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metaLug v2.1.0 | New Feature and User Tips

metaLug v2.1.0 is now available and includes some updates; mainly, the addition of a new feature called Auto K. Auto K automatically searches for and finds both axial and net tension Lug coefficient's. The user can leverage the Auto K functionality or revert back to a manual entry format using the readily accessible charts within metaLug. Auto...

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metalug News | Updates and Future Add-Ons

Centric Engineers is excited to announce that metalug is getting a feature-lift! Currently under development, metalug is going double...double shear lug that is!  Adding a new case study is a significant step in metalug's maturation into a viable lug analysis program. Now a user can expand his/her analysis by either selecting th...

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Xross2D | White Paper | Cross-Section Analysis in Python

Xross 2D | Supporting Documentation | Cross-Section Analysis in Python Download PDF File Here

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Why Xross2D is a BIG DEAL

First of all, thank you for reading this blog post. Xross2D is an exciting new tool for us, and we wanted to quickly share why. The reason Xross2D is so important is because we did not develop it! Instead, we built it on top of a free and open source library called sectionproperties. This is a big deal, because one of our core philosophies is to em...

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calCLT Software | Method

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2-D Bolt Software | Method

Assumptions & Limitations Fasteners are same material, size and typeThe joint only has one shearing plane (2D) Method  The joint centroid must be found before fastener loads can be calculated. The location of the centroid can be determined with equations 1 and 2.  The force components on each fastener can now be calculated using equat...

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metaLUG | Theory and Method

Program Background The program calculates the linear static failure of a metal lug in bearing and net-tension when subjected to an axial load. Lug Interaction effects are accounted for and ultimate margins of safety are recorded. The method described in this document only covers the techniques currently used in metaLUG. However, as program features...

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Software | CE Tutorial Series

metaLUG - Beginner Tutorial  Tutorial covers how to perform an analysis using the metaLUG program to calculate the ultimate failure margins for a single metallic lug subjected to an axial load. What you will learn: How to perform basic operations using metaLUGHow to perform a simple single lug analysisHow to copy and save results to excel calC...

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Welcome to the Centric Engineers blog! This technical blog provides tutorials, software-related theory and verification as well as technical articles that support the development and integrity of our products. The blog provides access to our community of registered users who seek guidance in the operation of; or, access to technical information rel...

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