Tag: MBD

Thought Leader Thursday: Are CAE and FEA the Same?

In the engineering field, the terms Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) and Finite Element Analysis (FEA) are often used interchangeably. Market reports on the CAE space generally profile the companies that provide FEA software to the industry. This can include computational fluid … 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

Multiphysics: Toward the Perfect Golf Swing

Perfecting one’s golf swing is a great example of a complex and multi-faceted engineering problem to which multiphysics computer-aided engineering (CAE) tools may be applied. There is the structure of the golf club, its material properties, aerodynamics of the swing … Read More

India, Innovation, 11

This week I’m preparing to attend the HyperWorks Technology Conference (HTC) in Pune, India. This is part of the 2011 Global HTC Series. The events so far in Tokyo, Japan and Orlando, Florida have been well attended and have included … 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