Design with Finite Elements. Lectures by Topics

On this page the parts of the lectures are organized by topic. If you want to follow the full lectures, lecture by lecture go to the education category.

The Assignment

Crane design

FEM basics

FEM theory

Explanation of topics from the Crane standard NEN2018/2019

The different Loads on the crane (and how to apply them)

How to make a FEM model of your crane

How to set up all the calculations and to complete the documentation

Explanation on FEA results:

Explanation with example crane:

Questions and encountered problems from students: