Simulate Multibody Dynamics More Accurately with ANSYS Motion
As mechanical systems continue to get more advanced and interconnected, there is an ever growing need for tools that can accurately analyze the impacts of various forces on the entirety of the system. Mechanical systems often contain complex assemblies of interconnected parts undergoing large overall motion, and thus require engineering simulation for optimal design. Tools that produce multibody dynamics solutions are better able to account for these components and thus provide more accurate results quicker than running simulations of each component individually.
One of the latest offerings from ANSYS Inc. is designed to do just that.
ANSYS Motion is a third generation engineering solution based on an advanced multibody dynamics solver. It enables fast and accurate analysis of rigid and flexible bodies and gives accurate evaluation of physical events through the analysis of the mechanical system as a whole. ANSYS Motion uses four tightly integrated solving schemes: rigid body, flexible body, modal and mesh-free EasyFlex. This gives the user unparalleled capabilities to analyze systems and mechanisms in any desired combination.
Join PADT's Senior Staff Technologist, Jim Peters for a look at how this tool works, along with a deeper dive into its benefits and capabilities, including:
- Multiple Advanced Toolkits
- Various Application Areas
- Accurate Boundary Conditions
- Easy Interface with Other Software
- Tightly Integrated Multi-body & Structural Analysis Solvers
- And Much More
RecordedApr 10 201962 mins
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Join PADT's Application/Support Engineer and materials Expert Doug Oatis to learn more about updates made to the composites, materials and scripting capabilities in Ansys 2021 R1
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Join us for a panel discussion moderated by PADT's Principle & Co-owner Eric Miller, featuring conversation with aerospace experts Manoj Mahendran, Global Account Director of Boeing at Ansys, and Jerry Feldmiller, Senior Aerospace Application Engineer at Stratasys. This will focus on what advanced technology such as numerical simulation and additive manufacturing has meant to the industry up until this point, and where it will likely take it in the future.
If you work in the aerospace industry and have considered implementing advanced technology into your workflow, or simply want to keep up with what industry leaders are doing, this is the webinar for you.
Ansys simulation solutions deliver the significant product lifecycle cost reductions that the aviation industry demands, while accelerating the technological innovation required for tomorrow’s success.
Join the simulation team at PADT, along with experts from Ansys and AGI (Analytical Graphics, Inc.) for a presentation covering everything you need to stay updated on the role of numerical simulation in the aerospace industry. If you work in the aerospace industry and have considered implementing simulation into your workflow, or simply want to keep up with what industry leaders are doing, this is the webinar for you.
Pam Waterman, 3D Printing & Support Application Engineer, PADT
Stratasys has partnered with industry leaders to develop materials and processes that are making 3D printed parts commonplace on aircraft and spacecraft, and cementing the technology as an engineering mainstay.
Join the additive experts at PADT, along with representatives from Stratasys for a presentation covering everything you need to stay updated on the role of additive manufacturing in the aerospace industry. If you work in the aerospace industry and have considered implementing additive into your workflow, or simply want to keep up with what industry leaders are doing, this is the webinar for you.
Ansys LS-DYNA is the most used explicit simulation program in the world and is capable of simulating the response of materials to short periods of severe loading. Its many elements, contact formulations, material models and other controls can be used to simulate complex models with control over all the details of the problem.
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Join PADT's Senior Staff Technologist Jim Peters for a discussion on recent advancements made for these two dynamic analysis tools from Ansys in their 2021 R1 release.
Aleksandr Gafarov, Electronics Application Engineer - PADT
The use of Ansys Electronics solutions minimizes the testing costs, ensures regulatory compliance, improves reliability and drastically reduces your product development time. All this while helping you build the best-in-class and cutting-edge products.
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Leverage the simulation capability from Ansys to solve the most critical aspects of your designs. Join PADT's Electronics expert and application engineer Aleksandr Gafarov for a detailed look at what is new for SI & PI in Ansys 2021 R1, including updates available within the following tools:
• SIwave - Granta support & differential time domain crosstalk
• Q3D - Uniform current terminals
• Circuits - Network data explorer & SPISim
• HFSS 3D - Parallel meshing, encrypted 3D components & IC workflow improvements
• Electronics Desktop - Ansys cloud, Minerva & optiSLang integration
• And much more
Josh Stout, Application & Support Engineer, Systems, PADT
Best practices for ensuring and predicting electronics reliability require comprehensive multi-physics simulations. Ansys ensures reliability success by developing solutions and workflows that overcome today’s biggest simulation and design challenges.
