Category - Adams


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 …


Adding Realistic Loads in Adams with Bulk Material Simulation

Coupling Multibody Dynamics software allows manufacturers of heavy equipment to gain better insight into machine-material interaction. EDEM Simulation’s EDEM for Adams is a tool that enables realistic material loads directly in Adams system dynamics analysis.  Adams is a key tool used in the design of heavy equipment such as excavators, grab buckets, tractors and ploughs. The operational …


Generating Flexible Bodies in Adams View Environment

When dealing with multibody systems, it is common to use rigid body dynamics. However, introducing flexibility in the system can help better capture the system frequencies and thus make precise predictions possible. The Adams ViewFlex toolkit offers a quick method to generate flexibility bodies (or MNF files) in the system, especially for parts with simpler …


Formula 1 Unveils Championship Contending Race Cars

Throughout this week, Formula 1 began unveiling its championship contending race cars with innovators such as Ferrari, Renault, Mercedes, and McLaren. In automobile racing, winning is inextricably linked in some fashion to speed – the speed of the vehicle, but even more importantly, the speed of technology deployment. Technology that delivers a rapid, first-time-right design. Unified in a perpetual …

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