Understanding Design for Additive Manufacturing is essential if you use 3D printing anywhere in your production process. But where should you begin? This guide explains the basics of DfAM and introduces the intermediate and advanced concepts you need to succeed.
Effective thermal management is crucial if you design products with electrical components. Discover how 3D printing can enable you to take your thermal management efforts to the next level by creating more compact and efficient heat exchangers.
Architected materials and additive manufacturing unlock new opportunities for managing impact absorption. You can maximize your control over the collapse with the right tools and design methodology.
Download this free guide to learn how to maximize the impact of your lightweighting initiatives through smart design.
This guide explores how additive manufacturing, when combined with advanced engineering design software, can enable thermal engineers to address this need for more efficient and compact HEXs.
According to the 451 Global Digital Infrastructure Alliance: Enterprise datacenters only use 56% of their capacity.
On their own, industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) devices constitute only part of the equation that unlocks these innovations. Equally important is having in place software solutions that allow businesses to take full advantage of the data collection, analytics, and automation features that IoT devices offer.
Simulation is key to the engineering toolbox. However, in order to consistently achieve goals, one expert argues that efforts have to be strategic and run like a high-profitable, repeatable business.
If there’s one thing we’ve learned in the past two years it’s that even though we can never fully predict the future, we must plan for it anyway.
You've got to start now: How simulation is changing and what you need to do to keep up.
Engineering organizations are embracing simulation-driven design processes, with various simulations occurring more frequently throughout the research, development, and manufacturing cycle. However, compute resource constraints, licensing requirements, analysis speed, and other factors sometimes limit the expansion of simulation for engineering organizations.
The SimScale platform has been adopted by leading global AEC firms to utilize the Pedestrian Wind Comfort (PWC) approach during early-stage design. Learning about your design early rather than later in the cycle and mitigating issues is the objective.
This blog from Cadence shares some know-how, summarizing state-of-the-art CFD technologies for cavitation prediction and covering different applications and CFD features to answer the engineer's needs.
In this eBook, you’ll discover the numerous advantages offered by HPC in the cloud, and how it grants engineers access to the right computing resources necessary for running compute and data-intensive computer simulations.
How does generative design of heat sink topology increase thermal performance? Imagine what it would be like to not be limited by your brain. We are all influenced by our education and life experiences, making our brain not only biased, but also limited. In heat sink design, this notion makes innovation harder than it needs to be.
Thermal design has always been a cornerstone for innovation. Today, that innovation has resulted in size conscious products that deliver more, faster, to maintain their competitive edge. This has resulted in more power being packed in today‘s smaller gadgets, which means that they generate more heat than their predecessors did. The increase in heat generation demands more robust and efficient cooling to ensure product reliability and efficiency.
UberCloud President, Wolfgang Gentzsch dives into seven cost savings (resp. increasing ROIs), in the HPC Cloud.
Reliable and intelligent automation protocol—best if easy to implement and doubles as a tool for knowledge capture—can alleviate all of these shortcomings. One question that remains is: by how much?
This webinar recording shows how organizations have incorporated simulation into their development process to drive better designs. You will learn how engineers can use simulation during the early stages of the design process to deliver their best designs in less time.
This video shows you how to set up and reuse a structural analysis custom block. The presenter sets up a single load structural analysis workflow, condenses it into a custom block, then imports the custom block in a different file and runs simulations across multiple parts.
Cadence intelligent system design offers an entire approach to systematically resolve the whole process of product design, simulation, and verification.
With a more detailed understanding of shrinkage behavior, and with assistance from simulation software, mold engineers can address shrinkage earlier in the design process, save time, and improve part quality.
Increasingly, sustainability is becoming the responsibility of the businesses which we in the CAE industry serve, and this is only going to become ever more urgent in the next 20 years.
A simple workflow in the SimScale platform can guide engineers through a drone/UAV simulation, showing the external aerodynamics using CFD and static structural simulation for loading and vibration analysis.
In this recorded webinar, Greg Klouse from Corvid will introduce how to utilize Coreform Cubit and Velodyne to go from CAD to a predictive solution that can correlate with test.
This post is a continuation in a series about simulation on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform and some of the roles you can find there. This week we are focusing on the Antenna Placement Electromagnetics Engineer role and how it can help antenna system integrators and simulation specialists to collaborate on the assessment and validation of installed antenna performance.
Jette Lorsbach is with the University of Stuttgart’s Akaflieg Stuttgart, a student organization with a goal of developing, building, and flying unique and interesting aircraft prototypes. This blog describes a current project, a workflow using Abaqus to develop a fly-by-wire glider.
