Category: MotionSolve

Vehicle Crash Test Simulation with Toys

I was inspired by my two-year old daughter’s amusement over her precious building blocks being smashed on the living room floor. I also wanted to show her older brothers that engineering work isn’t boring and that real simulations beat their … Read More

Multi-Body Simulation with HyperWorks eBook Now Available

We are pleased to announce publication of an ebook entitled Practical Aspects of Multi-Body Simulation with HyperWorks® for those who are interested in learning the basics of Multi-Body Dynamics (MBD) simulation.  It is available free of charge and includes valuable material from experts that is … Read More

Jaguar Land Rover Wins 2014 Altair Enlighten Award

Jaguar Land Rover has been named the winner of this year’s Altair Enlighten Award for its innovative development and implementation of a new premium lightweight architecture. Using this architecture, the company was able to reduce CO2 and weight while maximizing … Read More

Doorman

I recently wrote an article for our sister blog  The HyperWorks Insider about automotive closures. It talks about the differing technologies required to engineer these systems from side doors to tailgates and liftgates, sliding doors and sunroofs to hoods/bonnets and … Read More

Opening the Window to Mechatronic Systems

It almost seems as though there is no such thing as a purely mechanical system anymore. The proliferation of electronic controls into the automotive industry is evident through almost every vehicle system. With this trend comes the complexity of developing … Read More