As the winners of the Formula SAE competition Australia last year, MUR Motorsports is looking to repeat our success by designing a more aggressive aerodynamics package and optimizing the weight of the vehicle. These targets were deemed by our in-house lap simulator to be two of the driving factors for winning the F-SAE Australasian competition in December. To effectively manage our workload and streamline the design process, we used ANSYS simulation software in almost all of our subteam’s design processes. Continue reading
These are the latest postings on the ANSYS Careers site. Take a look at these and all of our open jobs. Come and join the global leader in engineering simulation. ANSYS is a great place to work and offers a competitive benefits package.
If none of these open positions catch your eye, there are more openings posted daily. So keep looking, your next great career move may be posted soon. Continue reading
As the end of the year approaches, it’s always a good time to reflect on our achievements — did I really stick to those resolutions I made at the start of the year? — and to look forward to new goals and possibilities. It is also a time to celebrate the holidays and give thanks for the many good things that have happened this year. None more so than those showcased in ANSYS Advantage Magazine: Excellence in Engineering Simulation. Continue reading
If you’re an engineer who has dealt with large simulation models, you know there’s often a trade-off between accuracy and solution time. Submodeling is a technique you can use to reduce solution time without sacrificing accuracy of results.
A common strategy you can use to look at the overall behavior of an assembly or complex part of a large model is to simplify the model during preparation by removing small details, like fillets and holes. Simplifying models in this way can have a significant impact on run times. This simplification, while not excessively affecting overall model stiffness, may result in lower resolution of localized stresses. What you need, then, is a mechanism that allows you to “zoom in” on these details to examine behavior around specific areas.
If you do a quick Google search, you will find many articles and resources that offer tips on creating a solid funding pitch. For the purpose of this blog, I am referencing Chance Barnett, CEO of CrowdFunder, who has raised millions in angel and venture capital, and seen thousands of company pitches on his company’s website. (You can find all his recommendations and download his pitch deck template.)
But, I want to highlight how an entrepreneur could add simulation to their pitch deck to strengthen their message and add credibility to the proposed project. Continue reading
If you are looking for a career change, take a look at the most recent ANSYS jobs added to the list of openings. You may find the challenge you’re looking for that can send your career to new heights. ANSYS is a great company with great benefits. Check out our careers site to see all of our current openings. We do update our site as positions open, so check back often. We can only accept applications to our openings via our on-line careers site. Continue reading
Engineering technology may not have been the biggest news of the past week but that doesn’t mean it wasn’t happening. In fact, I’d say they were the highlight of my week! I hope you enjoy my finds. And please, please comment with links to the engineering articles I may have missed.
Paralyzed Monkeys Walk With Help Of Neural Interface
Scientists develop a cancer-detecting smartphone add-on that’s up to 99% accurate
Harvard researchers 3D print a heart-on-a-chip
Google’s DeepMind AI –“Grasps Basic Laws of Physics”
Samsung files patent for a bizarre folding smartphone
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Energy systems innovation and sustainable design are key business initiatives in almost every industry sector. And, these initiatives are not only required to meet customer demand for “green products” or to satisfy environmental regulations. Many businesses have realized there is an opportunity to drive new growth with energy innovations. The new issue of ANSYS Advantage highlights the many ways our customers are delivering these energy innovations by leveraging the power of engineering simulation.
Welcome to the end of another week. With all the science and engineering technology news this week, I probably could have filled two or three of these lists. But here are some of the stories you might have missed over the past couple of days:
US Special Operations Command plans to have Iron Man-like suit prototypes ready to go by 2018
Turbines From Outer Space Lift Lockheed to New Energy
Flirtey drones deliver socks from the sky at Menlo Ventures’ annual partner meeting
Windy City Could Soon Have the World’s Tallest Timber Tower
Science Rewards Eureka Moments, Except When It Doesn’t
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