Simulation Driven Design

Simulation and Verification for Board Development

The idea of applying simulation early in the development of board systems is a relatively new concept. In this post, we provide a quick overview of what is involved.

The Big Challenge With Simulation Driven Design

A Simulation Driven Design initiative carries a lot of promise. Yet, there are some kinks that companies need to address before they can reasonably realize value. We review some of the biggest ones in this post.

What is Simulation-Driven Design?

What is Simulation-Driven Design (SDD)? We provide a concise overview of this type of engineering initiative in this post and video.

Mentor’s System Vision

This post provides an overview of Mentor’s System Vision, a 1D modeling and simulation tool for analog mixed signal systems.

Collaboration on Board Systems Design: Is It An Opportunity?

Is there an opportunity for more electrical-mechanical collaboration within board systems design? Let’s make sure we’re on the same page before we go any further. First off, what’s involved? We’re talking about taking the board layout in ECAD and communicating that to the 3D assembly in the mechanical application. Why is that needed, and what’s …

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What is Generative Design?

There are a lot of different definitions for Generative Design today. In this post, we provide some clarity on three of those definitions and share the one that we use.

What is a Virtual Sensor?

Before we dive into virtual sensors, we need to cover some foundational concepts around the Digital Twin. With this technology, you have sensory data that you’re capturing from a product, and you’re feeding it into a simulation. The simulation will be running very fast, and will often be a systems simulation; a 1D simulation that …

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The IoT-less Digital Twin: A Reality with MSC Software

Most folks pair up the concepts of Digital Twins and the Internet of Things. But are they truly exclusively together? In this post, we find they’re not by looking at an MSC Software offering applied to drilling heads.

What is Model-Based Software Development?

Model-Based Software Development is an initiative that helps ensure that new software runs on custom electronic hardware early in the development process. This post and video gives a good overview of this technology-led engineering initiative.

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