYS

Objective: Within the scope of an innovative vehicle brake system development of a non-linear static contact analysis of a brake assembly (250+ parts) was performed. Based on the assessment of the low-cycle and high-cycle fatigue few design changes were adopted, which eliminated potential problems limiting the fatigue design life before the manufacture of the prototype and its testing.

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Dynamic Analysis and Fatigue Life Prediction of Reinforced Concrete Chamber for Testing of High Explosives

Analysis: FEA, Dynamic Analysis, Blast, Reinforced Concrete, Fatigue Life Prediction, Cyclic Load, ANSYS

Objective: The principal objective of the dynamic analysis was to predict a design life of a concrete chamber for testing of explosives. The testing chamber will be used for research and testing of new explosive materials.

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Static Analysis of Railway Bridge OSKAR during Construction and Parametric Study on Uncertain Model Parameters

Analysis: FEA, Static Analysis, Construction Phases, Pre-tensioning, Large Displacements, ANSYS

Objective: The primary objective of the presented project was to determine the static response of the Railway Bridge OSKAR steel structure during the construction phases.

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Analysis and Design of Machine Foundation

Analysis: FEA, ANSYS, Dynamic Analysis (Modal+Harmonic), Vibration Control and Isolation

Objective: Within the scope of chemical plant modernization, concrete block foundation below the radial fan was designed.

 

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Stress Analysis of Rail Fastening System

Analysis: FEA, ANSYS, Nonlinear Contact, Bolt Pretension, Fatigue Failure

Objective: Structural analysis of rail fastening was carried out to determine stress distribution over the construction especially over the pretensioned bolts.

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