Lawrence S. Gould

Networking Vehicular Electronics Gets an Assist

August 30, 2018 at 10:00 AM

A new SAE J1939-based software tool helps design electrical/electronic systems in tomorrow’s commercial heavy-duty vehicles.

Managing Manufacturing Ops with Software-as-a-Service

July 30, 2018 at 12:00 AM

Cloud- and subscription-based real-time systems are available for manufacturing operations management.

Preparing for Artificial Intelligence

June 29, 2018 at 11:32 AM

AI will usher in new jobs, according to a book from the consulting firm Accenture. It’s a quick and worthwhile read.  

Additive Manufacturing Requires More Than Scanning to a Point Cloud

June 05, 2018 at 2:11 PM

After scanning to a point cloud, additive manufacturing requires some part design features not common in subtractive manufacturing.

Simulating Long-Fiber Composites

May 02, 2018 at 11:38 AM

Long carbon fiber-reinforced thermoplastics may get increased use thanks to simulation capabilities.

Nexteer’s Approach to Manufacturing Data

April 02, 2018 at 5:49 PM

This Tier One supplier is well on the way in its “advanced, holistic, integrative approach” to design and manufacturing.

Powertrain Simulation Addresses Complex Challenges

March 02, 2018 at 3:40 PM

Multi-physics analysis software is perfect for simulating vehicle powertrain systems. Even better is simulation software for powertrain development.

What Are Digital Twins and Digital Threads?

January 23, 2018 at 2:28 PM

The new terms “digital twin” and “digital thread” refer to well-known data management issues. However, they also emphasize new incentives, capabilities and challenges.

Software for Mobility as a Service

January 08, 2018 at 10:59 AM

Not just for city planners and transportation companies, MaaS can help automakers divine the future for automotive designs, sales and fleet management.

Solid Edge Brings Divergent Modeling Worlds Together

November 08, 2017 at 4:53 PM

This new software suite allows the development of “beautiful models ready for production.” What more can you ask for?

Advances in Structural Simulations

October 11, 2017 at 2:30 PM

HyperWorks 2017 helps engineer strong, light, efficient structures.

Inspection Software Advances

September 07, 2017 at 11:19 AM

What more can be done to metrology software? 
Plenty, as this round of new features shows in the 
2017 versions of three inspection software packages.