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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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  • HPC in Personalized Non-invasive Clinical Treatment of Schizophrenia and Parkinson’s

    India’s National Institute of Health was able for schizophrenia to replace highly risky brain-invasive operations with an innovative technique of non-invasive low-risk treatment based on CAE.

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    This UberCloud use case #200 describes how India’s National Institute of Health was able for schizophrenia – and potentially Parkinson’s disease, depression, and other brain disorders – to replace the current highly risky procedure of brain-invasive operations with an innovative technique of non-invasive low-risk treatment based on CAE that is also significantly more affordable.

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  • Deep Learning for Fluid Flow Prediction in the Cloud

    UberCloud project #211 on Deep Learning for Fluid Flow Prediction in the Advania Cloud has been performed solely for educational purposes, for our wider engineering community.

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    CFD is demanding both in terms of computing power and simulation time. Artificial Neural Networks (ANN) can learn complex dependencies between high-dimensional variables. In this UberCloud case study, the goal of the approach is to apply an ANN to solve fluid flow problems to significantly decrease time-to-solution while preserving much of the accuracy of a traditional CFD solver.

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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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  • Wind ITO Fulfillment Center: Capturing Proprietary Processes for Wind Farm Siting Analysis

    Democratizing Simulation at General Electric Global and General Electric Renewables wind farm engineering.

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    Program Advantages:

    – Automates multiple sequential or parallel siting analyses, where each analysis may itself execute multiple steps.

    – Provides the flexibility to define the workflow and the set of steps that form the analysis, as well as the dependencies among them.

    – Serves as a corporate knowledge base while providing automated reporting & searching of previous analyses.

    – Provides the same simplified user experience and global access to the entire wind farm engineering team and the sales organization

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  • Democratizing CAE: Lessons learned from an enterprise practitioner

    Bruce Jenkins (Ora Research) writes that a highlight of the NAFEMS 2016 mini-symposium was a presentation of lessons learned from an enterprise practitioner, Glenn Valine, Director Engineering IT at GKN Driveline North America, Inc.

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    In 2015 Ora Research reported on GKN Driveline’s journey to democratize CAE with SPDM (Democratizing CAE with SPDM at GKN Driveline). “Our approach,” Valine described at the time, “was to create a virtual tool kit—one of three web portals inside a bigger system. This is the application that contains our standard calculation tools, both empirical and numerical.”

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  • Is Timeliness a Key to the Democratization of Simulation?

    CIMdata's Keith Meintjes gives his take on the impending Democratizing Simulation wave.

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    Having just arrived in Cleveland, Ohio for CAASE18 (Conference on Advancing Analysis & Simulation in Engineering), I was reminded of the recent COFES meeting where I was struck by the similar propositions of two people I greatly respect.

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  • Rev-Sim Webinar Series: Can Non-Experts Safely Utilize Advanced Modeling & Workflows?

    Rev-Sim's Malcolm Panthaki and EASA's Mike Nieburg answer the question... Can non-experts safely utilize advanced modeling and workflows?

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    This presentation introduces Rev-Sim.Org  – the industry’s on-line resource for democratizing simulation while providing real-world case studies of organizations who are safely extending analysis capabilities throughout the organization.

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  • VCollab: Democratizing Simulation Visualization?

    Chad Jackson's 2013 BLOG on Visual Collaboration Technologies (VCollab).

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    Conducting engineering simulations in today’s business environment can be challenging. Executives often give a begrudging approval to simulation teams to do their work. But its infrequent that those simulation teams are able to expose their work to the broader enterprise. There has been trends more recently, however, to expose simulation results in new and exciting ways that are more accessible to non-technical roles.

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