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Rene Strauss > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Rene STRAUSS
Director, Virtual Design Development and Validation—Thermal, Aero, Chassis, Loads, and Vehicle Dynamics - General Motors
Rene Strauss > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Rene STRAUSS
Director, Virtual Design Development and Validation—Thermal, Aero, Chassis, Loads, and Vehicle Dynamics - General Motors

Biography:

Rene is currently a Virtual Design, Development, and Validation Director within General Motors. Her career began in the defense industry where she learned the power of virtual simulation and specialized in crack propagation. In her 10 year career at General Motors, she has performed simulations on many parts of the vehicle, managed teams of VDDV engineers, and also served as AVD/CAE Business Manager. More than anything, she values the relationships she has made in her career and loves being a working mom.

Title: 

Simulations at the Speed of Business - Adapting to Global Challenges

Abstract:

In the automotive industry, our customers are at the center of everything we do. As our customers and industry changes, our tools must change with us! Learn how General Motors is simulating at the speed of business and weathering all of the changes in the industry and our world.

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Narayana Venugopal > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Narayana VENUGOPAL
Underbody Systems CAE Manager - Ford Motor Co.
Narayana Venugopal > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Narayana VENUGOPAL
Underbody Systems CAE Manager - Ford Motor Co.

Biography:

As the global Underbody Systems CAE Manager at Ford, Narayana VENUGOPAL is responsible for chassis, transmission, and driveline CAE. The team footprint spans the U.S., Mexico, Germany, England and India with expertise in FEA, CFD, hydraulics, MBD and VSA and a focus on CAE for metals and plastics. Narayana has been with Ford for 28 years, 30 years in the automotive industry and 3 years in Aerospace, having worked in Japan, Mexico and India. He is a strong believer in automation, AI and ML applied to engineering processes. Narayana holds a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering and is pursuing a Master degree in in Computer Science with a specialization in Machine Learning.

Title: 

Status and Vision of Simulation Methodology and Process at Ford Underbody Systems Team

Abstract:

Ford Motor Company is conducting fundamental operational changes via Ford+ initiative, with focus on modernization and simplification, while leveraging our strengths. A two-prong approach for our team is to drive our ICE (internal combustion engine) success, while in parallel thinking like a start-up, to develop a leading-edge technology company we call Ford Model e.  Flexible Vehicle Architectures are at the foundation of Ford+ plan. The success of these Architectures is dependent on our “Hardware at the speed of software” approach, which we are executing via the Design Framework vision. Our success will be dependent on the development of analytical methods and tools replace hardware tests and automating the workflow of these methods to expedite the validation. AI and Machine learning technologies will play a key role in our quest to expedite our decision-making. There is a dire need for software suppliers to recognize this opportunity and provide tools allowing seamless transition for our engineers to the deep learning environment of every aspect of our business, including simulation. Ultimately, such toolsets, when coupled with correlated analytical design methods, will drive significant product development efficiency gains benefiting our customers, our company, and our employees.  The presentation will lay out our vision, progress to date with some examples and additional enablers needed.

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Randy Marlow > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Randy MARLOW
Structures Industry Process Consultant Senior Expert - Dassault Systèmes
Randy Marlow > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Randy MARLOW
Structures Industry Process Consultant Senior Expert - Dassault Systèmes

Biography:  

Dr. Marlow has over 30 years of experience in the fields of engineering analysis and applied mechanics. He is a Senior Expert at Dassault Systèmes SIMULIA Corp. where he has worked for the last 22 years. Dr. Marlow is considered an expert in applications of the finite-element programs Abaqus/Standard and Abaqus/Explicit. He has assisted Abaqus users from most of the major automotive manufacturers and suppliers. Dr. Marlow received his MS and PhD in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics from the University of Illinois. He graduated with a BS in Engineering Mechanics from the University of Missouri-Rolla. 
 

Title: Obtaining Convergence in Abaqus/Standard

Workshop Description:

Abaqus/Standard simulations with nonlinear features like contact, large deformations, unstable structural behavior, etc. can sometimes present challenges to even a highly skilled analyst. In this workshop you will learn how Abaqus/Standard solves these nonlinear models. You will also learn about the causes of convergence problems and how to work around them. At the conclusion, you will be better prepared to successfully run complex nonlinear finite-element simulations in Abaqus.
 

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Tod Dalrymple > Speaker > Dassault Systèmes
Tod DALRYMPLE
SIMULIA R&D Application Director - Dassault Systèmes
Tod Dalrymple > Speaker > Dassault Systèmes
Tod DALRYMPLE
SIMULIA R&D Application Director - Dassault Systèmes

Biography:

Tod has worked in the field of nonlinear finite element analysis for over 20 years and has held many positions within the SIMULIA organization, from Engineering Services Manager and later as the General Manager of the Great Lakes region in the U.S. Tod is now a member of the SIMULIA R&D organization focusing attention on how we deliver advanced material modeling technology to our customers.

Title: Abaqus Material Modeling and Calibration

Workshop Description:

Calibration of material behavior is a critical part of conducting high-value, high-accuracy simulation. Calibration refers to the selection of the parameters of the Abaqus material model so that the model matches the behavior of test data from a real material test generated in a testing lab. Calibration is complicated and often requires an iterative procedure to gradually improve the accuracy of the model until the most accurate result is achieved. We will introduce calibration capabilities for a range of Abaqus material models, including extensive coverage of polymers and other rubber-like materials.
 

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Jaehwan choi > Speaker > Dassault Systèmes
Jaehwan CHOI
Structures Industry Process Consultant Senior Expert - Dassault Systèmes
Jaehwan choi > Speaker > Dassault Systèmes
Jaehwan CHOI
Structures Industry Process Consultant Senior Expert - Dassault Systèmes

Title: Fatigue Calculation with Abaqus and fe-safe

Workshop Description:

This half day training focuses on the fatigue calculation capabilities of SIMULIA products, especially Abaqus and fe-safe. It will address the fundamentals of the fe-safe workflow for fatigue assessment and required corresponding Abaqus analysis procedures with some simple examples. This workshop also demonstrates the nature of fe-safe fatigue calculation scenarios with a deep dive on fatigue algorithms and additional features implemented in fe-safe.
 

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Mark Bohm > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Mark BOHM
Senior Director, SIMULIA Worldwide Technical Sales - Dassault Systèmes
Mark Bohm > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Mark BOHM
Senior Director, SIMULIA Worldwide Technical Sales - Dassault Systèmes

Biography:

Mark has been with SIMULIA for over 30 years.  Contributing in a variety of sales and technical management roles, he currently leads a global technical sales group supporting advanced applications. He has degrees in structural engineering from Brown University and the University of California, Berkeley.

