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ME Winter Seminar - 3/5/14

You are cordially invited to the Mechanical Department Seminar Series

Speaker: Eduardo Chan

Date: Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Location: Bannan Hall 142 (Law Building)
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.


P-Version Finite Element Method in Creo Simulate




 Majority of commercial finite element analysis packages are based on h-version finite element methods. The alternative p-version finite element methods provide several advantages to the traditional h-approach. This presentation will provide an overview of the specific implementation of the p-method in the Simulate module within Creo (formerly known as Pro/ENGINEER & Pro/MECHANICA). A few recent advances in its analysis capabilities will also be covered.


About the speaker:


Dr. Eduardo Chan is primarily interested in finite element methods in structural and thermal problems. For over 16 years, he was a member of the analysis technology group that covers all simulation capabilities of Creo (formerly known as Pro/ENGINEER) and was the technical manager of the group for the last 8 years. Recently, Dr. Chan joined Solar Junction, a solar cell startup in San Jose, as their development manager in charge of all simulation and software needs. Dr. Chan graduated from Caltech with a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering in 1997.