Assembled ViewIntroduction:

The Connecting rod is the intermediate member between the piston and the Crankshaft. Its primary function is to transmit the push and pull from the Piston pin to the Crank pin and thus converts the reciprocating motion of the piston into rotary motion of the Crank.

A Connecting rod is subjected to several repetitive cyclic loadings,which generates from high compressive loads due to gas pressure during combustion process from TDC


  • To discuss the concept of “stress Discontinuity” in a typical 2 D FEA problem.

Example Problem:

  • Consider a case as shown in the next slide, a filleted bar made of structural steel

1.1 Introduction

Introduction ImageFinite element analysis (FEA) involves solution of engineering problems using computers. Engineering structures that have complex geometry and loads, are either very difficult to

Model For AnalysisIntroduction: 

In this example you will learn to model a cooling fin for electronics. This involves heat generation, conduction and convection.



Physical Problem: 



Finite Element Analysis of a Pneumatically Actuated PDMS FingerThe pneumatic fingers are designed as a part of a surgical parallel robot system which is remotely controlled by a surgeon through the internet.These fingers are made of a PDMS-based

1.   What is the finite element method (FEM)?

FAQ FEM AND ANSYS The FEM is a novel numerical method used to solve ordinary and partial differential equations.The method is based on the integration of the

Finite element analysis of beambracketProblem Statement:

A static structural and linear buckling analysis of a “Beam Bracket” was carried out for assessing its safety factors. The bracket is made of structural steel with given material

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A 3D solid model for the cover of a pressure cylinder is designed which can hold up a pressure of 0.5 MPa. The model is made up of aluminum alloy. It is required to find

Transfer of heat from one fluid to another is an important operation for most of the chemical industries. The most common application of heat transfer is in designing of heat transfer equipment for

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Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is a fast growing engineering method in simulations which involve systems behaviour, process and equipments (flow of gasses and liquids), heat and mass transfer