With Ansys 2021 R1, electronics reliability became much easier to manager with advanced capabilities for design democratization, workflow automation, and robust reliability predictions. Along with these updated components, users can better access integrated workflows between Ansys Sherlock, Icepak, Mechanical, LS-Dyna, and more to provide the results necessary to optimize product designs and ensure unparalleled reliability in the field.
Join PADT's Systems Application & Support Engineer Josh Stout for a presentation covering updates to existing features and the introduction of new tools available in this latest release. Learn how users can:
• Extract detailed geometries from any ECAD file
• Predict time to failure before prototyping
• Perform complex multiphysics analyses
• Implement automation and optimization
• And much more
Robert McCathren, Application Engineer, PADT, Inc.
Ansys 2021 R1 delivers significant improvements in simulation technology together with nearly unlimited computing power to help engineers across all industries reimagine product design and achieve product development goals that were previously thought impossible.
With updates made to Ansys mechanical, users can easily handle the complexity of a variety of design environments. Everything from mulitphysics analysis to dynamic simulation allows for the ability to create a product that meets performance goals and holds up over time.
Join PADT's Application Engineer Robert McCathren for a look at analytical advancements in Ansys Mechanical 2021 R1, including updates for:
• Element Technology
• NonLinear Adaptivity
• Coupled Physics Analysis
• Linear Dynamics
• And much more
Josh Stout, Application & Support Engineer, Systems, PADT
With CAD-centric (mechanical and electrical CAD) and multiphysics user interfaces, Icepak facilitates the solving of today’s most challenging thermal management problems in electronics products and assemblies. Icepak uses sophisticated CAD healing, simplification and metal fraction algorithms that reduce simulation times, while providing highly accurate solutions that have been validated against real-world products. This tool provides powerful electronic cooling solutions that utilize the industry leading Ansys Fluent computational fluid dynamics solver for thermal and fluid flow analyses of integrated circuits, packages, printed circuit boards, and electronic assemblies.
With the release Ansys 2021 thermal integrity capabilities saw improvements in a variety of areas. Join PADT's Application & Support Engineer and Thermal Integrity expert Josh Stout to learn more about recent advancements surrounding:
• Solar Radiation Modeling
• Robust Meshing Distribution
• Dynamic Thermal Management
• The Release of AEDT Mechanical Solutions
• And Much More
The most powerful simulation solution for metal additive manufacturing, the Ansys Additive Suite delivers the critical insights required by designers, engineers and analysts to avoid build failure and create parts that accurately conform to design specifications. This comprehensive solution spans the entire workflow — from design for additive manufacturing (DfAM) through validation, print design, process simulation and exploration of materials.
Ansys 2021 R1 delivers enhancements across all portfolio products — Ansys Additive Prep, Ansys Additive Print, Ansys Additive Science and Ansys Workbench Additive — empowering users to further advance their additive manufacturing capabilities.
Join PADT's Simulation Support & Application Engineer Doug Oatis for a webinar covering both the structural optimization and additive updates made to Ansys 2021 R1 including enhancements for:
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Join us for a panel discussion moderated by PADT's Principle & Co-owner Eric Miller, featuring conversation with automotive experts Judy Curran, Head of Global Automotive Strategy at Ansys, and Fadi Abro, Director of Automotive Business at Stratasys.
This will focus on what advanced technology such as numerical simulation and additive manufacturing has meant to the industry up until this point, and where it will likely take it in the future.
Judy Curran, Head of Global Automotive Strategy, Ansys & Dr. Arunachala Kannan, Chief Scientist, Zero Electric Vehicles
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Join the simulation team at PADT, along with experts from Ansys and Zero Electric Vehicles for a presentation covering everything you need to stay updated on the role of numerical simulation in the automotive industry.
This presentation includes information from Judy Curran, Head of Global Automotive Strategy at Ansys, on industry trends, software tools, and applications for simulation in the automotive industry, followed by a presentation from Dr. Arunachala Kannan, Zero Electric Vehicles' Chief Scientist and Mechanical System Engineer Damon Gonzales, on the company's mission, and how being a startup using Ansys software has and will better prepare them for the future.