Title:

SIMULIA Technology Updates & Highlights

Abstract: 

SIMULIA is a Simulation brand within Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE company. We provide technology for simulation in each domain – covering Structures, Fluids, Electromagnetics, Multibody, Vibro-acoustics, and Automation & Optimization. This presentation offers a brief overview of these technologies and illustrates that you are using the same technology (per domain) whether you are a standalone product user or are a 3DEXPERIENCE platform user. We then highlight multidisciplinary and multiscale solutions of select industry processes and workflows. We also introduce a new unified licensing model that provides access to all solvers from the same license pool. The new model includes a cost-effective approach to encourage simulation-based design exploration. The presentation concludes with a peek into the remainder of the RUM agenda, including deep-dive sessions in each domain.

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Eric Weybrant > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Eric WEYBRANT
SIMULIA R&D Roles Portfolio Director - Dassault Systèmes
Eric Weybrant > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Eric WEYBRANT
SIMULIA R&D Roles Portfolio Director - Dassault Systèmes

Biography: 

Eric joined Dassault Systèmes in 1999 and has held various positions with increasing responsibility including Customer Services Engineer, Development Engineer and Product Manager.

Title:

Structures Update

Abstract:

This presentation will focus on recent Abaqus enhancements related to contact, materials, analysis procedures, and high performance computing (HPC). New capabilities for modeling and results visualization will also be discussed.
 

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Chris Jones > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Chris JONES
Automotive High-Tech Industry Process Expert - Dassault Systèmes
Chris Jones > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Chris JONES
Automotive High-Tech Industry Process Expert - Dassault Systèmes

Biography:

Chris JONES graduated from the University of Paderborn (Germany) in 2010 with an electronic engineering diploma, focused on the numerical simulation of electro-magnetic waves and waveguides. Following that he spent two years researching plasmonics at the University of Hagen (Germany). In 2013 he joined Dassault Systèmes in Munich (Germany) working as a solution consultant for systems engineering & numeric simulation. He relocated to the United States in the summer of 2016 to support the simulation market across all industries in North America.

Title:

Structural Antenna Engineering

Abstract:

Antennas are the backbone of our ever connected world. A modern car contains dozens of antennas using different frequency bands for varying applications. Not always are they attached to rigid structures that protect the delicate antenna structure from mechanical stress. Antennas can also be installed on flexible structures, such as tires, on which they get deformed throughout their usage cycle. In this session we will demonstrate how we can take this detailed deformation of an antenna installed on the inside of a tire into account and ensure that the antenna works under these very complex installed conditions.

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Frank Scharf > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Frank SCHARF
SIMULIA Global Electromagnetics Industry Process Consultant Director - Dassault Systèmes
Frank Scharf > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Frank SCHARF
SIMULIA Global Electromagnetics Industry Process Consultant Director - Dassault Systèmes

Biography: 

Frank obtained his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum, Germany, in 2008. During his graduate studies, he focused on modeling and simulating the plasma sheath in high intensity discharge lamps. After graduating, Frank joined Computer Simulation Technology (CST), which was subsequently acquired by Dassault Systemes in 2016 and is now part of the SIMULIA brand. Frank worked in a number of technical presales roles and currently leads the global electromagnetics team within the SIMULIA Industry Process Consulting organization.

Title:

SIMULIA CST Studio Suite 2022 Highlights

Abstract:

Already a powerful product, Dassault Systemes SIMULIA CST Studio Suite continues to receive regular updates and major improvements every year. This presentation will go over some of the most relevant highlights released in recent versions.

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Yangwook Choi > Speaker >  Dassault Systèmes
Yangwook CHOI
Portfolio Engineering Director - Dassault Systèmes
Yangwook Choi > Speaker >  Dassault Systèmes
Yangwook CHOI
Portfolio Engineering Director - Dassault Systèmes

Biography:

Yangwook CHOI is an expert in crashworthiness simulation with over 30 years of experience, and developing various methodologies and supporting the customers.  He received his M.S. and Ph.D. from the Ohio State University.  Yangwook started his career as a crash/safety engineer at Hyundai Motor Company in Korea and then continues at  Dassault Systèmes SIMULIA after completing his Ph.D. degree. He has recently been working on optimizing crashworthiness using an abstracted model and metadata for the conceptual design phase.

Title:

Concept Vehicle Structure Optimization for Crashworthiness

Abstract: 

Optimizing a vehicle structure for crashworthiness in the early concept design phase is challenging since the design evolves frequently, and the simulation takes too long to meet the design changes' frequency. Therefore, we need a workflow to follow the design changes and provide timely feedback. Hence, we performed a PoC project collaborating with  Dassault Systèmes SIMULIA to explore the workflow that optimizes a structure using an abstracted model and a metamodel. We then verify the design with a few runs of an FE model using an algorithm that makes the FE model run faster.

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Kaustubh Limaye > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Kaustubh LIMAYE
SIMULIA Industry Process Consultant Senior - Dassault Systèmes
Kaustubh Limaye > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Kaustubh LIMAYE
SIMULIA Industry Process Consultant Senior - Dassault Systèmes

Biography:

Kaustubh has a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Bombay and a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati. He joined Dassault Systèmes Simulia Corp. in January 2014 and is currently part of the Transportation & Mobility (T&M) Industry Consultants team. Prior to joining Dassault Systèmes, Kaustubh worked for 15 years in the automotive CAE world with various OEMs.

Title:

Design Exploration in 3DEXPERIENCE

Abstract:

Dassault Systèmes is revolutionizing the efficient use of design exploration.  New 3DEXPERIENCE apps facilitate discovery and insight by combining modeling, simulation, design exploration and decision-making. Key topics that will be addressed in this presentation include:

  • New exploration studies for simulation users delivered through a unique experience presenting visualizations that will enable users to confidently answer questions to complex engineering problems
  • Improve designs using generative design studies to efficiently explore the design space to generate innovative design concepts
  • New visual analytics to inspire confident, informed decisions

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Victor Oancea > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Victor OANCEA
SIMULIA R&D Technology Senior Director - Dassault Systèmes
Victor Oancea > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Victor OANCEA
SIMULIA R&D Technology Senior Director - Dassault Systèmes

Biography:

Victor earned his PhD from Duke University in 1996 in the area of computational mechanics. He then joined Abaqus R&D development—now Dassault Systèmes Simulia Corp. Today Victor is R&D Technology Senior Director and leads the following initiatives: battery cell engineering, additive manufacturing simulation, micro-mechanics based multiscale materials, particle methods for extreme deformation, oil & gas multiphysics formulations, realistic human simulation capabilities and co-simulation-based multi-physics modeling.

