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by tmd63
09 Dec 2016, 18:55
Forum: General
Topic: Integrating Elmer into FreeCAD FEM workbench
Replies: 25
Views: 9968

Re: Integrating Elmer into FreeCAD FEM workbench

In the meantime, I advise to use the Salomé mesher.
I had a look at Salome. I am on a windows 7 system. I noticed there are only linux/unix installs listed. So maybe it is not so easy to get Salome to work for me.
by tmd63
05 Dec 2016, 13:18
Forum: External tools
Topic: CAD software
Replies: 6
Views: 4535

Re: CAD software

Google Sketchup or Blender are both good free CAD packages. There are a number of free packages now available (Even FreeCAD).
by tmd63
02 Dec 2016, 13:34
Forum: General
Topic: Integrating Elmer into FreeCAD FEM workbench
Replies: 25
Views: 9968

Re: Integrating Elmer into FreeCAD FEM workbench

Hi, How did the Elmer module work with FreeCAD. Were the tests successful? I am interested in how this works. I need to simulate shock and vibration on a PCB assembly and could output an STP file that may be loaded into FreeCAD. But as I am new to Elmer and the whole Vibration Analysis, I would be i...
by tmd63
02 Dec 2016, 13:21
Forum: General
Topic: Elmer setup for PCB Vibration and Shock
Replies: 0
Views: 1475

Elmer setup for PCB Vibration and Shock

Hi, I have a simple install of Elmer 8.2 with a GUI (although there were complaints that a newer version of C++ was on my PC). I want to simulate shock and vibration of a PCB. I could output stp files from the design, but I dont know the best form to use for Elmer (this is me first attempt at runnin...