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LMS 3D Simulation 2014 Release

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Highlights on the product revisions (June 2014) LMS Virtual.Lab 13.1 & LMS Samtech 16 which include: …

Highlights on the product revisions (June 2014) LMS Virtual.Lab 13.1 & LMS Samtech 16 which include:
LMS Virtual.Lab Acoustics 13.1
LMS Virtual.Lab Motion 13.1
LMS Virtual.Lab Durability 13.1
LMS Virtual.Lab Structures 13.1
LMS Samtech Caesam 7.2
LMS Samtech Samcef 16
LMS Samtech Tea Pipe 16
LMS Samtech Samcef Wind Turbines 15 SL2

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  • 1. Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014 All rights reserved. LMS 3D SIMULATION SOLUTIONS 2014 Release - Highlight on the product key features Real World Ready
  • 2. 20XX-XX-XX Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014 All rights reserved.Page 2 LMS 3D Simulation – Real World Ready Making virtual simulation realistic for all industries & applications
  • 3. 20XX-XX-XX Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014 All rights reserved.Page 3 LMS 3D Simulation Solutions A CAE software suite for multi-attribute performance simulation Acoustics & Vibration Process Integration AutomotiveMechanisms • LMS Virtual.Lab Acoustics • LMS Virtual.Lab Correlation • LMS Virtual.Lab Noise & Vibration • LMS Virtual.Lab Motion • LMS Virtual.Lab Durability • LMS Samtech Tea Pipe • LMS Virtual.Lab Structures Process Integration Aviation Wind TurbinesStructural Analysis • LMS Samtech Caesam • LMS Samtech Samcef Solver Suite • LMS Samtech Samcef Composites • LMS Samtech Samcef Rotors • LMS Samtech Samcef Wind Turbines LMS Samtech LMS Virtual.Lab
  • 4. 20XX-XX-XX Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014 All rights reserved.Page 4 Acoustics & Vibration Main highlights LMS Virtual.Lab Acoustics 13.1 Advances in FEMAO LMS Virtual.Lab Acoustics 13.1 Aero-Acoustics Novel capabilities LMS Virtual.Lab Acoustics 13.1 Engine Noise Wizard And also ... • Energy dissipation Analysis • Optimized solution for Random Acoustics • Accurate computation of Noise for highly Rotating components • Efficient computation of installation effects on large systems (for example Propeller in an Aircraft) • Compute acoustic propagation in rectangular sections
  • 5. 20XX-XX-XX Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014 All rights reserved.Page 5 Acoustics & Vibration Why Perform full frequency range acoustic analysis on a single mesh accurately and efficiently Benefits • Increase productivity - run full frequency analysis on a One Single mesh • Improve efficiency - decrease number of mesh elements drastically. From 20 millions elements down to 1 million elements • Visualization and geometry manipulation are tremendously improved • For LMS Virtual.Lab 13.1, can be used in fully coupled context, in ATV context and works with non-uniform flow inside the acoustic field Advances in FEMAO – Towards a one shot full frequency analysis How FEMAO (FEM Adaptive Order) automatically adapts the mesh order of each element to enable a broader frequency range, while overall accuracy is kept constant
  • 6. 20XX-XX-XX Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014 All rights reserved.Page 6 Acoustics & Vibration Why To solve Aero-Acoustic problems accurately and efficiently based on the terabytes of data produced by unsteady CFD solver Benefits • Higher accuracy due to new algorithms • More efficient in handling larger sets of CFD data which results in higher accuracy • Highly competent algorithms in FEMAO to perform full frequency predictions • Saving time and effort to model fan noise Aero-Acoustics – Getting the challenging jobs done efficiently How • Specific noise source models are based on quadrupole equivalent sources. These are accurate yet require vast resources. The new algorithms handle these more efficiently • Fan sources are reworked like automatic selection of blade segments on fans
  • 7. 20XX-XX-XX Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014 All rights reserved.Page 7 Acoustics & Vibration Why Eliminate complexity, improve efficiency and work flow of non-acoustic engineers by providing fully automated noise analysis wizard Benefits • Complexity of the process is shielded from the engineer • Process can be carried out by any mechanical engineer • Engineers can have data 5 times faster than before due to the automation • Ability to focus on the real problem through the noise analysis tool • Perform scalable noise analysis adapted to user product development process Machine & Engine Noise Wizard – Fully automate the noise analysis process How • An intelligent wizard guides engineers to enter data for noise analysis and shields from complex tasks • The integrated Noise analyzer will automatically identify critical frequencies and perform weak spot analyses • A full report is created
