ANSYS Inc. (Canonsburg, Pa.) announced the availability of ASAS 14 structural element software, and AQWA 5.6, a hydrodynamic assessment software suite, for the offshore oil and marine industries. ASAS 14 offers a simple method of defining internal tank loading for vessels as well as a unique nonlinear, coupled wave-structure interaction facility that has been enhanced with the addition of effective tension for curved tubular elements. AQWA 5.6 brings new features, such as user-defined, multi-directional wave spectra and improved handling of irregular frequencies and standing waves, plus the ability to handle up to 50 interconnected structures. ansys.gocomp.biz/3
Editor PickTwo webinars this week emphasize aeroengines and braiding technology
Jan. 25, sponsored by Siemens, focuses on digitalization of composites in aeroengines. Jan. 26, sponsored by A&P Technology, focuses on use of braided fabrics to optimize composites fabrication.