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Extended Abstracts and Presentations



2016 NAFEMS Americas Conference: Session Reviews

We are thrilled to announce the availability of the "2016 NAFEMS Americas Conference: Session Reviews" document. Our hope is that this 49-page summary will provide you with the valuable insights shared at this event. 

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Following the conclusion of the 2016 NAFEMS Americas Regional Conference, we are collecting and publishing approved versions of extended abstracts and presentations given at this conference. If "download" is not hyperlinked, it means that we do not have an approved copy of the extended abstract or presentation available for sharing, yet. (Note: Only the presenter's name is included in the listing below.)

We all make mistakes. If you notice any of the links do not work properly, just email us at americas [at] nafems.org and we will be happy to get it fixed ASAP. 

Special thanks to all individuals listed below for taking the time to share their research with the NAFEMS community! 

Note: Only attendees of the 2016 NAFEMS Americas Conference will have access to the materials provided below. On January 1st, 2017, NAFEMS members, who did not attend this conference, will also have access these materials. 


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Session #

Session Title

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Presentation

Welcome & Introduction

Ladzinski

NAFEMS

0 / 2D

Start of Conference

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Computer-Aided Engineering and Simulation: Be Prepared for Major Shifts in the Market and Engineers’ Priorities

Halpern

Gartner, Inc.

0 / 2D

Keynote: Day 1

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ASSESS Initiative Update: Addressing the Changing Role of Simulation

Walsh

ASSESS

0 / 2D

Keynote: Day 1

N/A

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Total Airflow Management for a New Hybrid Supercar Using Advanced CFD

Ramsay

Honday R&D Americas

0 / 2D

Keynote: Day 2

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Boeing -- Forging New Frontiers throughout its History: A Simulation Perspective

Chisholm

The Boeing Company

0 / 2D

Keynote: Day 2

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HPC Trends and Their Impact on CAE Simulation 

Scott

Cray Inc.

0 / 2D

Keynote: Day 3

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The Case for Regulatory Grade Computer Modeling and Simulation

Bardot

MDIC

0 / 2D

Keynote: Day 3

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Closing Remarks

Dreisbach

The Boeing Company (Retired)

0 / 2D

End of Conference

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Composite Crush Simulation with General Contact

Dewald

Dassault Systèmes SIMULIA Corp

1 / 1A

Composites

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Numerical Buckling Analyses of Stiffened Composite Panels

Helfrich

INTES GmbH

1 / 1A

Composites

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Virtual Allowable Computation to Speed-Up New CFRP Material Insertion

Lavertu

e-Xstream

1 / 1A

Composites

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Thermo-Mechanical Analysis of A Refractory Failure - Root Cause Analysis

Singha

AP Dynamics Inc.

1 / 1B

Computational Structural Mechanics

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Ductile Fracture and Its Application in Metal Cutting Modeling

Xiao

Michigan State University

1 / 1B

Computational Structural Mechanics

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An Eye on FMI (Functional Mock-Up Interface)

Ladzinski

E.A. Ladzinski and Associates

1 / 1C

Standards: FMI

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A Deep-Dive on the Functional Mock-Up Interface (FMI)

Batteh

Modelon

1 / 1C

Standards: FMI

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"Democratization of Simulation" in an Automotive Supplier

Desai

American Axle Manufacturing

1 / 1D

Democratization

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Yes! Product Engineers with Limited CAE Expertise Can Safely Run Complex Simulation Using Simulation Apps

Panthaki

Comet Solutions, Inc.

1 / 1D

Democratization

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Knowledge Capture for Multidisciplinary STOP Analysis

Scola

NASA Langley Research Center

1 / 1D

Democratization

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Thermal and Pressure Characterization of Louver/Mesh Like Heat Exchanger Structures for Porous Media Surrogate Material in CFD Simulations

Croegaert

Mentor Graphics Corporation

1 / 1E

CFD

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Modeling On-Board Mist Suppression: A Solution to Tackle Rapid Growth Fire

Doddi

CH2M

1 / 1E

CFD

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Steady State Simulation of a Pressure Relief Valve Using Converge

Iyengar

Convergent Science

1 / 1E

CFD

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HPC CAE Simulation for Surf Bums

Froidmont

Noesis Solutions

1 / 1F

HPC

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The Effect of HPC Cluster Architecture on the Scalability of CAE Simulations

Lui

HPC Advisory Council

1 / 1F

HPC

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Can You Benefit from Running Simulations in the Public Cloud Today?