  • 8. 20XX-XX-XX Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014 All rights reserved.Page 8 Mechanisms Main highlights LMS Virtual.Lab Motion 13.1 Nonlinear flexible bodies LMS Virtual.Lab Durability 13.1 Empower CAE process integration LMS Samtech Tea Pipe 16 Embedded Material Characterization LMS Virtual.Lab Motion 13.1 Real Time Solver extensions And also ... • “Metal on dirt”: Co-simulation between: • LMS Virtual.Lab Motion • DEM Solutions EDEM (Discrete Element Modeling tool) • LMS Virtual.Lab Driving Dynamics: • 26 additional events • Leaf spring modeling • Flex Wizard integration • LMS Virtual.Lab Durability: increased openness for CAE process integration • LMS Samtech Tea Pipe: avoid initial torsional deformation through “angular deviation feature”
  • 9. 20XX-XX-XX Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014 All rights reserved.Page 9 Mechanisms Why • Classical, linear flex body technology not always accurate enough • Nonlinear flex allows to take large component deformations and nonlinear material properties into account Benefits • More accurate representation of nonlinear component deformations • Can model precisely: • Twist beam axle • Tires, bushings, coil springs • Flap/slat jamming Nonlinear flexible bodies in LMS Virtual.Lab Motion How • Coupling of MBS solver (LMS Virtual.Lab Motion) and nonlinear FEA solver (LMS Samtech Samcef Mecano) • Speed- and Accuracy-optimized handshaking” between both in-house solvers
  • 10. 20XX-XX-XX Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014 All rights reserved.Page 10 1. Model & job definition 2. Simulation 3. Reporting Mechanisms Why Corporate CAE processes require: • ASCII based, model/job files • Template concepts Benefits • Automated run and reporting for variant analysis, leveraging HPC systems • Easy integration in existing PLM systems LMS Virtual.Lab Durability – Empower CAE process integration How • Import and export of durability job definition files in XML format. • Job files are editable and can be altered by optimization tools and PLM tools. Dr. Ing. Gunther Wehr (ZF Group) says : “The new developments in LMS Virtual.Lab Durability 13.1 further increase the openness and the applicability of the finite element based fatigue analysis. It will help us to perform more and better analysis runs to design innovative and durable products for our customers.”
  • 11. 20XX-XX-XX Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014 All rights reserved.Page 11 Mechanisms Why Benefits • Reduce initial costs for every pipe characterization from 30K€ to 12K€ • Customer becomes fully independent LMS Samtech Tea Pipe – Material Characterization How Embedded optimization solver identifies pipe/hose parameters by minimizing the distance between measured and simulated points on the pipe/hose Steve Jones (Jaguar Land Rover) says: “LMS Tea Pipe, combining a dedicated interface with advanced accurate analyses allows us to be more efficient in our brake hoses design. Saving time in early design phase is very valuable obviously, and additionally it allows our engineers to focus on more innovative solutions.” Parameters for LMS Tea Pipe Services Product Test execution  Parameter identification   NEW 1. Simple tests 2. Simulation 3. Parameter ID
  • 12. 20XX-XX-XX Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014 All rights reserved.Page 12 LMS Virtual.Lab Motion – Real Time Solver Mechanisms Benefits • Enhanced modeling process efficiency: one detailed model for both off-line and real time simulations • Higher accuracy leading to better sensitivity and optimization analyses on HIL and Driving Simulators How • Deterministic implicit real time solver • Model split for multi-core parallel solution • Real time 3D + 1D co-simulation HIL (ECU testing)Driving Simulators 3D+1D model Why Classical 15-DOF real-time chassis models: • Are not accurate enough • Lead to double modeling effort NEW: multi-rateNEW: CD Tire Horst Brauner (Daimler AG) says: “Simulating vehicle dynamics in a realistic manner includes HIL simulation without switching from a Multi-Body Simulation tool to another real-time program.”