Title:

Batteries and Electric Drives: Multiphysics-Multiscale-Driven Design

Abstract: 

An overview of the  Dassault Systèmes battery modeling capabilities from atoms to system. Focus in this presentation is placed on 3D modeling aspects from parametrized designs to engineering KPIs: a) 3D Cell engineering including thermo-electrochemistry in charge/discharge applications and associated swelling, short circuit and thermal runaway; and b) Module/Pack Engineering focusing on durability, thermal management, and safety applications. The 3DEXPERIENCE platform can be used to facilitate collaboration across entire organizations and functions. In this example we will demonstrate how the 3DEXPERIENCE platform can be used to facilitate the design an e-drive motor from requirements and test planning to conceptual design, and all the way to detailed design and performance analysis.

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Phil Shorter > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Phil SHORTER
SIMULIA R&D Vibroacoustics Application Senior Director - Dassault Systèmes
Phil Shorter > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Phil SHORTER
SIMULIA R&D Vibroacoustics Application Senior Director - Dassault Systèmes

Biography:

Phil SHORTER has over 20 years of experience in the development of commercial vibro-acoustic simulation software. He was one of the co-founders of wave six LLC and led the teams responsible for the research, development, promotion and support of the Wave6 software. After the acquisition of wave six LLC by Dassault Systèmes, he has continued to lead the vibro-acoustics team as part of his role as a Senior R&D Director within SIMULIA. Phil holds a PhD in vibro-acoustics from the University of Auckland, New Zealand.

Title:

Vibroacoustics Update

Abstract: 

This talk will review recent enhancements to wave6 for modeling full spectrum vibro-acoustics. A number of applications will be discussed including new methods for auralization and simulation of infotainment systems.

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Rodney Mach > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Rodney MACH
President - TotalCAE
Rodney Mach > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Rodney MACH
President - TotalCAE

Biography: 

Rodney MACH is President of TotalCAE, a leading provider of Managed HPC solutions. Rod is a 21 year veteran in utilizing High Performance Computing for engineering simulation. Mr. Mach has a B.S.E in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan, and MBA from Wayne State. Prior to starting TotalCAE in 2006, he led the University of Michigan High Performance Computing center.

Title:

Technology Choices for Accelerating the SIMULIA Portfolio

Abstract:

Learn about the latest technology choices companies are adopting to accelerate the performance of the SIMULIA portfolio. Several customer case studies will be presented along with highlighting the benefits of the latest technologies including:

  • Best HPC technology options for the SIMULIA simulation portfolio
  • Benefits of HPC networks such as InfiniBand and EFA
  • Benefits on the latest Intel and AMD offerings
  • On-prem and cloud storage choices
  • Performance Tuning options for Abaqus
  • GPU performance options
  • Co-simulation options on HPC, Hybrid Messaging, and other new HPC developments

At the end of this presentation attendees will have a good understanding of the current landscape for HPC computing, and how leading companies are adopting these technologies to speed up their time to market.

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Bob Dreis > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Bob DREIS
Senior HPC Account Manager - Nor-Tech
Bob Dreis > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Bob DREIS
Senior HPC Account Manager - Nor-Tech

Biography: 

Senior Account Manager with over 11 years’ experience in the HPC market and 30 years’ experience in the microcomputer industry. Bob successfully designs and delivers turnkey HPC solutions into education, commercial, and public organizations.

Title:

Nor-Tech Deploys a Cost-Effective Turnkey Computing for SIMULIA Abaqus

Abstract:

Deploying a High-Performance Computing or Workstation optimized for an Abaqus workload. Keeping customers computing demands in mind, Nor-Tech creates solutions to meet our customers’ requirements for the budget available. We streamline the path to productivity with our unique deployment integration process making our solutions cost-effective to deploy and maintain.
 

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Mike Shubert > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Mike SHUBERT
President - QustomApps
Mike Shubert > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Mike SHUBERT
President - QustomApps

Biography: 

Mike SHUBERT has 30 years’ experience working in the software industry. For 28 years he worked as a developer at Hibbitt, Karlsson, & Sorensen before it became part of Dassault Systemes. He has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from the University of Colorado, Boulder in Civil Engineering. While as Dassault Systemes, he developed in the Abaqus solvers group, as well as, the Abaqus/CAE group. In 2003, he moved to the local office in Texas where he developed Abaqus/CAE customizations such as the PCB Modeler, the Abaqus Welding Interface, and the Wound Composite Modeler. In 2019 he left to start the company QustomApps and began development on WoundSim and QustomWeld.

Title:

Hydrogen Tank Analysis with WoundSim & Abaqus

Abstract:

The world’s energy industry is going through a fundamental change: the transition from fossil fuels to sustainable energies such as wind, solar, and nuclear.  The auto industry in particular is the tip of the spear in this transition as it moves away from the internal combustion engine to electric-powered vehicles. The two primary methods for storing the energy used in electric vehicles is through chemical storage either in the form of a traditional battery or in the form of hydrogen to be used in a fuel-cell. In order to store an adequate amount of hydrogen to run the fuel-cell, high-strength composite overwrapped pressure vessels (COPVs) are used. Designing and analyzing such pressure vessels is easily performed using the specialized tool WoundSim. WoundSim is the replacement for the Wound Composite Modeler which was developed by Dassault Systems over a decade ago and had become the defacto industry standard for the analysis of COPVs. This discussion will cover the capabilities of WoundSim and how it is seamlessly integrated into the SIMULIA platform.
 

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YougHa HAN > Speaker > Dassault Systèmes®
YougHa HAN
Research Fellow (Lab Director) - Virtual Technology Innovation Research Lab - Hyundai Motor Group
YougHa HAN > Speaker > Dassault Systèmes®
YougHa HAN
Research Fellow (Lab Director) - Virtual Technology Innovation Research Lab - Hyundai Motor Group

Biography:

YongHa HAN has been working for Hyundai Motor Group for 25 years in the field of vehicle crash simulation. He received his M.S. from the Seoul National University. He is currently in charge of the Virtual Technology Innovation Research Lab and is focused on advanced simulation methodology development. YougHa is trying to create the most realistic simulations possible in virtual reality to save on testing costs as well as time.

Title:

Concept Vehicle Structure Optimization for Crashworthiness

Abstract: 

Optimizing a vehicle structure for crashworthiness in the early concept design phase is challenging since the design evolves frequently, and the simulation takes too long to meet the design changes' frequency. Therefore, we need a workflow to follow the design changes and provide timely feedback. Hence, we performed a PoC project collaborating with Dassault Systèmes SIMULIA to explore the workflow that optimizes a structure using an abstracted model and a metamodel. We then verify the design with a few runs of an FE model using an algorithm that makes the FE model run faster.

