Simulation Driven Design (SDD)

The Impact of PTC’s CREO Moving to a Cloud-Based Platform

Over the past few years, PTC has gradually transitioned its offerings to an annual subscription format. As a result, the overwhelming majority of its customers have switched to this recurring revenue model. Now, PTC is hard at work moving its core products to Atlas, a software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform that was acquired as part of Onshape. …

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Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE: A Progressive Approach to Modeling and Simulation

In a recent post, we discussed the challenges associated with a traditional approach to simulation where engineers and analysts work in silos using unintegrated tools. When team members can’t collaborate effectively, companies must contend with inaccurate or incomplete data that cause delays and increased costs. In order to address these issues, companies need to take …

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The Fundamental Problems with Modeling and Simulation

Amid a landscape of shortened timelines and more complex products, companies are increasingly using simulation to digitally verify that a product meets requirements and performs as designed. Yet, engineers and analysts often find themselves working in silos, making contributions that are not in sync. Design engineers use computer-aided design (CAD) tools to design, while the …

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Altair: Managing the Data Twin and the Physics Twin

Using a digital twin in the design process has enabled engineers to refine product designs through models and simulations. Most digital twin systems are centered around modeling the operation of a product, but Altair has a different perspective that incorporates two separate digital twins.  Altair’s Digital Twin Concept Altair takes a two-pronged approach to implementing …

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Solid Edge 2022: Boosting Mechanical Design Processes with Modeling and Simulation

Mechanical design is a complex and demanding field. But a range of new capabilities in the latest release of Solid Edge can help ease the pressure on design engineers. This post highlights the new features of Solid Edge 2022 that can improve the mechanical design process. Challenges in Mechanical Design Numerous challenges exist when designing …

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ANSYS Discovery: Enhancing Simulation-Driven Product Development for Design Engineers and Analysts

ANSYS Discovery’s latest release introduces a new set of capabilities augmenting the experience for design engineers and analysts. Now both parties can seamlessly perform simulations and collaborate across the product development lifecycle.

3DEXPERIENCE Twin – A Manufacturing Perspective

In the past 18 months, the manufacturing industry has experienced a number of powerful disruptors. Between uncertainty in product demand, disruption in the supply chain, and new social distancing norms, organizations have had to find ways to make their lines more flexible. 3DEXPERIENCE Twin is a digital twin that has broad applications from product design …

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Ansys HFSS Plays a Key Role in Designing Smart Connected Products

There has been a proliferation of high-speed, high-frequency electronics placed in today’s smart connected products over the past few years. This increases the need for electromagnetic (EM) simulation in design. Ansys HFSS, a 3D high-frequency simulation software, meets the industry’s stringent demands. Simulation Overcomes Challenges in Designing Smart, Connected Products Today’s smart, connected products are …

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nCode DesignLife: Predicting Fatigue Life

Across the automotive, aerospace, and heavy machinery industries, complex products often need to be lightweight while also meeting stringent lifecycle durability requirements. But it can be a challenge to determine whether products meet such requirements during the design phase. Conducting fatigue analysis using nCode DesignLife can help organizations virtually predict how long products will last …

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