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2013-10-31
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Combustion simulation has the potential to help engine manufacturers design better engines in less time with less cost.
2013-10-31
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The interior supplier showed five concept seats featuring customization via various secondary processes at its fall 2013 fashion show. One such advanced technology, polymer printing, enables Lear designers to create a unique look that is then laminated onto the leather as a 3-µm (118-µin) thick film.
2013-10-30
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In an attempt to achieve a balance between Reynolds number, model scale, and tunnel blockage issues, a 1:3 scale heavy-vehicle testing program has been initiated at the Monash University 1.4-MW wind tunnel.
2013-10-30
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Ashok Leyland, the Hinduja Group flagship, has sold Defiance Testing & Engineering Services (DTE) to Exova, a provider of testing, calibration, and advisory services. Located near Detroit, DTE was acquired by Ashok Leyland in 2007 and since has experienced consistent and profitable growth, according to the Indian OEM, through a combination of operational efficiency, new customer capture, and focus on adjacent sectors such as construction and off-highway, and defense.
2013-10-24
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MSC Software offers an updated version of Adams/Machinery software, a customized analysis software package incorporated in the Adams/View environment that allows users to design and build virtual prototypes from common machinery components.
2013-10-21
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Next-generation unmanned air systems will require more performance and must integrate increasing capabilities for guidance control, weaponry, and surveillance—all in a very limited space.
2013-10-18
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As the highest-volume car builder in the world, Mattel’s Hot Wheels brand dedicates huge resources to the design of its products. Despite recent advances in digital design tools, these 1/64th-scale replicas of production cars still require the human touch to reach fruition.
2013-10-15
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The use of LMS Imagine.Lab AMESim software enables Poclain Hydraulics to simulate transmission behavior, helping its engineers develop answers to given issues faster and at a lower cost.
2013-10-14
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dSPACE’s new version of SystemDesk 4.1 software architecture tool ensures reliable and convenient hand offs between OEMs and suppliers who develop embedded software and systems for AUTOSAR-compliant electronic control units (ECUs).
2013-10-11
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Concurrent CFD applications, such as FloEFD, automate the most demanding steps associated with preparing and running a simulation, allowing designers to develop models and test the heat dispersion properties of an emerging luminaire design.
2013-10-09
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The CEO and founder of the company that won the Automotive X-Prize believes there is room for a new energy-efficient Very Light Car category that employs a highly configurable architecture.
2013-10-01
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Maplesoft adds the MapleSim hydraulics library to its product family through a technology partnership with Modelon.
2013-09-30
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Featuring a 1.6-L turbocharged GDI engine with hybrid-electric drive, the Niro subcompact crossover was designed in the same city in which it was revealed: Frankfurt, Germany.
2013-09-24
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Volvo’s stand at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show left no doubt about the design influence for the Concept Coupe unveiled at the show. It was billed as the next-generation P1800, and a version of the 1960s coupe was on prominent display on the Volvo stand, overlooking the concept.
2013-09-24
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Renault unveiled the Initiale Paris concept at Frankfurt, designed as a replacement model for the Renault Espace and also to show Renault’s thinking for future high-end vehicles.
2013-09-23
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BASF basecoats' XSpark, a new automotive OEM special-effect coating, contains very fine glass particles that reflect light with greater precision, thus creating a pronounced sparkle.
2013-09-23
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“It starts with the sketch. You have to have the killer sketch,” explained GM Europe Vice President of Design Mark Adams, for the car that is destined to inspire future cars from Opel and Vauxhall.
2013-09-18
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Rising system complexity and shortened development cycles have led to the need for an extension of the existing, classical test methods. The Airbus High Lift Test Department is pursuing virtual testing as an additional, equivalent test means besides existing, established physical means of compliance.
2013-09-11
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The curvy Q30 Concept, which debuted Sept. 10 at the Frankfurt Motor Show, serves as the design precursor for Infiniti’s future compact premium entry, production of which is expected to start in Sunderland, U.K., in 2015.
2013-09-05
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The 2013 IAA concept vehicle's shapely exterior and plush interior showcasing a dual-view display foreshadow a possible new direction for the production S-Max.
2013-09-04
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Engineering efficient gasoline engines is more important than ever. However, using physical testing alone to determine an engine’s maximum efficiency is expensive. Fortunately, simulating knock phenomenon with CAE is more feasible than ever.
2013-08-27
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A European Union-funded collaborative research project designed to convert exhaust waste heat into onboard electricity via is moving into the prototype stage, according to Ricardo. The company, a partner in the project (called PowerDriver), reported that recently completed simulation work on a potential automotive application of the thermo-electric generator technology (TGEN) indicates a possible output of 300 W and equivalent fuel savings over the NEDC drive cycle of 2.5%.
2013-08-27
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BigLever Software’s Gears 7.2, the latest version of the company’s industry-standard product line engineering (PLE) lifecycle framework, delivers multistage configuration capabilities needed for engineering organizations to create, deliver, maintain, and evolve their entire product family tree based on product line features.
2013-08-22
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NASA has selected Rockwell Collins to develop a new software analysis tools for verifying the safety of flight critical systems for future commercial aircraft. Under the terms of the one-year contract, Rockwell Collins will develop a set of software analysis tools, conduct demonstrations, and make recommendations to NASA.
2013-08-21
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Frank Popielas, Senior Manager of Advanced Engineering in the Dana Power Technologies Group and head of CAE for Dana, spoke with AEI Assistant Editor Matthew Monaghan about Dana's emphasis on innovation, supported by the right engineering tools.
2013-08-16
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Ricardo Software’s IGNITE complete vehicle system modeling and simulation application features embedded design and optimization tools and a comprehensive powertrain library for simulation.
2013-08-14
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MTS Systems Corp., a supplier of test systems and position sensors, finalized an agreement with Shanghai Jiaotong University (SJTU) to establish an Aerospace Structural Strength Testing Demo Site at SJTU in Shanghai.
2013-08-14
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The latest release of Safe Technology Ltd’s advanced suite of fatigue analysis software for FE models, fe-safe 6.4, includes a new approach to the fatigue of woven fiber composite materials and usability enhancements, such as support for Abaqus ODB Parts and Instances.
2013-08-14
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Simulation made it possible to quickly analyze design iterations and optimize exterior surfaces such as the Tesla Model S front, A-pillars, and other design features critical for aerodynamics.
2013-08-08
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To leverage economies of scale, it is common practice in the industry to share the same platform for multiple vocations, and also adapt different components such as suspension, frame components, engine, cab, and other body components. To accomplish this, one platform has to be developed to have robustness for many different applications, such as bus and/or utility vehicles.
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