To understand the benefits of a digital twin, it is necessary to understand the possibilities they present. This paper examines their characteristics and construction, the problems of producing a good digital twin, and, with examples, shows their value.
Digital twins create an opportunity to bring modeling and simulation techniques out to the operations phase of an asset. These capabilities allow organizations to improve accuracy of operations and maintenance decisions to optimize their aircraft fleets and can be used by OEMs to support future product improvements in next generation aircraft.
This article in Scientific Computing World magazine details how today’s simulation tools are helping engineers design the aircraft of tomorrow.
According to the NASA CFD Vision 2030 Study, CAD interoperability and access to geometry, mesh adaptation and high-order mesh generation, mesh generation kernels, and automated mesh generation are key topics that require due consideration and commitment.
This post outlines the primary advantages of digital twins and gets you thinking how the concept could make a difference in your organization.
How does automation impact professionals in the process of developing better products? Will it reduce job opportunities for engineers, and how will it change job profiles? These key questions are discussed in this blog post.
The benefits provided by CAENexus and methodology are analogous to those offered to general program development by Object Oriented Programming (OOP).
Software tools like Simcenter have enabled private and public organizations alike. Spacecraft designers have powerful tools to confidently deal with complexity, reduce costs and risks, and deliver excellence and safety. Download the white paper to find out what Space 4.0 holds in store and what you’ll need to compete.
It is crucial for any software with modeling functionality to support the user’s design process by making the modeling interface intuitive and easy to use. To accomplish this, modeling software often contains library items for the user to simply drag and drop into the model.
When starting to design a cooling system for your application, first determine the boundary conditions of the application. Once these are established, there are additional steps to address the cooling for any product.
Jan Büchsenschütz explains the challenges of modernizing factories and how those can be overcome.
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And an essential aspect of a correct set of equations is a correct set of boundary conditions, so let’s make sure we are setting the right boundary conditions!
Additive manufacturing enables you to create next-generation heat exchanger designs to meet increasing product requirements. This article guides you through the engineering design techniques you need to know and how to get started.
Working with CAD assemblies in nTopology has become easier. The new version of the Import Part block preserves assembly component metadata and hierarchy.
Learn how engineers can harness the powerful features in SimScale for evaluating building aerodynamics, pedestrian wind comfort, indoor and outdoor thermal comfort, and structural wind loading on buildings, structures, and entire cities.
Systems designers and PCB designers also have to contend with form factor restrictions that create new heat dissipation challenges, and oftentimes these cannot be solved by simply adding a fan to an assembly.
With 3 simple improvements to Simcenter 3D turbomachinery manufacturers and designers can more efficiently create a whole engine model that streamlines multiphysics analysis and provides greater insight into the interrelated effects of heat transfer, fluid flow and structural mechanics in turbomachinery designs.
This video discusses simulation on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform along with Structural Mechanics Engineer and Structural performance Engineer.
Incrementing a Thru-Crack in a Filled Hole via Excel VBA.
As the demand for quality continues to rise, these digital prototypes become even more complex while simulation analyses are required for numerous disciplines, such as Crash, NVH, Durability, CFD and for sub studies such as side, rear or front impact in crash analyses
This white paper takes a deep, technical dive into the pitfalls of random base excitation simulation, offering solutions to help you obtain accurate results efficiently, with limited computation time. Discover the keys to improving your random analysis workflow while reducing costs.
Aero CFD lets you to accurately model thermo-mechanical effects on the whole engine over full mission cycles. The solution offers an alternative to running a full 3D conjugate computational fluid dynamics (CFD) on the whole engine model, which is cost-prohibitive during the early design phase.
Simulating electronics cooling has a unique difficulty that does not occur with other thermal simulations. Electronic components have many little parts and details such as components, pins, chip markings, plate-through holes, etc.
Preparing, uploading, and adapting CAD geometry for analysis is the first step in setting up any three-dimensional simulation for analysis.
The ambitious goal of the Surfboard Engineering Association (SEA) is simple: To disrupt the surfboard industry with a systematic scientific engineering approach. But not in a conventional manner.
The holistic and intuitive use of engineering simulation, virtual prototyping and digital twins can help make the net-zero air mobility revolution a reality.
Advanced simulation capabilities don't have to be complex or difficult. Check out this quick start guide from CATI.
Leveraging simulation in the early upstream stages provides the insight and confidence that designs are on the right path - not hoping that's the case.
