Evolving engineering design with advanced CAE tools

October 17, 2018   Christchurch, New Zealand

Lunch and Learn Agenda

Wednesday
October 17
  • 1:45 PM

    2:00 PM
    Lunch & Registration
  • 2:00 PM

    2:30 PM
    Introduction to Simuserv and Central Innovation

    Dr Amy Lovisa & Gary Patterson will introduce Simuserv and Central Innovation

  • 2:30 PM

    3:00 PM
    How BIM bridges the gap between AEC and MFG

    Neels will introduce BIM technology and describe how the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry and manufacturing (MFG) industry are converging with the exchange of data through BIM.

  • 3:00 PM

    3:30 PM
    SOLIDWORKS Parametric CAD and Geometry Optimisation - a heavy vehicle case study

    Chris Clay of Central Innovation will introduce SOLIDWORKS advanced, integrated and intuitive suite of solutions aimed at ensuring optimised and accurate simulations.

  • 3:30 PM

    3:45 PM
    Tea/coffee break
  • 3:45 PM

    4:15 PM
    Building sustainable and strong designs - a heavy vehicle case study

    Oliver Marshall of Simuserv will demonstrate how Abaqus and advanced FEA can be used to generate light weight design for a semi-trailer chassis without compromising strength and integrity.

  • 4:15 PM

    4:45 PM
    Realistic simulation of complex buildings

    Dr Amy Lovisa of Simuserv will show how complex structures can be simulated using Abaqus. Amy will demonstrate how structural analysis has progressed beyond “stick and node” frame studies to incorporate complex nonlinear effects.

  • 4:45 PM

    5:00 PM
    Introducing GRANTA Design for SIMULIA Abaqus

    Oliver Marshall of Simuserv will show how intelligent management of material data can help produce smarter designs while reducing risk and saving time.

  • 5:00 PM

    6:00 PM
    Business networking and refreshments