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Ameer Ambavaram > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Ameer AMBAVARAM
Technical Specialist - Mercury Maine
Ameer Ambavaram > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Ameer AMBAVARAM
Technical Specialist - Mercury Maine

Biography: 

Ameer AMBAVARAM is a technical specialist in Noise and Vibrations at Mercury Marine (a division of Brunswick Corporation). He is specialized in performing durability analysis on the marine engine components subjected to vibration loads, structure-borne noise prediction and intake silencer noise attenuation analysis. He has over 16 years’ experience in Finite Element Analysis and primarily worked in Abaqus and fe-safe. He graduated with a MS in Mechanical Engineering from Bradley University, Illinois.

Title:

Vibration Isolation System Analysis using Composite Modal Damping in ABAQUS

Abstract:

The rubber isolators are generally used in internal combustion engines for mounting the peripheral components to isolate the vibrations from the engine block. The critical part of selecting the rubber isolators and designing the isolation system is usually done by tuning the frequency with various rubber stiffness materials. This analysis is typically performed experimentally and that requires prototype components. The vibration isolation system can be designed analytically in ABAQUS by predicting the frequency response of the structure with different rubber stiffness values using hyper-elastic properties. The composite modal damping option in frequency analysis provides accurate damping values based on the mass and stiffness contribution of each component to the natural frequency modes. This is more helpful when the assembly has multiple components including rubber, nylon and metal parts. The mass proportional fraction of critical damping and the stiffness proportional of critical damping for rubber and other materials in the model are provided during eigen-value extraction and ABAQUS calculates weighted mass and stiffness composite damping for each of the extracted eigen-modes. The composite modal damping data will be used in mode-based steady state dynamic analysis to predict the response of the structure. This method has shown better accuracy compared to the modal damping specified manually to each mode. This paper details the usage of composite modal damping option on a peripheral component connected to engine block.
 

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Matthew Davis > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Matthew DAVIS
VP of Technology and Development - Elemance, LLC
Matthew Davis > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Matthew DAVIS
VP of Technology and Development - Elemance, LLC

Biography: 

Matt is the VP of Technology and Development for Elemance, LLC and has worked in the fields of injury biomechanics and non-linear finite element analysis for 12 years. His primary focus is on the development and application of computational human body models to provide truly human centered design tools for engineers. Matt’s interests span multiple verticals having worked on programs in the arenas of motorsports, automotive safety, aerospace, military, and sports. He received his Ph.D. from the joint program of Virginia Tech – Wake Forest University.

Title:

Human Body Modeling in Abaqus/Explicit

Abstract:

The Global Human Body Models Consortium (GHBMC) previously developed a family of detailed finite element {FE} human body models (HBMs) for prediction of injuries caused by blunt impacts. These models were developed specifically for motor vehicle crash applications, but have since been applied to a wide array of applications. Until recently, these HBMs were not available for the Abaqus FE solver.

The objective of this effort was to convert the head and neck regions of the GHBMC 50th percentile male {M50} from LS-DYNA to Abaqus Explicit. After using automated Abaqus conversion tools, nine of thirteen material models were manually recalibrated. The Abaqus head and neck HBM material models included: elastic-plastic for bones, viscoelastic, hyperfoam, and hyper-viscoelastic for soft tissues, fabrics for cross-linked fibers, and axial connectors to model strain-rate dependent ligaments. Each converted material model was validated in isolated tension or compression. Subsequently, nine direct impacts to the face with varying impactor mass, velocity and shape and three validation cases for the neck were performed. All 12 validation cases fell within the range of experimental data and had qualitatively similar responses to the LS-DYNA Model.

A pilot study was performed to morph the M50 HBM to subject-specific HBMs with the goal of allowing engineers to design medical and consumer devices using digital twin models. A fully automated pipeline was developed and tested by morphing the head and neck model to the anatomy of a 53 year-old male with body mass index of 35.5.
 

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Andrew Martin > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Andrew MARTIN
SIMULIA Sales Director T&M - Dassault Systèmes
Andrew Martin > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Andrew MARTIN
SIMULIA Sales Director T&M - Dassault Systèmes

Andrew MARTIN is responsible for the North American Transportation and Mobility sales team of the SIMULIA business unit of Dassault Systemés.  He has been active in the US and European automotive industry for 24 years, leading teams and presenting engineering software solutions to that industry in disciplines as diverse as combustion, electrochemistry, multibody dynamics, aerodynamics and systems engineering.  Prior to working in automotive, Andrew was involved in the business development of large industrial pumps to the oil industries of North Africa and the Middle East.  He holds a BEng in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Portsmouth in the UK.

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Thomas Wang > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Thomas WANG
Technical Specialist - General Motors
Thomas Wang > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Thomas WANG
Technical Specialist - General Motors

Biography: 

Thomas WANG has worked for GM for 32 years, focused in GM High Voltage batteries since 2008. From 1992-1994 he worked on GM EV1. Thomas is an avid Isight user since 2000 and has collaborated with Charles Yuan and Dassault Systèmes on many GM projects.

Title:

Missing or Poor-quality Spot Welds Simulation for HV Battery Structures

Abstract:

This presentation is to demonstrate the methodology of using Abaqus and Isight to simulate some of the key performances due to missing or poor-quality welds.
 

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Peter Duckworth > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Peter DUCKWORTH
Director of Simulation - Inceptra
Peter Duckworth > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Peter DUCKWORTH
Director of Simulation - Inceptra

Biography: 

Peter DUCKWORTH leads a team of multi-discipline simulation experts at Inceptra supporting customers across the US and Canada as well as software sales, training, and consulting services for the complete portfolio of SIMULIA products.  Peter has enjoyed a career in simulation across various industries, including automotive and aerospace, since graduating from University of Glasgow in Scotland with a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering Honors.

Title:

Abaqus Simulation Flexibility Gained with On-Demand Cloud Computing and Software

Abstract:

Learn how SIMULIA’s new Compute Credits are being used to run Abaqus jobs of moderate to large size on Cloud Computing hardware and slashing run times without incurring a cost premium for the additional speed.  Leveraging Compute Credits, users can now gain on-demand access to the SIMULIA Cloud hardware and software needed to run multiple jobs on as many as 144 cores to meet peak and occasional simulation throughput needs efficiently and cost effectively.
 

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Derek Campbell > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Derek CAMPBELL
SIMULIA Global Electromagnetics Industry Process Consultant Director -  Dassault Systèmes
Derek Campbell > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Derek CAMPBELL
SIMULIA Global Electromagnetics Industry Process Consultant Director -  Dassault Systèmes

Biography: 

Derek CAMPBELL achieved both a Bachelor’s of Science and Master’s of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineer from the Georgia Institute of Technology. During that time, he worked at the Georgia Tech Research Institute helping with various measurements (i.e. antennas, material characterization, RCS) and developing remote geo-location algorithms. Derek has since been representing CEM simulation software in the Aerospace and Defense industry for more than a decade.  He has helped Engineers with a wide range of applications including antenna design, antenna placement, cable analysis, EMC / EMI, radar cross section, propagation, and radome design.

