Tebis America announces the latest Release 5 of its Version 4.0

Tebis America has announced the latest Release 5 of its Version 4.0. Tebis has especially optimized the performance of its software with the current Version 4.0, Release 5. This helps users significantly accelerate their processes without functional restrictions. Examples include machine simulation, working with tool sets, searching for tools in feature machining or exchanging tools in […]

Autodesk to Add Production to its Fusion Platform

 Autodesk previewed its newest cloud-based offering in its Fusion family of services at. Executives at the company demonstrated Fusion Production at Autodesk University earlier in November. About 10,000 attendees gathered in Las Vegas to hear about software updates as well as planned future uses for the Autodesk products. Fusion Production allows contract manufacturers to digitize […]

New EDEM/RecurDyn co-simulation solution gives off-highway equipment engineers high-fidelity modeling of bulk material behaviors

Bruce Jenkins | Ora Research Bulk-material simulation specialist EDEM released a co-simulation solution between its software and RecurDyn, the multibody dynamics modeling and simulation toolset from FunctionBay. This new integration enables engineers designing heavy equipment such as excavators, ploughs and off-road vehicles to introduce realistic bulk-material behaviors into their multibody dynamics simulations. EDEM says the […]

Autodesk and Dropbox Partner for .DWG File Storage

Autodesk announced products to make it easier for its users to access and share large design files on Dropbox. That announcement came at Autodesk University, held in Las Vegas this week. The Dropbox desktop app works with the Autodesk Forge platform and allows Autodesk users to open and save .dwg design files stored in the […]

BLM Group joins up with “Workshops for Warriors”

BLM Group USA recently announced its corporate involvement with “Workshops for Warriors.” Workshops for Warriors (www.wfwusa.org) is a state-licensed, board governed, fully audited 501(c)(3) nonprofit school that trains, certifies, and helps place Veterans, Wounded Warriors, and Transitioning Service Members into advanced manufacturing careers such as welding, CAD/CAM programming and machining. BLM Group USA has committed to […]

BRM Aero Uses Dassault Systèmes Technology to More Efficiently Design Its Bristell Airplanes

Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA) announced that BRM Aero, a developer of ultralight and light sport airplanes, is using the “Engineered to Fly” industry solution experience on the cloud to more efficiently design and develop the structure of its Bristell airplanes. “Engineered to Fly,” based on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform on the cloud, provides BRM […]

Italian automotive supplier Blutec selects Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE Platform for automotive industrial project

Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, today announced that the 3DEXPERIENCE platform was chosen by Blutec Srl to support its 300 million euro automotive industrial project in collaboration with Invitalia, the Italian Ministry of Economy’s agency for investment and business […]

Webinar: Cloud Premium: Cluster Computing Arrives for Autodesk CFD

Following is the transcript from the recent webinar, “Cloud Premium: Cluster Computing Arrives for Autodesk CFD,” presented by James Neville of Autodesk. My name is James Neville and I am a simulation engineering here at Autodesk. I want to welcome everyone here today to our webinar, and thank you all for coming out to learn a […]

Automation, Forge API Updates Focus of Autodesk University’s First Day

Autodesk University kicked off its annual event in Las Vegas Tuesday with the company’s Chief Executive Officer Andrew Anagost telling the close to 10,000 attendees how his company plans to address the coming age of automated design. “We’re reframing automation. It’s not a threat, it’s an opportunity to do more,” Anagost said. Humans will move […]

ANSYS acquires additive manufacturing simulation leader 3DSIM

Bruce Jenkins | Ora Research ANSYS just acquired 3DSIM, a developer of premier additive manufacturing (AM) simulation technology, and said the move gives it “the industry’s only complete additive manufacturing simulation workflow.” ANSYS’ claim of industry leadership in this area must, of course, be taken in context of similar acquisitions and intensive R&D activity by […]

New Simcenter 3D v12: Scale, depth, speed of integration progress unsurpassed

Bruce Jenkins | Ora Research Siemens’ newest version of Simcenter 3D, its flagship environment for multidisciplinary computer-aided engineering, offers new comprehensive solutions across multiple simulation disciplines. Key features: Powerful generative design workflows support fully integrated topology optimization and Convergent Modeling for efficient design and simulation. Advanced solutions deliver on Simcenter’s strategy for structural dynamics, motion […]

Propel Includes Two Compliance Tools in its Updated PLM Software

Propel, which makes cloud-based product lifecycle management (PLM) software company, has updated its product lifecycle management software with the addition of two new modules for improved product compliance: the first is a specification management and compliance solution and the second is the training records management solution. Both solutions help companies of all sizes improve quality […]

