An Automotive Renaissance
In its 125-year history, the auto industry has never seen such a period of rapid, exponential change. Virtual engineering is the answer to staying apace.
Simulation in the News Vol.6.Issue3
A roundup of media articles on engineering simulation.
Steering Toward the Future
Faced with rising fuel prices and growing environmental concerns, the automotive industry is re-inventing itself — and simulation is playing a critical role.
Fast-Charging Battery Development
Multiphysics simulation tools power the modeling of thermal management in advanced lithium-ion battery systems for electric vehicles.
Magneti Marelli reduces engine emissions and improves fuel efficiency by modeling the complete engine cycle.
Charging Simulation with HPC
A 16x speedup on a compute farm delivers time and cost savings in the design of traction motors for HEVs and EVs.
Playing It Cool
CFD simulation of drive unit cooling helps to improve reliability.
Design of experiments helps to create more robust products by accounting for noncompliance with design specifications.
Going Super Aero
ANSYS Fluent contributes to winning super-mileage car design.
Driven to Success
Andrea Pontremoli, CEO and General Manager of Dallara Automobili, discusses the importance of simulation and innovation in the global automotive industry.
Oxylane/Decathlon leverages simulation to design stronger, lighter bike frames in less time.
ANSYS software helped in designing a deep-sea submersible to reach the lowest point on earth.
Reducing Material Costs
R&D reduced material costs for a water container by 10 percent while maintaining product integrity.
Smart Products, Smart Engineering Solutions
With its acquisition of Esterel Technologies, ANSYS extends its capabilities to embedded software simulation and code production — enabling rapid, reliable and cost-effective design of smart product systems.
Understanding Temperature-Dependent Demagnetization
Using both fluid and electromagnetic simulation can better determine temperature-based demagnetization for permanent magnets used in electric vehicles.