|By Marketwired .||
|June 17, 2013 06:30 PM EDT||
WESTMINSTER, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/17/13 -- Chief Engineer for the Red Bull Stratos capsule, Bill Dodson, relied on engineering analysis and simulation software to deal with the complexities of getting Felix Baumgartner 24 miles above the Earth for his sound-barrier breaking skydive on October 14, 2012. There was nothing standard or off the shelf about the cutting edge Red Bull Stratos project. Bill and a team of engineers at Sage Cheshire Aerospace needed to design and build a capsule that would provide a safe environment against the hostile conditions of vacuum and temperature extremes, and yet be extremely light weight for the helium balloon ascent. Bill will explain to an audience of computer-aided engineering (CAE) practitioners at the NEi Nastran 2013 User Conference how he used NEi Nastran finite element analysis (FEA) software to compute stresses, and virtually test different materials for structural and thermal performance, particularly with the complication of a pressurized structure and features like doors, windows, and pass-throughs for power and oxygen. His analysis work led to successful proof tests. Subsequently, the 3,000 pound capsule fully loaded with recording, communication, instrumentation, and safety gear would travel over two hours to reach a record altitude for manned balloon flight, provide a platform for the space jump, return by parachute, and land intact using crush pads. Bill's background in structural analysis includes previous projects at AeroVironment, Scaled Composites, Ferranti, XCOR, and the Flight Test Center at Edwards Air Force Base.
Conference Presentations and Training Sessions
Additional addresses will include a talk by President and CEO of NEi Software, Dave Weinberg. As the original author and developer of NEi Nastran he will comment on some of the unique technical aspects of the code that provide its signature accuracy, along with the speed and the flexibility to continually accommodate new and innovative simulation technology. Dr. Lee Taylor, author of NEi Explicit will offer his insights on the use of explicit FEA for high speed impact applications. Dr. Taylor is Director of Technology Development for ANATECH Corp. His 30 years of experience in the field of computational mechanics includes co-authoring Explicit for Hibbitt, Karlsson and Sorensen, Inc., authoring Sandia National Labs Pronto 3D explicit, and role as Principal Investigator for Sandia's Advanced Strategic Computing Initiative. To complete the program, simulation results will be presented by customers involved in various industries with applications ranging from aircraft seating and interiors to composite structures, as well as a number of educational training sessions. The NEi Nastran User Conference will be held in conjunction with Siemens PLM Software's Femap Symposium at the Embassy Suites in Covington, KY. The events will run June 25-27. For the full schedule and registration information go to www.nenastran.com/Nastran_User_Conference/.
About NEi Software
NEi Software is the developer and global provider of NEi Nastran finite element analysis (FEA) simulation software. Integration with Femap provides engineers with the technical insight for improved product performance, cost, and reliability. Contour plots, graphs, and animations reveal linear and nonlinear structural stress, deformation, dynamic, and heat transfer results. The website features case studies on aerospace, automotive, maritime, oil and gas, and medical projects with demonstration videos, webinars, tutorials, and training.
NEi Nastran is a registered trademark of NEi Software. NASTRAN is a registered trademark of NASA. Femap is a registered trademark of Siemens Product Life Cycle Management Software Inc.
www.NEiSoftware.com | Telephone: 714.899.1220 | Email: [email protected]
Email: Email Contact
SYS-CON Events announced today that Isomorphic Software will exhibit at DevOps Summit at 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Isomorphic Software provides the SmartClient HTML5/AJAX platform, the most advanced technology for building rich, cutting-edge enterprise web applications for desktop and mobile. SmartClient combines the productivity and performance of traditional desktop software with the simp...
Aug. 28, 2016 03:30 AM EDT Reads: 2,343
With so much going on in this space you could be forgiven for thinking you were always working with yesterday’s technologies. So much change, so quickly. What do you do if you have to build a solution from the ground up that is expected to live in the field for at least 5-10 years? This is the challenge we faced when we looked to refresh our existing 10-year-old custom hardware stack to measure the fullness of trash cans and compactors.
Aug. 28, 2016 02:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,767
Extreme Computing is the ability to leverage highly performant infrastructure and software to accelerate Big Data, machine learning, HPC, and Enterprise applications. High IOPS Storage, low-latency networks, in-memory databases, GPUs and other parallel accelerators are being used to achieve faster results and help businesses make better decisions. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Michael O'Neill, Strategic Business Development at NVIDIA, focused on some of the unique ways extreme computing is...
