From Ideation to Operation: The ANSYS Discovery Product Family in R19
From ideation to operation, the bundles that make up the ANSYS Discovery Product Family help to bring the power of simulation driven product development to every engineer, faster and more affordably than ever before.
Register to explore an in depth look at ANSYS Discovery AIM, Live, and SpaceClaim, covering their individual capabilities and newly updated features thanks to the latest version of ANSYS, ANSYS R19.
Join PADT's Simulation Support Manager Ted Harris, and Simulation Solutions Manager Bob Calvin as they cover each of the products that makes up the Discovery Product Family, how they are bundled for your benefit, and how the new ANSYS Discovery Marketplace simplifies the purchasing process.
RecordedApr 11 201851 mins
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Steven Kjar, Design Engineer - BioProduction Division, Thermo Fisher Scientific
Join PADT and Thermo Fisher Scientific's Steven Kjar for a presentation on the use of additive manufacturing in the development process for pharmaceutical equipment.
Historically additive manufacturing has had a limited role within companies who supply to the biopharmaceutical industry due to the industry’s requirements on materials and practices. Stainless steel components are typically used and switching over to the implementation of plastic-based materials used in additive manufacturing was a major undertaking.
Not only do the advanced manufacturing process capabilities of Stratasys 3D printers make for a worthy solution, the company also produces a variety of composite materials that can operate within a bioreactor due to their unique characteristics.
Register now to learn more about this incredibly unique application.
About Steven Kjar: Steven has attended many colleges and universities while developing skills, including Snow College, Brigham Young University, Utah State University, University of Washington, and Penn State. After a long search for the perfect career, he found his passion in mechanical engineering with a focus on 3D printing. Steven currently working at Thermo Fisher Scientific as a mechanical engineer in R&D. As part of his responsibilities he has been entrusted with the development of an additive manufacturing program for Thermo Fisher in Logan, Utah, and has spent six years building a 3D printing lab that is now capable of producing ISO13485 compliant parts.
Steven wants to move to the next challenge of producing additively manufactured parts for end use; parts produced to reduce cost, serve a custom purpose, or to make life better for others.
Join PADT and a series of panelists for a discussion on the current state of prototyping, and the role that additive manufacturing plays.Learn what hardware and best practices help these companies to thrive.
Join PADT and Ben Shepard from Hensel Phelps for a presentation on the company's use of the Stratsys F120 in the construction industry.
The success of any construction project is dependent on maintaining a high level of quality and attention to detail from the initial planning process, through the construction of the building. As one of the largest general contractors in the United States, Hensel Phelps clearly illustrates a belief in this practice. Prior to implementing 3D printing into its process, Hensel Phelps, like many other construction firms, relied primarily on computer generated imagery (CGI) and hand-drafted modeling to showcase designs and construction basics early on in the planning phase. This initial modeling process is not only key for initial customer meetings, but is also an integral starting point for the construction process itself.
When weighing different options, the company was drawn to 3D printing due to its advantages over more traditional building methods. Models often require adjustments and changes as they go through the design process. Thanks to its unparalleled production speed, 3D printing allows for faster turnaround on more iterative projects.
Register now to learn more about this incredibly unique application for 3D printing.
About Ben Shepard: As a Lead Virtual Design and Construction Engineer at Hensel Phelps, Ben Shepard applies his 16 years of construction industry experience to focus on 3D animation, graphics, and 3D printing. He is responsible for creating 3D models and visuals that are used for procurement efforts and to support the construction process. Ben is a graduate of Colorado State University with a degree in Interior Design.
Norman Sutcker, Commercial Leader - Aerospace, Stratasys
Join PADT and a series of panelists for a discussion on their experiences working with additive manufacturing in a production line setting, including everything from running multiple 3D printers to implementing additive alongside more traditional manufacturing practices.
Cole Brubaker, Research Engineer - Advanced Manufacturing, PING
Join PADT and PING's Cole Brubaker for a presentation on additive's role in improving the injection molding process on a large scale.
Since its founding in 1959, the name PING has been synonymous with high-quality golf clubs among professionals and casual players alike. While the game of golf is obviously at the core of what it does, the company also has roots in engineering, dating back to its creator, Karsten Solheim, who worked as an engineer at the General Electric company when he started making putters in his garage in Redwood City, California.
With this emphasis on the technical side of its manufacturing, the company has been able to stand out among its competitors through a variety of innovative and data-driven practices.PING set out to find new technologies that could be used to further speed up and reduce the costs of its development processes. Additive manufacturing has been used at PING for over 20 years in various capacities, so investigating developments in that field was a logical next step. The company set out to pinpoint specific stages in its process through which implementation would benefit the entire manufacturing organization.
