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Modeling Connectivity and Wiring in Electrical Design



Make it easier to balance cost vs. complexity in automotive and aerospace electrical design. This web seminar will teach you how to model electrical connectivity and wiring as a composite superset.

Complex automotive and aerospace electrical designs require efficient creation and management of option tags, the foundation element of design for multiple configurations.

During this webinar, you’ll learn how Mentor Graphics datacentric design tools can simplify the management of multiple optioned configurations, allowing designers to build a superset “composite” design that correctly generates variant configurations. These data-centric designs also facilitate detailed “what-if” analysis for cost and weight optimization, reducing design costs.

What You Will Learn

  • How leading companies automate the creation of electrical wiring using datacentric, rules- and constraints-based design
  • How to automate generation of a composite superset electrical design from option-tagged designs , with full decomposition into buildable variants
  • How to rapidly calculate detailed cost and weight estimates for automotive and aerospace electrical architectures

About the Presenter

Simon Holdsworth

Simon has more than 20 years experience in the EDA industry and has worked within the wire harness electrical distribution sector since 1998. He joined Mentor from Innoveda and previously Transcendent, where he worked on the development and deployment of a new generation of electrical design tools with a major automotive manufacturer. During this time, Simon has held primarily technical roles in development, marketing and consultancy and is currently a technical specialist focused on wire synthesis and automation. Simon started his career as an Electronics Engineer and has an MA in Engineering from Cambridge University.

Who Should View

  • Engineering, program, and project managers from OEMs and systems suppliers
  • Electrical system, component, and manufacturing engineers
  • Design architects

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