Title:

ADAS/AD Radar Sensor Design, Placement and Validation

Abstract:

Automated Driving is one of the key innovations influencing the Transportation and Mobility industry and ADAS have become a standard equipment of modern cars. Nonetheless, ensuring the reliability of the ADAS or highly automated driving systems requires massive testing throughout the development process. This talk will show how simulation helps with reliable design and virtual testing of ASAD/AD radar sensor leading to reduced number of prototypes and real tests.
 

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Will Mars > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Dr. Will MARS
Founder and President - Endurica LLC
Will Mars > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Dr. Will MARS
Founder and President - Endurica LLC

Biography: 

Dr. Will MARS founded Endurica LLC in 2008 to give product developers a simple and accurate workflow for analyzing the durability of elastomer products. 6 of the global top 9 rubber product companies are using Endurica solutions today. Dr. Mars remains active in rubber science with 60+ publications and patents in the area of elastomer durability. He is past editor of two scientific journals: Rubber Chemistry & Technology and Tire
Science & Technology.

Title:

Endurica EIE Fatigue Analysis of 6 Channel Road Load History for an Elastomeric Transmission Mount

Abstract:

The forces and moments acting on a hyperelastic automotive transmission mount occur in 3 coordinate directions, so there are in general 6 channels of input (3 forces and 3 moments) to consider in fatigue analysis. This presentation shows how load inputs recorded on the test track can be rapidly analyzed with Abaqus and the Endurica EIE software to obtain the strain history needed to compute fatigue life on a finite element model of a rubber mount. First, to minimize problem complexity and size, the recorded channels are checked for mutual correlation, and a reduced coordinate basis is identified that accurately represents the full signal with fewer dimensions. Next, a nonlinear mapping is constructed that relates the loaded states of the rubber mount to their associated stress-strain fields. A unique mapping between load states and stress-strain fields is assumed. The stress-strain fields of the mapping are then pre-computed via Abaqus for each grid point in the map. The resulting nonlinear map is then used to interpolate the pre-computed results to populate element stress / strain histories for each time step in the original 6 channel recording. Finally, the stress-strain history is used to compute fatigue life contours on the mount, using the Critical Plane Analysis implemented in the Endurica fatigue life solver. The workflow enables an analysis of recorded road load data that executes orders of magnitude faster than direct analysis, and produces results that are equivalent to within acceptable engineering tolerances.
 

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Prasad Mandava > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Prasad MANDAVA
Co-founder and CEO - Visual Collaboration Technologies, Inc.
Prasad Mandava > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Prasad MANDAVA
Co-founder and CEO - Visual Collaboration Technologies, Inc.

Biography: 

Indian born, American Entrepreneur, co-founder and CEO of VCollab, Prasad MANDAVA has more than 21 years of entrepreneurial experience in the simulation industry providing CAE digital transformation solutions to the manufacturing industry. Prior to starting VCollab, he worked in the aerospace industry for 16 years in various capacities. He started his career as a CAE analyst at an aerospace company where he was responsible for creating the digital mock up as well as the virtual prototype of a complete combat aircraft for digital studies and collaborative reviews. Prasad won the prestigious Sir CV Raman award from the Indian Government for his contributions to the computer science. In addition, he is a member of the Industrial Advisory Board to the NSF funded e-Design Center and is an invited speaker at many U.S. Universities.

Title:

Smart tools to Process, Report, Share, and Review Abaqus, fe-safe, and CST Results and Increase Efficiency

Abstract:

VCollab is a technology partner of Dassault Systems and has developed state-of-the-art smart tools to process, report, share, and review the Durability & EM results from ABAQUS, fe-safe & CST. The companies as well as the simulation experts are facing a number of challenges driven by the requirements and complexities of today’s products and processes. These challenges fall into the categories of resource demand, efficiency and communications. We learn from the industry that the CAE Analysts are spending ~35% of their time in manual and inefficient post-processing of simulation results and creating the CAE reports. Additionally, the CAE reports remained as the stack of PPT slides in 2D form. Because of the nature of these 2D static images, which make up a company’s simulation report, it’s often hard for other stake holders in the organization to fully understand the impact of these results on their product’s performance.  Additionally, the size of native CAE results files is very large which limits the ability to share these results across the organization. VCollab developed smart tools to address these issues.  

In this presentation, VCollab will discuss and demonstrate smart tools for easily automating and processing simulation results, as well as how to create Digital CAE Reports that will assist companies in conducting efficient design reviews and making faster design decisions. Analysts would learn faster and more efficient methods of processing simulation results and producing CAE reports. Analysts would also learn how to create 3D Digital CAE Reports so that they could easily explain their simulation insights to their customers. CAE methods teams would learn more efficient and intelligent ways to automate the post-processing and reporting process, as well as how to create Digital CAE Reports. IT Teams would learn new methods for storing key simulation results for long-term archival, as well as how to integrate Digital CAE Reports into the DOE/PLM/SLM/SPDM systems. Companies learn to use these Digital CAE Reports as part of their Digital Transformation initiatives, and as a result, they benefit from making faster design decisions and bringing their products to market faster.  
 

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Marcel Ingels > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Marcel INGELS
Lead Engineer, Simulation - CATI, Inc.
Marcel Ingels > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Marcel INGELS
Lead Engineer, Simulation - CATI, Inc.

Biography: 

Marcel INGELS has been an Abaqus user since 2014, working primarily in the life science industry on orthopedic devices and impact mechanics. Since 2018, he has been working with Computer Aided Technology focused on delivering technical support and consulting services to the automotive, aerospace, and life science industries. Marcel graduated from the University of Toledo with a BS and MS in Biomedical Engineering.

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Cloud Computing and SimUnit Credits: How We Used the Cloud and On-Demand Licensing to Accelerate Our Simulation Workflows

Abstract:

The simulation consulting team at Computer Aided Technology (CATI) tackles a variety of challenging analysis problems in the transportation, aerospace, and life science industries. Occasionally, our team requires significant computational bandwidth requiring thousands of core hours of solving during times of peak analysis demand. The credit based licensing on the 3DEXPERIENCE cloud has allowed us to drastically improve our turn around time during times of peak analysis demand while reducing our costs and time maintaining physical hardware. Please join us in sharing our personal story of how 3DEXPERIENCE Cloud Computing and SimUnit Credit Based licensing has helped us accelerate our simulation services.
 

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Gabe Dambaugh > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Gabe DAMBAUGH
Owner and Principal Engineer - FEA Services LLC
Gabe Dambaugh > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Gabe DAMBAUGH
Owner and Principal Engineer - FEA Services LLC

Biography: 

Gabe DAMBAUGH holds a master’s degree in mechanical engineering and is a licensed professional engineer with over 30 years of experience.  His career started with manufacturing processes in the automotive industry before moving on to analysis with FEA methods, fatigue testing, and failure forensics of precision components.  This experience led to creating a US patent for rolling bearing durability optimization with FEA.  He has recently spent over 10 years in the aerospace industry working with NASA and Boeing on nonlinear analysis for launch vehicle structures and processes for the ARES and SLS programs.

