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We started an email newsletter back in 2002 as “The Focus.”  We kept that up for some time and then made the plunge into blogging around 2008. Over the years, thousands of students and engineers from around the world have told us that our blog is an invaluable tool to them. If you can’t find what you are looking for, don’t hesitate to contact us. 

By using structural analysis tools early in the design cycle, businesses can save costs, reduce the number of design cycles and bring products to market faster. Easily handle the complexity of the va...
Flownex 2024 has added version control in the form of a Git Client. In Git, all versions of a project and related files are stored in either a local or a remote repository (aka "repo"). This benefits...
PADT's May 2024 Newsletter is out. You can view it online here or view and download the PDF below. Get The PADT Pulse delivered to your mailbox every month by subscribing now. Newsletter-PADT_P...
  Published on: May 23, 2024 With: Eric Miller, Michael Langone & Aaron Lau Description:   In this episode your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by CEO Mike Langon...
Create a Simulation Digital Thread. Amplify the benefit of simulation throughout product development, to bring complex products to market faster.  Ansys Connect is a toolset for creating t...
Let’s be honest, Microsoft Excel is the most commonly used engineering software tool out there. And that is coming from a person who has used Ansys for 35+ years. It is something everyone has, and ...
Introduction In the 2024R1 release of Ansys Maxwell, a new feature was introduced to allow for a twisting factor to be included in Litz Wire models. This allows for a more robust solution that inc...
Get everything you need to simulate, optimize, and tolerance your optical designs. Design high-confidence virtual prototypes that you can thoroughly analyze before manufacturing.  Ansys O...
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