Following the Digital Thread –Part 6 of 8

A part exists, but the work isn’t done yet. In this episode, Mark and the team will follow the bell crank across Youngstown to M7 Technologies and through three key steps to complete it, and then the…

Following the Digital Thread –Part 5 of 8

We’re making great progress with our new bell crank. So far, we have seen it designed, analyzed, and optimized as it progresses along the digital thread. Now it’s on to the build with the help of the…

Following the Digital Thread –Part 4 of 8

“Why would anyone paint a board and leave it in the middle of nowhere?” Because, arguably, the only way to know if the paint will last through two years of weathering is to put it through two years o…

Following the Digital Thread –Part 3 of 8

Our bell crank has made it into the digital thread, but before we go any further, we want to see if we can make it even better, and lighter. For that, we will need to use technology called “topology …

Interns Wanted! Spend Your Summer As a Global Academic Student Intern!

The Siemens Global Academic Team – the folks who bring you this witty-yet-thoughtful blog, the Learning Advantage Academic Resource Center, support for your favorite student competitions, and grants …

New Book! Simulation of Fluid Power Systems with Simcenter Amesim

Simulation of Fluid Power Systems with Simcenter Amesim, by Nicolae Vasiliu and Daniela Vasiliu from CRC Press illustrates numerical simulation of fluid power systems by theSimcen…

What’s New in Learning Advantage? Plant Simulation – Getting Started!

Surely I’m not the only one who thought all those countless hours playing The Sims would prove to be important to my career? While The Sims might have been great practice for building your dream zill…

Following the Digital Thread –Part 2 of 8

While the digital thread can have operational implications that cross the enterprise, it begins with the design of a product. In this episode, we use the example of a bell crank, a critical component…

Following the Digital Thread –Part 1 of 8

In the opening video of this eight-part series explaining the potentially revolutionary new technology called the digital thread, Deloitte’s Mark Cotteleer meets the team of ONE Aviation as they prep…