Using the 6Sigma Digital Twin’s built-in libraries of cabinets and IT devices, the aerospace enterprise was able to quickly amend models and simulate the impact of new IT equipment deployment.
What are you doing to advance innovation? Here's an idea - bring artificial intelligence (AI) to bear on your product design process with Generative Design. Read this blog post to learn more.
This blog post explores some of the many applications for utilizing digital twins.
In product development, CFD enables the design of products and systems that meet requirements for fluid flow and heat transfer. This blog post discusses how this works.
There are many reasons why organizations of all kinds choose to add multiphysics simulation to their R&D process. It often boils down to being able to innovate faster and at a lower financial cost. When engineering teams are looking to simulate real-world designs, devices, and processes, they need software that provides accurate results.
Depending upon the medium, shear stress may cause a change in fluid flow between layers. An understanding of this phenomenon is important for designing, monitoring, and controlling systems, which typically include electronics and PCBAs, for a wide range of applications and fields, including aerospace, automotive, energy, and industrial processing.
Understanding the basics of Fourier harmonic modeling applied to turbomachinery unsteady flows the flow field in turbomachinery is dominated by inherently unsteady flow features such as blade-row interactions, blade vibration, inlet flow or thermal distortions.
The Power of the CST Studio Suite Now Available to SOLIDWORKS.
In the past the simulation of large flexible space structures was done as a linear dynamics problem, considering a combination of modal representations of the flexible bodies. But as solar arrays increase in size nonlinear dynamics techniques are increasingly needed in order to consider large displacements in the structures as well as the momentum of the sections of the structure in motion.
Read this whitepaper to gain key acoustic and noise perception concepts and understand the mechanisms by which wind turbines generate sound.
What do combustion engineers and the Beach Boys have in common? They care about “Good Vibrations”.
SPDRM enables organizations to manage simulation knowledge and to orchestrate the full spectrum of virtual product development procedures. Read the Executive Summary on why SPDRM of BETA CAE Systems is the right software solution.
Increase simulation agility, improve team efficiency, and reduce costs by automating computer aided engineering (CAE) tasks. This is especially true for computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis tasks, where routine workflows can be systematically analyzed, built into best practices, and refined.
Engineers are turning to Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) to fully understand the influence of the aerodynamics variables effecting a train as it speeds through a tunnel.
E-Book: Accelerate product innovation by enhancing fluid and thermal performance in the early design phase.
The mind of a mold builder never ceases to amaze me. Their creativity, ingenuity, and intelligence make them impeccable problem solvers, which is why I thought you might be interested in getting inside the mind of a fellow problem solver to learn how he came up with a very popular simulation software.
Identifying warpage is one of the easiest aspects of injection molding. Understanding the cause is a little more complicated. Here’s a close look at the sources of warpage and how to prevent it.
All mold engineers know, shrinkage is an unfortunate fact of life. All plastics shrink as they cool from viscous liquids to solids, and every type of plastic shrinks in a slightly different way. And while eliminating shrinkage is impossible, minimizing it is essential for molding parts accurately.
This video provides an overview of aerodynamics simulation and a programmed called AirShaper.
The behavior of airflow around an object is extremely complex. Phenomena such as turbulence, flow separation and eddy currents can be present and significantly affect aerodynamic performance. To accurately model the intricacies of this flow, CFD simulations need to run with finer meshes in these areas of interest.
In the world of fluid dynamics, the simulation solution is Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD). Modelling the flows and pressures around test items offers more than just force measurements of drag and lift. A calculated flow field allows engineers to study very complex motion in fine detail and investigate the effects of small changes.
Technology from VCollab elevates CAE reporting to a largely automated and highly intuitive process. With this additional automation in place, the capacity of the CAE analyst to provide greater strategic impact can be increased by as much as 35%.
Electromagnetics (EMAG) and electrical engineers are at home with streamlined EMAG Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) packages, like Simcenter SPEED, Simcenter Motorsolve, and Simcenter MAGNET.
A CFD engineer makes proposals for a significantly better performing design and gets turned down by the CAD engineer (he typically has never met before) because his insights came too late or are not manufacturable at all. In some twist of this genre, the CAD designer has a great solution that fulfills all packaging constraints and he would have loved to understand the flow behavior but he has no tool to do so.
When discussing rotational motion and power transmission, engineers need the right boundary conditions to simulate their design scenarios. This blog post takes a deeper dive into the application of torque in CAE simulation.
This blog explores the basic equations solved in FE applied to deformable continuum solid mechanics, and how these are treated from a computational perspective.
