ANSYS 17: Excellence Times Ten

We developed ANSYS 17 with one vision in mind: to improve your engineering simulation experience and product development outcomes by a factor of 10, or 10x. Giving your design process 10 times the performance, 10 times the insight and 10 times the productivity — across all physics and simulation categories — will enable you to get your new products to market that much faster, with that much savings.. This order-of-magnitude advantage in innovation, time-to-market, operational efficiency and product quality will leave your competitors far behind.
ANSYS has been an acknowledged leader in enabling simulation-driven design over the past several decades, and ANSYS 17.0 is a major step forward in terms of bringing together all of the ANSYS modeling and simulation capabilities required to achieve the vision of an integrated yet open enterprise product innovation platform driven by behavior modeling and simulation.
- Peter Bilello, President of CIMdata

10 Simulation Advancements for Turbomachinery

ANSYS delivers more accurate results with higher levels of engineering productivity so that you can maximize your turbomachinery's performance and efficiency. ANSYS 17.0 includes 10 advances to computational fluid dynamics (CFD), mechanical and systems simulation technologies and enhancements across the turbomachinery spectrum.

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Better, Faster CFD

ANSYS computational fluid dynamics (CFD) delivers solutions faster so that engineers and designers can make better decisions sooner in the design cycle. Innovations across the entire workflow — including modeling, meshing, user environment design, high performance computing and post processing — combine to radically accelerate the time to results without compromising accuracy.

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10x More Cores for CFD (with Linear Scalability)

ANSYS continues its history of constantly improving the HPC capabilities of ANSYS CFX and ANSYS Fluent by significantly reducing solver computation time from release to release, enabling simulation to be applied to a much broader set of real­world problems and products than ever before.

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10x More Reliable Electronic Systems

Ensuring product durability means that electronic systems must function reliably in all kinds of environments. ANSYS 17.0 gives you the tools to build high fidelity, durable electronics system models to meet the challenges of today’s tightening design tolerances and tougher competition.

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10x Faster Structural Analysis

ANSYS Mechanical 17.0 gives you greater insight into your product designs. Its improved solver performance enables you to model your product designs faster with more simulations in the same length of time. And with a 10x increase in computing core counts, you can solve demanding structural simulations faster and with greater detail.

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Predict Manufacturing Variability of Composites to Achieve Tighter Tolerances

ANSYS Mechanical 17.0 delivers advanced composites simulation technology. You can simulate variability materials and curing with ease, giving you more confidence than ever before in your composite modeling.

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10x Faster Transient Electromagnetic Field Simulation

The new Time Decomposition Method for ANSYS Maxwell delivers game changing computational capacity and speed for full transient electromagnetic field simulation. This patent pending technology allows you to solve all time steps simultaneously instead of sequentially, while distributing the time steps across multiple cores, networked computers and compute clusters. The result is a phenomenal increase in simulation capacity and unprecedented simulation speed.

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10x More Productive Chip-Package-System Workflows

Deliver smaller, power efficient, more portable devices with ANSYS Chip-Package-System (CPS) workflow. ANSYS CPS has powerful new 3-D layout assembly features, a fast electromagnetic extraction solver, linkage to IC models, and automated thermal analysis with integrated structural analysis.

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10x Collaborative Antenna and Wireless System Design Flow

Dominate your wireless communication competitors with the ANSYS Antenna and Wireless System Design flow. Powerful new features including antenna synthesis, design and processing; encrypted 3-D components with patent-pending hidden and encrypted design; and new high frequency solvers for antenna placement and radio frequency interference (RFI) diagnosis deliver a highly automated and collaborative wireless design flow.

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10x Faster Chip Power Integrity Analysis

Productivity gains, sign-off accuracy and coverage against complex reliability issues are critical requirements in the product development cycle for large designs using advanced process technologies. ANSYS semiconductor solutions yield faster turnaround times for ultra-large designs, along with simulation coverage for FinFET power integrity and reliability sign-off.

