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FEA: dangerous in the wrong hands

FEA

FEA (Finite Element Analysis) used to be considered to be something of a “black art” practiced only by specialists using (expensive) specialist tools. That’s no longer the case, as CAD tool vendors have since given designers easy access to FEA (and for that matter CFD too) by incorporating established CAE solvers into their CAD software. With pre-

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Costing something that does not exist

costing to design

What prospective clients need to know before they engage is how much their product will cost to develop, how long it will take and how much it will cost to make.
But how do we determine this if the product does not exist?


How do you select the right manufacturing partner?

How do you select the right manufacturing partner?

When you have designed a bespoke component or assembly there are countless suppliers who could potentially produce it for you. Try typing “plastic injection moulders” or “precision machinists” in your browser search tool and see how many hits you get: literally millions! So, on what grounds do you make your selection? I’d suggest that the answer is definitely not

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Is enough being done to increase the number of female engineers?

Is enough being done to increase the number of female engineers?

Back in 2014 we reported that that only 6% of the engineering workforce were females.
In celebration of the recent International Women in Engineering Day on the 23rd June 2021, it seems the perfect time to revisit the topic to review the current landscape.


The changing role of offices in the Post-COVID world

The changing role of offices

We will look back and see the 2020 as being a pivotal year when things changed forever. Pre-COVID it was considered essential to have a centralized office but is this still the case?


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