  • 13. 20XX-XX-XX Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014 All rights reserved.Page 13 Process Integration Automotive Main highlights LMS Virtual.Lab Structures 13.1 NASTRAN 2013 support LMS Virtual.Lab Structures 13.1 RADIOSS V11 support LMS Virtual.Lab Structures 13.1 Vehicle Assembly Automation for Crash (customer specific project) And also ... • Nastran 2013 support. • Abaqus 6.13 support • Frequency dependent visco-elastic material in Nastran • Fine durability spot weld operator using ANSA re-meshing • Extensions for intersection & penetration checking • Improvements to fine durability spot weld modeling • Radioss V11 new card support • New ANSA version support
  • 14. 20XX-XX-XX Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014 All rights reserved.Page 14 Process Integration Aviation Main highlights LMS Samtech Caesam 7.2 Data Management – Package definition LMS Samtech Caesam 7.2 Program variants management LMS Samtech Caesam 7.2 User Rights And also ... • Optimized runtime performance for integrated sizing processes • Enhanced post-processing capabilities of global FE model
  • 15. 20XX-XX-XX Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014 All rights reserved.Page 15 Process Integration Aviation Why To store the huge amount of data, analysis and results in an efficient way (allowing flexible data partitioning, re-use, and sharing) Benefits • Ramp up productivity: shorten preparation time for variants calculations • Study easily different variants • Collaborative work: share and re-use data, distribute work load to several end-users • Compare and merge concurrent results into one unique model • Offer simplified view: reduce the size of the model LMS Samtech Caesam - Data Management : Package definition How • End-user can create a package which is a consistent sub-set of the model (data, analyses and results) • Split the work load for sizing into sub-sets • Packages can be imported/exported/merged
  • 16. 20XX-XX-XX Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014 All rights reserved.Page 16 Process Integration Aviation Why • Need to manage efficiently different variants of processes and methods depending on the aircraft program Benefits • Manage in a unique application all processes and methods variant depending on the aircraft programs or customers • Capitalize and share integrated processes throughout different projects/programs • Project-dedicated working environment enables more reactivity when managing resources among several projects. LMS Samtech Caesam - Program variant management How • Definition of a project context containing the processes and associated data for each aircraft program • Provide ready-to-use and filtered working environment according to the project or aircraft program Aircraft program
  • 17. 20XX-XX-XX Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014 All rights reserved.Page 17 Process Integration Aviation Why • Give access rights to the end-users according to his responsibilities and role. • Secure and track work assignments Benefits • Secure application access to well- identified users • End-user works in a productive environment dedicated to his task • Speed-up learning curve for targeted activities LMS Samtech Caesam - User Rights How • Definition of user right done by an administrator • Login with user’s credentials • Provide ready-to-use and filtered working environment to end-users according to their role
  • 18. 20XX-XX-XX Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014 All rights reserved.Page 18 Structural Analysis Main highlights LMS Samtech Samcef 16 Lightning Impact (EM formulation) LMS Samtech Samcef 16 Coupling interfaces (LMS Amesim/Test.Lab) LMS Samtech Samcef 16 Curing of composites And also ... • Draping algorithms • Post-processing of composites for random analysis • Improvement of gear element in order to take into account bending • Thermal simulation of a fabrication process that may lead to residual stresses with reaction-diffusion equations
