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2016 India ATCx Conference Series

The 5 city 2016 India ATCx Series was held recently from July 21st and 29th. Part of the global series of ATCx Conferences, these 1 day events are filled with valuable information, and provide a great opportunity to learn, exchange, and network with CAE leaders and experts in the industries.

The India ATCx focused on a Solver Theme and there were 4 workshops per city covering Linear/Implicit Non Linear (OptiStruct®), Explicit/Non-Linear (RADIOSS®), CFD (AcuSolve®), MBD (MotionSolve®) & EM (FEKO®, Flux™). Each conference had a couple of industry keynotes with senior R&D Executives from Safran, Mahindra & Mahindra, Hyundai, Eaton, Tata Motors, Eicher Polaris, Maruti Suzuki addressing the audience. Take a look at the agenda to see what was offered.

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CAD Data Quality and its Importance in Downstream Data Interoperability

This guest contribution on Innovation Intelligence is written by Shun Higashide, Global Business Analyst at Elysium. Elysium develops CADdoctor, which is available through the Altair Partner Alliance.

Throughout the product manufacturing lifecycle, specialized software exists for specific fields, creating a need to ensure one has “the right software in the right place.” It is without a doubt that many software solution providers have stood up to challenge this status quo, which has not been easy.

As a result, numerous software developers have developed the culture of complementing others’ weaknesses and functionalities. What becomes a seed of discussion is how these complementary solutions communicate with each other. There has been movement of standardized neutral formats to universally bridge the gap between the different languages. ISO standards such as STEP and JT have risen to a level where they are widely used by suppliers as an exchange format. While these solutions offer a good place to start, it is also important to consider how the quality of the data or Product Data Quality (PDQ) is preserved and maintained throughout the process.

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Optimization in Designs

When you hear simulation driven design, what benefits come to your mind? Hopefully one of them is optimization. Among the biggest benefits of simulation driven design is that you have a chance to optimize the designs before they are finalized. … Read More