Register now to learn more about this incredibly unique application and implementation of 3D printing.
About Cole Brubaker: Cole Brubaker is a research engineer at PING Golf focused on the use of 3D printing and additive manufacturing for rapid prototyping and product development. Cole received his PhD in engineering from Vanderbilt University where his research focused on the design and development of functional material systems for 3D printing applications. At PING, he has helped develop processes to quickly evaluate new designs for injection molded parts using 3D printed tooling and insert.The use of 3D printed injection mold inserts has helped to significantly reduce both the time and cost traditionally associated with prototyping across several design iteration
Josh Stout, Application & Support Engineer | Systems, PADT
Ansys Sherlock automated design analysis software is the only Reliability Physics/Physics of Failure (PoF)-based electronics design analysis software that provides fast and accurate life predictions for electronic hardware at the component, board and system levels in early design stages. A unique, powerful capability of Sherlock is its revolutionary ability to rapidly convert electronic CAD (ECAD) files into CFD and FEA models with accurate geometries and material properties. Through its powerful parsing engine (capable of importing Gerber, ODB and IPC2581 files, etc.) and embedded libraries containing over 500,000 parts, Sherlock reduces pre-processing time from days to minutes and automates workflows through its integration with Ansys Icepak, Ansys Mechanical and Ansys Workbench.
With its extensive parts/materials libraries, Sherlock automatically identifies your files and imports your parts list, then builds an FEA model of your circuit board in minutes. It also produces a holistic analysis that is critical to developing reliable electronics products. It enables designers to simulate each environment, failure mechanism and assembly that a product might encounter over its lifespan.
Join PADT's Systems Application & Support Engineer Josh Stout for an introduction to this powerful tool along with a look at what new features and updates have been added in the Ansys 2020 R2 version.
Sina Ghods, Senior Simulation Support & Application Engineer, PADT, Inc.
The industry-leading fluid simulation software Ansys Fluent is capable of predicting fluid flow, heat & mass transfer, chemical reactions and other related phenomena.
Known for delivering the most accurate solutions in the industry without compromise, Ansys continues to provide cutting-edge advancements with each new release. In 2020 R2 users can learn about updates from pre-processing to new physics models and workflow improvements.
Join PADT's Senior Simulation Support & Application Engineer Sina Ghods for an in depth discussion on what is new and improved in this version of Ansys Fluent, covering topics such as:
Pam Waterman, 3D Printing & Support Application Engineer, PADT
The Stratasys J750 Digital Anatomy printer truly brings the look and feel of medical models to life with unrivaled accuracy, realism and functionality. Whether used for surgeon training or to perform testing during device development, its models provide unmatched clinical versatility mimicking both the appearance and response of human tissue.
Bring medical models to life. The J750 Digital Anatomy Printer takes the J750 capabilities to the next level. Step up to the printer’s digital capabilities to create models with an incredible array of microstructures which not only look, but now feel and function like actual human tissue for true haptic feedback. All of this in a single print operation with minimal to no finishing steps like painting, sanding or assembly.
Join PADT's 3D Printing & Support Application Engineer Pam Waterman for a discussion on the value of this innovative new technology, including:
- How it solves challenges facing medical device companies and hospitals
- More realistic, functional, and anatomically accurate modeling capabilities
- Quicker design and development, leading to reduced time-to-market
Joe Woodward, Senior Mechanical Engineer & Lead Trainer, PADT, Inc.
From designers and occasional users looking for quick, easy and accurate results, to experts looking to model complex materials, large assemblies and nonlinear behavior, Ansys has you covered. The intuitive interface of Ansys Mechanical enables engineers of all levels to get answers fast and with confidence. Ansys structural analysis software is used across industries to help engineers optimize their product designs and reduce the costs of physical testing.
Ansys Mechanical is the flagship mechanical engineering software solution that uses finite element analysis (FEA) for structural analysis.It covers an enormous range of applications and comes complete with everything you need from geometry preparation to optimization and all the steps in between. With Mechanical Enterprise you can model advanced materials, complex environmental loadings and industry-specific requirements in areas such as offshore hydrodynamics and layered composite materials.
In this webinar, PADT's Senior Mechanical Engineer & Lead Trainer, Joe Woodward will cover a few key components of this tool and what is newly available for them in Ansys 2020 R2. This includes updates for:
Michael Griesi, Lead Electromagnetics Engineer, PADT, Inc.
