Specialties

Sliding Sections, Reach Boom:
Four-stage crane boom modeled in multiple configurations, bolt-on hardware modeled, internal forces tabulated at all rollers and wear pads
Casting Die, with Inserts, Holders, and Slides:
High-pressure casting die, setup with bolts and tie bars, internal forces, contact stresses with simulated interference (i.e. from flash buildup)
Reach Mechanism on Load Handling Carousel:
Carousel assembly, stress under inertial loading, internal forces

Correlations versus physical testing:
Stress prediction driving strain gage locations; gages cracked through