Poort

Rescale

1 / 1F

HPC

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Material Model Simplifications for Multiscale, Progressive Damage Modeling of Satin Weave Composite Structures

Veinbergs

Autodesk

2 / 1A

Multi-Scale

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Multiscale Analysis of Micro-Scale Stresses at the Laminate Free Edge

Xiao

Michigan State University

2 / 1A

Multi-Scale

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Finite Element Analysis of Adhesive Contact of the Weierstrass Profile

Akarapu

ANSYS Inc.

2 / 1B

Computational Structural Mechanics

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Assembly Modeling of Aerospace Structures Using Contact Simulation

Chang

MSC Software

2 / 1B

Computational Structural Mechanics

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A Matlab Routine for Estimating Mode I Crack Paths and Planes from MSC Nastran Output

Thompson

Northrop Grumman Corporation

2 / 1B

Computational Structural Mechanics

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Panel Discussion: Long-Term Archiving and Retrieval (LOTAR) of Engineering Analysis and Simulation Data

Draper

The Boeing Company

2 / 1C

LOTAR

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Moving CAE from Perspiration to Inspiration

Jeancolas

MSC Software

2 / 1D

Democratization

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Toward the Democratization of CAE with Software Containers

Yenier

Uber Cloud

2 / 1D

Democratization

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Use of Meta-Codes and Webapps to Democratize High-End Structural Analysis and Optimization

Eckblad

Intel

2 / 1D

Democratization

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A Multiphysics Co-Simulation for a Wide Band Gap Power Module Fatigue-Related Performance Assessment

Boulbene

Chiastek

2 / 1E

Multiphysics

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Practical Use of Composite Process Simulation

Floyd

Convergent Manufacturing Technologies Inc

2 / 1E

Multiphysics

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Multiphysics Simulations of an Energy Efficient IoT-Based Smart Home

Salman

ANSYS

2 / 1E

Multiphysics

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Integrated Dynamic Engine Simulation for Automotive Noise & Vibration Predictions

Felice

Ford Motor Company

2 / 1F

Dynamics & Testing

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Simulation of Gear Whine Sidebands in an Automatic Transmission Including Manufacturing Variability

Felice

Ford Motor Company

2 / 1F

Dynamics & Testing

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Three-Dimensional Vibration Isolator for Suppressing High-Frequency Responses for Sage III Contamination Monitoring Package (CMP) (Updated)

Wagner

NASA Langley Research Center

2 / 1F

Dynamics & Testing

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"Improve Modeling & Simulation Accuracy Using Co-Simulation between FEA Solvers and Control Models"

Baroux

Digital Product Simulation Inc.

3 / 1A

Systems Modeling & Simulation

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Improving the Accuracy of 1D Aircraft System Simulations by Integrating Engine Cycle Performance Data from NPSS (Numerical Propulsion System Simulation)

Croegaert

Mentor Graphics Corporation

3 / 1A

Systems Modeling & Simulation

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Integrating Finite Element Analysis with Systems Engineering Models

Szarazi

Koneksys

3 / 1A

Systems Modeling & Simulation

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Development of Analysis Approach for Commercial Aircraft Seat Structures

Grewal

The Boeing Company

3 / 1B

Computational Structural Mechanics

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Use of Simulation in Commercial Truck Wheel Design

McLeod

Accuride Corporation

3 / 1B

Computational Structural Mechanics

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Experiences in Implementing Simulation Process and Data Management Practices for Development of Airplane Internal Loads

Barthenheier

The Boeing Company

3 / 1C

SPDM

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Simulation Process and Data Management Solution for Engine Design

Nandi

Dassault Systèmes SIMULIA Corp

3 / 1C

SPDM

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Consistent Management of the Model Build Process

Schlenkrich

MSC.Software GmbH

3 / 1C

SPDM

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Democratizing a Multivariate Statistical Model Validation Method through an Intelligent Fit-for-Purpose App

