From post-processing and visualization to simulation result exploration

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We all know post-processing because it is part of CAE. All textbooks teach you how important the post-processing is. For most Generation Y engineers, post-processing (and maybe even the whole CAE) almost equal to visualization as discussed in this post. Yes, post-processing is important: it gives you the chance to justify your one-month (or one-day, or one-week, or one-year) ...

Partnership in CAE Industry

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Like in any other industries, the partnership is not new among CAE players, big or small. A technical partnership usually creates a win-win situation; at least, this is the major intention of forming the partnership. The two parties involved usually are not balanced: a big shark in the CAE or PLM market and an almost unheard ...

CAE in the Cloud, Is It Just Hot Air?

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Cloud computing now is one of the fastest growing sectors in the IT industry. How will this affect the CAE industry? Actually, cloud computing is not new for CAE industry, especially for CFD users. 15 or 20 years ago, when you accessed supercomputers in the computing centre from home or office through dial-up modems (do you ...

The Big 6 in CAD/CAE/PLM software industry (2011)

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According to the Global Software Top 100 (2011 edition), 6 CAD/CAE/PLM software companies are among the top 100. They are Dassault Systèmes, Autodesk, PTC, Siemens (UGS),  Mentor Graphics and ANSYS. Dassault and Siemens have the complete ecosystem: CAD-CAM-CAE-PLM.  Autodesk and PTC reply more on CAD. Mentor Graphics has a limited presence beyond in the electronics industry. ANSYS is an interesting ...