IT Solutions

Oct. 14, 2009
Product development solution

Product Lifecycle Management

Femap Version 10.1 from Siemens PLM Software provides new finite element (FE) modeling and visualization tools for increased productivity. Femap is a PC-based CAE modeling solution and the finite element analysis (FEA) component of the Velocity Series portfolio. Femap 10.1 enhancements add new functionality in model visualization and post processing, as well as NX Nastran software integration and support, including: multigroup display; model display and visualization; load/constraint set and analysis management; global ply composite post processing; improved efficiency of graphics database storage; 2-D tensor force and stress plots; and NX Nastran analysis and job submittal management.

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About the Author

Josh Cable | Former Senior Editor

Former Senior Editor Josh Cable covered innovation issues -- including trends and best practices in R&D, process improvement and product development. He also reported on the best practices of the most successful companies and executives in the world of transportation manufacturing, which encompasses the aerospace, automotive, rail and shipbuilding sectors. 

Josh also led the IndustryWeek Manufacturing Hall of Fame, IW’s annual tribute to the most influential executives and thought leaders in U.S. manufacturing history.

Before joining IndustryWeek, Josh was the editor-in-chief of Penton Media’s Government Product News and Government Procurement. He also was an award-winning beat reporter for several small newspapers in Northeast Ohio.

Josh received his BFA in creative writing from Bowling Green University, and continued his professional development through course-work at Ohio University and Cuyahoga Community College.

A lifelong resident of the Buckeye State, Josh currently lives in the Tremont neighborhood of Cleveland. When the weather cooperates, you’ll find him riding his bike to work, exercising his green thumb in the backyard or playing ultimate Frisbee.  

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