His consulting clients form a wide range of application requirements across various sectors. In 2011, his company, FEA SERVICES LLC, became one of the first value added resellers specializing in SIMULIA-Abaqus for Dassault Systèmes Americas Corp. and continues to support more customers taking advantage of the unique qualities of Abaqus and the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.

Title:

Fatigue Durability of Heat Exchanger Fins

Abstract:

Although small scale fatigue cracking of the fins of nearly all heat exchanger designs are considered only aesthetic, a heat exchanger manufacturing client has invested in extensive analysis and testing to develop proof that any such fatigue cracking on one their newly designed fins would indeed be aesthetic only. Optimal usage of Abaqus tools to develop structural analysis for the heat exchanger which shows the progression from the large-scale outer boundary conditions to refined fatigue analysis with fe-safe is discussed.  Correlations between the fe-safe analytical results and physical lab testing are also discussed and is the main point of this paper. Ultimately, it was proven that the fins should not be a structural concern in the field.
 

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Tim Hunter > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Tim HUNTER
President - Wolf Star Technologies
Tim Hunter > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Tim HUNTER
President - Wolf Star Technologies

Biography: 

Tim is the founder of Wolf Star Technologies, an engineering consulting and software development firm which concentrates on the efficient usage of FEA and Test Data on engineering problems.  Tim brings 30 years of product development experience to his client's projects and innovative software.  Tim obtained most of his product development experience at Harley-Davidson where he was Chief Engineer prior to launching Wolf Star Technologies.

Title:

Hitched: Trailer Load Calculation Using True-Load Load Reconstruction

Abstract:

When modeling automotive applications, the need to understand real world loading is imperative for proper simulations. Traditional approaches may use company standards or even MBD simulations. However, these approaches are at best approximations of the actual load conditions. If using an approximation of loading in a simulation, the results are only as accurate as the approximation. Companies often use experimental load transducers to measure real world loading. There are two major disadvantages with this approach. The first is that the load transducers often cannot measure all of the desired load inputs for a simulation. The second disadvantage is that the application of the load transducer forces physical modifications of the subject components. The measured loads may not be the actual loads because of the mass and stiffness changes to the subject components. Experimental Load Reconstruction is a non-invasive solution to this problem. The commercial True-Load® Load Reconstruction software will be demonstrated in this application. The unmodified trailer hitch is used in this application with only uniaxial strain gauges applied to the trailer hitch.

Presented will be an example of using True-Load Load Reconstruction technology to understand complex loading on an automotive trail hitch. This approach will involve the creation of an FEA model of the automotive trailer hitch. The automotive trailer hitch will have unit loads applied to the hitch. These unit loads will be used to construct a correlation matrix relating strain response to exterior applied loading.   The operation of the hitch will be used with the application of commercially available types of payloads. These payloads can be trailers or RVs over various road conditions: city, highway, country, and rough roads.

The advantage in this approach is to get real world structural loads which can be used to drive accurate FEA simulations. Every trailer event is different; thus, the loading profiles are different. Traditional analytical techniques idealize the road surfaces and loading environment. The real world is complex, and every event is unique. True-Load loads provide real world loads for real world simulation.
 

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Vikram Dhruva > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Vikram DHRUVA
Managing Member and Director of Scientific Simulation Sales - VIAS3D
Vikram Dhruva > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Vikram DHRUVA
Managing Member and Director of Scientific Simulation Sales - VIAS3D

Biography: 

Vikram DHRUVA, MS, MBA is a Managing Member and Director of Scientific Simulation Sales at Vias3D. Vikram DHRUVA is a Structural Engineer with more than 20 years of experience in Applied Mechanics, Design, non-linear FEA (Implicit & Explicit), Fatigue, Durability, Reliability, and Fluid Structural Interaction simulations in Automotive, Aerospace, Industrial Equipment, Life Sciences, High-Tech and the Energy industry. Vikram DHRUVA has worked on more than 250+ advanced engineering analysis projects and helped many companies across all industries to set up a design and simulation group. He also helped companies to customize the simulation tools for the designer and analysis as a vertical solution using Python.

Prior joining to Vias3D, Vikram DHRUVA worked with Dassault Systèmes Simulia Corp for over 20 years and managed the North American and Latin American simulation sales business initiatives in supporting customers from multi-geo, multi-industries and developing the sales channel partner. He has recruited more than 50 partners in the Americas and enabled them to sell simulation and provide local support. He has also taught many advanced simulation classes and was part of the advanced class development team within Dassault Systemes during his initial time with SIMULIA.

Title:

Ensuring Structural Compliance of Electric Vehicle Battery Pack Against Crush Load & Fatigue Damage

Abstract:

Lithium-ion batteries are currently used for the new generation of electric vehicles (EVs) due to their fast-charging rate enabled by high energy density and cell voltage. Battery safety is the primary concern for these new generation electric vehicles. The high amount of energy stored in EV battery packs translates to higher probability of fire in case of severe deformation of battery compartment due to automotive crash or impact. Usually, an EV battery catches fire due to its thermal runaway where exothermic reaction takes place between flammable electrolyte and highly active material of the battery. The thermal runaway produces increasingly high temperature, often leading to a destructive result which may be fatal to the EV occupant.

This present work describes a methodology to simulate crushing of an automotive battery pack as per ISO 12405-3:2014 standard and evaluate the crashworthiness performance of the battery pack. Nonlinear code like SIMULIA Abaqus helps to accelerate the battery development process and to improve the final products. Complete battery pack consisting of multiple modules along with enclosure and connections are considered for the finite element analysis (FEA). Nonlinear explicit dynamic analysis is performed to simulate the crushing of battery pack in Abaqus FEA software. This study extends to evaluate fatigue analysis and performance of the battery pack using SIMULIA fe-safe (a leading durability and fatigue analysis software for FE models). We propose design changes as a result of the simulation analysis conducted to improve/optimize the fatigue performance.
 

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Raghavendra Banchhor > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Raghavendra BANCHHOR
Sr. Technology Specialist, FEA - VIAS3D
Raghavendra Banchhor > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Raghavendra BANCHHOR
Sr. Technology Specialist, FEA - VIAS3D

Biography: 

Raghavendra BANCHHOR has 15 years of industrial experience in engineering consulting, customer-support and technical sales in the area of Finite Element Analysis based design and validation. He worked with Dassault Systèmes Simulia Corp. & MSC Software over a span of 10 years. While at Dassault Systèmes he built a deep expertise in Abaqus and the broader SIMULIA product portfolio. Raghavendra holds an MTech in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Bombay (IITB) and his expertise is in Nonlinear FEA, Composite and Crashworthiness, Optimization, Lightweighting & Nonlinear multi-scale material modelling.

