Webinar Information


Friday, June 23th, 2017                                                        10 a.m. (CST) 


This is an online event. 


Arindam Chakraborty
Virtual Integrated Analytics Solutions

Our Speaker

Dr. Will Mars, Ph.D. is the founder and president of Endurica LLC, the international leader in solutions at the intersection of engineering, elastomers and durability. He is the author of the Endurica fatigue solver, which is the core algorithm used in Dassault Systemes’ software product fe-safe/RubberTM. Dr. Mars has received several awards for his scientific contributions and innovations, including the 2007 Sparks Thomas award of ACS Rubber Division, and the 1999 Henry Fuchs award of SAE Fatigue Design & Evaluation committee.  Dr. Mars is the editor of the journal Rubber Chemistry & Technology, and a past editor of Tire Science & Technology.  His contributions span a topic range including material characterization, product evaluation, finite element modeling, fracture mechanics and fatigue life prediction methods.  He has more than 25 years’ experience in the rubber industry.  Dr. Mars earned his Honors BSME with Polymer Specialization at the University of Akron, and his MS and Ph.D. degrees at the University of Toledo.  

Dr. Arindam Chakraborty, Ph.D. has over ten years of combined industry and academic experience related to the field of solid mechanics, stress analysis, fatigue & fractures, and stochastic modeling. He has been involved with structural integrity and component flaw evaluation (ECA and FEA based fracture assessment), FFS, optimization and reliability, material degradation evaluation, and nonlinear FEA analysis in Abaqus throughout his professional life. 


WEBINAR: Get Durability Right - Modern Solutions for Elastomers

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Rubber’s macromolecular structure gives rise to unique behaviors that require appropriately specialized analysis methods. Endurica is the world leader in elastomer-specific solutions for characterizing and analyzing durability.

Their solutions bring unprecedented capability for analyzing the effects of multiaxial, variable amplitude loads and nonlinear material properties on durability. Dr. Will Mars from Endurica and Dr. Arindam Chakraborty from VIAS will conduct this webinar about the following agenda:

Webinar Agenda

Overview of Endurica solutions for elastomer durability

  • Material Characterization services
  • Durability simulation software
  • Testing Instruments

Case Study: Computing Mud Pump Durability 

What’s new with Endurica solutions in 2017? 

  • Characterization Service
  • fe-safe / Rubber 2017
  • Endurica CL 2.50
  • User Validation Experiences
  • Future Directions


Join us for a free webinar about rubber/elastomers solutions presented by VIAS and our partner Endurica. 

Date: June 23, 2017

Time: 10 a.m, Central Time

Duration: 45 minutes

Who Should Attend:

Engineering Managers, Senior & Junior Engineers, Stress Engineers, FEA/CFD Analysts

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