Ever since NASA began its race to space, U.S. technology companies have searched for solutions to solve a variety of challenges designed to push us further in our exploration of the stars. Whether the purpose is for space travel or for launching satellites that track weather patterns, space innovation is gaining momentum. One of the most critical challenges we are trying to solve is how to optimize communication with moving spacecrafts. Tucson Arizona's FreeFall Aerospace has an answer; developing unique antenna systems for both space and ground use.
When working to develop this technology, FreeFall ran into a number of roadblocks due to limitations in its engineering software tool-set. The company was able to bypass these hurdles and successfully optimize development thanks to the introduction of Ansys HFSS, a specialized 3D electromagnetic software used for designing and simulating high-frequency electronic products such as antennas, antenna arrays, RF/microwave components, and much more. Because of the speed of this tool and its ability to solve multiple simulation challenges in different domains, FreeFall is able to make design changes more quickly and with better data.
Join PADT's Lead Electromagnetics Engineer Michael Griesi and President of FreeFall, Doug Stetson for a discussion on Ansys electromagnetics offerings, and how FreeFall is able to take advantage of them for their unique application.
Advatech Pacific, a Phoenix-based aerospace and defense contractor founded in 1995, works to change the way engineering is conducted for the better by incorporating innovative technologies into its customer’s workflow. Based on the success of previous projects, Advatech is a strong proponent of using high-end simulation software such as ANSYS to identify and evaluate the fine details of massive multi-body mechanical systems, whether through simple static analyses or tightly-coupled multiphysics computations.
Implementing additive manufacturing as an additional way to improve system design presented opportunities to cut back on tooling costs and reduce lead time for several candidate turbine-engine parts. Doing so would also alleviate the challenge of reproducing complex castings, a problem made increasingly difficult by the fact that many of the original casting providers are no longer in business.
Join PADT's Lead Mechanical Engineer Doug Oatis, and Advatech Pacific's Engineering Manager Matt Humrick for a discussion on Ansys tools with regards to additive manufacturing & topology optimization, and how Advatech Pacific was able to use them to drastically improve the efficiency of their design and manufacturing process.
Eric Miller, Principal & Co-Owner, PADT, Inc. & Marc Horner, Principal Healthcare Engineer, Ansys
Simulation has been and continues to be a powerful tool for helping to drive innovation in the medical industry. Everything from medical devices, to hospital equipment, and even pharmaceutical and clinical practices can benefit from the introduction of simulation technology. This is true now more than ever, as the we all are facing such turbulent times.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Ansys is striving to combat the spread of the coronavirus, by backing the ongoing initiatives of customers and partners working in the medical sphere. In order to support healthcare professionals, policy makers, and communities around the world in this endeavor, Ansys is sharing key insights gained from their own analyse, along with those of partners and other collaborators, regarding how to prevent future spread, and treat those already effected by the virus.
Join PADT's Co-founder and Principal engineer Eric Miller, along with Marc Horner, Principal Healthcare Engineer at Ansys, for a discussion on what the company is doing to combat the virus, as well as a look at some models that effectively illustrate how the tools are being used.
Eric Koder, Ansys Account Manager - PADT & Bill Murray, Director of Design and Analysis - Ursa Major Technologies
In 2017 Colorado based company Ursa Major Technologies put together an expert team of designers and engineers to realize its vision of providing the microsatellite industry with the best rocket engines in the business. Utilizing Ansys simulation software, additive manufacturing, and modernizing staged combustion, the company successfully designed and built two liquid oxygen and kerosene engines and has a third engine in development.
With Ansys, Ursa Major Technologies is accomplishing design goals faster
and more efficiently than ever before. Using Finite Element Analysis
(FEA), the company can run models with 30-40 unique parts to analyze entire
turbo pumps in one simulation. Thrust analysis, which the company had
previously done with 2D models, can now be done all in the Ansys CFX tool
Join PADT and Ursa Major Technologies for a brief overview of applications for Ansys in the aerospace industry, followed by an exploration of how they are using these simulation tools to better design and optimize the next generation of rocket engines.
As companies gear up to fight the spread of Coronavirus, innovative technologies such as 3D printing have exploded onto the scene as a means to develop personal protective equipment (PPE) for doctors and medical staff faster and more efficiently.
When traditionally manufactured equipment isn't available due to supply shortages 3D printing has been getting PPE into the hands of those who need it.
