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Engineering Analysis with COSMOSWorks 2005

Paul M. Kurowski

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ISBN 10: 1585032492 / ISBN 13: 9781585032495
Published by Schroff Development Corporation, 2005
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Title: Engineering Analysis with COSMOSWorks 2005

Publisher: Schroff Development Corporation

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Good

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This tutorial concurrently introduces you to COSMOSWorks software and the fundamentals of Finite Element Analysis through hands-on exercises. A number of projects are presented using commonly used parts to illustrate the analysis features of COSMOSWorks.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Static analysis of a plate
3. Static analysis of an L-bracket
4. Frequency analysis of a thin plate with shell elements
5. Static analysis of a link
6. Frequency analysis of a tuning fork
7. Thermal analysis of a pipeline component
8. Thermal analysis of a heat sink
9. Static analysis of a hanger
10. Analysis of contact stress between two plates
11. Thermal stress analysis of a bi-metal beam
12. Buckling analysis of an L-beam
13. Design optimization of a plate in bending
14. Static analysis of a bracket using p-elements
15. Design sensitivity analysis
16. Drop test of a coffee mug
17. Miscellaneous topics
18. Implementation of FEA into the design process
19. Glossary of terms
20. Resources available to FEA User

About the Author:

Dr. Paul Kurowski obtained his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Applied Mechanics from Warsaw Technical University. He completed postdoctoral work at Kyoto University. Dr. Kurowski is a professor in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at the University of Western Ontario’s Faculty of Engineering. His teaching experience includes Finite Element Analysis, Machine Design, Mechanics of Matierials, Kinematics and Dynamics of Machines, Product Development, and Solid Modeling. Dr. Kurowski is also the President of Design Generator Inc., a consulting firm with expertise in Product Development, Design Analysis, and training in Computer Aided Engineering methods. His interests focus on Computer Aided Engineering methods used as tools of product design where numerical models reduce the need for physical prototypes.

Dr. Kurowski has published many technical papers and taught professional development seminars for the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO), Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC), Rand Worldwide, SolidWorks Corporation, and others.

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