IN THIS APPLICATION BRIEF, YOU WILL DISCOVER
- The industry challenges facing engineers working with the heavy machinery used in ports and mines to load and unload cargo
- The solutions that Akselos’ engineering simulation software can bring
Heavy machinery used in ports and mines to unload cargo is prone to premature failure due to the intense nature of the work. Typically, engineers have relied on finite element analysis (FEA) to make machine repair and maintenance decisions. However, FEA has shortcomings when used on large, complex assets, leading to a lack of understanding of the causes of failure.
Akselos’ engineering simulation software overcomes FEA’s shortcomings through reduced basis finite element analysis (RB-FEA), allowing for a faster solution time using significantly less computational power. As a result, mining and port companies can reduce OpEx by reducing repair strategies, extending inspection intervals, and accurately estimating the asset’s remaining life.