Finite Element Analysis is a dark art, easy to become lost in its wizardry and we have to take the numbers it generates with a grain of salt. FEA analysis is a great tool to understand the behavior of our designs under various loading scenarios to help us design cheap and easy parts. It will shine a spotlight on weak areas and reveal elusive obvious insights into a more efficient design.
The Dispatch provides helpful information to assist you in your engineering and manufacturing journey. For all of us engineers, designers, project managers, and buyers, we can learn to understand DFM (Design for Manufacturing) best practices to leverage lower priced parts to save time and money all around.
In addition, our editorial articles are aimed to empower you in the workplace, to help you become more valuable, and to understand what’s most important from a business perspective so you can negotiate for higher compensation, privileges, advance your career, and advance your lifestyle.