Avoiding common mistakes in FEA modelling: Technical Lecture Series

Peter Debney has spent many years building FEA models of dubious quality. He now puts that experience into practice by helping engineers with their own modelling problems.

There are a number of errors that appear time and time again, some with minor consequences and some with very serious ones.
In this talk Peter will explore some classic mistakes made in FEA models and how to avoid them.

About the speaker 

Peter Debney is a structural engineer with Arup and a visiting lecturer at the University of Bradford. 

Peter has over 30 years of experience in structural engineering programs, experience he uses to build and support tools that help engineers to analyse and design structures across the globe. A member of the Digital Workflows and Computational Design Panel, Peter’s enthusiasm for the use of FEA and digital modelling has enabled him to tackle some of the most complex geometric and dynamic problems encountered at Arup.

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This lecture will be livestreamed from 18:00 GMT. To view use the registration button, selecting registration type 'watch online'.

Please note that currently the livestream is not optimised for mobile/tablet viewing so we strongly recommend you to view via a PC/laptop.

Unable to watch live? The lecture will be added to the Institution’s YouTube channel after the event.

The Technical Lecture Series is supported by Trimble.

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17:30 for 18:00

Free To Attend

The Institution of Structural Engineers, 47-58 Bastwick Street, London, EC1V 3PS, UK

Peter Debney

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