The first torsional mode frequency value is a key value for concept cars. Having a trained algorithm, which provides answers based on a Finite Element Body-in-White model, without running a solver analysis, accelerates the digital model validation process.
Front crash is one of the most common finite element analyses during vehicle development. The Machine Learning functionality implemented in KOMVOS can be trained to predict the behavior of theoretical designs in a front crash, without running the full FE analysis. This enables the performance of multiple “what-if” studies without requiring the otherwise additional design and solver run time.
Torsional stiffness and torsional angle are among the most important key values in a vehicle’s Body in White (BiW) development. Using a trained Machine Learning model the identification of these values can be predicted in a fraction of the time needed for re-designing and running again the analysis.
At Siemens, we continually strive to enable the future for our customers. In the world of simulation and test, a key part of this is flexible, open and integrated SPDM software with Teamcenter Simulation. The ‘Spring 2022’ release offers a number of new avenues for integration and collaboration.
Powered by SIMULIA, the 3DEXPERIENCE SIMULATION portfolio offer you comprehensive ability to simulate complex physics at scales never before attainable. With structural, fluid flow, plastic injection, and electromagnetic simulations, you are empowered more than ever to design better products and exceed your goals.
This presentation from the 2022 NAFEMS Americas Conference details how organizations are transforming the CAE reporting process by employing 3D digital models.
Google Cloud Platform (GCP) recently introduced a new compute optimized VM based on 3rd generation AMD EPYCTM processors called C2D. C2D instances provide the largest VM sizes within the Compute Optimized VM family and are best suited for HPC workloads.
Discover expert thermal analysis, innovative airflow visualization, cross-team collaboration, and immersive capacity planning when you virtualize your data center with the 6Sigma Digital Twin.
The aerospace sector develops some of the most highly engineered and complex systems on earth. These diverse set of systems have a multitude of performance requirements and need to operate flawlessly under long and harsh environments. This is a highly regulated sector with OEMs and their supply chain having to proof flight worthiness to regulatory authorities.
Watch this webinar to see how organizations are incorporating simulation into their development process to drive better designs. Learn how engineers can use simulation during the early stages of the design process to deliver their best designs in less time.
The term “AI” has been freighted with meanings in the popular imagination long before realizing practical uses. Now that AI is finally showing its value, we can examine what it means in manufacturing and engineering, specifically for uses in simulation.
AI is no longer the stuff of science fiction. It offers concrete benefits in all areas of engineering, manufacturing, and operations. Artificial intelligence (AI) has an enormous potential to advance industries and change the way we work, live, and create.
A lot of companies have slowly become “data rich” but they are still “wisdom poor,” as much of their collected data goes unused and un-managed. How can manufacturers move ahead with AI projects efficiently and successfully? This post covers a few of the key concepts for industrial AI in engineering and manufacturing.
Electrification and digitalization are omnipresent in all aspects of modern life –from how we drink coffee to how our food is produced and to the complex behind-the-scenes processes of how we manufacture products.
Change Notice, a weekly video podcast hosted by Instrumental Inc., seeks to address the topic in conversation with product design engineering leaders. In a recent episode, Maya HTT’s Remi Duquette joined host Anna-Katrina Shedletsky for a deep dive into the changes he’s seen over the last 10+ years.
Answer this survey to understand your AI maturity level, and equally important, get the resulting report to ensure you take the right next step towards successful AI operations. Typical Stakeholder: VP, Director, Manager for Maintenance, Operations, Plant, Fleet, and Service management
How can discrete and continuous manufacturing take full advantage of rising digital technologies? Will the deployment of machine learning succeed, even in “dirty” industrial environments?
Design engineers face daily challenges. These typically include slow CAE analysis, having to set up an analysis model for each new design iteration, siloed simulations that differ from real world product performance, and delays in moving from CAD to CAE.
STAR-CCM+ can now serve your innovation team better than ever with its new 2022.1 release.
Read more about nTopology’s 3rd generation latticing technology.
While the concept of a digital twin has been around since 2002, it’s only thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT) that it has become cost-effective to implement.
Using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) as well as historical and real-time data, 6SigmaDCX creates a dynamic data center digital twin, or the 6Sigma Digital Twin.
In this Blog, John Chawner of Cadence shares his observations about CadenceLIVE Silicon Valley 2022. This is the first return to an in-person format in a couple of years for the event and the first time ever for in-person CFD involvement.
What if there were a way to democratize the use of simulation empowering designers and other non-CAE experts to validate models and ensure that requirements will be met? Such a step would accelerate development while allowing many more design alternatives to be evaluated. This is the driving force behind Simulation-Led Design (SLD).
