Multibody Dynamics Updates in Ansys Motion 2020 R2 – Webinar

Ansys Motion, now in the Mechanical interface, is a third generation engineering solution based on an advanced multibody dynamics solver that enables fast and accurate analysis of rigid and flexible bodies and gives an accurate evaluation of physical events through the analysis of the mechanical system as a whole. Ansys Motion uses four tightly integrated […]

Press Release: With New Capabilities in Metal 3D Printing, PADT Expands its Presence in the AM Value Chain

The world of Additive Manufacturing continues to evolve, and PADT’s offerings grow with those changes. Our latest advance is in the addition of a new system and an experienced engineer – an EOS M 290 and Keng Hsu, former ASU and Univeristy of Lousville professor. Read below to learn more. We also have a PDF […]

All Things Ansys 076: MAPDL – Elements, Contact & Solver Updates in Ansys 2020 R2

  Published on: November 16th, 2020 With: Eric Miller & Ted Harris Description:   In this episode your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by PADT’s Simulation Support Manager Ted Harris for a discussion on what’s new in the Ansys Mechanical APDL 2020 R2 release. If you would like to learn more […]

Building a System Model of the RL-10 Rocket Engine in Flownex

When we engineers are building a new system or iterating on an existing design it can be expensive.  Simulating a full system-level model in a 3D CFD program can take days.  Making iterative changes to an existing system can be costly or even impossible. Utilizing a one-dimensional system modeler like Flownex allows us to analyze […]

MAPDL – Elements, Contact & Solver Updates in Ansys 2020 R2 – Webinar

The Ansys finite element solvers enable a breadth and depth of capabilities unmatched by anyone in the world of computer-aided simulation. Thermal, Structural, Acoustic, Piezoelectric, Electrostatic and Circuit Coupled Electromagnetics are just an example of what can be simulated. Regardless of the type of simulation, each model is represented by a powerful scripting language, the […]

All Things Ansys 075: Optical System Design & Disruption in Ansys SPEOS 2020 R2

  Published on: November 2nd, 2020 With: Eric Miller & Robert McCathren Description:   In this episode your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by PADT’s Application Engineer Robert McCathren for a look at how Ansys 2020 R2 empowers SPEOS users to go further than ever before with enhancements that improve the […]

Introducing Level Up – An Ansys Mechanical Virtual Conference

PADT & Ansys are excited to announce¬†Level Up with Ansys Mechanical, a free virtual technical conference on¬†Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 10 a.m. EST. For the past 50 years, Ansys Mechanical continues to be the go-to finite element analysis platform for structural analysis, and they’re just getting warmed up. Join visionary Ansys product development, product […]

Optical System Design & Disruption in Ansys SPEOS 2020 R2 – Webinar

When customers evaluate products, the overall look and details can make all the difference. Ansys physics-based imaging, photonics and illumination software streamlines the design process, so you can better understand how your product will look and operate under real-world lighting and usage conditions. Whether you are designing a TV screen, street lighting network, smart headlight, […]

Meshing in the New Ansys Fluent Task-based Workflows

Working with a variety of users with different levels of CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) backgrounds, I have to admit that Fluent meshing used to be a challenging and confusing task for beginners and even intermediate users. Ansys has addressed this challenge by redesigning the Fluent user interface to provide a task-based workflow for meshing that […]

All Things Ansys 074: Design & Digital Engineering Updates in Ansys 2020 R2

  Published on: October 19th, 2020 With: Eric Miller & Robert McCathren Description:   In this episode your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by PADT’s Application Engineer Robert McCathren for a look at 3D product design and updates for Ansys Discovery AIM, Live, and SpaceClaim in 2020 R2. If you would […]

Press Release: PADT Expands its Operations in New Mexico With the Addition of 3D Printing Talent and Services

New 3D Printing Field Service Engineer Brings Exceptional 3D Printing Tooling and End-Part Production Skills and Knowledge to the Region We are very pleased to announce that one of our 3D Printer experts is relocating to our New Mexico facility. Art Newcomer has moved to Albuquerque and will continue to support our Colorado and New […]

Design & Digital Engineering Updates in Ansys 2020 R2 – Webinar

The Ansys Discovery suite of tools allows engineers to improve their 3D design capabilities, by increasing productivity, improving product quality, and spurring innovation. Explore ideas, iterate and innovate with unprecedented speed early in your design process with Ansys 3D design software. Delve deeper into design details, refine concepts and perform multiple physics simulations to better […]

All Things Ansys 073: LS-DYNA Updates in Ansys 2020 R2

  Published on: October 5th, 2020 With: Eric Miller & Jim Peters Description:   In this episode your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by PADT’s Senior Staff Technologist Jim Peters to discuss the capabilities of the explicit simulation tool LS-DYNA, and look into what’s new in the 2020 R2 version of […]

Efficient and Accurate Simulation of Antenna Arrays in Ansys HFSS – Part 2

Finite Arrays In addition to explicit modeling of finite arrays in Ansys HFSS, there are three other methods based on using unit cells. To learn more about the unit cell, please see part 1 of this blog. In part 2, I will introduce and compare these 3 methods (1) Finite array defined using the array […]

All Things Ansys 072: Building Digital Twins in Ansys 2020 R2

  Published on: September 21st, 2020 With: Eric Miller, Matt Sutton & Josh Stout Description:   In this episode your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by PADT’s Senior Analyst & Lead Software Developer Matt Sutton, and Systems Application & Support Engineer Josh Stout for a discussion on the advantages of using […]