Structural Analysis

STATIC ANALYSIS

  • Structural idealization and Finite Element Models definition
  • Structural analysis and justification of Metallic and Composite Components
  • Advanced Non-linear Structural Analysis: Contact, Material, Large Strain, Failure and Post-Buckling

FATIGUE AND DAMAGE TOLERANCE

  • Fatigue Analysis. Fatigue life determination
  • Crack propagation analysis (analytic and XFEM)
  • Residual strength analysis
  • Fatigue Maintenance Program definition
  • Acoustic Fatigue

DYNAMIC ANALYSIS

  • Idealization and Dynamic Finite Element Models definition
  • Adjustment and correlation between FE models. Modal analysis
  • Transient Dynamic Analysis: linear and non-linear
  • Random Dynamic Analysis
  • Aeroelasticity: Discrete Gust & Continuous Turbulence Analysis
  • High Velocity Impacts – Explicit Codes
  • Frangibility
  • Blast Loads

ANALYSIS FOR EQUIPMENT CERTIFICATION

  • MIL-STD-810: Environmental Engineering Considerations and Laboratory Tests
  • MIL-S-901: Shock Tests, High-Impact Shipboard, Machinery, Equipment and Systems
  • NRL_MEMO_RPT_1396: Shock Design of Shipboard Equipment
  • EN 12663: Structural requirements of railway vehicle bodies