The Scoop on ME’Scope

The one software that I had the pleasure of learning while in the field and never even heard of in college was ME’Scope by Vibrant Technology. Quite honestly, I am still a novice with the software and still need to hone my skills with it. That being said, the capabilities of ME’Scope are rather incredible … Continue reading The Scoop on ME’Scope

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That Software is Fine-ite

The Basics FEA, which stands for finite element analysis was originally developed for solving solid mechanics problems but is now adapted as a method for solving multi-physics problems. Some examples of FEA applications are listed below: Vibration of the USX tower in downtown Pittsburgh Thermal stress on a gear shaft in your car Cantilever beam … Continue reading That Software is Fine-ite

The Engineer’s Drafting Dilemma

A common debate within the engineering field is the difference between Autodesk’s Inventor and Solidworks. Both are great tools for 3D computer aided design (CAD) and at face value it is a Ford vs. Chevy comparison, but which one is better? The short answer: It depends on what you are looking to do. Having used … Continue reading The Engineer’s Drafting Dilemma