Sotech’s Technical Engineer, Mohammadreza Jenaban, also known as Mo, is an expert in the principles of Finite Element Method (FEM). In this video, he explains why FEM is so important in the study and analysis of rainscreen panel performance and stability.
Mo’s background in engineering and a Masters in Mechanical Engineering has given him the expertise to work with main contractors, architects, and engineers to design bespoke systems and solutions. He analyzes unusual façade build-ups for inspired rainscreen cladding projects across the UK and beyond.
Here are some key points that Mo makes about FEM and its use in rainscreen panel design:
1. Finite Element Method (FEM) is a powerful mathematical technique used to simulate and analyze complex structures and systems. It enables engineers to divide a structure into smaller, simpler elements, and then analyze each element individually. This allows for a detailed analysis of the behavior of each element and the overall system. FEM is particularly important in the study of rainscreen panel performance and stability as it can be used to determine the optimal panel thickness, size, and shape, as well as the most effective fixing methods. By using FEM, engineers can design and test unique panel systems that are optimized for performance and stability.
2. Finite Element Analysis (FEA) is an accurate way of determining panel performance. FEA can provide precise information about how the panel will behave under different loads and conditions, enabling designers to create panels that are safe, durable, and effective. This level of accuracy is not possible with traditional methods of design and analysis.
3.Mo emphasizes that the combination of human expertise and FEM simulations is essential for creating truly innovative and effective panel designs. FEM is a valuable tool for engineers and designers looking to create effective, efficient, and innovative solutions to complex design challenges.
4. Mo’s experience and expertise in FEM make him an invaluable asset to Sotech’s technical team. If you are interested in working with Mo to discuss and test key parts of your design, you can contact Sotech’s technical team using the details provided. By working with Mo and the Sotech team, you can ensure that your project is analyzed with the precision and expertise needed to create a successful rainscreen cladding system.
Looking to the future, it is clear that FEM will continue to play an important role in the engineering and manufacturing sector. With the increasing complexity of modern structures, the need for accurate simulations and analysis will only continue to grow. FEM is an essential tool for engineers and designers looking to create effective, efficient, and innovative solutions to complex design challenges.
In conclusion, Mo’s expertise in FEM and its use in the study of rainscreen panel performance and stability is essential for creating safe, durable, and effective panel systems. FEM simulations enable engineers to design and test unique panel systems that are optimized for performance and stability, saving time and money in the design and testing process. The combination of Mo’s expertise and FEM simulations is essential for creating truly innovative and effective panel designs. The future of FEM is bright, and it will continue to play an important role in the engineering and manufacturing sector for years to come.
Mo started working for Sotech as an engineer back in 2015. With a background in engineering and a Masters in Mechanical Engineering, Mo gravitated towards engineering and simulation before moving full time into the role of Principal Technical Engineer.
Mo now works directly with main contractors, architects and engineers to design bespoke systems and solutions, and analyse unusual façade build ups for inspired rainscreen cladding projects across the UK and beyond.
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