Material Calibration

Seminar

Finite Element Modeling of Solid Polymers (Part 1)

This two-day, web-based course covers a review of polymer mechanics theory, techniques and tools for experimentally characterizing polymers, and hands-on training on how to perform accurate finite element simulations of polymer components. This is the original training class that we have been gi

Webinar

MCalibration®: Inverse Calibration

This half-hour, web-based class offers an overview of using inverse calibrations in MCalibration. This course will review how to set up MCalibration to run an inverse calibration, extract the data, and run the calibration.

Case study

Bottle Impact Failure and Material Modeling
Impact modeling of polymers is important given their use in consumer products as both structures and impact protection. Accurate FE models of impact events require high rate testing, advanced modeling, and a thorough understanding of polymer failure.
Cohesive Zone Model (CZM) Calibration
Cohesive zone modeling is a powerful tool for predicting delamination in adhesively bonded structures. Veryst engineers use their expertise in experimental and computational fracture mechanics to calibrate cohesive zone models for accurate prediction of adhesive failure.
Design of Reinforced Hoses
A high-strength reinforced hose failed in service under normal operating conditions well before its intended design life. Inspections of the subject hose revealed that failure was mainly due to delamination.
Elastomer Foam Vibration Damper
Elastomer foams make excellent vibration dampers, but accurately designing these dampers requires an advanced material model. Veryst calibrated a PolyUMod® material model to design the vibration damper.
Golf Ball Impact Simulation
Accurate simulation of golf ball behavior during impact with a club is challenging due to the nonlinear impact event, the complexity of the polymeric ball material at the high strain rates experienced during impact, and the scarcity of material properties at these high strain rates. Veryst Engineering developed an accurate model that accounts for these complexities.
PEEK Temperature Dependence
PEEK materials are increasingly used in a variety of industries with elevated temperature applications. This example shows how Veryst Engineering developed a temperature-dependent, nonlinear model of PEEK behavior for use in commercial FEA codes.
Strength of Additively Manufactured Parts
Veryst can predict the ultimate strength and failure modes of design concepts generated using topology optimization and produced using additive manufacturing. We use advanced finite element analysis (FEA) that accounts for the nonlinear behavior of the material being used to make the part.

Service

Finite Element Analysis
Veryst offers leading expertise in advanced finite element modeling, particularly for complex, nonlinear problems. Many of our staff come from leading nonlinear software firms and we have official partner relationships with numerous firms. We can address problems that other finite element analysis consultants either cannot or are not sufficiently experienced to do well.
Material Model Calibration
Veryst has extensive experience selecting and calibrating a material model to capture the most important aspects of material behavior for your specific material and conditions during use.
Material Modeling

Veryst has extensive experience selecting and calibrating material models to capture the most important aspects of material behavior for your specific material and conditions during use.  Using MCalibration®, a software tool originally developed

Testing

Veryst’s mechanical testing capabilities have been developed over the past decade and are motivated by the need for high quality data to characterize complex polymer behavior.  We tailor our test programs based on our deep understanding of polymer and material mechanics and the challenges complex

News item

PolyUMod and compatibility with Abaqus, ANSYS
Veryst announces important updates to our PolyUMod® software—a library of 23 accurate material models that can be used to represent the nonlinear viscoplastic behavior of many different types of materials. 

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