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.
For many years, simulation engineers and design engineers alike have circumvented the problem with large CAE result file sizes by using 2D slide presentations. The idea is to take screenshots of crucial results and paste them onto the slides. The resulting presentation can then be emailed and shared to all most anyone in the company.
With many organizations redefining the future of work and collaboration, cloud-enabled teams and tools are increasingly the lifeblood of business continuity.
Using the Occupant Injury Criteria tool, combined with the rest of the available functionality of the META post-processor, simulation engineers can easily, extract occupant injuries from ATDs and HBMs along with their Restraint Systems' results, compare simulations with physical tests, and generate reports according to a wide range of regulations and consumer ratings.
SimScale is committed to making engineering simulation more accessible to all engineers, especially those working in industries that have not traditionally leveraged simulation in their design processes.
Modular Run Management is a new methodology for the preparation and management of complex structures, key results, and reports. It combines established practices with state-of-the-art methodologies for model composition, loadcase set-up and model integrity checking, and facilitates storage and data sharing via inbuilt data management functionality. Learn more by reading BETA CAE System’s recent White Paper on Modular Run Management methodology.
This ground-breaking technology performs structural, thermal, and modal analysis on 3D CAD designs in seconds. No more back and forth; no separate environments. Created especially for design engineers, the analysis updates dynamically in real-time as you edit, create new features, or change properties.
Creo Ansys Simulation seamlessly integrates the power of Ansys, the leader in engineering simulation, directly into Creo. Built specifically for designers and engineers, this easy-to-use, fully-featured, high-fidelity simulation tool leverages Ansys’ capabilities for thermal, structural, and modal analyses.
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PTC’s Brian Thompson and Ansys’ Mark Hindsbo delve into the finding of a three-year Ansys-sponsored study quantifying the return on Investment in Simulation-Led Design Exploration and explore the role of simulation software in the product development process to drive and quicken digital transformation. View this white paper to learn more.
This buyer’s guide discusses the top 10 most value criteria to consider when selecting a simulation solution for design engineers. Download this buyer’s guide from Tech-Clarity to learn more.
Best Practices Guide: Using Simulation During the Design Process By Incorporating simulation into the product design workflow, you can improve your efficiency. Performing design and analysis together reduces the number of iterations and loops, getting your products to market sooner. In this eBook you will learn about: Formatting Structural study results for clear communication, How to support thermal analysis finding with testing, and How to embrace Computation Fluid Dynamics.
Rethinking the way we design and incorporating a few work flow changes can enable design engineers to iterate faster and pass on their best work to analysts with greater confidence. But how do we get there? Dave Martin, a product designer will take you through his approach to design and the new addition to his design workflow that greatly impacts the design process.
Geometries can easily deform and distort like children playing with clay.
New simulation and optimization tools (leveraging GPU acceleration) are improving 3D printing performance and predictability.
In this Rev-Sim interview, Schnitger Corporation Founder & President, Monica Schnitger shares her insight on the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for users and vendors throughout the engineering simulation industry.
Ensuring that simulation is an asset - not a liability.
In a recent panel discussion in the DE Hot Seat webcast series, Gabriel F. Dambaugh, owner and principle engineer of FEA Services; and Donald Tolle, Director of Simulation-Driven Systems Development Practice, CIMdata, discuss the rise of multiphysics simulation driving the use of simulation, the software developers' efforts to make their solvers run faster, and the pros and cons of the emerging cloud-hosted solutions.
Generative Design employs computational algorithms along with artificial intelligence and machine learning to mimic nature’s evolutionary processes. It offers new high-performance design iterations that optimise a product’s mechanical performance. Engineers can also explore design possibilities according to part constraints and requirements to deliver a first-time-right additive manufacturing solution.
This whitepaper discusses how RF MEMS acoustic resonator-based filters can be efficiently and effectively designed, thereby reducing cost, risk, and time to market.
This white paper discusses how ultrasonic non-destructive testing (NDT) can be efficiently and effectively optimized, thus reducing costs and risks, with the use of accurate engineering simulations.
What is VCollab exactly?
In this webinar replay you will explore with TriStar’s Simulation Expert, Thiagu Palaniappan: Democratizing Simulation for Your Design Engineers.
With enhanced integration between Ansys optiSLang and Minerva, democratization of simulation automation is just a few clicks away, enabling experts and nonexperts to reap the benefits of simulation.
