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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Control Femap Models with Reference Groups   25 Feb, 2013
By: Alastair Robertson

Femap Tips and Tricks: This capability can help with model organization and visualization control.

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Select Femap Elements by Adjacent Faces   30 Dec, 2012
By: Alastair Robertson

Femap Tips and Tricks: Create a group by selecting a number of elements that have adjacent faces.

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Define Equation-Based Loads in Femap   30 Sep, 2012
By: Alastair Robertson

Femap Tips and Tricks: Apply hydrostatic loading to a water tank model.

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Visualize Femap Models with the Clipping Plane   24 Aug, 2012
By: Alastair Robertson

Femap Tip and Tricks: Use this tool to quickly and easily view the interior of a geometry or FEA model.

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Manage Graphical Output in Femap   11 Jul, 2012
By: Alastair Robertson

Femap Tips and Tricks: Create high-quality images of the graphics screen.

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An Introduction to the Femap Model Bounding Box   15 Jun, 2012
By: Alastair Robertson

Femap Tips and Tricks: What is the Femap Model Bounding Box, and why is it important?

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Use Femap's Meshing Toolbox to Extend and Inspect Meshes   10 May, 2012
By: Alastair Robertson

Femap Tips and Tricks: Learn how to merge surfaces that don't meet up, and locate problematic geometry entities.

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View Femap Loads as Contour Plots   19 Mar, 2012
By: Alastair Robertson

Femap Tips and Tricks: Verify the correct loading definition in a model by creating an output set and contouring it.

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Assign Random Property Colors   21 Dec, 2011
By: Alastair Robertson

Femap Tips and Tricks: You can assign colors to various properties, or let the software do the job for you.

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Envelope Results    14 Nov, 2011
By: Alastair Robertson

Femap Tips and Tricks: Compile a single output set — a handy way of viewing the worst case when you have several load cases to consider.

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