If you work in the automotive industry and have considered implementing simulation into your workflow, or simply want to keep up with what industry leaders are doing, this is the webinar for you.
Fadi Abro, Director of Automotive Business, Stratasys & Malini Dusey, Additive Manufacturing Application Engineer, GM
3D Printing Solutions for Automotive take you from design to factory floor quickly and efficiently. Fast track ideas into production, simplify design without limits, and profit from customized small production runs, all while working smarter not harder.
Join the additive experts at PADT, along with representatives from Stratasys and GM for a presentation covering everything you need to stay updated on the role of additive manufacturing in the automotive industry.
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If you work in the automotive industry and have considered implementing additive into your workflow, or simply want to keep up with what industry leaders are doing, this is the webinar for you.
Joe Woodward, Senior Mechanical Engineer & Lead Trainer, PADT, Inc.
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Ansys provides general purpose, high-performance, automated, intelligent meshing software which produces the most appropriate mesh for accurate, efficient multiphysics solutions — from easy, automatic meshing to highly crafted mesh.
Join PADT's Senior Mechanical Engineer and meshing expert Joe Woodward for an introduction to the new meshing capabilities available in Ansys 2021 R1, including updates for:
• Repairing Topology
• Weld Control
• Separating Morphing Adaptive Remeshing Technology (SMART)
• Batch Connections
• And much more
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Join PADT's Simulation Support Manager and Ansys expert Ted Harris, for an overview of what updates in this release best energize this tool, such as enhancements made to:
• Solution History
• Fluid Network Creation
• Database Management
• GPU & Solvers
• And much more
Michael Griesi, Lead Electromagnetics Engineer, PADT
Whether leveraging improved workflows or leading-edge capabilities with Ansys 2021 R1, teams are tackling design challenges head on, eliminating the need to make costly workflow tradeoffs, developing next-generation innovations with increased speed and significantly enhancing productivity, all in order to deliver high-quality products to market faster than ever.
When it comes to high frequency electromagnetics, Ansys 2021 R1 delivers a plethora of groundbreaking enhancements. Ansys HFSS Mesh Fusion enables simulation of large, never before possible electromagnetic systems with efficiency and scalability. This release also allows for encrypted 3D components supported in HFSS 3D Layout for PCBs, IC packages and IC designs to enable suppliers to share detailed 3D component designs for creating highly accurate simulations.
Join PADT's Lead Electromagnetics Engineer and high frequency expert Michael Griesi for a presentation on updates made to the Ansys HF suite in the 2021 R1 release, including advancements for:
• Electronics Desktop
• And much more
Sina Ghods, Senior Simulation Support & Application Engineer, PADT, Inc.
From small to mid-sized companies to global organizations, companies of every size seek new ways for pioneering breakthrough innovations that are safer and more reliable to win the race to market. Ansys 2021 R1 delivers significant improvements in simulation technology together with nearly unlimited computing power to help engineers across all industries reimagine product design and achieve product development goals that were previously thought impossible.
For fluids simulation in this release, products can be designed faster than ever before, thanks to major physics and productivity enhancements that build upon the already powerful workflow and meshing capabilities. Join PADT's Senior Simulation Support & Application Engineer and fluids expert Sina Ghods for a look at what's new in this release including:
Pam Waterman, Application Engineer, 3D Printing Support - PADT
Additive Manufacturing has profoundly impacted all aspects of manufacturing. With the ability to increase speed-to-market, lower production costs, and customize specialty parts, it continues to fuel innovation.
Manufacturing jigs, fixtures, and other tooling accounts for more than 20% of all end-use parts produced with 3D printing today. Yet, without tools that make the design of custom jigs and fixtures simpler, many users are kept from reaching the full benefits of Additive Manufacturing on the factory floor.
One tool that is helping engineers bypass this roadblock is the latest collaborative effort from Stratasys and nTopology, the FDM Fixture Generator.
This innovative software tool allows you to automate the design of 3D printed jigs & fixtures. Generate custom designs and streamline operations on your factory floor without spending time in CAD. Ready to print with a few clicks.
Join Sam Kratky from nTopology and Pam Waterman from PADT to learn more about FDM Fixture Generator and how it stands to disrupt the manufacturing environment.
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