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FEMforAD Tutorials

'Getting Started' - Simple Beam (pdf file)
Assembly Contact  (ZIP file)
Steady State Heat Transfer  (ZIP file)
Heat Stress (pdf file)
Elastic/Plastic  (ZIP file)
Natural Frequencies (ZIP file)
Buckling (ZIP file)

Additional Help

How to create, edit, delete, manipulate them

How to create, edit, manage, use linear/non-linear materials

Best practices, accuracy, speed, difficult geometry  
Accuracy Benchmarks

Additional Resources

Copy these text files to the mechanical materials directory (default is C:\Program Files\FEMdesigner\FemDes\Materials\Mechanical)

*Material properties courtesy of Lew Merrick

Edit existing materials or create your own.  Explains the format of the mechanical material definition file, with an example.
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Coy Pond Business Pk
Poole, Dorset

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