• bosch electromotor.automotiveIT

    Bosch, CST develop simulation for power electronics


    A Bosch electric motor Robert Bosch, Computer Simulation Technology AG and Berlin's Technical University are jointly developing a software package to test energy-efficient power electronics. The project may help the electric-vehicle industry lower costs and speed up development of key technology inside the car. The so-called SOlar project - a ...

  • ansys simulation.automotiveIT

    Simulation exec says new approach crucial to EV success


    Ansys says multi-dimensional simulation is key to developing EVs and batteries (illustration: Ansys) A senior Ansys executive said new thinking about simulation - and a new toolset - is required tosuccessfully master the complexity of developing electric vehicles and the battery systems that power them. "This decade is a new ...

  • lifemodeler.automotiveIT

    Software helps prevent injuries in car manufacturing


    LifeModeler’s biomechanical simulation software helps identify and reduce injury risks in manufacturing An Ohio State University institute is implementing MSC and Lifemodeler software to assess and prevent injuries in car manufacturing. MSC Software, a provider of multidisciplinary simulation solutions, said Ohio State's Center for Occupational Health in Automotive Manufacturing (COHAM) ...

  • manufacturing,automotiveIT

    Small, mid-sized companies hesitate with simulation software


    Plant operations can be improved with simulation software With product variety on the rise, automotive suppliers are trying to cope with ever more complex production processes. Especially small and medium-sized companies are facing huge challenges. One solution is the digital factory. Automakers and their tier-1 suppliers have taken a leading ...

  • fujitsu virtual driving

    Fujitsu develops traffic simulator with greater scope


    Fujitsu Laboratories has developed a wide-area traffic simulation system that allows the reproduction of traffic flows involving tens of thousands of vehicles. “The new simulator makes it possible to verify in advance the effectiveness of a variety of traffic policies designed to improve traffic flow,” the Japanese research laboratory, part ...

  • Article

    International Simulation Technology Conference, Stuttgart


    The University of Stuttgart will host SimTech 2011, an international conference on simulation technology, June 14 through 17. The focus will be on molecular simulations, multi-scale and multi-physics mechanics, numerical mathematics, interactive visualization and related issues. More than 150 scientists from Stuttgart will present their latest research. SimTech adopts a ...