Design with Finite Elements. Lecture 1: Introduction

First general introduction lecture from Design with Finite Elements course from our CEO Wouter van den Bos. Just click on a link to view video from interested chapter. Aim of the course General explanation Yield, local buckling, global buckling, fatigue, number of moves of crane, stability, crane standard NEN2018 / […]

Get Started

SDC Verifier: Get Started Tutorial

An introduction tutorial to get familiar with the software. It demonstrates how to create a project, define loads and load combinations, and quickly generate calculation results report. This step-by-step tutorial is designed to get you started with main SDC Verifier¬†features: Launch SDC Verifier; Creating new project; Create Combinations and Envelope; […]

Report Wizard

Report Wizard Tutorial

The tutorial demonstrates how to prepare full calculation report using Report Wizard. Model description, plots, and various tables are explained in details. This step-by-step tutorial is designed to cover SDC Verifier topics, namely : Template Reports; First page settings; Model entities in report; Predefined tables; Operations with tables and plots […]

Report Designer

Report Designer is an advanced tool to create fully customisable reports with control over the structure and possibility to modify and regenerate a part of the report.

Eurocode3 Fatigue

Fatigue check according to the Eurocode3 and FEM 1.001 standards is performed. Welds are automatically recognized by the Weld Finder. This step-by-step tutorial demonstrates how to implement the fatigue check according F.E.M. 1.001 in SDC Verifier. The following steps are covered: FEM 1.001 Fatigue detailed review; Implementation in SDC Verifier; […]

API ISO Norsok

API ISO Norsok Tutorial

A tubular offshore steel structure is verified according to the API RP-2A LRFD, ISO19902 and Norsok N004 standards. The buckling length is recognized automatically. In this tutorial, API 2A RP Beam Design Checks are reviewed in details. A beam model of a steel frame has been used as a start […]

AISC 360-10

The tutorial illustrates how to check Beam Buckling according to the AISC 360-10. A beam model of a lattice structure has been used as a start FEM model. In this tutorial, AISC 360-10 Beam Design Checks are reviewed in details. A beam model structure has been used as a start […]

Plate Buckling DNV

Plate Buckling DNV Tutorial

In this tutorial you will perform Plate Buckling check according to DNV RP-C201 2010 standard on a part of the ship model. It is an important aspect in offshore construction. Each one plate should be checked carefully, because it influences on the strength and stability of the whole construction. SDC […]

Plate Buckling ABS

Plate Buckling check according to the ABS 2014 is performed on a part of the ship. The plates with dimensions are recognized automatically with the help of the Panel Finder tool. What we will reveal in this tutorial: A part of a plate model of the ship has been used […]

Joint Check

Joint Check is a part of the API RP-2A LRFD standard (offshore check) which verifies the strength of tubular construction under tension or compression members. Let make some definition: Joint is a node where two or more incline elements are connected. Chord is a set of non-welded elements that form […]