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Driving Better Product Development Using Finite Element Analysis for Simulation


Hengchu Cao, PhD (Sr. Director, Engineering and Advanced Technology, Edwards Lifesciences)

Location: 210B

Date: Wednesday, February 7

Time: 11:00am - 11:45am

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Conference Track: MD&M: Product Development Best Practices

Vault Recording: TBD

Finite Element Analysis (FEA) is an integral part of the product development process, focusing on the use of simulation up front in the design and product development cycle. Beyond the traditional use of FEA in design concept development, design optimization and verification, latest development of realistic human heart anatomic model with biological tissue properties allows engineers to subject their design ideas to “what if” scenarios in clinically relevant environment.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Best practices for FEA users
  • Validation of FEA model to meet FDA and regulatory requirement
  • Advanced living heart FEA model to study clinical applications
  • Special consideration in Nitinol superelastic device simulation
  • Industry examples that you can apply