2018 Lightweight Summit: 7th LeichtbauGipfel

Last week a few hundred engineers and designers from major German OEMs and Tiers gathered in the Bavarian town of Würzburg at the 7th LeichtbauGipfel (German for Lightweight Summit) to discuss how lightweight design impacts the vehicles we drive everyday.

Electrification, connectivity, and new manufacturing processes like additive manufacturing (AM) are transforming the auto industry and there is so much to do for engineers, designers, and executives to keep the pace of this transformation.

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Engineers: Stop Doing Algebra by Hand!

Save Time and Reduce Risk with Computer Algebra Systems Manual equation manipulation is labor intensive, time consuming, and notoriously prone to error. Simply put, doing algebra by hand is expensive. When faced with expensive processes, engineers find ways to mechanize … Read More

Anyone Up for Badminton?

Is it possible to study and optimize the performance of a badminton racquet through simulation? Is it art or science to design a racquet?   Would it be possible to reuse knowledge from other simulation disciplines and apply them on … Read More