This blog posts explores the 2 sets of best practices related to simulation and analysis: Those related to the functionality side of the software; and the thinking and work you need to do before launching the software.
The healthcare enterprise used the 6Sigma Digital Twin to create digital replicas of its data centers for ongoing use in day-to-day operations, so they could virtually plan effective cooling of the new units whilst avoiding any knock-on cooling issues that might affect existing IT.
This blog shines a light on one of Europe’s largest automotive manufacturers and how they improved cooling across all data center halls to minimize risk and maximize energy efficiency using the 6Sigma Digital Twin, and in doing so, they yielded greater benefits for the long-term.
As products get smarter, design cycles get shorter and the pressure to cut costs and satisfy regulations increases. Simulation can help in all respects. Read this research report on how engineers are doing simulation and how often. engineering.com surveyed 268 engineers who told them how they are doing simulation and how often. Download the report to learn more.
Today’s products are designed, reviewed, shared, released, evaluated, tested, and printed – all in 3D. Yet for many, the crucial process of understanding and reporting simulation results is reliant on tools that are decades-old and not designed for today’s digital environment.
Product Identification & Unique Device Identification capabilities like those found in Aras Innovator help companies to easily obtain customer details for communication purposes should a product recall be needed.
This blog investigates how rigid bodies are defined in OnScale Solve and how they can be used effectively.
nstead of repetitive prototyping, CFD can significantly reduce design costs and save a lot of time. OnScale Solve provides a top tier CFD Solver that is simple to use and highly parallelizable, allowing you to run fast simulations to any CAD.
With VCollab, you don’t have to dumb your reports down to 2D.
In this whitepaper, specialists from Onshape®, SimScale®, and ESTECO cover the implementation of a modern design-simulate-optimize workflow in the product development cycle.
What's the best way to share simulation results? In this video, Chad Jackson of Lifecycle Insights, takes a closer look at VCollab software.
This short video provides an overview of VCollab technology.
With high-performance computing in the cloud, manufacturers get unbridled compute power to support engineering simulations and complex workflows.
How can you recognize efficient cooling? In this lecture, Joris expounds on a heat sink for an IGBT, an electronic component. He highlights 3 features of Diabatix’s heat sink designs which result in high performance cooling.
New workstation GPUs and NVIDIA Omniverse updates lead the announcements at the NVIDIA GTC 2022 Spring virtual conference.
This article analyzes the structural performance and integrity of a casing snap-fit assembly using cloud-native nonlinear static analysis. The focus of this analysis was to detect the peak stress regions, and therefore better understand the likelihood of permanent deformations.
This Blog posts highlights two case studies that demonstrate rapid ventilation design assessments. These techniques enable architects and engineers to quickly and accurately predict air movement and air quality, determine HVAC sizing, and assess ventilation strategies.
A market survey conducted by CIMdata in conjunction with VCollab and the ASSESS Initiative explored the role of current collaboration techniques and their impact in the participating organizations, with a view of adoption from both the management level as well as at the engineer and CAE technologist levels.
With VCollab, 3D Digital CAE Reports can be created no matter what major CAE solver a company is using.
With more than 30% of all deaths attributed to cardiovascular disease, the healthcare industry invests massively in disease prevention, treatment, and efforts to shorten the recovery period. But the extensive in vitro and in vivo testing required to ensure patient safety inevitably slows down cardiovascular device innovation.
Flow through rotating equipment is inherently unsteady. For example, pumps and compressors in HVAC and oil and gas applications experience pressure surges during start-up, shut-down, valve closures, and power fluctuations. Rotating machinery is regularly subjected to unsteady and destabilizing effects resulting from rotor-stator interactions, vortex shedding, and shock formations.
With a growing concern to prevent head injuries, an initiative was launched to create helmets better equipped to sustain impact from varying angles. Rising to the task, a Canadian-based group of innovators formed KOLLIDE to meet this challenge using Ansys’ industry-leading simulation solutions.
Learn more about high and low frequency electromagnetics simulation for reliable product development. Several example applications are shown covering transformers and power loss, antenna performance, EMC analysis within an electronics enclosure, through to considerations in wire harness in power electronics for vehicles.
This webinar provides insights about how modeling and simulation contribute to the certification process. Learn about an interesting use case and how UL helps to facilitate innovation.
Future Facilities 6SigmaDCX product suite creates a 6Sigma Digital Twin of your data center that simulates its physical behavior under any operating scenario. Understanding your organization’s crucial performance metrics, including capacity utilization, power, airflow, and cooling, from a science-based simulation perspective enables effective capacity planning and smooth operations.
