DATADVANCE pSeven 6.1 release highlights:
- Siemens NX integration—Support for Siemens NX 10. Support for Unicode paths, names of model features and dimensions. Support for expressions. Stability improvements.
- Algorithmic core updates—New method of solving mixed-integer optimization problems that does not require surrogate-based optimization. Better handling of cusp-like singularities in optimization problems. New sparse linear regression technique for approximation.
- Project database cleanup—Compact a project database by removing redundant data. Significantly reduces size of projects that use the database actively.
- Updated examples—Approximation model export. Using SolidWorks and ANSYS in optimization.
Accelerate 2015 with Autodesk PLM 360, Sept. 1-2, Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center, Boston. Autodesk’s 2nd annual PLM conference will bring together customers, industry executives, market analysts and subject matter experts to learn, network and share strategies for solving modern manufacturing challenges, and get an exclusive sneak peek into the future of Autodesk PLM 360. Event and registration information here.
NAFEMS announced an initiative to collaborate with industry thought leaders and end-user companies to develop and deliver a webinar series titled Simulation 20/20—The Next Five Years. This year-long program offers 14 webinars aimed at advancing the understanding, usability and application of current and emerging CAE technologies and methodologies. The series commenced Thursday, August 27 with a webinar titled Democratizing CAE that discussed how CAE analysis is being deployed to a broadening group of users throughout product development using template-based simulation applications. Webinar presentations and recording available here. Following will be three webinars based on case studies related to the democratization topic: Expert Knowledge Capture & Reuse, Usability and Accessibility. Continue reading
ESTECO issued a call for presentations for the 4th edition of the North American modeFRONTIER Users’ Meeting, which will take place November 4-5, 2015 at the Sheraton Detroit Novi Hotel in Michigan. The gathering of modeFRONTIER enthusiasts provides a unique forum for sharing knowledge and learning about the latest applications, methods and techniques used to advance product innovation through simulation and design optimization. Event information here.