Betts

Front End Analytics LLC

3 / 1D

Democratization

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Simulation for Everyone: Techniques to Help Democratize Simulation

Riaz

ANSYS

3 / 1D

Democratization

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Towards Cognitive Computer Aided Engineering

Suwelack

Karlsruhe Institute für Technologie (KIT)

3 / 1D

Democratization

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Co-Simulation Approach for Coupling a State Estimator with Aeroelastic Multi-Body Models

Lemmens

Siemens Industry Software NV

3 / 1E

Multiphysics

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The Internet of Things for Connected Soldiers & Battlefield Security

Salman

ANSYS Canada Ltd.

3 / 1E

Multiphysics

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Nonlinear Transient Fluid/Structure Interaction Using Reduced Order Models: First Application to Flap Track Fairing Subjected to Engine Jet Induced Vibrations

Di Vincenzo

MSC Software France

3 / 1E

Multiphysics

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Weight Optimization of a Transmission Housing

Helfrich

INTES GmbH

3 / 1F

Optimization

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Design Space Exploration: Adoption Drivers, Adoption Constraints, Potential Adoption Accelerators

Jenkins

Ora Research LLC

3 / 1F

Optimization

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"Morphing Strategies and Techniques for Rapid Parameterization of Vehicle Structures for Shape Optimization - Industry Case Studies"

Nimbalkar

BETA CAE Systems USA, Inc.

3 / 1F

Optimization

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Common Automotive and Aerospace Requirements for Structural Optimization Commercial Software. Dialog with Vendors

Balabanov

The Boeing Company

4 / 1A

Business Challenges

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Using Customer Feedback to Drive Product Excellence

Bryan

ANSYS

4 / 1A

Business Challenges

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Using Strategic License Management to Maximize Your Software ROI

Cole

Open iT

4 / 1A

Business Challenges

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Case Study Abstract: Thirty Meter Telescope International Observatory

Danylik

Saratech, Inc.

4 / 1C

SPDM

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"Smart Handling of CAE Data, Associated Meta Data & the 3D Visualization within SPDM"

Mandava

Visual Collaboration Technologies Inc

4 / 1C

SPDM

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Technical Requirements for the Deployment of Engineering Simulation Apps

Actis

Engineering Software Research & Development, Inc.

4 / 1D

Democratization

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Cloud Based Multiphysics Computational Simulation Applications

Crompton

AltaSim Technologies LLC

4 / 1D

Democratization

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Awesim: A Platform for Web-Based HPC Applications

Lange

Technology Optimization & Management

4 / 1D

Democratization (HPC)

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Integrating Nonlinear Finite Elements with Multibody Simulation

Davidson

MSC Software

4 / 1E

Multi-body Dynamics

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Finite Element Models in Multi-Body Analysis

Röver

Dassault Systemes SIMULIA Corp.

4 / 1E

Multi-Body Dynamics

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Coupling of Discrete Element Modeling with MBD to Simulate Complex Loading Scenarios

Simoni

Adaptive Corporation

4 / 1E

Multi-Body Dynamics

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Novel Techniques and Recent Applications for Image-Based Modelling and FE-Based Homogenisation

Genc

Simpleware

4 / 1F

Computational Structural Mechanics

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CAE Based on Polyhedral Finite Elements

Rashid

Advanced Technologies Applications LLC

4 / 1F

Computational Structural Mechanics

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A Substructuring Reduction Method in Rotor Dynamic Analysis

Sohn

Siemens PLM Software

4 / 1F

Computational Structural Mechanics

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Living Heart Model: Computational Modeling Challenges Associated with Cell Electrophysiology Behavior

Baillargeon

Dassault Systemes SIMULIA Corp

5 / 1B

Life Sciences

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Leveraging Low Cost Body Models for Personal Care Virtual Product Evaluation

Pieper

Kimberly-Clark Corporation

5 / 1B

Life Sciences

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NAFEMS PSE Program: How is it Being Utilized by Industry?

Symington

NAFEMS

5 / 1C

PSE

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Democratization Using Simulation Apps: Wading through the Hype! Where Do We Go from Here?

