Simcenter Solution Portfolio

Engineering departments today must develop smart products that integrate mechanical functions with electronics and controls, utilize new materials and manufacturing methods and deliver new designs within ever shorter design cycles.

This requires current engineering practices for product performance verification to evolve into a more predictive role for systems driven product development.

Simcenter™ software from Siemens PLM Software uniquely combines system simulation, 3D CAE and test to help you predict performance across all critical attributes earlier and throughout the entire product lifecycle. By combining physics-based simulations with insights gained from data analytics, Simcenter helps you optimize design and deliver innovations faster and with greater confidence.

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Introducing Simcenter

Enabling you to create a digital twin of your product, Simcenter creates a multi-fidelity model that reflects reality and continually evolves throughout the product lifecycle to accurately simulate performance from concept through actual use.

Simcenter helps you go beyond simple verification to performance prediction by combining simulation, physical testing and data analytics to spot unforeseen trends.

Learn how Simcenter can help you make decisions with more confidence and deliver innovations sooner than ever before.

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1D Simulation

Using 1D Simulation, Simcenter allows you to predict product performance at the earliest stages of conceptualisation. With Simcenter 1D solutions, you can predict multi-domain system performance using a large set of pre-defined physical and application libraries and build realistic models for control strategy validation.

You can use 1D and 3D models simultaneously to accurately capture the complete mulltiphysics behavior of your product.

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3D Simulation

Predict performance of your 3D geometry based designed using Simcenter. Simcenter can import geometry from any CAD source and help you prepare analysis models in a unified environment for a wide range of CAE methods including finite element, boundary element, computational fluid dynamics, and multi-body dynamics. Simcenter’s integrated high-end, multi-discipline solutions are scalable for use by general CAE analysts and discipline experts. Additionally, by linking 3D simulation to Simcenter’s 1D and testing solutions, you can achieve unmatched accuracy.


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Simcenter 3D delivers a unified, scalable, open and extensible environment for 3D CAE with connections to design, 1D simulation, test, and data management. Simcenter 3D speeds the simulation process by combining best-in-class geometry editing, associative simulation modeling and multi-discipline solutions embedded with industry expertise. Fast and accurate solvers power structural, acoustics, flow, thermal, motion, and composites analyses, as well as optimization and multi-physics simulation. Simcenter 3D is available as a standalone simulation environment. It is also available completely integrated with NX delivering a seamless CAD/CAE experience. Learn more here…

NX Nastran is a premier finite element method (FEM) solver for computational performance, accuracy, reliability and scalability. NX Nastran includes powerful solutions for stress, nonlinear, vibration, dynamics, thermal analysis, aero-elasticity, optimization and more. It is available as an integrated solver in Simcenter 3D and LMS Virtual.Lab, as well as a standalone enterprise solver. Learn more here…

As an engineer, you should demand software that is not only cost effective and easy to use, but with the power to model the toughest problem. Femap delivers just that – affordable high performance FEA modeling for the engineering desktop. Femap is recognized as the world’s leading CAD-independent Windows-native pre- and post- processor for advanced engineering finite element analysis. Learn more here…

STAR-CCM+ is a stand-alone simulation solution for computational fluid dynamics (CFD), computational solid mechanics (CSM), heat transfer, particle dynamics, reacting flow, electrochemistry, electromagnetics, acoustics and rheology. STAR-CCM+ delivers accurate and efficient simulation technologies through a single integrated user interface and automated workflows. This facilitates the analysis and exploration of complex real-world problems. With STAR-CCM+, you can predict product performance at a fraction of the cost of experimental testing and get the necessary engineering data to guide your product design process from start to finish. Learn more here…

LMS Virtual.Lab is an integrated suite of finite element, boundary element and multi-body modeling software that predicts real-life performance of mechatronic systems. It allows you to quickly build complex models and accurately study structural integrity, noise, sound, vibration, correlation to test results, system dynamics and durability performance to optimize designs long before prototyping. Learn more here…

LMS Samtech contains a finite element method (FEM) solver suite to predict critical performance behavior of mechanical systems. Tailored for precise requirements in areas such as wind turbine development, rotor dynamics, structural and thermal analysis and composites, its high-end solvers handle nonlinear FEM and multibody simulation. LMS Samtech contains an integrated unified frameworkto ensure consistent structural analysis methods in concept design, detailed analysis, certification and services operation. Learn more here…


Testing Solutions

Simcenter’s physical testing applications can help you make your 1D and 3D simulations more accurate and assist in final product validation. Simcenter testing solutions offer a complete, integrated environment for test-based engineering, combining high-speed multi-channel data acquisition with a full suite of integrated testing, analytics and reporting tools.

Designed to make testing more efficient, Simcenter testing solutions increase productivity, deliver more reliable results and cover all types of noise, vibration, durability testing and engineering tasks in the lab and field.

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Simulation Data Management

Engineering teams generate huge amounts of data, but this data is usually not managed or tracked with good discipline. Simcenter solutions integrate with Teamcenter Simulation Process Management to make it easier for analysts to manage their data .

Users are able to keep their analysis models and results in-synch with design. Simulation data management allows you to capture engineering knowledge and make it available for re-use by team members at a later date. By capturing and managing the data and processes, you build long term knowledge and value for your company.

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Design Exploration

Automate and accelerate your engineering design process to help you discover better designs, faster. Whether you need to improve the design of a single component or engineer complex multidisciplinary engineering systems, HEEDS provides an efficient and easy to use design exploration framework.

Workflows are easily automated through integration with your current design and simulation tools. HEEDS automatically explores the design space to quickly identify solutions that meet your goals and constraints such as reducing product costs while keeping stresses below acceptable limits.

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Engineering Services

Your success depends on your ability to solve difficult engineering problems in a timely manner. Siemens understands the challenges you face and offers engineering services to help at every step along the product development cycle, from model based systems engineering to 3D simulation, and to physical testing. Explore our engineering services to find what’s best for you.


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LMS engineering services can assist you in addressing complex engineering challenges and safeguarding the balance between technological design options and functional performance. Our engineering experts combine the required experience, skills and unique simulation approaches to support development programs. From testing and mechanical simulation to model-based systems engineering and technology transfer, engineering specialists from around the globe support OEMs and suppliers for predictive engineering analytics of mechatronic systems to solve noise, vibration and harshness (NVH), acoustics, durability, dynamics, performance, fuel economy and controls development issues. Learn more here…

CD-adapco is a leading provider of engineering services. We have a highly qualified team of experts that will help you find immediate solutions to your toughest problems. We understand the challenges you face and we will help you achieve your goals with analysis capabilities covering a wide range of applications, training, mentoring, on-site staffing, technology transfer and root-cause investigation. Our engineers are located around the world and have access to extensive state-of-the-art compute resources, allowing us to respond quickly to your needs. Quite simply: Your success is our number one priority. Learn more here…


Simcenter 3D Benefits

Simcenter 3D delivers a unified, scalable, open and extensible environment for 3D CAE with connections to design, 1D simulation, test and data management.

Simcenter 3D speeds the simulation process by combining best-in-class geometry editing, associative simulation modeling and multidiscipline solutions embedded with industry expertise.

Fast and accurate solvers power structural, acoustics, flow, thermal, motion and composites analyses, as well as optimization and multiphysics simulation.