OpenFOAM | Programming

Solid dynamics toolkit for OpenFOAM

During the last few years I have been actively working (mostly as part of my doctorate degree) in developing a solid dynamics toolkit within the framework of cell-centred and vertex-centred Finite Volume Method. This novel mixed formulation overcomes the drawbacks associated with conventional displacement-based Finite Element and Finite Volume formulations…

SolidWorks

CAD of a sheet metal structure in SolidWorks

In this post I will explain the procedure of how to create the CAD of a complex thin structure using SolidWorks 2018. Here, we will consider a biomedical stent which is a tiny mesh structure inserted into human arteries to treat blocked arteries. The procedure is more commonly known as…