Panthaki

Comet Solutions, Inc.

5 / 1D

Democratization

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Lessons Learned from an Enterprise Practitioner

Valine

GKN Driveline North America, Inc.

5 / 1D

Democratization

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Verifying and Validating Software in a Regulated Environment

Bryan

ANSYS

5 / 1E

Analysis Management

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A Practical Concurrent CAE Approach for Die Casting Die Product Life Cycle

Huang

Exco Engineering

5 / 1E

Analysis Management

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Developing Quasi-Static and Fatigue Loads for Earthmoving Vehicles to Optimize System Performance

Tanner

Adaptive Corporation

5 / 1F

Optimization

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Random Response & Fatigue Optimization in the Frequency Domain

Boostanimehr

Altair Engineering, Inc.

5 / 1F

Optimization

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Design Exploration and Design Optimization to Improve Brake NVH Comfort

Helfrich

INTES GmbH

5 / 1F

Optimization

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Advanced Modeling of Reinforced Plastic Oil Pan for Improved Dynamic Behavior Characterization

Felice

Ford Motor Company

6 / 1A

Composites

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Numerical Prediction of Linear Thermal Properties of FGM Composites

Senousy

ANSYS

6 / 1A

Composites

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Accelerating Mid-Frequency Acoustic Simulations in MSC Nastran Using Parallel Processing

Austin

MSC Software

6 / 1B

Acoustics

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Efficient Acoustic Analysis through the GPU-Accelerated Discontinuous Galerkin Method

Balachandran

Free Field Technologies North America, LLC

6 / 1B

Acoustics

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Design and Validation of a Crash Rated Bollard as per SD Std 02-01 Rev. A (2003) Standard Using Finite Element (FE) Analysis

Deshpande

Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI)

6 / 1C

Crashworthiness

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Deployment of Validated CAE Methods and Automated Processes on Iconic Design Projects

Lancelot

ARUP

6 / 1C

Crashworthiness

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Modeling and Simulation of Semiconductor Processing Reactors

Kelkar

Applied Materials Inc

6 / 1E

Multiphysics

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Coupled Electromagnetic and Heat Transfer Simulation for Modeling Induction Heating

Kurkchubasche

Dassault Systemes SIMULIA Corp

6 / 1E

Multiphysics

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Challenges in Developing a Generalized Idealized Fastener Method

Lee

The Boeing Company

6 / 1F

Computational Structural Mechanics

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Investigation of Structural Modelling Methods of High Aspect Ratio Wings

Lemmens

Siemens Industry Software NV

6 / 1F

Computational Structural Mechanics

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Uncertainty Quantification with Missing Values

Andrews

SmartUQ

7 / 1A

Stochastics

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Measured Load Uncertainty Quantification and Finite Element Model Hypothesis Testing

Sundermeyer

Caterpillar Inc.

7 / 1A

Stochastics

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Stochastic Modeling of an Aircraft in Distress Water Landing

Charles Roche, PE

Western New England University

7 / 1A

Stochastics

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Technical Working Groups

Symington

NAFEMS

7 / 1B

Technical Working Groups

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On The Creation of a New Finite Element Simulation Environment for Additive Manufacturing

Pursell

MSC Software

7 / 1D

Additive Manufacturing

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A Design-Validation-Production Workflow for Aerospace Additive Manufacturing

Yancey

Altair Engineering, Inc.

7 / 1D

Additive Manufacturing

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Dedication of Commercial Grade Design and Analysis Software

Bryan

ANSYS

7 / 1E

Analysis Management

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FEA Governance in the Context of Airframe Structural Analysis and Certification

Castro

The Boeing Company

7 / 1E

Analysis Management

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Improving Efficiency and Collaboration in Earthquake Time History Analysis of Tall Buildings

Chok

ARUP

7 / 1F

HPC (Cloud)

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HPC Private and Public Cloud Computing Case Studies

Guglielmetti

TotalCAE

7 / 1F

HPC (Cloud)

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Interactive and Scalable 3D Visualization of Large CAE Models in the Cloud

Viken

Ceetron AS

7 / 1F

HPC (Cloud)

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