Let’s have a head start on the next Formula Student Germany using Simcenter tools

Last week,  the first week of August, the Formula Student Germany took place at the famous racing circuit Hockenheimring. The concept of the competition is simple: students build, as a team, a s……

Vehicle NVH testing in operational conditions: Shift into higher gear

Automotive NVH testing in operational conditions
Do you, as an NVH test engineer, regularly face the situations when you need to redo some measurements? For example, due to erroneous instrumentat……

Why transfer path analysis is not established technology

280.000.000 results. That’s what you get when typing ‘transfer path analysis’ in Google Search. No wonder. The TPA methodology exists for over 20 years and is widely applied across all industries. Ho……

Simcenter Amesim 17: ease the exhaust calibration process

To accurately assess the vehicle tail-pipe emissions, efficient modeling of exhaust systems is becoming a very important but also a very time-consuming task. The chemistry inside a catalyst is comple……

Lost in paperwork? Learn how to document test setups in a snapshot!

Document your test setup instantly with snapshots
A popular expresssion claims that a picture is worth a thousand words.  In many engineering companies, it is a MUST to document test setups wi……

Valet parking: the first commercially available automated driving function

Recently, the local government changed the circulation plan of my home town. From now on, you drive into the city for only 1 reason: park your car.
 
Earlier, the majority of cars were drivi……

Inside powertrain: a harsh environment for shakers

High Frequency Shaker installed in bearing mounting location A question that often arises about the high frequency shakers is their immunity against Automatic Transmission Fluid(ATF)? During the ins……

Femap Tips & Tricks: Assigning Material Properties to Solid Geometry

See how to assign different material properties to solid geometry while setting up a finite element model in this Femap tip and trick video.
Model creation methods and workflows are very flexible……

Femap Tips & Tricks: Using Interpolation Elements

One of the inherent characteristics of finite element modeling is that often loads and constraints are applied to the model at node points. This technique can bring about stress concentrations, as th……