To support the launch of that new significant version of the modern pipe stress analysis software PASS/START-PROF 4.84, PASS Team held a series of industry-related webinars. The webinars covered the main features and supported codes of PASS/START-PROF for a specific industry as well as the presentation of new software options. In this article, we will learn the stress analysis basics directly from the developers of the oldest piping stress analysis software.
Widely used pipe stress analysis software PASS/START-PROF uses the structural mechanics methods for beam structures. The piping system is considered as consisting of straight and curved beams. Straight beams are pipes, rigid elements and valves, while curved beams are the bends.
Welcome to the future of engineering. Let us show you how Siemens Simcenter executable digital twins (xDTs) do what we thought impossible. This short video shows smart virtual sensors, a type of xDT, created with the help of the Simcenter portfolio. These sensors let you create models that can update themselves as you use them (often in real-time) to predict previously not measurable quantities.
How Do Digital Twins and Monitoring Systems Work Together? In the data center industry, it’s a given that having the right data is essential for making sound decisions throughout design and operations. But agreeing on how best to get that data is a different story.
Democratization of Engineering Simulation comes in many forms of implementation. While there are many common characteristics, issues and opportunities across them all, there are also critical differences that need to be identified and elucidated, to enable a path to achievable solutions.
Simulation software, such as computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis and finite element analysis, are powerful tools to predict how real-world forces will affect the behavior of parts, assemblies and products.
While engineers and designers can provide the best starting points, design exploration can quickly build on those parameters and generate the most effective and refined alternatives that we may never have thought possible. The engineering simulation community is now embracing this technology more than ever before.
In this blog series Hexagon / MSC debunks 5 myths of multi-body dynamics. This first blog addresses the myth that MBD simulation is motion analysis.
Read John Chawner's "Another Fine Mesh" blog on all things CFD. This from the week of July 30, 2021.
The European Space Agency (ESA) is studying an active debris removal mission called e.deorbit which is intended to capture an ESA-owned derelict satellite in low orbit and safely crash it on Earth.
BETA CAE Systems introduces version 22.0.0 of its comprehensive software suite for engineering simulation. The company—one of the oldest in the simulation software business—says this update improves all elements of simulation workflow and management.
A new tool automatically simplifies a detailed Finite Element model to a beam-panel model assembly. Then, a Beam Cross section Optimization is performed on the simplified model. The optimum solution is automatically applied on the detailed model using mesh morphing methods, producing an updated detailed model used to verify the analysis’ accuracy.
This report documents the design process of a Fuel Cooled Oil Cooler (FCOC) from initial design in CAD, process steps in nTopology, and final Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) analysis steps in ANSYS CFX. This document should serve as a reference for nTopology users to perform similar simulations on their own designs.
This presentation discusses the advantages of using automated validation to generate a descriptive system model with synchronized structure and behavior and illustrate ways in which this information can be transformed to support modeling and simulation. The use of models for failure analysis, sprint planning, and classification/data rights management is also presented.
A typical day in the life of a simulation engineer involves data gathering data, referencing historical data, pre-processing the models, solving the simulation problem either locally or via high-performance computing (HPC), post-processing the results, generating reports and archiving data. The process and the level of interaction quickly get complex as more tools, physics and multiple teams are involved.
This talk will discuss the application of automated design and simulation processes, robust design techniques, probabilistic and stochastic methods for real-world design tasks in the area of advanced gas turbines. The talk will close with a discussion of the challenges in the area of simulation-driven design.
View presentations from CAASE 21. Topics include: Implementing Autonomous Technologies, Simulation-Driven Design, Verification & Validation, Building a Broad-Based Additive Manufacturing Infrastructure, Business Strategies & Challenges.
Creating a Digital Twin or virtual copy of the data center is the surest way to navigate the changes your data center faces. This blog will walk you through where and how a Digital Twin fits into the constantly changing landscape that is the data center industry.
Simcenter™ Studio software is a cloud-native application that allows engineers and data scientists to find the best designs for complex systems as quickly as possible. Using artificial intelligence and system simulation, the software delivers specific systems architectures to help you make the right engineering decisions!
Tighter environmental regulations coupled with more sophisticated user experience requirements pushes the designs into territories where subtle physical behavior starts to play a more prominent role.
Efficient collaboration between simulation and test.
Remi Duquette, Maya HTT’s VP of Innovation and Industrial AI, recently spoke with Dave Weinand, Chief Customer Officer for Incisiv, about application development platforms (ADPs). The discussion covered topics from the most important functionalities to look for when choosing and ADP to what you need to get started, and how Maya HTT leverages Mendix for cloud-native application development to deliver the best value.
