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Automatic Generation of Thousands of Linear Loadcase Combinations for Efficient OptiStruct Static Simulations and Post-treatment with HyperView

Presentation by Samuel Ducarouge, Mechanical Engineer at Air Liquide.

During Cryogenics Pipes mechanical analysis (Liquid Oxygen, Hydrogen or Helium transport) automatic generation of load case combinations has been needed in order to avoid error from "hand made" combinations, to gear up

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Multibody Modeling of Armored Car at Off-road Conditions using MotionView

Presentation by Dr. Vadim Favorsky, Senior R&D Engineer at Plasan Sasa.

In this presentation results of multibody modeling are compared to experimental results of a middleweight armored car. The car prototype which was built by Plasan Sasa, has a monocoque chassis construction to save wei

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Quoting & Tooling: How to Improve Quoting through Casting Simulation

Presentation by Rainer Böke, CEO at Böke-IE GmbH & Co.

At the beginning of a project there is often the wish to calculate components even though there is no order yet. It is shown how a component can be calculated to identify specific problem areas without much effort and without high cos

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Design: Taking Decisions Based on Concept Simulation – The Symbiosis of HPDC and Structural Optimization

Presentation by Felix Radisch, Technical Manager for solidThinking.

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Challenges and Opportunities for Manufacturing Staff Members through Casting Simulation

Presentation by Rainer Böke, CEO at Böke-IE GmbH & Co.

New software products, new license models and completely unknown fem-method are aspects that affected employees have to deal with. On the other hand there are many possibilities to support the employees by the use of a simulation soft

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Validation: Minimizing Risk and Maximizing Part Quality

Presentation by Rainer Böke, CEO at Böke-IE GmbH & Co.

A cast shock-tower is used to describe the procedure for using simulation with Inspire Cast. The investigation of the gating technique related to large-area, thin-walled components is described. How can thicker sections deviating from

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Time-Constrained Prototype Development - Learning the Product Development Process

Presentation by Prof. Matthias Leiner & Prof. Michael Magin from the University of Applied Science Kaiserslautern.

The presentation focuses on learning and teaching the product development process in the English/German-speaking master program in mechanical engineering/mechatronics at Hoch

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What's in Store for the Future?

Presentation by Professor Darrel Socie, Consultant.

Prof. Socie takes a look at how fatigue software will evolve over the next few years.

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A CFD Approach for the Assessment of Fuel Tank Sloshing Noise

Presentation by Matthäus Jäger, CFD Simulation Engineer at Magna Steyr Fuel Tec.

Fuel tank sloshing noise is becoming increasingly noticable as engines, especially hybrid vehicles in electric mode, become quiter. The general requirement is to avoid all possible noise audiable for passengers

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New MIPSE Solver for Sensor Dimensioning

Presentation by Loic Rondot, Sensor Modeling Expert at Schneider Electric.

The current sensors modeling is a real numerical challenge for electromagnetic modeling software. Physics is well mastered, but the accuracy expected for the crosstalk computation is generally crippling to use a comm

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Concept Design - Get it Right From the Start

Presentation by Orlando Sadaro, Managing Director at Design 8.

If you are a designer then this presentation is right up your alley. Design seems to be an iterative process by nature. But what if we don't accept this default? What if we could get it right, from the start...? It would lead

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Robotic Design of a Bushbot Chair

Presentation by Stephan Henrich, Robotikdesin und Architektur.

In this presentation, Stephan Henrich discusses several projects from different areas, including additive generative robotic fabrication and concept design.

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Study Based on Flux3D FE Models on the Influence in Induction Motors

Presentation by Virgiliu Fireteanu, Professor at Politehnica University of Bucharest.

Study based on Flux3D FE models of the influence of stator short circuit, broken rotor bar, and rotor eccentricity on EM torque and rotor unbalanced force in induction motors

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Crash Simulation at Group PSA : Main Stakes and Perspectives

Presentation by Laurent Di Valentin, CAE Master Expert at PSA Group.

The constant improvements of the CAE process (from subsystem levels to the full car itself) and the development of optimization tools to reduce the mass and increase the performances led us to use the simulation as one v

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Defining Positioning System for Heavy Lift Barge with AcuSolve

Presentation by Pawel Sadowski, Technical Support Manager at DES ART.

Even during building roads your approach may be different from the standard one. The nature often forces engineers to use their creativity and go beyond typical projects. This leads to some unique, futuristic structures or

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Developing the Electric Drivetrain of Tomorrow - How Numerical Tools can Support Cooling and Lubrication System Development

Presentation by Johannes Winklinger, Energy & Fluid Expert at Magna Powertrain.

We are right at the beginning of the new mobility era with deep impact on the architecture of cars. Hybridization and electrification are the dominating topics in the automobile industry and consequently the power

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Redesign and Topological Optimization of Transtibial Prosthesis by Reverse Engineering

Presentation by Eduardo Bajo, FEA Engineer at IDAERO.

Presentation of a project consisting of redesign with topology optimization of a transtibial leg prosthesis. It is a project in which the reverse engineering workflow has been followed, starting with 3D digitization of an amputated limb

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Advances in EM Simulations

This paper introduces some of the recent extensions to the computational electromagnetics code FEKO as released in Suite 7.0. The FDTD (Finite Difference Time Domain) method was added to the selection of available solvers. MLFMM (Multilevel Fast M...

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Electromagnetic Interference in Automotive and Aerospace

Both the automotive and aerospace industries face ever-increasing Electromagnetic Interference challenges. In the automotive case, new problems arise due to proliferation of electric and hybrid cars, which carry high-voltage systems, and of wirele...

