Moderator Blogs



CAE Industry Experts Predict Future of Simulation
AweSim workshop to build modeling and simulation understanding at AeroDef

Dennis Thompson, representing the AweSim program, recently gave a presentation targeted  at non-technical attendees interested in learning the business value … Continue reading AweSim workshop to build modeling and simulation understanding at AeroDef


HPC Resources for Businesses

OSC’s Business Development Manager, Chase Eyster, recently described what it’s like engaging with businesses that don’t know much about HPC … Continue reading HPC Resources for Businesses


Why is “Knowledge Automation” useful

Knowledge Automation is the term used to describe various technologies and techniques that capture knowledge that is integral to the … Continue reading Why is “Knowledge Automation” useful


What are the benefits of a well-designed Simulation Template

What are the characteristics of a useful Simulation Template? What are the potential benefits? Is this just a theoretical discussion … Continue reading What are the benefits of a well-designed Simulation Template


Simulation Templates: By the Experts, for the Non-Experts

A well-designed, robust and accurate Simulation Template can only be created and maintained by simulation experts. These experts understand the … Continue reading Simulation Templates: By the Experts, for the Non-Experts


Meaningful Return On Investment (ROI) calculations are challenging for Engineering Simulation

Return On Investment (ROI) calculations are a method commonly used to quantify financial benefits of any planned activity.  Approval to … Continue reading Meaningful Return On Investment (ROI) calculations are challenging for Engineering Simulation


Understanding and explaining the Engineering Simulation value proposition

The ASSESS Initiative has initially outlined six major contributing factors to Engineering Simulation business challenges.  The first of which is … Continue reading Understanding and explaining the Engineering Simulation value proposition


Why is Simulation Governance Essential for the Reliable Deployment of FEA-Based Engineering Simulation Apps?

Finite element modeling originated in the aerospace industry over 60 years ago. Owing to the level of expertise and experience … Continue reading Why is Simulation Governance Essential for the Reliable Deployment of FEA-Based Engineering Simulation Apps?


S.A.F.E.R. Simulation – Simulation Governance

In this fourth of ESRD’s multi-part series on “S.A.F.E.R. Numerical Simulation for Structural Analysis in the Aerospace Industry”, ESRD explores … Continue reading S.A.F.E.R. Simulation – Simulation Governance


What is Democratization of Simulation and Model Deployment – and why bother doing it?

What is the Democratization of Simulation and how is democratizing simulation made possible? First, let’s start with some definitions. What … Continue reading What is Democratization of Simulation and Model Deployment – and why bother doing it?


Gathering of the Democratization Community at CAASE18

Dating back to the 2015 NAFEMS World Congress, interest in democratization has grown from a single session to a full conference … Continue reading Gathering of the Democratization Community at CAASE18


Eight dangers engineers, modelers and analysts need to be aware of when using Excel spreadsheets

It’s pretty obvious why we use Excel so much – it’s everywhere, it’s initially easy, and it’s what we know. … Continue reading Eight dangers engineers, modelers and analysts need to be aware of when using Excel spreadsheets


Understanding Low Code Development Platforms, and How They are Becoming Critical for Businesses

There is a growing class of software tools, “Low-Code Development Platforms”, that provide an agile, flexible and easy to use … Continue reading Understanding Low Code Development Platforms, and How They are Becoming Critical for Businesses


A Path to Simulation Democratization

Engineering.com’s CAD and Simulation Subject Leader, Michael Alba recaps CAASE 2018 with an emphasis on Democratized Simulation and Rev-Sim.Org


CAASE 2018 Recap

More than 500 individuals gathered in Cleveland’s Huntington Convention center June 5-7 for CAASE18, the Conference on Advancing Analysis & … Continue reading CAASE 2018 Recap


A Business Centric Approach to Simulation Democratization

Here is a thought-provoking article / presentation describing a business-centric approach to deploying simulation democratization initiatives. #simulationdemocratization, #engineeringsimulation, #digitaltwin, #digitaltransformation, … Continue reading A Business Centric Approach to Simulation Democratization


Introduction to CAE-Based Digital Twins

Physics-based CAE simulation models (FEA, CFD, Multibody Dynamics, Electromagnetics) have become realistic enough, and execute fast enough,  to prove their … Continue reading Introduction to CAE-Based Digital Twins


CAASE 20

With only a couple of weeks remaining to submit your abstract for CAASE20, the Conference on Advancing Analysis and Simulation … Continue reading CAASE 20