Altair announced the release of an upgraded technology package that brings together all the tools that engineers require for the complete design and analysis of vehicle powertrains.
Altair revealed that SimLab 12.0, a software tool created specifically as a pre-processor for detailed computer models of complex powertrains, has been released as part of HyperWorks 12.0, Altair's popular suite of computer-aided engineering software. Because it now is integrated into HyperWorks, SimLab can be run with the same HyperWorks Units that designers and engineers use for all the other HyperWorks simulation tools, making it more accessible and cost-efficient than ever before.
The auto industry can use SimLab for powertrain modeling and setup, along with OptiStruct 12.0 for powertrain analysis and optimization. SimLab represents a significant addition to the HyperWorks solution for powertrain structural analysis. SimLab's role in simulation preparation includes feature- based solid meshing for structures like the engine crankcase and cylinder head and the setup of simulation loads and boundary conditions. With SimLab 12.0, meshes require no manual cleanup—perfectly clean meshes are generated automatically.
SimLab's incorporation within the HyperWorks Units licensing model brings to all Altair powertrain customers a very comprehensive solution for meshing of complex solid models. Additionally, SimLab can be used for some very powertrain-specific post-processing use cases, such as analysis of cylinder bore distortion from heat and pressure and results mapping for CFD and thermal analysis.
Overall, SimLab 12.0 can provide a 30 percent improvement in meshing and substantial improvements in setting up large finite element models.
New Features in SimLab 12.0: http://www.altairhyperworks.com/HWTemp3Product.aspx?product_id=53&item_name=New%20Features
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Name: Altair SimLab
Version: (64bit) 12.0
OS: Windows XP / Vista / Seven
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