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Over 10 Years of Foundry-certified Chip-level Power Integrity

Ten years of foundry certification is a testament to accuracy of analysis and a track record of “first silicon success” for ANSYS RedHawk and ANSYS Totem. Together, these simulation solutions are responsible for thousands of successful silicon designs for many semiconductor companies around the world.

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Early Power Profiling of Live Application Scenarios, PAVES

The ANSYS PowerArtist Vector Streaming (PAVES) capability enables early RTL power estimation for your live applications such as operating system boot-up and high definition video.

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10X more Systems Simulation Capabilities for ANSYS Users

New System Design and Simulation Capabilities in Embedded Software, Mechanical and Electronics Tools

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10x Productivity For System Verification

ANSYS 17.0 makes it faster than ever to create and assemble models in ANSYS Simplorer for full system simulation. Simplorer is now fully integrated into the ANSYS Electronics Desktop, streamlining workflows for creating reduced-­order models for electromagnetic components and co-­simulating with ANSYS Maxwell, ANSYS Q3D and ANSYS HFSS. Simplorer 17.0 introduces native support for the Modelica language, providing access to hundreds of additional mechanical and fluid component models to enhance your ability to model complex electrified systems. Enhancements to the Simplorer solver improve performance and capacity for large system models.

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Native Support for Modelica

ANSYS 17.0 makes it faster than ever to create and assemble models in ANSYS Simplorer for full system simulation. Simplorer 17.0 introduces native support for the Modelica language, providing access to hundreds of additional mechanical electrified systems.

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10x More Embedded Software Applications Supported

The ANSYS SCADE model-based embedded software development and simulation environment expands with new solutions dedicated to avionics, automotive and rail transportation. These industry-specific solutions give you the openness, flexibility and multi-platform support capabilities of the SCADE toolset to facilitate OEM/supplier interactions, while fulfilling industry standards such as ARINC 653, ARINC 664 and FACE in Aerospace & Defense, and AUTOSAR in the automotive sector.

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Verification & Validation Speedup

The SCADE Test product line now includes a test environment for Human-Machine Interfaces (HMI) designed with SCADE Display. This feature reduces the effort required for testing HMI applications by enabling model testing to be performed earlier in the development cycle (thus saving expensive design reworks), and automating test execution and results analysis.

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Boost in Modeling Efficiency and Generated Code Performance

The new SCADE toolset will enhance your user experience through improvements in the user interfaces (UI) and the addition of design capabilities for better modeling efficiency. The code generated by SCADE Suite KCG from SCADE Suite control software models has a reduced memory footprint, while the code generated from SCADE Display HMI software models features significant performance improvements for all OpenGL compliant platforms.

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ANSYS AIM 17.2: Expanding Upfront Simulation for Design Engineers

Upfront simulation improves productivity of design engineers, by allowing them to make informed decisions early in the product’s lifecycle, minimizing the need for re-work and re-design later in the process. ANSYS AIM 17.2, enhances upfront simulation for thermal management and bolted connections, extends collaboration between the designer and the analyst, and brings upfront simulation to Japanese engineers in their own language.

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ANSYS AIM 17.1 Expands Beyond Fluids and Structures Simulation for Every Engineer

ANSYS AIM 17.1, engineers can make informed product design decisions earlier in the product lifecycle that include more physics. In addition to newly extended structural and fluid flow simulation capabilities, ANSYS AIM now provides product designers with magnetostatics and polymer extrusion capabilities. ANSYS AIM 17.1 also extends customization and automation capabilities by introducing multi-step custom templates.

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ANSYS AIM 17.0: Simulation for Every Engineer

ANSYS AIM 17.0 fully integrates geometry modeling and preparation with the evaluation of design alternatives to further enhance its ability to solve the challenges faced by design engineers. AIM 17.0 also provides realistic materials rendering to give you the insight you need from your simulations to have full confidence in your designs.

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10x Faster CAD to Simulation

ANSYS SpaceClaim Direct Modeler is the fastest platform for 3-D modeling and simulation preparation. Release 17.0 gives you even greater performance with 10x faster time-to-analysis than any other product on the market today.

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