Title:

Ensuring Structural Compliance of Electric Vehicle Battery Pack Against Crush Load & Fatigue Damage

Abstract:

Lithium-ion batteries are currently used for the new generation of electric vehicles (EVs) due to their fast-charging rate enabled by high energy density and cell voltage. Battery safety is the primary concern for these new generation electric vehicles. The high amount of energy stored in EV battery packs translates to higher probability of fire in case of severe deformation of battery compartment due to automotive crash or impact. Usually, an EV battery catches fire due to its thermal runaway where exothermic reaction takes place between flammable electrolyte and highly active material of the battery. The thermal runaway produces increasingly high temperature, often leading to a destructive result which may be fatal to the EV occupant.

This present work describes a methodology to simulate crushing of an automotive battery pack as per ISO 12405-3:2014 standard and evaluate the crashworthiness performance of the battery pack. Nonlinear code like SIMULIA Abaqus helps to accelerate the battery development process and to improve the final products. Complete battery pack consisting of multiple modules along with enclosure and connections are considered for the finite element analysis (FEA). Nonlinear explicit dynamic analysis is performed to simulate the crushing of battery pack in Abaqus FEA software. This study extends to evaluate fatigue analysis and performance of the battery pack using SIMULIA fe-safe (a leading durability and fatigue analysis software for FE models). We propose design changes as a result of the simulation analysis conducted to improve/optimize the fatigue performance.

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Samesh Balaji > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Samesh BALAJI
Application Engineer - VIAS3D
Samesh Balaji > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Samesh BALAJI
Application Engineer - VIAS3D

Biography: 

Samesh holds a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering, PG Power plant Engineering (NTPC-Neyvelli) and has over 10 years of experience in product development and engineering. He takes care of technical sales & support specific to 3D Modelling and Simulation solutions. Samesh has supported automotive customers, namely RANE Group, Takata, JK Fenner, Bridgestone, Hutchinson, Lucas TVS, Brakes India, Saint-Gobain R&D and many more in product development, training, troubleshooting and installation. He has delivered domain-specific training to M&M, Valeo lighting, Renault Nissan & academic institutions. His expertise is in 3DEXPERIENCE platform modeling and simulation apps and standalone products such as CATIA V5 and the SIMULIA portfolio.

Title:

Ensuring Structural Compliance of Electric Vehicle Battery Pack Against Crush Load & Fatigue Damage

Abstract:

Lithium-ion batteries are currently used for the new generation of electric vehicles (EVs) due to their fast-charging rate enabled by high energy density and cell voltage. Battery safety is the primary concern for these new generation electric vehicles. The high amount of energy stored in EV battery packs translates to higher probability of fire in case of severe deformation of battery compartment due to automotive crash or impact. Usually, an EV battery catches fire due to its thermal runaway where exothermic reaction takes place between flammable electrolyte and highly active material of the battery. The thermal runaway produces increasingly high temperature, often leading to a destructive result which may be fatal to the EV occupant.

This present work describes a methodology to simulate crushing of an automotive battery pack as per ISO 12405-3:2014 standard and evaluate the crashworthiness performance of the battery pack. Nonlinear code like SIMULIA Abaqus helps to accelerate the battery development process and to improve the final products. Complete battery pack consisting of multiple modules along with enclosure and connections are considered for the finite element analysis (FEA). Nonlinear explicit dynamic analysis is performed to simulate the crushing of battery pack in Abaqus FEA software. This study extends to evaluate fatigue analysis and performance of the battery pack using SIMULIA fe-safe (a leading durability and fatigue analysis software for FE models). We propose design changes as a result of the simulation analysis conducted to improve/optimize the fatigue performance.

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Scott Piper > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Scott PIPER
EMC Engineer - General Motors
Scott Piper > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Scott PIPER
EMC Engineer - General Motors

Biography: 

Scott PIPER received a Bachelor’s of Science in Electrical Engineering in 2004 from the University of Michigan – Dearborn. Scott has since worked in both aerospace and automotive industries and has been the primary engineer responsible for the initial purchase and implementation of electromagnetic simulation tools for electromagnetic compatibility in two corporations. Scott chairs the Electromagnetics and Antennas session of the SAE world congress and he is currently the chair of the IEEE EMC Society’s technical committee on computational electromagnetics. Scott currently is employed by General Motors responsible for the development and implementation of electromagnetic simulation methods globally within the company.

Title:

EMC Analysis of Component Metallic Housings

Abstract:

Electromagnetic compatibility or EMC of electronic components have been a major focus as wireless technology proliferates industry. For various reasons many electronic products designed today are encased in a metallic enclosure. This enclosure is often viewed as an shield for unwanted electromagnetic energy to radiate from the product or radiate into the product from the outside. While this assumption may hold true in some cases there are factors to consider in a case design that will help or hurt the electromagnetic shielding performance. This presentation will explain and demonstrate aspects of shielding for electromagnetic interference and how these enclosures can be modeled using CST Studio Suite.

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Shane Mooney > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Shane MOONEY
Group Manager, Modeling + Simulation - Kinetic Vision
Shane Mooney > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Shane MOONEY
Group Manager, Modeling + Simulation - Kinetic Vision

Biography: 

Shane MOONEY is a Group Manager at Kinetic Vision with co-responsibility for the Modeling + Simulation division at the company. Leveraging his background in Aeronautical Engineering, Shane helped to bring an advanced automation and data engineering discipline to the group. His mastery of multiple programming languages has contributed to the company’s adoption of multiple software platforms. Shane currently serves as the company’s technical liaison to Dassault Systèmes’ software. In addition to working on our client’s most complex modeling and simulation challenges, Shane also is responsible for the M+S Group’s business development.

Title:

Dynamic CT and Opportunities for Advancement of Validated Modeling & Simulation

Abstract:

Advancements in modeling and simulation have been accelerating over the past three decades and have largely focused on replicating real-world object behavior. With the integration of Industrial CT, modeling and simulation has adapted to incorporate real product geometry and physics affecting a product’s quality and performance. New technologies are being integrated to provide real-time, dynamic CT scanning yielding behavioral geometries, deformations, and loads collected during the X-Ray process. Dynamic scanning allows for expanded input and validation metrics across the modeling and simulation spectrum, with the addition of time-based interpretation.  

Models created from scan data are often large and require more compute resources.  The latest iteration of the SIMULIA Cloud platform allows users to scale up on demand and solve these larger scan-based models fast enough to meet strict project deadlines.
 

