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A Revolution in Simulation!

The Rev-Sim.org website provides professional resources and a collaborative community to help increase the value of engineering simulation (CAE) investments through the Democratization of Simulation. By the process of “democratization” CAE experts can put the power of simulation safely and robustly into the hands of those who are not experts in using simulation software, including designers, new engineers and even those in technical sales and support.

The Rev-Sim portal provides access to the latest success stories, news, articles, whitepapers, blogs, presentations, videos, webinars, best practices and reference materials to help democratize simulation in your organization. Ask questions and participate in discussions with your peers and with the expert Topic Moderators on the site.

You’ll also have one-stop access to simulation specialists, industry organizations, special interest discussion groups, and industry media, along with software and consulting service providers to accelerate the return on your simulation investments through democratization.

Join the Revolution in Simulation here to explore, educate, innovate, and collaborate with others who are advancing the power, reach, and reliability of engineering simulation!

  • Success Stories

    What good is a revolution if it doesn’t result in change? See how companies are achieving measurable improvements in time savings, simulation data…
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  • Rev-Sim Webinar Series:
    Democratizing Simulation

    Can Non-Experts Safely Utilize Advanced Modeling and Workflows? The presenters highlight two industry case studies to demonstrate democratization at work.
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  • Your Turn to Contribute!

    Rev-Sim.Org is a collaboration driven by simulation experts, non-experts and users like you!  Send us your Democratizing Simulation content and we’ll review and add it to the site if its a good fit.

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    Jamie Gooch is editorial director of Digital Engineering. He is responsible for fulfilling DE‘s mission to guide its audience to technologies that optimize the product design and development process.

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  • The Growing Acceptance of CAE

    Simulation is being used for lawsuits in court, treating schizophrenia, use in middle school education and in deep learning.

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    With the following four UberCloud case studies we are demonstrating the growing acceptance of computer-aided engineering (CAE), especially in new user communities and application areas. Major reasons for this trend are continuous improvements in user-friendly CAE software, the ongoing price/performance improvement in high-performance computing (HPC), and easy and affordable access to powerful computing in the cloud.

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  • Glanzner Dynamics Reduced Their Need for Physical Prototyping by 90%

    Glanzner Dynamics is a small design company based in Einhausen, Germany. They are improving HVAC duct dystem through cloud-based simulation from SimScale.

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    Ductwork plays a crucial role when it comes to controlling the delivery and removal of air in both residential and industrial buildings. In the past, simplified analytical models were used to predict the flow profile of a complete duct system. In contrast, nowadays fluid flow simulation (CFD) technology delivers three-dimensional insights into the whole flow field and takes into account all physical effects, as well as the full geometry of the object.

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  • Rossignol has a team of engineers that work with skiers, designers and others to create new products. Of course, time to market is critical for them in terms of the ski season.

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    With ANSYS Discovery they realized that their engineers could assess changes in real-time and discuss them with the other team members to rapidly explore designs. What was previously a longer and more individual exercise became collaborative not just among engineers, but with every team member benefiting from simulation insight. The engineers could literally capture feedback from the skiers as they came off the slopes and Discovery gave them a joint language to explore product performance

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  • Rev-Sim Coffee Break: Part 7

    CFD Modeling of ABB Transformers

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    Goal: Design dry-type transformers to reduce material costs while satisfying dielectric and thermal performance.

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  • The Democratization of CFD: Mind the Gap?

    Is the CFD industry where one might hope it to be in terms of truly democratized usage? Keith Hanna shares his thoughts.

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    The $6million dollar question for the CFD/CAE industry today is:  Why has CFD not reached the “masses” as some commentators call it for even modest fluid flow, heat and mass transfer simulation on an ad hoc basis?

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  • Anticipating the Next Revolution in Engineering Simulation

    ANSYS white paper: Anticipating the Next Revolution in Engineering Simulation

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    This white paper discusses the ways that simulation must change to make it a more “democratic” tool that can be used by everyone on the development team — from veteran product engineers to less experienced designers at the beginning of their careers.

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  • CAE’s Pivotal Role in Innovation

    An interview with Umberto Lecci of Elettronica Group, a world leader in Electronic Warfare solutions.

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    In this interview, Umberto Lecci, head of the Thermo-Mechanical Engineering Design Solution Department of Elettronica Group, discusses the pivotal role that Computer Assisted Engineering plays in innovation which is becoming vital to companies’ survival and success in today’s fast-paced competitive world markets .
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  • GPU-based Simulation Will Redefine Product Development

    Discovery Live, powered by NVIDIA GPU, can simulate computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulations much faster than traditional simulation software.

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    As product development times shrink, designers are pressured to use simulation to produce near optimal designs. The challenge is that most simulation tools focus on precision and not speed. As a result, these tools don’t operate fast enough for early design exploration.

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