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Simulation Topics

Dive deep into the engineering simulation topics that are transforming our world. Brought to you by Ansys thought leaders.

What is Finite Element Analysis (FEA)?

Learn about finite element analysis (FEA), how finite element modeling works, and how it’s used in engineering applications.

What is Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)?

Learn what computational fluid dynamics (CFD) is and how it’s used across different industries. 

What is Lidar?

Learn how lidar is used in applications like autonomous vehicles and how it’s different from other AV technologies.

What is a Heads-Up Display (HUD)?

Read to learn about what a Heads-Up Display (HUD) is, how it works, the applications, benefits and more.

What is ADAS?

Explore ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance System), its role in enhancing safety, and the technology that defines the future of safe driving.

What is Photonics?

Photonics is a multidisciplinary domain that involves the generation, control, manipulation, and detection of light.

What is Augmented Reality (AR)?

Read about what Augmented Reality (AR) is and how it works, and learn about AR examples, types of AR and more.

What is Virtual Reality (VR)?

Learn about virtual reality (VR), how it works, the different types of VR, and how it’s being used across industries and applications.

What is a Printed Circuit Board (PCB)?

Explore PCB design: what they are, how they function, and the techniques used to build these essential components in modern electronics.

What is Stray Light?

Read about the different types of stray light, issues it can cause, and how it is measured.

What is ASIC Design?

Learn about ASIC design and delve into advanced integrated circuits and unlock their transformative potential.

What is Automotive Exterior Lighting?

Learn about the purposes and functions of automotive exterior lighting, the unique challenges in designing them, and the tools that can help.

What is an Analog Integrated Circuit (IC) and How is it Designed?

Learn about Analog Integrated Circuits (ICs) and explore their multifaceted functionality and pivotal role in advanced electronics.

What is a CMOS Image Sensor?

Learn more about how a CMOS image sensor has enabled many imaging applications, from tiny digital smartphone cameras to Earth observation sensors on satellites.

What Is Materials Characterization?

The materials characterization process helps you choose the best materials and design — and discover the root causes of any product failures.

What is Advanced Semiconductor Packaging?

Advanced semiconductor packaging is a collection of manufacturing processes combining multiple semiconductor chips into a single electronics package. 

What is an Integrated Circuit?

Read to learn foundational information about integrated circuits. Discover what integrated circuits are, what they do, different types, and more.

What is a Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuit?

A mixed-signal integrated circuit combines analog and digital components onto a single semiconductor chip. 

What Are S-parameters?

Electrical engineers can apply S-parameters to a wide range of engineering designs. Learn about S-parameters, their purpose, measurement process, and different types.

What is Fluid-Structure Interaction?

Understanding how the interaction of fluids and structures impacts your project requires a solution that accurately predicts and integrates both behaviors.

What is Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)?

See how organizations are using model-based solutions that enable them to manage complexity, collaborate and communicate, reduce costs, and get products to market more quickly.