Aug. 28, 2016 01:45 AM EDT Reads: 2,149
The emerging Internet of Everything creates tremendous new opportunities for customer engagement and business model innovation. However, enterprises must overcome a number of critical challenges to bring these new solutions to market. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Michael Martin, CTO/CIO at nfrastructure, outlined these key challenges and recommended approaches for overcoming them to achieve speed and agility in the design, development and implementation of Internet of Everything solutions wi...
Aug. 28, 2016 01:30 AM EDT Reads: 2,082
Cloud computing is being adopted in one form or another by 94% of enterprises today. Tens of billions of new devices are being connected to The Internet of Things. And Big Data is driving this bus. An exponential increase is expected in the amount of information being processed, managed, analyzed, and acted upon by enterprise IT. This amazing is not part of some distant future - it is happening today. One report shows a 650% increase in enterprise data by 2020. Other estimates are even higher....
Aug. 28, 2016 01:00 AM EDT Reads: 2,965
Today we can collect lots and lots of performance data. We build beautiful dashboards and even have fancy query languages to access and transform the data. Still performance data is a secret language only a couple of people understand. The more business becomes digital the more stakeholders are interested in this data including how it relates to business. Some of these people have never used a monitoring tool before. They have a question on their mind like “How is my application doing” but no id...
Aug. 28, 2016 12:15 AM EDT Reads: 1,828
The 19th International Cloud Expo has announced that its Call for Papers is open. Cloud Expo, to be held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, brings together Cloud Computing, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps, Digital Transformation, Microservices and WebRTC to one location. With cloud computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to plant your flag in this fast-expanding business opportuni...
Aug. 27, 2016 11:00 PM EDT Reads: 3,998
Identity is in everything and customers are looking to their providers to ensure the security of their identities, transactions and data. With the increased reliance on cloud-based services, service providers must build security and trust into their offerings, adding value to customers and improving the user experience. Making identity, security and privacy easy for customers provides a unique advantage over the competition.
Aug. 27, 2016 08:45 PM EDT Reads: 2,354
Qosmos has announced new milestones in the detection of encrypted traffic and in protocol signature coverage. Qosmos latest software can accurately classify traffic encrypted with SSL/TLS (e.g., Google, Facebook, WhatsApp), P2P traffic (e.g., BitTorrent, MuTorrent, Vuze), and Skype, while preserving the privacy of communication content. These new classification techniques mean that traffic optimization, policy enforcement, and user experience are largely unaffected by encryption. In respect wit...
Aug. 27, 2016 08:45 PM EDT Reads: 1,777
Fact: storage performance problems have only gotten more complicated, as applications not only have become largely virtualized, but also have moved to cloud-based infrastructures. Storage performance in virtualized environments isn’t just about IOPS anymore. Instead, you need to guarantee performance for individual VMs, helping applications maintain performance as the number of VMs continues to go up in real time. In his session at Cloud Expo, Dhiraj Sehgal, Product and Marketing at Tintri, wil...
Aug. 27, 2016 06:15 PM EDT Reads: 747
19th Cloud Expo, taking place November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday's debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy. Meanwhile, 94% of enterpri...
Aug. 27, 2016 06:00 PM EDT Reads: 3,100
Enterprises have forever faced challenges surrounding the sharing of their intellectual property. Emerging cloud adoption has made it more compelling for enterprises to digitize their content, making them available over a wide variety of devices across the Internet. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Santosh Ahuja, Director of Architecture at Impiger Technologies, will introduce various mechanisms provided by cloud service providers today to manage and share digital content in a secure manner....
Aug. 27, 2016 06:00 PM EDT Reads: 736
Smart Cities are here to stay, but for their promise to be delivered, the data they produce must not be put in new siloes. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mathias Herberts, Co-founder and CTO of Cityzen Data, will deep dive into best practices that will ensure a successful smart city journey.
Aug. 27, 2016 05:15 PM EDT Reads: 1,583
SYS-CON Events announced today that 910Telecom will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Housed in the classic Denver Gas & Electric Building, 910 15th St., 910Telecom is a carrier-neutral telecom hotel located in the heart of Denver. Adjacent to CenturyLink, AT&T, and Denver Main, 910Telecom offers connectivity to all major carriers, Internet service providers, Internet backbones and ...
Aug. 27, 2016 05:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,887
To leverage Continuous Delivery, enterprises must consider impacts that span functional silos, as well as applications that touch older, slower moving components. Managing the many dependencies can cause slowdowns. See how to achieve continuous delivery in the enterprise.
Aug. 27, 2016 04:45 PM EDT Reads: 1,638