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Comprehensive vehicle testing without an assembled vehicle prototype

The automotive industry is up against disruptive changes on multiple fronts. These include; the continued digitization of automotive parts and assemblies, with ever-increasing electronic and software content, technical and regulatory requirements imposed by the push towards autonomy, and the fundamental disruption in core operations and processes imposed by electrification. These challenges are compounded by vehicle …


Debunking the Five Myths of Multibody Dynamics Simulation

Physics-based simulation has become an integral part of engineering product development processes, across physics types and industries. Engineers in the automotive, aerospace, heavy machinery and energy industries commonly utilize Multibody Dynamics (MBD) simulations to model complex assemblies with parts in motion, and its applications are increasing as organizations face complex new engineering challenges. The ability …


Real Time Simulations Using Adams

When it comes to validating and refining Hardware in the Loop (HiL) or Driver in the Loop (DiL) test systems, early in the development process, real-time simulation is an essential part of the process. Real-time simulations provide an opportunity to connect physical components and virtual models in a virtual test environment. High performance computing and …


Rapid Design Space Exploration Made Possible

New Fast Solving Flexible Body Method in Adams 2019 Multibody dynamics (MBD) simulations with Adams are used by engineers to study the dynamic behavior of mechanical systems across all industries. From simple linkages systems to full vehicle system dynamics models, Adams helps minimize the need for expensive physical prototyping and testing by utilizing accurate simulation …