Comsol Users to See Performance Improvements in 2017 Update

When Comsol Multiphysics 5.3a is released by year’s end users can expect to see performance improvements in the handling of bigger models; models that might include hundreds of thousands of boundaries, said Svante Littmarck, Comsol’s president and chief executive operator. He spoke at the company’s Comsol Conference held last week in Boston. That update also […]

Latest COMSOL Multiphysics software unveiled at the COMSOL Conference 2017

COMSOL, the leading provider of software solutions for multiphysics modeling and simulation app deployment, provided attendees with a sneak preview of the latest updates of the COMSOL Multiphysics and COMSOL Server products at the annual COMSOL Conference in Boston. Attendees learned about current and future developments of the software from Svante Littmarck, President and CEO, […]

Siemens and IDS partner offer electromagnetic engineering design capabilities in Simcenter

Siemens entered into a strategic partnership with Ingegneria Dei Sistemi (IDS), an independent engineering and systems technologies company based in Italy, to provide high-frequency electromagnetic (EM) engineering solutions to the market. As such, the Simcenter portfolio will have a more complete offering, with the additional ability to engineer the electromagnetic performance of systems with regard […]

Siemens PLM and HP Partner for Design and Printing in NX

HP and Siemens PLM recently joined to create a new additive manufacturing software module, Siemens NX AM for HP Multi Jet Fusion, now available from Siemens PLM Software. The new software model will enable NX customers to combine design, optimization, simulation, preparation of print jobs, and inspection processes for HP Multi Jet Fusion 3D printed […]

Digital environments advance more sustainable paper & pulp industry

Dassault Systèmes is enabling Valmet, a leading developer and supplier of technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries, to increase customer satisfaction by proposing more innovative customer-oriented experiences at each service and sales opportunity. Valmet is using the “Single Source for Speed” industry solution experience to unify and manage its product development and […]

SOLIDWORKS 2018 helps merge design and manufacturing

Additive manufacturing, the Internet of Things, and other technologies are smashing through the wall that used to separate design and manufacturing. A number of programs being launched this year promise to merge design and manufacturing into one function. One of those programs is SOLIDWORKS 2018, which includes new tools and enhancements to help engineers get […]

ANSYS introduces real time simulation software

With ANSYS Discovery Live, engineers can rapidly explore design options and receive instant and accurate simulation results. Simulation is a critical engineering technology, but it is still not the easiest software to use. To address this issue, ANSYS is expanding Pervasive Engineering Simulation, empowering engineers to take advantage of powerful simulation tools early in the […]

TASS International acquisition propels Siemens to forefront of automated driving solutions engineering

Bruce Jenkins, Ora Research Siemens announced an agreement to acquire TASS International, a global provider of simulation software and related engineering and test services primarily to the automotive industry focused on autonomous driving, integrated safety, advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and tire modeling. Based in Helmond, The Netherlands, TASS has developed what Siemens terms “a […]

MecSoft launches VisualCAMc Beta – production CAM for Onshape

MecSoft Corporation, the developer of computer aided manufacturing (CAM) software solutions, announces the launch of a free Beta program for VisualCAMc, its cloud hosted, fully integrated CAM add-on app for Onshape. The beta is free and available for anyone who has an Onshape account and is approved by MecSoft. VisualCAMc leverages the legendary manufacturing capabilities […]

ThyssenKrupp Elevator: Developing a revolutionary elevator system for tall buildings

Bruce Jenkins, Ora Research Commercial building designs from today’s architectural engineering industry are growing ever taller and more elaborate. Currently the world’s tallest skyscraper is the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, UAE, standing at 828 meters (2,717 feet). This commanding height brings a unique set of engineering challenges, one being how to transport people efficiently from […]

Group Calls for a “Simulation Revolution”

The demand for engineering simulation software tools is exploding in response to deal with the rapidly growing complexity of products, processes, and systems and as companies increased competitiveness. At the same time, the industry is having difficulty keeping up with demand for the specialized experts needed to best use these complex tools. That’s the word […]

Report: Cloud-based CAD Gaining Customers

When it comes to CAD and other computer-aided engineering tools available in the cloud, there’s a mismatch in definitions and expectations between customers and vendors, which has caused a delay in CAD-in-the-cloud adoption. But CAD customers are quickly moving toward accepting the new method of design delivery. That’s according to Jon Peddie Research and Business […]

Engineer in France develops motorcycle racing simulator using MapleSim

Many innovative ideas and technological advances are born from passion, and the motorcycle racing simulator developed by Frédéric Nicolo is no exception. A numerical and scientific calculation engineer in France, Mr. Nicolo’s love for motorcycles inspired him to start his own venture after realizing there were no motorbike simulators that performed at the same level […]