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Newsletter 142 | November 2015
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Dear Client,
Welcome to our November newsletter. In this issue you will find useful product information, upcoming events, training courses, analysis tips and more.
IDAC Ltd Now Part of the CADFEM Group of Companies

IDAC Ltd Now Part of the CADFEM Group of Companies

IDAC ltd. are now a member of the CADFEM group of companies and as a customer, this will give you direct access to expert simulation engineers in the UK, Ireland and Germany. For more information call +44 (0)844 212 5900 or email

The iPad is a powerful and versatile tool, but using it to its full potential can make it susceptible to drops, which is where the Logi BLOK family comes in. ANSYS LS-DYNA provided Logitech with a means to quickly evaluate protective cover concepts using controlled experimental drop testing.

Logitech Announces a Family of Cases Made to be Dropped
ANSYS LS-DYNA® - when Implicit just isn’t Enough

When implicit just isn’t enough ANSYS LS-DYNA software provides convenient and easy-to-use access to the technology-rich, time-tested explicit solver without the need to contend with the complex input requirements of this sophisticated program.

In this continuation of the CADFEM tutorial “Structural Analysis: Calculating Stress & Deformation using ANSYS® Workbench™ we focus on how to refine a mesh. This introductory tutorial shows you how to refine a mesh using both automatic (adaptive) and manual methods and also how to check the quality of the mesh.

CADFEM Tutorial No.2 – Refining a Mesh in ANSYS® Workbench™
Events: Ask the Experts - Simulation Workshop Click to Read More
We are delighted to invite you to our Information Day on ANSYS FEA Mechanical Product Suite Review. See how simulation can be integrated into the design process to help improve product quality whilst reducing costs and timescales. Our engineers will be demonstrating the FEA toolset to provide a clear overview of the capabilities from entry level to the flagship product.

More than 40 attendees exchanged experiences and best practices in the use of ANSYS and engineering simulation & analysis. Click the link below to read more and download the presentations that have been approved for publication.

ANSYS Conference & 2nd CADFEM Ireland Users’ Meeting
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