Multidisciplinary Analysis and Optimization


Institute of Electro-Mechanical and Electronic-Design
Electromechanical design can be defined as design, packaging and manufacturing of micro-mechanical systems in combination with electrical and optical components. Due to the ongoing miniaturization in this field, the term micro and precision engineering is increasingly used. Typical working fields of engineers are develop and design of complex actuators, sensors and electromechanical systems using modern CAD/CAE technology and material engineering.

Institute of System Reliability and Machine Acoustics
Components in every aspect of mechanical engineering consist more and more of electrical parts and are supplemented by actuators and sensors. This modified components are so combined to complex systems with multiple functions. The interaction between single components and their influence on the reliability of the overall system is currently not well understood and the main area of research of the new Chair of System Reliability in Mechanical Engineering. Starting from common Methods of structural durability and reliability in mechanical engineering new concepts for assessing the system reliability of complex systems to be developed and verified. Beside the development of fundamentals, methods and procedures the application to manifold problems in mechanical engineering will be considered. The research work will be performed in close cooperation with the Fraunhofer-Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability (LBF) in Darmstadt.

ITI GmbH is an internationally acting CAE-specialist for Virtual System Engineering. The company situated in Dresden combines two core business activities: Firstly, the development of standard software tools for engineers and scientists. Secondly, ITI carries out consulting, engineering as well as programming services at a high level of know-how, reliability and transparency. ITI software tools are mainly used for power transmission, automotive technology and fluid power system as well as for mechanical engineering and plant construction. During the last few years, more and more national and international customers from different industrial companies have chosen ITI as their partner for innovative and sophisticated development projects. Close cooperation with competent distributors and research partners in Europe, Asia and America provide the basis for the commercial achievements of ITI.

Maplesoft Inc.
Maplesoft, a subsidiary of Cybernet Systems Co. Ltd. in Japan, is the leading provider of high-performance software tools for engineering, science, and mathematics. Its product suite reflects the philosophy that given great tools, people can do great things. Maplesoft’s core technologies include the world’s most advanced symbolic computation engine and revolutionary physical modeling techniques. Combined together, these technologies enable the creation of cutting-edge tools for design, modeling, and high-performance simulation. Engineers, scientists, and mathematicians use Maplesoft products to enable them to work better, faster, and smarter. The Maplesoft product suite includes Maple™, the technical computing and documentation environment, and MapleSim™, the high-performance, multi-domain modeling and simulation tool for physical systems. Maplesoft also introduced a fundamental shift in technical education through its Clickable Math™ and Clickable Engineering™ initiatives which deliver powerful mathematics through visual, interactive point-and-click methods. The idea behind this shift is to create technology that will allow students and teachers to focus on the concepts, not the tool.

CST Computer Simulation Technology AG
CST develops and markets high performance software for the simulation of electromagnetic fields in all frequency bands. Its success is based on the implementation of leading edge technology in a user-friendly interface. CST’s customers are market leaders in industries as diverse as Telecommunications, Defense, Automotive, Electronics, and Medical Equipment. Today CST employs 190 sales, development, and support personnel, and enjoys a leading position in the high frequency 3D EM simulation market.

Infolytica Corporation
Infolytica Corporation is a provider of Electromagnetic and Thermal analysis software for low frequency devices. It was the first company to be dedicated to providing affordable software solutions for the design engineer. Since 1978, the MagNet software has evolved from a simple two-dimensional analysis system on a basic graphics workstation into a high powered design tool which combines the capabilities of full three-dimensional simulation and inter-operability with other analysis packages with state-of-the-art multi-core processing architectures. Infolytica's products are widely used in the design of high performance electromechanical products in industries such as aerospace, automotive, consumer electronics, electrical appliances, medical heavy industry and power generating. Infolytica customers include leading electronics, telecommunication, motor and inductive heating manufacturers such as: General Electric, NTT, ABB, Toshiba, Sony, Inductotherm, Northrop Grumman, General Motors, Samsung and Harman Motive.

NI AWR Design Environment - EDA Software
The wireless revolution that brought smart phones and wifi-enabled everything to you, is largely thanks to NI AWR software. Our design tools are what microwave and RF engineers use to design wireless products....from base stations to cellphones to satellite communications. We accelerate the design and product development cycle of high-frequency ICs and systems found within the aerospace/defense, semiconductor, computer, consumer electronics, and telecommunications markets by reducing the time it takes from concept thru to manufacturing. The NI AWR software advantage is simple:  
- An intuitive use model that delivers an exceptional user experience  
- An open design flow that supports 3rd party tools resulting in more compelling solutions
Combined, these unique aspects of NI AWR software solutions maximize user productivity – eliminating errors and design redundancies – quickening the pace to market.

Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS Corp.
Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS Corp. offers complete 3D software tools that let you create, simulate, publish, and manage your data. SOLIDWORKS products are easy to learn and use, and work together to help you design products better, faster, and more cost-effectively. The SOLIDWORKS focus on ease-of-use allows more engineers, designers and other technology professionals than ever before to take advantage of 3D in bringing their designs to life.