In this archived webinar, industry panelists discuss how simulation applications can benefit organizations. Guest speakers Nagi Elabbasi of Veryst Engineering, Kyle Koppenhoefer of AltaSim Technologies, and Gary Long of GLL share ways in which applications can make companies more efficient.
“Democratization” is a bit more than just “deployment”. We can “deploy” a spreadsheet calculator or MATLAB model simply by emailing it to a group of recipients, or putting it on a network drive or a portal such as SharePoint. That is NOT the same as “democratizing” – ensuring SAFE and SECURE access, plus the ability for users to run the model, WITHOUT deep knowledge of the underlying technology, and WITHOUT making mistakes.
In this webinar, Professor Olaf Diegel presents a workflow for designing a gyroid-based radiator, a type of air-to-liquid heat exchanger, in nTopology.
This paper presents a dynamic simulation of the deployment of a roll-up solar array using multi-body dynamics modeling software. Additionally, the paper presents the development of a set of software tools that automate tedious tasks associated with developing models of these structures. The tools will aid in the development of future simulation of structures using roll-up boom technology.
In engineering, CAE simulation plays an increasingly powerful role in product design. But the factor limiting its more explosive growth is the reliance in many of the disciplines on experts and analysts. There is certainly a desire to be able to democratize at least a subset of the CAE simulation areas and broaden the pool of engineers that can effectively conduct these analyses and benefit from the more immediate performance feedback of their designs.
Simulation is gaining significance across all phases of engineering. The software is all there, but what poses problems for manufacturing enterprises is how to manage the resulting reorganization of responsibilities and workflows across the product development process. This article offers some reflections on the phenomenon and explains why taking on this change is worthwhile.
Accurate mesh generation is a critical step of every engineering design workflow that involves FE analyses, CFD simulations, or Additive Manufacturing. Here, we give you practical tips and design considerations for meshing parts with complex geometries, like lattice structures, using nTopology’s powerful meshing capabilities.
The course investigates engineering simulation using the 5W1H process and provides the basic reasons for its use, including real world case studies and examples. It describes the basic requirements that are needed, such as computers, software and engineering resources including some history and briefly outlines a few of the most common methods employed.
Engineering Simulation is used in many industries such as Aerospace, Oil & Gas, Automotive, Electronics Design to make critical decisions while saving money. For the Data Center industry, it predicts airflow and temperature distribution regardless of the status of the site.
To beat the competition in the electric vehicle market automakers are focused on ensuring EV powertrains are efficient to design, manufacture and operate. As they race forward with EV development, engineers are increasingly using simulation to leverage the potential of holistically optimizing the powertrain with a systems engineering approach.
As a design engineer, have you ever had a senior PHD level engineering analyst come in for an 11th-hour design change? What if you could have collaborated together every step of the way through from conception to form factor to simulation to a final product?
While autonomy represents an incredibly complex engineering challenge spanning multiple functions, perception systems play a foundational role. Automotive autonomy is only possible if the sensors mounted on the car accurately gather information about the surrounding environment and transmit that data to other systems — such as steering and braking — to trigger an appropriate, safe response.
Filtering contaminants from high-temperature and high-pressure flows can often justify the use of additive manufacturing, especially when the performance enhancements provided by advanced design techniques are considered. This article demonstrates this through two design examples and describes how these techniques can apply to other applications, such as boosting reaction rates in catalytic processes.
Using Ansys Maxwell, users can define arbitrary magnet assemblies and evaluate magnetic fields in 3D space.
To better understand how and why the nonexperts are embracing the technology, Digital Engineering's Kenneth Wong spoke to various simulation software users on the frontier of the movement for democracy.
Like other product design engineers, medical device engineers need to know the traditional mechanical properties of a material they plan to use to ensure it’s up to the task. But that’s not enough. They also need to know how the body will react to the device and how the device will react to the body.
Working with the right data is critical to an efficient workflow, but with all the different stakeholders involved in product design and development, how do you know where the right data is?
To conduct a CAE simulation, there are three important steps to an analysis: pre-processing, solving and post-processing. This post discusses the FEA pre-processing step, specifically the importance of a good quality mesh.
The old, siloed approach to product design and development is being replaced by streamlined workflows where an array of hardware and software needs to work together to foster innovation.
