Mechanical Updates in ANSYS 2019 R1 – Webinar

From designers and occasional users looking for quick, easy, and accurate results, to experts looking to model complex materials, large assemblies, and nonlinear behavior, ANSYS Mechanical enables engineers of all levels to get answers fast and with confidence.  With applications for everything form strength analysis to topology optimization, it’s no wonder this comprehensive suite of […]

All Things ANSYS 031 – Experience the Power of Simulation on the Cloud

  Published on: February 25th, 2019 With: Eric Miller, Sina Ghods, & Judd Kaiser Description:   In this episode your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by Sina Ghods from the Simulation Support Team and Judd Kaiser of ANSYS Inc. for a discussion on the latest offering from ANSYS: ANSYS Cloud; a […]

On-Demand Metal 3D Printing

Desktop Metal was created to change the way companies bring products to market with metal 3D printing. Current metal 3D printing is often too expensive or industrial for many potential users. Fundamentally different approaches were needed to offer a different way to produce metal parts for prototyping and in production. That’s where Desktop Metal comes […]

Introducing ANSYS Cloud Compute – Webinar

Engineering simulation has long been constrained by fixed computing resources available on a desktop or cluster. Today, however, cloud computing can deliver the on-demand, high performance computing (HPC) capacity required for faster high-fidelity results offering greater performance insight. ANSYS Cloud delivers the speed, power and compute capacity of cloud computing directly to your desktop — […]

All Things ANSYS 030 – Updates Available in ANSYS Fluent 2019 R1

  Published on: February 13th, 2019 With: Eric Miller, Tom Chadwick, & Sina Ghods Description:   In this episode your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by Sina Ghods, and Tom Chadwick from the Simulation Support Team for a discussion on their favorite updates available in the latest release of ANSYS Fluent […]

Introducing Additive to Automation with End-of-Arm Tooling – Case Study

In the factory of the future automation is king. Manufacturers can drastically reduce lead times, reduce labor costs, and increase overall efficiency through the use of robotics at several stages in their workflow, each performing a different function. While each function serves a unique purpose specific to the task it will execute, they all utilize […]

Gone Skiing: Aerodynamics – Does It Matter Which Way Your Skis Are Pointing On Your Roof Rack?

I heard someone say orienting the tails of the skis towards the front of the car was more aerodynamic… I was skeptical enough to simulate it.

Video: Tips and Tricks for ANSYS Mechanical Users

Over time Ziad Melham, one of PADT’s support engineers, has developed a variety of tips and tricks for ANSYS Mechanical that he shares with users when providing them with support. In this video, Ziad shares that same information with all users. Users of ANSYS mechanical, both new and experienced, will find them helpful in making […]

Fluent Updates in ANSYS 2019 R1 – Webinar

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is a tool with amazing flexibility, accuracy and breadth of application. Serious CFD, the kind that provides insights to help you optimize your designs, could be out of reach unless you choose your software carefully. Experienced engineers need to go further and faster with well-validated CFD results across a wide range […]

Introducing ANSYS 2019 R1

PADT is excited to announce the release of ANSYS 2019 R1, the first group of updates for the suite of ANSYS simulation software this year. The release features updates for a wide variety of applications, including simulation for fluids, structures, electronics, 3D design, and much more. We will be hosting a series of live webinars over […]

Evaluating Stresses and Forces in Threaded Fasteners with ANSYS Mechanical, Part 2

Fasteners are one of the most common and fundamental engineering components we encounter. Proper design of fasteners is so fundamental, every Mechanical Engineer takes a University course in which the proper design of these components is covered (or at least a course in which the required textbook does so). With recent increases in computational power […]

Press Release: Grant to ASU, PADT, and Others for Advancement of 3D Printing Post-Processing Techniques

We are very pleased to announce that PADT is part of another successful Federal grant with ASU in the area of Additive Manufacturing.  This is the second funded research effort we have been part of in the past twelve months and also our second America Makes funded project. It is another great example of PADT’s […]

All Things ANSYS 029 – Thoughts on The 2019 ANSYS Sales Kickoff & Exciting Applications for IcePak

  Published on: January 23rd, 2019 With: Eric Miller Description:   In this episode your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by some very special guests, to discuss how their company makes use of ANSYS IcePak, followed by PADT’s thoughts on the information delivered at this year’s ANSYS Sales Kickoff. If you […]

Discussing Tools for AM with Softwareconnect.com

With the substantial growth of more advanced manufacturing technologies over the past decade, the engineering world has seen additive manufacturing lead the way towards the future of innovation. While the process of additive manufacturing, has proven to yield valuable results that can drastically reduce lead time and overall cost, without an effective design and an […]

Webinar Replay – Drop Test Simulation: Analyze Stress & Deformation without Breaking Your Device

Wouldn’t it be useful to be able to determine BEFORE the drop, whether the component would survive? Drop tests have become a key part of the product development process of various companies, and are commonly used to assess the integrity of parts and assemblies when it comes to commercial consumer goods, and electronic components. Physical drop tests […]