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Forming Simulation of Woven Composite Fibers and Its Influence on Crash Performance

The automotive industry, in its constant quest for weight reduction, is increasingly considering composite materials as a substitute for sheet metal components to meet future fuel consumption standards. However, composite forming processes are exp...

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Design and Analysis of FSS Radomes

A radome (radar dome) is a structural, weatherproof enclosure that protects a radar system or antenna from it physical environment with minimal impact to the electrical performance of the antenna. The proper selection of a radome for a given anten...

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Hot Stamping Process Simulation Using Integrated using Structural & CFD Analysis

Hot stamped steel parts are being increasingly used in automotive structures for their higher strength to meet safety standards while reducing vehicle weight to improve fuel consumption. However, manufacturing of sheet metal parts by hot stamping ...

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Using Flux2D in Development of PMSM Fault Detection Algorithms

The need for fail-safe operation of permanent magnet synchronous machines in applications requiring high reliability has prompted the development of techniques for detecting incipient stator winding faults, rotor eccentricities and demagnetization...

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Integral Numerical Characterization of Thermal and Lubrication Performance of Hybrid and Electric Drive Systems

The physics of the simulated processes is inherently multiphase and involves transient phenomena of various time scales. As such, high fidelity simulation resolution places significant demands on hardware performance, external computing on-demand ...

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Automatic Reproduction of Supervisory Control System Logic Diagrams with High Fidelity Functional Simulation Purposes using SolidThinking Embed

This work presents the GT2 Energia methodology for the automated creation of control logics for high fidelity simulators of industrial plants. The manual development of this activity involves intrinsic difficulties due to the typical large amount ...

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Time v Frequency Domain Analysis For Large Automotive Systems

It has been recognised since the 1960’s that the frequency domain method for structural analysis offers superior qualitative information about structural response; But computational and technological issues have held back the implementation for fa...

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Development of Reliability Analysis and Multidisciplinary Design Optimization (RAMDO) Software

In manufacturing industry and DoD, developing and producing optimized and reliable
products is the primary goal for success of business, reduction of warranty cost, and success of
military operations. As the CAD and CAE tools are advancing, the simulation-based design
process is often used to obt

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Lead Time Reduction using Automatic Reporting Director (ARD) for MAHLE

Mahle is one of the top automotive suppliers and one of the top 3 piston suppliers worldwide. With the recent advancements in numerical simulation and computing power, the FEA process has become a major tool to look at the reliability of different...

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Accurate Simulation of Short-Fiber-Reinforced Automotive Parts

For fiber reinforced automotive parts the consideration of anisotropic material behavior is required to receive reliable results. In the scope of this fact a procedure is described how to consider these effects in terms of process-structure intera...

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Optimization based Chassis Design

Gestamp Chassis design and manufacture 25% of European passenger car chassis components and have been using optimisation to drive their design process for over 10 years. This presentation will highlight some of the innovative and market leading o...

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Topology Optimization of Nose and Forward Fuselage

The aeronautical sector is facing many concurrent challenges since OEMs have to ensure their commitments in terms of delivery, whereas eco-responsibility, eco-efficiency and sustainable development are becoming more and more significant requiremen...

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Ensuring Extrusion Product Quality at Die Design Stage

Extrusion of metals is a commercially important mass production process and extruded part are used in a wide variety of applications in in aerospace, automotive, railway, medical, electronics, consumer products and nuclear industries. The key to s...

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Design Optimization of Axles using Inspire and OptiStruct

Use Inspire to form optimization from the packaging space, performance loading and manufacturing constraints to design an axle close to production ready design. The model setup requires careful setting of axle internal component design and oil fl...

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An Automated Head Impact Process Setup for Automobile Instrument Panel (IP) Application

FMVSS 201 procedure originally rolled out in 1968 by Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Administration to protect the automobile occupants from fatal injury during the crash. Since the beginning of the law, the automobile interior safety has become con...

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Meshing the Human Lumbar Spine

HyperWorks customer Jeff Harris from NuVasive has used HyperMesh to solid hybrid mesh consecutive human vertebrae and discs from a patient bone scan. The meshing, set up in Hypermesh, is simulated using Ansys for motion limits, stiffness, and disc...

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High Performance Catamaran Design & Optimisation with HyperWorks

Team Rafale is regrouping aerospace engineers, as well as faculty members and students from ETS (Ecole de Technologie Superieure, in Montreal, Canada), who have taken on the ambitious challenge to design, build and race a C-Class catamaran in The ...

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Automated Reporting Director

F.tech R&D North America Inc. started in 2003 at the Troy Ohio location. Today F.tech R&D North America features offices in Troy Michigan and Düsseldorf Germany. F.tech has full R&D capabilities from design and CAE, to prototyping and test. Produc...

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Teaching Aerospace Design Optimization

Engineers develop design and analysis skills through application of principles, methods, and tools to the solution of complex, often ill-defined problems. Engineering training that focuses on simple, focused component-level applications teaches s...

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OptiStruct Tips and Tricks

This Workshop Presentation on Powertrain was conducted by Arnaud Sohier, Dave Mason, Nirmalkumar Subbaiah and Manohara Mariyyapa at the Americas ATC on May 5, 2015. Attendees to this workshop leanred how HyperWorks offers a complete and efficient...

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System Design Solutions with MotionSolve

Much of the MotionSolve and MotionView multi-body modeling and simulation technology has been incorporated into Inspire Motion to enable system design closely tied to 3D CAD geometry.

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