Static

Testing, Diagnotics, and Analysis

ES3 has advanced capabilities for performing static structural analysis of components and assemblies, with experienced staff and licenses for widely adopted software packages including ANSYS (Finite Element Analysis), nCode (Finite Element Based Fatigue Analysis), and SOLIDWORKS (3D CAD).

Finite Element Analysis on a Legacy Shock Strut using ANSYS to determine Critical Locations

ES3 testing staff, facilities, and instrumentation capabilities enables us to design and implement customized tests to isolate issues and support system and component redesign qualification. ES3 static testing capabilities include multi-directional limit and ultimate load testing.

Static Qualification Testing of a Landing Gear Shock Strut in ES3’s Test Frame