Join us as PADT hosts a panel discussion featuring 3D printing experts from various companies that have taken on the duty of helping those in need in these trying times. Discover how they use this technology to develop equipment, what tactics they have found to be effective, and how through networking and strong connections they have been able to revamp their workflows in order to continue providing essential goods and services.
Robert McCathren, Application Engineer, PADT, Inc.
There are hundreds of industrial AM machines and materials. New products come to market weekly, and picking the best option for a manufacturing or research project is a tough call. A wrong direction can be costly. This is where Ansys Granta and the Senvol Database come in handy.
The Senvol Database details 1,000 AM machines and more than 850 compatible materials. Using this tool within Granta Selector, you can search and compare materials based on properties, type, or compatible machines. Identify and compare machines based on supported processes, manufacturer, required part size, cost, or compatible materials (and their properties). Quickly focus on the most likely routes to achieve project goals, save time and get new ideas as you research AM options.
Join PADT's Application Engineer Robert McCathren for an overview of Ganta Selector, along with its importance and applications for those working with or interested in additive manufacturing.
Sina Ghods, Senior Simulation Support & Application Engineer, PADT, Inc.
Engineering simulation has long been constrained by fixed computing resources available on a desktop or cluster. Today, however, cloud computing can deliver the on-demand, high performance computing (HPC) capacity required for faster high-fidelity results offering greater performance insight, all from the comfort of your home.
Ansys Cloud delivers the speed, power and compute capacity of cloud computing directly to your desktop — when and where you need it. You can run larger, more complex and more accurate simulations to gain more insight into your product — or you can evaluate more design variations to find the optimal design without long hardware/software procurement and deployment delays.
Join PADT's Senior Application & Simulation Support Engineer Sina Ghods for a look at how Ansys is working to drive adoption by providing users a ready to use cloud service that provides:
As companies are closing their doors in order to help ensure the health and safety of their employees and customers, those that can are pivoting to working form home.
But what about those working on product design, testing, and analysis that require a physical presence?
Here at PADT we know that the show must go on, and companies working across various technical professions are needed to keep the world moving forward, especially in these trying times. Thus we would like to introduce a solution: Ansys Engineering Simulation Software.
Ansys offers a comprehensive software suite that spans the entire range of physics, providing digital access to practically any field of engineering simulation that a design process requires. When physical testing is no longer a possibility, Ansys also provides an environment to conduct your testing virtually.
Not only does this tool provide a safe virtual environment for engineers, it also adds value to the design process by delivering efficiency, driving innovation, and reducing physical constraints in order to reduce costs and save time.
Join The PADT team for a panel discussion on how you can use simulation to move your in-person workflow to a digital environment, as well as what specific Ansys tools can be used to access your work from home.
All of this will be followed by a live Q&A in which our expert staff will take any questions regarding your specific concerns with transitioning your workflow and all other things related to working from home.
The Ansys finite element solvers enable a breadth and depth of capabilities unmatched by anyone in the world of computer-aided simulation. Thermal, Structural, Acoustic, Piezoelectric, Electrostatic and Circuit Coupled Electromagnetics are just an example of what can be simulated. Regardless of the type of simulation, each model is represented by a powerful scripting language, the Ansys Parametric Design Language (APDL).
APDL is the foundation for all sophisticated features, many of which are not exposed in the Workbench Mechanical user interface. It also offers many conveniences such as parameterization, macros, branching and looping, and complex math operations. All these benefits are accessible within the Ansys Mechanical APDL user interface.
Join PADT's Principle & Co-Owner Eric Miller for a look at what's new for MAPDL in Ansys 2020 R1, regarding:
Robert McCathren, Application Engineer, PADT, Inc.
The ANSYS Discovery 3D Design family of products enables CAD modeling and simulation for all design engineers. Since the demands on today’s design engineer to build optimized, lighter and smarter products are greater than ever, using the appropriate design tools is more important than ever. With ANSYS you can explore ideas, iterate, and innovate with unprecedented speed early in your design process. Delve deeper into design details, refine concepts and perform multiple physics simulations — backed by ANSYS solvers — to better account for real-world behaviors.
Capabilities in this tool-set allow engineers to increase speed and reduce costs from the start of the design cycle, all the way to product launch. Improve engineering productivity and accelerate development time, create higher-quality products while reducing development & manufacturing costs, and respond quickly to changing customer demands while bringing new products to market faster than the competition.
Join PADT's Training & Support Application Engineer, Robert McCathren for a look at whats new & improved when it comes to these tools in ANSYS 2020 R1. This update includes new releases for ANSYS Discovery Live, AIM, and SpaceClaim, focusing on areas including:
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