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'FEAsy' Analyzes Designs From Raw Sketches to Speed Parts Creation
September 1, 2009
Going back to the drawing board is easier now that researchers have developed a new design program called Finite Element Analysis made easy (FEAsy). FEAsy allows designers to sketch a rough concept of a part, and then analyze the part's characteristics while it is still only a drawing said Karthik Ramani, a professor of mechanical engineering at Purdue University.
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