Ansys launched a research survey last year to find out how engineering organizations are using HPC resources for engineering simulation.
Many organizations are beginning to implement plans to return to the office. The COVID-19 pandemic has everyone rethinking office spaces, especially the all too common open-office space.
3D electromagnetic problems become more complex in multiphysics simulations such as noise-vibration and harshness (NVH).
Engineers understand that the individual components they design and simulate are part of larger assemblies, which are part of larger systems, which are part of an ecosystem.
Simulation-based digital twins, especially when implementing new data center technology, streamline data center design and operations management.
In his post, author Boris Marovic writes about the leading role of simulation in the Ingenuity 21 space program.
Learn how engineers improve manufacturing procedures and minimize tooling and material costs on-demand.
The convergence of mechatronic and system-based engineering with advances in data management, artificial intelligence (AI), machine-learning (ML) and increasingly connected manufacturing is challenging traditional industrial product development and manufacturing processes.
The Digital Twin provides a collaborative framework and the necessary design tools to drive informed, real-time decisions regarding thermal risk and capacity utilization. 6SigmaDCX Release 15 streamlines data center design and management with new big data features, faster model creation and automation across the board.
Thanks to Simon Fischer, here’s the first ever Guinness served in perfection – by a CFD simulation tool. Hey, its five o-clock somewhere right?
One of the software tools used to design the weather station on the Perseverance rover was Simcenter FLOEFD.
Webinar on out-of-the-box, CAD-integrated simulation.
Can you create better designs based on experience or based on simulation data?
This e-book outlines the necessity for unlocking your data center’s business potential.
Our vision is a world where all data centers can realize their business potential. To make this vision a reality, we are pioneering the concept of the Digital Twin for data center design and management.
You may not know it, but today data centers are crucial: they underpin daily life throughout society. Every time you use common tools on the Internet like Google, Facebook, or YouTube, a data center somewhere is involved in this process.
Innovative manufacturers are taking advantage of advances in simulation technology and development processes to beat their competitors to market with higher quality, longer lasting products.
Deploying any change within your data center can seem daunting. But with a data center Digital Twin you can undertake virtual testing of those changes, using physics-based simulation, ensuring nothing goes into a live environment that hasn’t already been assessed for performance.
Webinar on automated simulation processes for use by designers.
Why CFD inside CAD is more than just pretty colors.
Learn how design engineers using CATIA V5 can efficiently use Simcenter to understand their product's performance earlier.
Using NX Open built into Simcenter 3D, users can use automate simulation processes called templates. These template are made up of all the simulation knowledge that is needed for the complex analysis to ensure that high quality products are created, even by less experienced users
See how Creo users can use simulation
A component’s fatigue life is affected by multiple factors such as material, geometry, stress range, load frequency, manufacturing process, and atmospheric conditions. It is a difficult question to figure out by hand, which makes it an ideal task for computational simulation.
ESRD provides a few tips and links to help you become more acquainted with StressCheck® Professional and its latest features.
ESRD’s CAE Handbook contains 95+ high-quality, expert-built digital handbook solutions. This demo shows how a 3D attachment lug assembly is solved in multi-body contact, and post-processing of the data of interest is automatically reported.
Could OnScale's Multiphysics simulation have been the key to solving the global supply disturbance amounting to $400 million per hour? Read the article in Digital Engineering.
An online community for Next-Generation Simulation usage and expansion: Are you being left behind?
Capturing high level modelling and idealization decisions in order to create a fit-for-purpose analysis model
This paper provides an aerospace industry perspective on the Digital Twin and the significant benefits and rationale to accelerate embracing the fourth industrial revolution referred to as digital transformation.
Renowned researcher Bert Blocken, Ph.D., was recently recognized by Engineering.com alongside other pioneering minds, such as Elon Musk and Ansys CEO Ajei Gopal, for his groundbreaking academic research activities in computational fluid dynamics, wall function development and analysis of basic flow phenomena.
This webinar explores the steps to take with any CAD model to ensure that it’s simulation ready.
A video tutorial as outlined in the StressCheck v11 Getting Started Guide. Import 3D geometry, automesh, apply boundary conditions, solve a linear p-extension, and perform the four key quality checks.
In this video, you can see how the user is able to navigate on the performance map, evaluating the behavior of the design on specific operating conditions, for different values and views (pressure field, velocity field, etc.). Then, the user can upload a new geometry, and get the instantaneous predictions of the model on the whole range of operating conditions.