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  • Crack-1

    BEASY Crack Simulation Technology provides easy to use crack modelling tools to predict: Stress Intensity Factors, Crack Growth Rates, Critical Crack Sizes, Crack Paths

  • Crack-2

    BEASY Fracture and Crack Growth enables engineers to quickly develop full 3D virtual prototypes based on the actual geometry of structures and components to predict how cracks will develop and impact their life and integrity.

  • Crack-3

    Crack growth simulation can play an important role in failure investigations and validating design changes

  • Crack-4
  • Crack-5

    BEASY Crack Growth simulation tools can predict how multiple cracks grow for MSD studies

  • Crack-6

    BEASY crack growth simulation tools can predict how cracks grow in structures

  • Crack-7

BEASY’s Crack Growth Simulation tools provide engineers with the ability to quickly solve 3D fracture models in support of damage tolerance analysis and structural integrity assessment.

BEASY’s Fatigue Crack Growth Simulation technology is easy to use and industry proven. Accurate fracture mechanics solutions are available for predicting:

  • Stress Intensity Factors
  • Crack Growth Rates
  • Crack Growth Paths
  • Critical Crack Sizes

BEASY's Crack Growth Simulation software is based on advanced fracture mechanics principles and represents a radically improved approach to computational fracture analysis. BEASY's fracture simulation methodology provides more accurate solutions for those needing to make critical life extension decisions or to determine if an asset can continue to operate safely under existing service loading conditions.

BEASY fatigue crack growth solutions provide important data for:

  • Damage Tolerant Design
  • Support for Structural Life Extension Programs
  • Failure Investigation
  • Multiple Crack Interaction
  • Virtual Fracture Testing
  • Design Principles

Typical Applications Of Crack Growth Simulation Include

BEASY’s Crack Simulation Technology revolutionises the way Fracture Mechanics calculations are performed to satisfy your needs for quality Fracture Mechanics data.

Simulation Of Corrosion & Fracture Damage

Structures regularly operate in environments that can cause high levels of corrosion damage, and this damage leads to stress concentrations within the structure and potential development of cracks. Even when only a thin film of electrolyte is present on the structure, this can still lead to an electrical field that causes surface damage.

Corrosion damage 2 fracture July 2015Using the results from the Corrosion Manager software, the material removed from the surface can be predicted (corresponding to corrosion occurring over a given exposure time), and cracks can be initiated in each potential problem area, to identify vulnerability to fatigue failure.

The geometry change caused by corrosion mass loss can be used to perform stress analysis of the structure, to determine the stress concentration in the component at the corresponding time in the life of the aircraft. It can then be assumed that cracks initiate, and the subsequent crack growth simulated. This crack growth takes into account the corrosion damage and will inherently include local stress concentration due to the damaged surface. In the crack growth simulation, the full crack path and direction is determined along with the fatigue life.

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