Cadalyst Author

Alastair Robertson


Alastair Robertson is the product marketing manager for Siemens PLM Software Velocity Series CAE solutions, including Femap with NX Nastran and Solid Edge Simulation. He can be reached at al.robertson@siemens.com.


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Create Solid Mesh Internal Beams in Femap   10 Mar, 2014
By: Alastair Robertson

Femap Tips and Tricks: Learn how to set up models that represent rod or beam elements inside solid 3D elements.

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Entity ID Contouring for Model Checking in Femap   10 Mar, 2014
By: Alastair Robertson

Femap Tips and Tricks: Verify ID numbering in your model by applying random colors to bands of element IDs.

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Reverse Entity Visibility in Femap   31 Dec, 2013
By: Alastair Robertson

Femap Tips and Tricks: Switch which entities are displayed and hidden with a single mouse click.

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Move Coincident Nodes in Femap   31 Dec, 2013
By: Alastair Robertson

Femap Tips and Tricks: The Move Only, No Merge option will help you move nodes to be coincident within a tolerance.

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Restore Associativity between Imported CAD and FEA Models   11 Jul, 2013
By: Alastair Robertson

Bringing in data from outside platforms may break associativity between models. Here's a method to fix the problem.

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Import Temperature Values from Excel into Femap   30 Apr, 2013
By: Alastair Robertson

Femap Tips and Tricks: Convert data from a thermal analysis into a load case.

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Create Elements between Coincident Nodes in Femap   30 Apr, 2013
By: Alastair Robertson

Femap Tips and Tricks: The Pick Query capability will enable you to choose between coincident nodes.

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Assign Shortcut Keys to Custom Programs in Femap   31 Mar, 2013
By: Alastair Robertson

Femap Tips and Tricks: Save time by performing a repeated sequence of commands with just a couple of keystrokes.

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Extrude Element Edges in Femap   31 Mar, 2013
By: Alastair Robertson

Femap Tips and Tricks: This method enables you to create new shell elements when no other edge surfaces are available.

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Save Femap Layouts and Views   28 Feb, 2013
By: Alastair Robertson

Femap Tips and Tricks: Specify which attributes of the user interface you want to save, and save views in the View Library.

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