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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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  • Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries

    One of the world’s leading heavy equipment manufacturers, Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (ZPMC) was in need of tools to improve communication and simulation.

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    Challenges: Software barriers (Different models, Non-inherent data, Manual data transfer) and Designers didn’t have the expertise needed to perform simulations.

    Solution:  Democratized Simulation through intelligent simulation applications (Comet SimApps).

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  • Ninth Graders Tap HPC in the Cloud to Design Flying Boats

    9th-grade students in Norway designed flying boats in ANSYS Discovery Live, 3D-printed them, and ‘crowned’ their 3-month tech course with a final competition for the best flying boat.

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    This UberCloud project #208 has been performed by a class of 9th-grade middle-school students in Norway, supported by their physics teacher, ANSYS channel partner EDRMedeso, and HPC Cloud service provider UberCloud. On Microsoft’s Azure Cloud they used ANSYS Discovery Live which provides real-time 3D simulation, tightly coupled with geometry modeling, to enable interactive design exploration and rapid product innovation.

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  • BellaSeno used SimScale to maximize fluid flow through its high-end 3D printed implants Senella®

    Success story featuring BellaSeno – a preclinical stage medical device startup aiming to introduce a new generation of absorbable implants for breast reconstruction.

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    The technological success of the Senella® platform depends upon efficient vascularisation of the porous space within the implant volume such that the infiltrating tissue is adequately nourished.

    Due to this, it is very important that the pore architecture of the implant is designed to maximise fluid flow (and maximize fluid contact with the implant surfaces).

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  • Shaping up to Hover and Fly

    A case study highlighting how the Italian Aerospace Research Centre uses Optimus to explore innovative tiltrotor aerodynamic design concepts.

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    The Italian Aerospace Research Center, uses Optimus to explore innovative tiltrotor aerodynamic design concepts. Tiltrotor aircraft hold the potential to combine the vertical lift capability of a helicopter with the speed and range of a fixed-wing aircraft.

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  • Here Comes the Simulation Revolution! Part 1

    By democratizing simulation, its power will be safely and robustly extended into the hands of non-experts, including designers, junior engineers, and even those on the sales front.

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    Throughout a series of short articles we’ll detail how it works, examine some of today’s enabling tools, and take a look at organizations fully leveraging their simulation investments by successfully democratizing simulation today.

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  • Agile Engineering Processes: The Business Impact of Simulation Democratization

    Presentation from Matteo Nicolich, Marco Turchetto (ESTECO SpA) and Cristiano Persi, Andrea Santoro (Ergolines Lab Srl)

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    Model sharing between domain experts and model experts allows process automation expert to integrate the model without sharing the complete model: permissions

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  • Future Engineers Gain Experience from Design Software Democratization

    The democratization of design software is a trend that makes engineering tools accessible to new users through improved user interfaces (UI) and access.

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    This trend makes it easier for the next generation of product designers to gain the experience they need at a much younger age. This experience will be a considerable boon to the engineering community once these youth start to enter the workforce.

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  • The Democratization of CFD: Taking Off

    Computational fluid dynamics, or CFD, is moving toward democratization. Once the province of a subset of specialists, CFD is now reaching an ever-greater population of engineers.

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    From its computational inception at the Los Alamos National Lab’s T3 group in the late 1950s, CFD analysis had been performed exclusively by specialized analysts who held Ph.D.’s in the subject and had devoted their careers to the discipline. But CFD has seen great change over the past 10 years, with a jump in the number of computer technologies available to all levels and types of engineers and to engineers at smaller companies have more access to CFD than in the past.

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