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RCI Recommended Text Editors

Engineers should have a good text editor in their toolbox of software tools. Some traits of a good text editor are: Ability to open unlimited size files (i.e. multi-gigabyte) Cross platform (same editor on Windows, Linux, etc.) Free or very low cost Column editing/cutting No administrator install requirements fast search/replace functionality Here are some good […]

Transient Analysis of a Train

Transient moving load going down a set of elevated rail road tracks. The Analysis was done in NX/Nastran solution 129 and presents a random spectrum moving down the train track 30mph. The spectrum was converted into a time domain random signal and then applied as a moving load going from left to right over approximately […]