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CAD to CAE: Best Practice for Data Transfer



The existing paradigm for 3D data transfer between softwares is to use neutral file formats such as STEP, SAT, IGES.  There are a number of issues related to this procedure ranging from loss of parametric fidelity to simple conversion errors and misrepresentation of geometry.  The purpose of this webinar is to shed light on an alternate method whereby analysis is performed directly in the MCAD environment.  There are several advantages to this approach which alleviates many of the headaches associated with 3D analysis.  Please join this complimentary webinar to consider an alternative, more efficient, analysis methodology.

What You Will Learn

  • The existing methodology and its limitations
  • How CAD data should be prepared for analysis
  • Treatment of CAD data in the CAE tool
  • Understand the benefits of immersed boundary meshes and its applicability for complex geometry
  • How to effectively perform parametric analyses for variant simulation

About the Presenter

Presenter Image Richard Ozaki

Richard Ozaki obtained a Master of Engineering degree from University College London after specializing in the CFD analysis of turbomachinery. He works as an EMEA Channel Application Engineer and has been a part of the Mentor Graphics Mechanical Analysis Division since 2005 working in various roles from engineering to sales. Richard specializes in the FloTHERM, FloVENT and FloEFD lines of software products where he regularly conducts training, consultancy and support.

Who Should View

  • CAE users
  • CAD users
  • Engineering managers
  • Application engineers

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