The State of Thermal Survey 2022 is now live! Take part in this year's short survey to share your views on the current state of thermal simulation and you'll be entered to win a Sonos Sound System as a prize for completing the survey. The survey answers will be anonymized. Start the short survey now!
Broad access to simulation: it’s a matter of survival for engineering teams. SimScale is making it happen —now.
The ability to do more faster and better with a GPU solver, can increase your resources by 10x. Imagine going fast and then the turbo kicks in; that’s what the cloud can do.
Aircraft radar altimeters can be sensitive to interference. This makes it possible for an altimeter to issue erroneous readings. In addition, these systems are coupled to automated landing and takeoff systems which can cause flight controls to engage automatic safety actions that may endanger passenger safety. Read how simulation is being used to address these issues.
The Opening Distortion Fingerprint (ODF) is a method to evaluate the opening stiffness on vehicle body using dynamic results instead of static loads. It can be used to limit the distortion in the closure openings and enable a deeper analysis of the dynamic forces acting on the body.
Turning a dream into reality is a challenge for any organization, especially when the dream is growing food underwater. To do this, Nemo’s Garden has embraced digitalization and has implemented Siemens software to enhance, test, optimize, and scale production of their game-changing underwater biospheres that have the potential to change how and where our food is produced.
As an extension of CIMdata’s Cloud-SaaS PLM Adoption survey, executives from Aras and CIMdata joined together to analyze the study’s findings. Mark Reisig from Aras joined Stan Przybylinski of CIMdata to examine the voice of the customer and add their own insights to the findings of the study. Don’t miss this informative discussion between these two leading experts in the PLM domain.
Some products operate in environments and under conditions that are impossible and/or extremely difficult and expensive to recreate for testing purposes but can be modeled inside simulation tools at less cost and risk. For example, medical applications that require extensive and invasive human testing such as the nonlinear stress analysis of cardiovascular stents can now be easily simulated.
As engineers strive for the optimal design solution, a multiphysics approach is essential to fully capture the real-world interactions between different physical phenomena. Physical prototyping can amount to a huge investment in time and cost, meaning running analyses across multiple physics earlier in the design process is key.
Performing a design space and performance optimization with desktop-centric tools comes with significant barriers to entry that prevents design studies from taking place across many applications. By leveraging the power of end-to-end shape optimization completely in the cloud, the cost of expensive hardware and software maintenance fees are eliminated.
Human-centric design is a multi-faceted approach to design thinking that accounts for environmental, physiological, and psychological aspects of human performance. It aims to capture the impacts of all three aspects by using an evidence- and science-based approach to modifying the indoor and outdoor environment. This way, people living and working in homes, schools, offices, and outdoor spaces can be safe, comfortable, and productive in the most sustainable way possible.
To design and create heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) components with higher performance, analyzing them for aerodynamic and pressure-flow characteristics is critical. Most types of ventilation systems need to be designed to have maximum airflow through them while reducing the pressure losses across the unit.
This white paper takes a deep, technical dive into the pitfalls of random base excitation simulation, offering solutions to help you obtain accurate results efficiently, with limited computation time. Discover the keys to improve your random analysis workflow while reducing costs.
This webinar covers the current state of Hexagon CFD solution for hypersonic flow simulations with the release of Cradle CFD 2022, including: Predicting the aerothermodynamic flow field around various objects and showcasing validation cases, Fluid-Structure interaction for structural integrity, and Safe store separation predictions.
In the frame of the Architecture Definition phase, a highly integrated and collaborative MBSE process related to Systems Modeling and Simulation has been developed and applied for supporting the iterative generation and maturation of the system requirements, architectures and system budgets at phase B1 level. e.Deorbit is a compelling mission concept that addresses the most pressing debris challenge for Europe: the post-life disposal of ESA’s environmental satellite Envisat.
Designing a modern electric motor for an electrified automobile requires striking the perfect balance between cost, weight, and performance. From a modeling and simulation standpoint, predicting the overall performance of the motor requires multiple multi-disciplinary analyses, including electromagnetic, thermal, and stress analyses.
Learn to optimize airflows with fast, easy-to-use and industry-proven HVAC CFD software that embeds directly in your native CAD environment.
This webinar goes into specific detail about how to address certification challenges, including: Structural loads and performance, Flutter, Landing and take-off, Structural occupant protection, High frequency electromagnetic simulation, Noise and vibration, and Electric drive.
