Topics

Themes & Topics

CAASE20 will cover a wide range of topics, addressing every aspect of engineering analysis and simulation during a 3-day program.

Theme #1: Making the CAASE for Simulation-Driven Design
(...of Physical Systems, Components & Products)

  • Acoustics
  • Advanced Composites
  • Advanced Materials Engineering
    • High-strength Steels, Aluminum, Hybrids, Nanomaterials
    • Integrated Computational Materials
    • Microstructure Modeling & Analysis
  • Biomimicry-Based Designs (Nature-Inspired)
  • CFD
  • Cyber-Physical System Integration (Cybernetics)
  • Electrical
    • Battery Cell Development
    • Electromagnetics & Electrostatics
    • Hybrid and Full Electrification
  • Life Sciences
    • Biomechanics
    • Medical Devices
  • Multibody Simulation
  • Multiscale & Multiphysics Modeling & Simulation
    • Integrated Continuum of Sub-Models & Models
    • Nano & Quantum Mechanics
    • Thermodynamics
  • NVH
  • Optical & Photonics
  • Optimization
  • Real-Time Simulation
    • Autonomous Navigation Technology
      • Vehicle to Vehicle Communication
      • Vision Imaging Analysis (read & monitor driver behavior)
      • Voice Control Activation Simulation
    • HiL (Hardware-in-the-Loop)
    • HUiL (Human-in-the-Loop)
    • Intelligent Robotic Systems
    • Medical Device & System Monitoring
    • SiL (Software-in-the-Loop)
  • Stochastics
  • Structural Analysis
    • Contact, Joints, Welds & Connections
    • Crash, Impact & Shock
    • Durability & Damage Tolerance
    • Linear & Nonlinear Static & Dynamic
  • Systems Modeling & Simulation
    • Architectural, Functional & Behavioral Models
    • Concept-Phase System Simulation
    • MBE (Model-Based Engineering)
    • Requirements Management
  • Thermal & Thermo-Mechanical Analysis

Theme #2: Making the CAASE for Implementing Simulation Governance

  • CAE Tactical & Strategic Roadmaps
  • Collaboration/Data Sharing throughout the Extended Enterprise
    • Cross-Domain Technical Integration
    • Integration of Physical Test with Analysis & Simulation
    • PLM Integration
    • Subsystems to Components to Systems
  • Data Management
    • Compliance Management
    • Data Storage and Retrieval
    • Integration of Logical, Physical & Mathematical Models
    • Knowledge Capture and Reuse
    • Material Data Management
    • Simulation Data Management
  • Democratization
    • CAE for CAD Experts
      • Apps
      • Contextual Help
      • UI Improvements
    • CAE for Small-to-Medium Businesses
      • Enlisting Services & Consulting
      • Licensing
      • Out-of-the-Box Capabilities
    • Collaboration: Mechanical, Electrical, Software
      • Capturing Proprietary Processes within Apps
      • Pre- and Post-Processing
      • Tools and Techniques
      • Workflows & Co-Simulation
    • CAD-Embedded Simulation vs. Dedicated CAE
      • Integration
      • When CAD Simulation is Enough
      • When CAE is Needed
  • Process Management
  • Qualification of Simulation Personnel
    • Academia Preparation of Students for CAE in Industry
    • Competencies & Skills
    • In-House Training Programs
    • Mentoring & Training Programs
    • Student Competitions
  • Quality Assurance
  • Uncertainty Quantification
  • Validation & Verification
    • Integration of Physical & Virtual Testing
    • Risk Management
    • Smart Testing

Theme #3: Making the CAASE for Advancing Manufacturing Processes & Additive Manufacturing

  • Additive Manufacturing
    • Analysis and Certification of 3D Printed Parts
      • Analysis Methodology
      • Product Performance, Failure Criteria & Margin of Safety
      • Verification & Validation of Simulation & 3D Printed Parts
    • Defect Prediction Analysis (e.g., distortion, residual stress, etc.)
    • Micro-Structure & Simulated Materials Properties
    • Multiscale / Multiphysics Process Simulation
    • Process Design & Control
    • Process-Oriented Modeling (e.g., powder bed, wire-feed, robotic 3D printing, hybrid CNC machines, etc.)
    • Product Design Approaches
      • Design Methodology (e.g., explore upstream product design)
      • Modeling Methodology (e.g., thermo-mechanical modeling)
      • Topology Optimization (e.g., shape, lattices, supports, etc.)
  • Simulation of Manufacturing Methodologies & Processes
    • Adhesive Bonding
    • Assembly
    • Casting
    • Composites
    • Discrete Manufacturing Process
    • Forging
    • Heat Treatment
    • Injection Molding
    • Reverse Material Engineering Integrated with Manufacturing Process Design
    • Sheet Metal Forming
    • Smart Manufacturing System
    • Welding

Theme #4: Making the CAASE for Addressing Business Strategies, Challenges & Advanced Technologies

  • Advanced Information Technologies
    • AI-Guided Simulation
    • Cognitive Computing
    • Data Science, Big Data, and Data Analytics
    • Machine Learning
    • Deep Learning
      • Generative Design
      • Physics-Based Material Property Modeling
    • Predictive Analytics
  • Engagement of Simulation Engineering Executives
    • Hardware
    • ROI for Simulation Investment
    • Staffing
    • Understanding and Confidence in Simulation
  • Cultural Challenges
    • Business Partner & Supplier Integration
    • Cross-Domain Technical Integration & Oversight
    • Implementing New Processes
    • Trust in Results
    • Turf Wars
    • Vocabulary
  • Engineering Simulation Industry Standards & Best Practices
    • Integrating Digital Data in Support of the Industry 4.0 Initiative
    • Integration of Subsystem, Component & System Models (Physical, Math & Logical Representations)
    • International Standards for FEA, CFD, & Multibody Simulations
  • Product Performance Lifecycle (PPL) Support
    • Digital Threads & Digital Twins
    • Ongoing Field Product/System Performance Improvement via Continuous Simulation
    • Product Development, Operation & Maintenance
    • Real-Time Asset Integrity Monitoring
    • Real-Time, Continual Verification & Validation
  • High-Performance Computing Infrastructure
    • Cloud vs. Cluster vs. Data Center vs. SaaS
    • Edge Computing
    • Graphics Processing Units (GPUs)
    • Mobile Supercomputing
    • ROI
    • VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure)
  • Virtual & Augmented Reality
    • Information Visualization
    • Photorealistic Rendering
    • Software Maturity and Integration
    • Use Cases (e.g., Manufacturing Processes, End-User Experiences, etc.)

    Interested in submitting an abstract for presentation at CAASE20? Visit the "Call for Abstracts" page for additional details.