1. CAE


Design and engineering demands great simulation tools. Computer-Aided Engineering is critical to reducing design times, optimizing product functionality, and reducing costs. In this section, CADplace looks at the wide-open field of CAE tools for design and engineering.

COMSOL Multiphysics 5.0 and the Application Builder revolutionising the simulation industry

Technic announces the release of COMSOL Multiphysics 5.0 software, featuring extensive product updates, three new add-on products, and the new and revolutionary Applicati…

8th European Altair Technology Conference Attracts 650 Simulation and Engineering Experts

Altair announced that the 8th European Altair Technology Conference (ATC), which took place from September 29th - October 1st, 2015 at the "Cité de la Musique", in Pari…

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Electrical CAD

Electrical CAD touches almost everything that is designed and built today. This important segment of computer aided engineering traverses industrial segments as diverse…

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Ansys closes 2014 with record quarter

Ansys has one of the largest ratios of net income to revenue in the engineering software industry.

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CD-adapco: Why We Changed Our CAE Licensing

Bill Clark, executive VP of CD-adapco, remembered a typical conversation he had with customers eight or nine years ago. He recalled, “They’d come and say, ‘Hey, Bill, d…

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Cloud simulation specialist SimScale reaches 10,000 customers

Two rounds of venture funding are propelling this spin-out from Technical University Munich.

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OpenCL delivers simulation performance for Nastran and Abaqus

More CAE applications are supporting GPU computing. Siemens and Dassault Systemes use OpenCL to optimize simulation problems and deliver higher performance.

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CD-adapco STAR Global Conference 2014

CD-adapco invites customers and partners to the annual STAR Global Conference for the latest technology updates and product information. The conference is long on technol…

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Autodesk Simulation 360 will bring advanced Simulation to millions of desktops by putting Simulation in the Cloud

Is Simulation 360 a simulation solution for the masses? The new 360 cloud-platform just launched September 11th and CADplace believes this solution has the potential to p…

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MatLab and Simulink Live in Paris

The makers of MatLab and Simulink brought their expertise to the French audience as the company expands it's MatLab Expo. Expertise from large industrial companies like A…

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Interview with NAFEMS CEO, Tim Morris, and discussing reliable simulation

NAFEMS has a long history of accompanying simulation engineers and assisting them to arrive at solid, reliable, simulation results. CADplace talks with the NAFEMS CEO, T…

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NAFEMS Paris : Areva presents simulation project for wind turbines

Areva is a well known group active in nuclear energy. Since 2010 the company has a group focused on renewable energy including wind turbines, bio-mass, solar, and energy …

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Simulation experts arrive at the NAFEMS simulation conference for networking and to share their expertise

Paris, June 4th, 2014 - The first day for the NAFEMS Simulation Conference drawing experts in simulation from diverse industries.

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CD-adapco strategy and analysis from the STAR Global Conference

In this article for GraphicSpeak, I touch on the keynotes and the announcements and then spend time analysing the factors which drive the success and provide the competit…

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CD-adapco will deliver CFD/FEA Simulation in a single platform

This report on CADdigest covers the announced CFD/FAE STAR-CCM+ platform to arrive in 2015 as well as the updates to the next releases of CD-adapco's simulation flagship …

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CD-adapco EVP Bill Clark talks about business, strategy, products, customers, the market, and competition

In this interview, Executive Vice President, Bill Clark, discusses CD-adapco's business, strategy, competitive advantage, market perspective, and perspective for the futu…

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Autodesk Simulation CFD

Computational Fluid Dynamics is a useful simulation tool in many disciplines. Autodesk provides Simulation CFD to meet the needs of professionals in areas as diverse as e…

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Autodesk Simulation Mechanical and Multiphysics

Mechanical and Multi-physics simulations help predict product performance, optimize designs, and validate product behavior before manufacturing—minimizing reliance on cos…