  • 19. 20XX-XX-XX Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014 All rights reserved.Page 19 Structural Analysis Why • Avoid expensive destructive tests especially on prototypes • Avoid generation of holes due to the lighting bolt • Guide the design / part of the certification Benefits • Accurate modeling due to strong physical interactions: electro-magneto-thermal coupling • Model heating of a composite or metallic structure (3D or 2D) due to lightning impact • Capability to predict material degradation (pyrolysis) LMS Samtech Samcef 16- Lightning Impact How This is a FEM solution that computes electric current and magnetic field from the impact point of the lightning. The dissipated energy is used to obtain the thermal field on the structure
  • 20. 20XX-XX-XX Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014 All rights reserved.Page 20 Structural Analysis Why Accurate modeling of 1D models (system behavior) & 3D (boundary conditions, controller) models Trend toward mechatronics, accelerate processes e.g. validations and correlations Benefits • Accomplish Multi-physics simulation (Multi- domain systems simulation + Finite Element modeling) • Perform mechatronic simulations • Get accurate LBCs (boundary conditions) for systems simulation • In 1D system models include nonlinear finite element model and take into account the real flexibility LMS Samtech Samcef 16 - Coupling interface with LMS Imagine.Lab Amesim How A LMS Imagine.Lab Amesim library can be loaded and used in a LMS Samtech Samcef (Structure, Rotor, Thermal) model (through a classic “dll” file). Generic co-simulation interface with fixed exchange time step.
  • 21. 20XX-XX-XX Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014 All rights reserved.Page 21 Structural Analysis Why Enable easy comparisons between numerical predictions and experimental tests Ease life of engineers, accelerate processes e.g. validations and correlations Benefits • Automatic bidirectional transfer of data and results between LMS Test.Lab and LMS Samcef in order to compare tests simulations with physical results from measurements • Local axis definition is taken into account between finite element nodes and sensors LMS Samtech Samcef 16 - Coupling interface with LMS Test.Lab How Automatic exchange of information through universal files: export of Eigen modes, transient and harmonic responses on wireframes and export of transient and harmonic functions
  • 22. 20XX-XX-XX Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014 All rights reserved.Page 22 Structural Analysis Why • Residual stresses and shape distortions appear as a result of the curing process of thermosets • These effects influence the mechanical behavior of the composite part and the tolerance for assemblies Benefits • Prediction of the manufacturing-induced residual stresses and shape distortions • Understanding the influence of the relevant parameters on the curing process • With the virtual prototype, tune the manufacturing process parameters and mold shape in order to minimize the geometrical defects and reach acceptable tolerances • Possibility to conduct structural analysis on the as-built composite part, including some imperfections from the manufacturing phase LMS Samtech Samcef 16 – Manufacturing process : Curing simulation How • Use LMS Samcef Thermal cure kinetic model to get the temperature field inside the part as well as the degree of cure, over the entire curing cycle • Use LMS Samcef Mecano solver to predict the residual stresses and shape distortion
  • 23. 20XX-XX-XX Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014 All rights reserved.Page 23 Wind Turbines Main highlights LMS Samcef Wind Turbines 15 SL2 New curve editor LMS Samcef Wind Turbines 15 SL2 New Tower Model LMS Samcef Wind Turbines 15 SL2 Coupling Interface LMS Amesim/Samcef Benefits • Faster post processing by enabling easy comparisons between sensors from different analysis. • Avoid mistake in comparing 2 curves that do not correspond to the same sensor • Easy building of the tower based on an excel sheet • Allow to have several materials along the tower (Concrete, steel…) • The user can rigidify the tower to remove the tower elasticity from the model. • Multi-physics simulation • Easy implementation of a local hydraulic gearbox, electric pitch system, converter… • Get accurate LBCs for systems simulation
  • 24. Unrestricted © Siemens AG 2014 All rights reserved. Thank you 2014 Release - Highlight on the product key features Real World Ready

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