Hittin’ The Road

Doc is in a secure undisclosed location, somewhere in the Land of the (sorta-)Free, attending a conference and spending some time with Mrs. Boom in the fresh-air and sunshine (or so he hopes) So, posting will be a little light through the end of the month, though he claims to be working on something… paleo… Continue reading Hittin’ The Road

You’re getting very sleepy…

Fear not, we’re not going to be getting deep into the metaphysical or the occult at this point. We’re instead going to spill some electronic ink talking about things that rock back and forth – or, as we in the engineering world call it… simple harmonic motion. In order to introduce this concept, we’ll consider… Continue reading You’re getting very sleepy…

Categorized as DaMath

Welcome to the Finite World!

The first of what I suspect will be a dozen or more posts on the fundamentals of the Finite Element Method (FEM) and Finite Element Analysis (FEA)

Strength Training

The objective of a static analysis of a part or mechanism could be to determine if the kinematics of the body/mechanism will work for the application in which it is utilized. However, the strict kinematic analysis of a part or mechanism (and for the sake of simplicity I’m going to talk in the rest of… Continue reading Strength Training