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Charles Yuan > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Charles YUAN
Industry Process Consultant Senior - Dassault Systèmes
Charles Yuan > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Charles YUAN
Industry Process Consultant Senior - Dassault Systèmes

Biography: 

Charles is an Industry Process Consultant Senior at MBSE Process Team in Dassault Systemes Simulia Corp. He has been with Dassault Systemes Simulia Corp for over 26 years. He works in the area of simulation process integration, design optimization, multi-disciplinary optimization, multi-objective optimization, robust engineering, and MBSE.

Title:

Missing or Poor-quality Spot Welds Simulation for HV Battery Structures

Abstract:

This presentation is to demonstrate the methodology of using Abaqus and Isight to simulate some of the key performances due to missing or poor-quality welds.
 

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Prasad Kodali > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Prasad KODALI
SIMULIA Multibody Systems Industry Process Consultant -  Dassault Systèmes
Prasad Kodali > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Prasad KODALI
SIMULIA Multibody Systems Industry Process Consultant -  Dassault Systèmes

Biography: 

Prasad has over 30 years of automotive industry experience performing vehicle dynamics simulations and durability loads predictions. He is now a Multibody Systems Industry Process Consultant at Dassault Systèmes SIMULIA Corp. Prasad has received Masters degrees from State University of New York at Buffalo and the University of Michigan.

Title:

Motion Simulation Updates

Abstract:

Update presentation on latest developments related to established SIMULIA/Simpack and new 3DEXPERIENCE Motion App capabilities in order to facilitate Motion Industry Processes.
 

 

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Dominic Lauzon > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Dominick LAUZON
SIMULIA Expert Solution Architect, Industrial Equipment Lead, 3DEXPERIENCE Platform - Dassault Systèmes
Dominic Lauzon > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Dominick LAUZON
SIMULIA Expert Solution Architect, Industrial Equipment Lead, 3DEXPERIENCE Platform - Dassault Systèmes

Biography: 

Dominick has over 25 years of experience in the CAE space using a variety of solvers across multiple industries ranging from Aerospace, Industrial Equipment, Transportation & Mobility as well as HiTech. Over the last decade Dominick was involved with several OEM customers defining best practices for CAE-related methodologies enabling simulation management, automation and process democratization. More recently being a member of the Process Automation and MBSE team, his focus was dedicated to define methodologies enabling the system engineers to perform expert level simulations and trade studies as early as possible in the product development cycle. His work also includes leveraging latest technology available in the 3DEXPERIENCE platform to define the V&V strategy and help customers capture the digital thread between requirements and simulation results, which is a critical component of product certification related activities.

Title:

Enabling System Engineer Trade Studies with CATIA Magic and Process Composer

Abstract:

Having the ability to virtually validate a concept as early as possible is a clear advantage for the System Engineer. By extending CATIA Magic with simulation capabilities,  SIMULIA is enabling  the  SE to perform trade studies and design optimization by varying parameters and including increased levels of simulation fidelity. In today’s game-changing  Model Based System Engineer methodology, this presentation will highlight the integration of the systems model with requirements, conceptual tools and detailed 3D simulation tools to provide a fast solving validation throughout a product development cycle.
 

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Nicolas Fougere > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Nicolas FOUGERE
Worldwide SIMULIA Fluids, Industry Process Consultant Manager -  Dassault Systèmes
Nicolas Fougere > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Nicolas FOUGERE
Worldwide SIMULIA Fluids, Industry Process Consultant Manager -  Dassault Systèmes

Biography: 

Nicolas currently leads a team within the Worldwide SIMULIA Fluids group, which focuses on deploying SIMULIA Fluids solutions to help improve our customers’ product development processes for all industries. After obtaining a Master’s degree in Aerospace engineering from ISAE-Supaero and a PhD from the University of Michigan, Nicolas worked on modelling gas flows for mission planning and data analysis of the European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission for which he received a NASA Achievement Award. Then, Nicolas joined Exa Corporation (acquired by Dassault Systèmes in 2018) as a Senior Application Engineer supporting deployment of Fluids solutions at all automotive customers in North America and eventually taking the lead of that team as a Technical Manager.

Title:

SIMULIA Fluids Solutions Key Enhancements

Abstract:

SIMULIA Fluids solutions enable customers to address a broad range of real world applications leveraging the close integration of modeling and simulation on the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform. Designers and analysts can both leverage SIMULIA tools to address their needs in term of fluids simulations in all industries. In order to bring even more value to our customers, the SIMULIA team has been implementing key enhancements to our Lattice Boltzmann (LBM) and Navier-Stokes solvers which will be introduced during this presentation.

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Danilo Oliveira > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Danilo OLIVEIRA
Aerodynamics Engineer, VDDV - General Motors
Danilo Oliveira > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Danilo OLIVEIRA
Aerodynamics Engineer, VDDV - General Motors

Biography: 

Danilo OLIVEIRA is an aerodynamicist engineer at General Motors and holds a master degree's in Contamination Simulations from the State University of Campinas, Brazil. He joined General Motors in 2010 and has developed different vehicle body styles, such as SUVs, Pickup trucks and Performance Vehicles. Currently, Danilo is one of the aerodynamic leaders for electric vehicles at GM.

Title:

Differences between Open Road Domain and Wind Tunnel Domain using CFD simulations

Abstract:

Automakers know that an electric car’s range is very sensitive to the vehicle's coefficient of drag. In order to optimize the coefficient of drag, Cd, for a specific vehicle, many hours of computational fluid dynamics simulations and physical tests are spent. However, due to the different boundary conditions, i.e. open road domain or closed loop wind tunnel, the results can be different. This study investigates the flow field differences between an automotive full-scale wind tunnel and open road conditions on a production electric vehicle using CFD.
 

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Dan Gibson > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Dan GIBSON
Technical Specialist - DANA Commercial Vehicle Products LLC
Dan Gibson > Speaker>  Dassault Systèmes
Dan GIBSON
Technical Specialist - DANA Commercial Vehicle Products LLC

Biography:

Dan GIBSON is a Technical Specialist at Dana Incorporated, a global leader in drivetrain and e-propulsion systems, working out of the World Headquarters in Maumee, OH. He has provided technical leadership in structural Finite Element Analysis and engineering design at Dana for the last 38 years. He earned a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Toledo.

Title:

The Evolution of CAE Methods at Dana

Abstract:

There are many factors that influence the development of CAE methods in an organization. This presentation will show how one of those factors, the pursuit of capturing failure modes seen in lab testing, has driven the development of one aspect of CAE in Dana. “Lessons learned” from several case studies will be presented. They will illustrate the necessary progression from simple models to the more complex models being built today, that required Dana to purchase and utilize Abaqus throughout the Dana enterprise. Our latest methods, while still advancing, have transformed our ability to predict many component failures and optimize complex systems, while minimizing the time taken to do so. 

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