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4 Big Technology Trends of the Future, by Dominic Gallello

I'm often asked what is the soul of MSC?  What goes into making great products that satisfy our users? I have to say the next 10 years will be amazing, especially in 4 areas. New Materials: For lighter, stronger, faster, cost efficient, and simply cooler products. Generative Design: Math generates optimal shapes not just for ...

Additively Manufactured Components Production Ready at 50% of the Weight

"Modern engine hood hinge systems have become very complex products because of the vehicle design, the available building spaces, and pedestrian protection requirements. These demand an enormous amount of strength and stiffness from the material, and are the reasons why steel hinges today are as heavy as 3 kg per vehicle. Addressed to manufacturers of sports ...

MSC Nominated for Timmy Award for Best Tech Work Culture!

MSC has been nominated for the 2017 Timmy Awards in the Best Tech Work Culture in Orange County! This award recognizes a technology work culture that actively promotes technical creativity, innovation, and learning. Companies that instill these values acknowledge that great ideas can come from anywhere, and reward contributions from the whole tech team. The ...

Industry Applications of NEVF with Dr. Neil Bishop

Dr. Neil Bishop of CAEfatigue Limited, one of the most renowned experts in Fatigue Dynamics and FEA, partnered with the MSC Nastran team to create a more dynamic and integrated solution after experiencing the many limitations of fatigue simulation. Thus, Nastran Embedded Vibration Fatigue (NEVF) was born. NEVF is more accessible, easy-to-use, and flexible in ...

How USC Saved Millions of Dollars in the Design of Aerospace Vehicles

In recent years, the Aerospace Industry has increased their reliance on carbon-fiber composite materials to optimize the aerospace parts for optimized parameters, specifically for stiffeners. In fact, more than 50% of modern aerospace vehicle weight is composed of composites. The implementation of composite materials into aerospace vehicles will increase fatigue resistance and reduce maintenance. These stiffeners are ...

VIRES Virtual Test Drive Recognized as R&D 100 Award Finalist

MSC Software’s VIRES Virtual Test Drive, the company’s tool-chain for driving simulation applications in the development of ADAS and automated riving systems, was selected as a finalist for the R&D 100 award. This accolade demonstrates MSC’s commitment to developing innovative engineering simulation software tools to help the automobile industry achieve its goal to deliver safe ...