This series of four webinars offers solutions to the challenges of next-gen electromechanical design.
Simcenter 3D FE Model Update helps improve the fidelity of simulations. By adjusting the model’s material and physical properties parameters (called Design Variables), it is possible to produce a close match to actual product performance.
Assessing thermal-mechanical performance takes more than looking at the individual components separately. You must consider whole engine. How do you go about doing that as efficiently as possible? Hint: one engineer working alone to develop a whole engine model won’t cut it. A better approach to accelerating performance engineering is to divide the workload into sub-assemblies and combine models in assembly FEMs.
This post explores how to assess thermo-mechanical performance and behavior in the context of the different missions the final product will undertake.
This series of posts looks at the thermo-mechanical performance engineering needed to ensure systems and components remain safe and achieve the best performance, even under high stresses and temperatures. These posts also explore how to ensure the design and development process is as seamless, collaborative and efficient as possible to reduce error, cost and development time.
For the one-day Design & Simulation Summit in October 2021, Digital Engineering put together a stellar lineup of knowledgeable speakers and informative presentations, to help you identify the right tools for your job and avoid the common pitfalls. Here are some highlights from the tracks.
6SigmaET is a leading electronics thermal simulation software with state-of-the-art intelligence, automation, and accuracy.
ASSESS (October 2021) Webinar Recording: Modeling and Simulation Validation Hierarchies: a tool for creating Shared Meaning
ASSESS (November 2021) Webinar Recording: Human Digital Twin: Is it possible?
Digitize CAE results processing/reporting and develop "Digital CAE Reports” to eliminate the danger of human errors and enable faster and more informed design decisions.
Collaboration, virtual twin technology and big data will drive projects on buildings, districts and cities.
Are we living in a simulated reality? That’s a question many people have asked with varying degrees of seriousness since the first installment of The Matrix series of movies made its debut 22 years ago. With the fourth installment premiering later this month, it's bound to renew the topic of debate among barstool philosophers, serious academics, and perhaps at least one multi-billionaire technology innovator.
This webinar focuses on thermal modeling of electronics packages to predict component temperature in system-level electronics cooling simulations during development.
Digital Engineering Magazine has compiled the workstation reviews from the past year, along with some feature content relevant to evaluating new design and simulation workstations.
Fully coupled EM simulation of the largest and most complex systems with the new HFSS Mesh Fusion technology in Ansys HFSS 2021 provides best-in-class parallel meshing technology, enabling fast simulation of large electromagnetic systems. You can learn more about how the solution works in this video.
Remote Displacements allow for a more granular control of the displacement applied, by controlling the position and direction of the displacement as if it was coming from one unique remote location.
BETA CAE Systems DEEN is a desktop application that can open data from most post-processors holding models, simulation results, and additional data.
Bicycle component manufacturer, SRAM, used additive manufacturing and generative design in Autodesk Fusion 360 to create a new type of bicycle crankarm.
Cadence product management and engineering teams present a webinar about transient thermal analysis tools, adding an enclosure onto the design to see the thermal impact in 3D, using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) to visualize air flow and the latest improvements in the Sigrity™ and Celsius™ technology
This past summer, Cadence began funding research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the University of Tennessee at Knoxville (UTK) on a topic of significant current interest to the aerospace CFD community: mesh adaptation for high-speed flows.
Discover how engineers at Bombardier developed the Meshing & Adaptive Re-meshing Server (MARS) with Cadence Pointwise’s Glyph scripting to create over 250,000 high-quality CFD meshes since 2017. MARS automates the meshing process, reduces meshing time, and ensures consistent user-agnostic meshes across geometry variations. In this presentation, learn how to: • Create high-quality meshes to resolve flows with reasonable cost • Use Glyph scripting to automate meshing for consistency, quality, and fast turn-around times • Encapsulate company best practices with templates for any geometry
Design and test high-performance rotating machinery components with engineering simulation on the cloud.
Design and test electronics cooling and thermal management strategies with engineering simulation in the cloud.
Design better products, faster, by investigating structural, thermal, and fluid flow behavior with engineering simulation in the cloud.
For the first time, HVAC engineers are able to explore the full design space for HVAC product designs, not just at the component level but the spatial (room) level where the products are installed. This reduces cost and time by avoiding the trial-and-error characteristics typically seen in physical prototyping.
Rotating equipment design and analysis is quite complex, with very stringent requirements on reliability, durability, and efficiency. Additionally, the emerging focus on developing equipment and processes that are more sustainable, economical, and globally accessible has led rotating machinery designers and engineers back to the drawing board to answer a variety of questions.
