Engineering simulation plays an increasing role in industry’s search for competitiveness and technology based innovation at every stage of the design,qualification and certification of products. Key decisions and product qualification/certification increasingly rely on virtual tests and digital simulation, creating a major paradigm shift in which the objective of physical tests is progressively moving from a demonstration of compliance to a reference for analysis validation. This trend in industry is shown through adoption of new terms such as ‘realistic simulation’ and ‘virtual testing’. This situation creates new responsibility for the engineer to guarantee the required confidence level.
This new approach requires secured processes for the verification and validation of models and analyses bringing evidence of their predictive capability. In particular, programme managers now require formal evidence on“simulation fit for purpose” on which they can build confidence and take decisions. In addition, the increasing situation for extended enterprise creates new constraints to guarantee safe and robust analysis processes.
At the same time, and due to the economic pressure, V&V activities are frequently seen as an additional cost that can easily be reduced or even fully cut, thus underestimating the induced risks. In addition, V&V is not easy to implement because of the diversity of involved persons: managers, simulation experts,test specialists, software developers and quality controllers, software vendors…
Participants of this master class will:
This master class course is designed for:
|SIMMkn1||State simulation scope and objectives in the product life cycle for your organization |
|SIMMkn2||State simulation categories of importance in the relevant industry sector|
|SIMMkn3||List the contents of a simulation specification|
|SIMMkn4||List the contents of a simulation plan|
|SIMMkn5||State simulation competences required in your organization|
|SIMMkn6||State simulation V&V principles|
|SIMMco1||Understand the need and relevance of analysis specifications|
|SIMMco4||Understand fundamentals of simulation competence management and applicable competence statements within your organization|
|SIMMco6||Explain the terms Verification and Validation.|
|SIMMco7||Explain the term solution verification|
|SIMMco8||Explain the term code verification|
|SIMMco19||Explain the term model calibration|
|SIMMco10||Explain the term qualification|
|SIMMco11||Explain the term certification|
|SIMMco30||Understand a test request|
|SIMMco32||Understand simulation error assessment methodologies and the concept of simulation predictive maturity|
|SIMMap1||Apply an existing analysis specification to perform modelling/ analysis tasks|
|SIMMap4||Perform basic model checks|
|SIMMap6||Perform test /analysis correlation studies|
|SIMMap25||Apply appropriate procedures for controlling the quality of simulation work|
|SIMMan6||Analyze simulation results to support validation activities|
|SIMMsy1||Prepare an analysis specification, including modelling strategy, highlighting any assumptions.|
|SIMMsy7||Prepare a validation plan in support of a FEA study.|
|SIMMsy8||Formulate a series of smaller studies, benchmarks or experimental tests in support of a simulation modelling strategy.|
|SIMMsy11||Prepare analysis test correlation guidelines and procedures|
|SIMMev9||Evaluate and benchmark external supplier validation approach|
This programme can be tailored to various situations, in English or in French.
Please complete this form if you are interested in scheduling an on-site training session, or if you would like to be notified of the next public course session.
This course is tutored by Jean-Francois Imbert and Philippe Pasquet, high-level simulation professionals both benefiting from extensive academic and industrial experience gained from leading companies. Their skills extend from numerical methods to solving industrial problems, especially in the aerospace and nuclear area, to analysis management. V&V is one their key expertise, and they have assisted many leading European companies in this area. They are recognised as ones of the leading figures in the engineering analysis community in France.