Finite Element Analysis - for iPad/Mac/PC

Finite Element Analysis - for iPad/Mac/PC

The Open University

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Formula 1 is the ultimate motor sport. It demands the highest level of skill from both drivers and the engineers behind the cars. So what are the secrets of good car design? How are Formula One cars engineered for maximum performance? This album takes a behind the scenes look at Red Bull Racing, a front-runner on the F1 grid. Using thrilling archive and expert testimony, the tracks explore how the techniques of Finite Element Analysis are used to optimize the performance of different elements of a Formula One racing car. The album is presented by Lara Mynors and features extensive contributions from Lewis Butler, Red Bull's senior structural analyst and Dr Ray Martin of the OU. The material is forms part of The Open University course T884 An introduction to Finite Element Analysis.
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Formula 1 is the ultimate motor sport. It demands the highest level of skill from both drivers and the engineers behind the cars. So what are the secrets of good car design? How are Formula One cars engineered for maximum performance? This album takes a behind the scenes look at Red Bull Racing, a front-runner on the F1 grid. Using thrilling archive and expert testimony, the tracks explore how the techniques of Finite Element Analysis are used to optimize the performance of different elements of a Formula One racing car. The album is presented by Lara Mynors and features extensive contributions from Lewis Butler, Red Bull's senior structural analyst and Dr Ray Martin of the OU. The material is forms part of The Open University course T884 An introduction to Finite Element Analysis.
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Finite element analysis i...

09 Nov 2009 | 01 min 08 secs

Finite element analy...

09 Nov 2009 | 01 min 08 secs

This is Formula 1!

09 Nov 2009 | 01 min 56 secs

This is Formula 1!

09 Nov 2009 | 01 min 56 secs

Component function

09 Nov 2009 | 02 mins 40 secs

Component function

09 Nov 2009 | 02 mins 40 secs

Analysing stresses and st...

09 Nov 2009 | 01 min 48 secs

Analysing stresses a...

09 Nov 2009 | 01 min 48 secs

Boundary conditions

09 Nov 2009 | 01 min 25 secs

Boundary conditions

09 Nov 2009 | 01 min 25 secs

Creating a solid model

09 Nov 2009 | 04 mins 37 secs

Creating a solid mod...

09 Nov 2009 | 04 mins 37 secs

Creating a mesh model

09 Nov 2009 | 06 mins 17 secs

Creating a mesh mode...

09 Nov 2009 | 06 mins 17 secs

Solving a mesh model

09 Nov 2009 | 03 mins 47 secs

Solving a mesh model

09 Nov 2009 | 03 mins 47 secs

The benefits of FEA

09 Nov 2009 | 32 secs

The benefits of FEA

09 Nov 2009 | 32 secs

Improving the chassis

09 Nov 2009 | 03 mins 53 secs

Improving the chassi...

09 Nov 2009 | 03 mins 53 secs

Functions of the 'tub'

09 Nov 2009 | 02 mins 10 secs

Functions of the 'tu...

09 Nov 2009 | 02 mins 10 secs

Stiffer means faster

09 Nov 2009 | 01 min 58 secs

Stiffer means faster

09 Nov 2009 | 01 min 58 secs

Boundary conditions for t...

09 Nov 2009 | 01 min 46 secs

Boundary conditions ...

09 Nov 2009 | 01 min 46 secs

Modelling the tub

09 Nov 2009 | 05 mins 32 secs

Modelling the tub

09 Nov 2009 | 05 mins 32 secs

Solving the mesh model

09 Nov 2009 | 02 mins 21 secs

Solving the mesh mod...

09 Nov 2009 | 02 mins 21 secs