A dedicated Revit workflow now minimizes time spent in CAD simplification and accelerates early-stage design decisions.
Cooling data center buildings is critical, as they consume large amounts of energy and are considered a carbon-intensive industry. This is set to continue as the global trends of digitalization and cloud computing further accelerate.
Accurately predicting temperature distribution used to be considered a time-consuming and costly exercise that resulted in poorly understood thermal response in electronics products. This Blog post walks through the most common challenges faced by electronics designers and demonstrate how access to simulation at the early design stages is essential to achieving the required design performance, reducing physical prototyping costs, and increasing confidence in overall quality.
While physical testing has provided manufacturers with confidence in their product’s ability to perform as planned, it also presents challenges in terms of time and cost. Physical testing is an expensive and time-consuming process which places additional strains on today’s global competitive pressures.
The United States Air Force’s Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and their innovation partner, The Wright Brothers Institute (WBI), joined forces this past summer to sponsor an internship program, The Summer of Innovation – Digital Drone. The idea for this program stemmed from the AFRL Aerospace Systems Directorate’s desire to develop a program that could be used to train the directorate’s engineers in one of the Air Force’s major digital transformation initiatives.
Beta CAE offers a wide variety of training courses that lead to a certification according to the course level and type.
Modeling battery systems and improving performance with simulation and optimization. This webinar explores the complex problem of battery systems design, testing and analysis for electric vehicles.
Financial enterprises are embracing digitalization and new high-density equipment to empower split-second decision-making and transactions. What steps will enterprise organizations need to take to extend the life of existing facilities given these growing demands? Future Facilities and Black & Veatch present Data Center Solutions: Helping Financial Enterprises Maximize Performance, an eBook revealing the success of one leading global organization in the financial industry.
How Computer-Aided Engineering simulation and inspection ensures performance, improves reliability and confirms quality.
This paper unleashes the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Data Science (DS) in the field of Materials and Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME). It develops leading edge applications, such as how to accelerate the generation of material data, enrich material databases, optimize manufacturing & design, among many other innovations that are now made possible with DS/AI.
In this webinar series you will learn how Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence solutions can help the wind energy industry overcome performance, reliability and lifecycle barriers with our comprehensive set of solutions spanning design & engineering simulation, manufacturing production & inspection, all the way to lifetime scanning & damage tracking.
In this article, PTC's Dave Martin examines the origin of Computer-Aided Engineering as the process of applying computer-assisted math-based analysis and simulation techniques to the product development process.
CAE or Computer-Aided Engineering is a term used to describe the procedure of the entire product engineering process, from design and virtual testing with sophisticated analytical algorithms to the planning of manufacturing.
Digital convergence is enabling industries to make the most of the data they collect to inform decisions at every stage of the product life cycle, connect information technology (IT) with operational technology (OT), and capitalize on new business models. Where does simulation engineering fit in the broader digital convergence discussion?
Leading its second day of panels at IEEE, Prith Banerjee, Chief Technology Officer at Ansys, delivered a keynote presentation that featured Ansys’ long-term strategies to enable simulation-based product innovation across industries.
Download this whitepaper to find out how engineering simulation software tools are used in the new aircraft certification process. MSC Software is committed to helping companies and engineers meet airworthiness certification in a timely fashion while delivering high performance aircraft.
The need for high-level customization with superior machine complexity drives manufacturers to support a global machine design to implement manufacturing strategies.
Paper: A two-year study by Jin Xu and William W. Liou, PhD, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering / Computational Engineering Physics Lab, Western Michigan University and Yang Yang, Cook Research Incorporated
Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) is an aspect of multiphysics system analysis that undertakes simulating the behavior of fluids and their thermodynamic properties using numerical models.
Enhancements and new features focus on increased flexibility for various simulation-driven design workflows.
This blog post explores how Digital Twins and Monitoring Systems Work Together.
It is a common misconception that digital twin software and DCIM are competitors. This post examines instead how digital twins and DCIM are complementary toolsets.
Electronics must pass FCC compliance testing to avoid adverse impacts on other devices, the environment and end users. For printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturers, that has made electromagnetic interference (EMI) simulation and testing even more critical—but many of these companies may not recognize just how important simulation has become.
Simulation, modeling, visualization and sensor-based data converge to close the design-to-manufacture loop.
This Engineering.com report uncovers: If advanced design and CAE tools are accessible. How engineers incorporate these tools into their practice. Top design and CAE technologies for today and the future. Reasons why engineers and designers avoid these tools. Simulation practices. And more.