SIMULATION

Scanning at la Sarthe

3D scanning system keeps competitors honest.


Digital Assembly Comes of Age

Digital assembly is increasingly comprehensive and allows smoother product launches.
#Honda

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How Topology Optimization Enables Design for Lightweighting

Simulation software enables automotive engineers to take advantage of the lightweighting opportunities provided by technologies like 3D printing and microcellular injection molding.
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Renishaw's Four Stages of the Production Process for Comprehensive Quality Control

In the Industry 4.0 age, post-process inspection technologies aren’t enough.
#quality

Aligning Virtual Prototyping with Reality

ESI Group’s SimulationX virtual prototyping software helps speed product development by enabling more accurate computer simulations, says Alan Arico.
#tech

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AutoBeat Live is a monthly 30-minute show featuring conversations with leading observers of and people in the auto industry. Each episode will include insights about what’s happening—things that may affect suppliers to the industry. 

Plate Buckling Analysis Made Simple

Designing thin-walled steel structures? Then GAS2.0 is for you
#GeneralMotors

Waymo and CAE

In its effort to transform mobility, Waymo is racking up lots of miles—most of them simulated.
#Peterbilt #Waymo #engineer

NVIDIA Launches DRIVE Constellation

NVIDIA has announced that its DRIVE Constellation simulation platform is now available for developers of autonomous systems.
#supplier #Toyota #engineer

Nissan Speeds CFRP Process

Advanced simulation and improved compression molding could be the key to carbon fiber’s future
#Nissan #Carbon

Honda, Autodesk Develop Lightweight Crankshaft

Generative design tools help cut weight by 50% in prototype unit
#Honda #Autodesk

Ford Techs Get Virtual Reality Training on Mustang Mach-E

Using high-tech gaming systems to speed maintenance and repair training
#Bosch #Ford #Microsoft

Using Simulation Software to Optimize Automotive Lightweighting

Automotive manufacturers are meeting CAFE fuel-efficiency standards through lightweighting, which requires simulation software for design engineers.
#Carbon #Autodesk

Simulating Long-Fiber Composites

Long carbon fiber-reinforced thermoplastics may get increased use thanks to simulation capabilities.
#Magna #Carbon #Toyota

The Network and the Sensor

The smart-factory world of digital manufacturing is coming, and manufacturing-technology developers are eager to help you be ready.  
#Autodesk

Powertrain Simulation Addresses Complex Challenges

Multi-physics analysis software is perfect for simulating vehicle powertrain systems. Even better is simulation software for powertrain development.

Speeding Production with Digital Tooling

More than product specs for the cloud crowd, this approach to machining setup can massively accelerate things—both the planning and the operation.
#Ford

Advances in Structural Simulations

HyperWorks 2017 helps engineer strong, light, efficient structures.