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Session 1



An insight to applications based on ANSA to the BMW CAE processes
Josef Fuerfanger1, Marcel Meder1, David Becherer1, Michael Tryfonidis2
1BMW Group, Germany, 2BETA CAE Systems S.A., Greece



Latest developments in ANSA
K. Kiouptsidis
BETA CAE Systems S.A., Greece



Session 2A


Session 2B

Spotweld modeling with implemented rupture criteria
Jan Morawski1, Beate Lauterbach1, Ilka Schwarzer1, Laia Ramon-Villalonga1, Michael Tryfonidis2
1Adam OPEL AG, Germany, 2BETA CAE Systems S.A., Greece


Mapping of pressure distributions and displacements using ANSA and µETA
Reinhard Wersching
Audi AG Neckarsulm, Germany

Validate simulation techniques of a mobile explosive containment vessel
David Karlsson
DYNAmore Nordic AB, Sweden


Shape optimization for life cycle increase and weight reduction of engine components using TOSCA Structure and ANSA
Georgi Chakmakov
FE-DESIGN Bulgaria OOD, Bulgaria

Introduction of JNCAP and the comparison with Euro NCAP
Sadayuki Ujihashi
Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan


Research on turbine blade strength and steady state response by Finite Element Method
Jian Sun, Rong Tang, Wei Liu
Beijing FEAonline Engineering Co., Ltd, China

Development of automatic or efficient tool for checking crash analysis models by using ANSA
Yoshikazu Nakagawa
Honda R&D Co., Ltd. Automobile R&D Center, Japan


A light commercial vehicle wheel design optimization for weight, NVH and durability considerations
Muslum Yaman, Burak Yegin

Session 3A


Session 3B

ANSA kinematic tool & morphing - enabling conceptual vehicle frontal design for pedestrian safety
Nick Kalargeros, Jack Perry
Jaguar Land Rover Ltd, UK


Model checks and results evaluation for strength and durability analysis through automated reports with ANSA & µETA
Ryota Nishioka1, Antonios Perifanis2
1HONDA R&D Co., Ltd., Japan, 2BETA CAE Systems S.A., Greece

Multi-objective optimization in crash safety analysis using modeFRONTIER interfaces for ANSA and μETA
Alberto Clarich1, Zhongli Wen1, Dimitris Georgoulas2, George Korbetis2
1ESTECO SpA, Trieste, Italy, 2BETA CAE Systems S.A., Greece


Composite model building for automotive CAE
Stuart Davies
Penso Consulting Ltd, UK

Session 4A


Session 4B

Driving multidisciplinary optimization using ANSA - End user case studies
Ravi Nimbalkar1, Robert Lietz2, Christina Nguyen2, Rodolfo Palma2
1BETA CAE Systems USA Inc., USA, 2Ford Motor Company, USA


Concept BiW development using new CAE tools
Wajid Mohammed1, Trivikram Nanjangud2
1Satyam Venture Engineering Services India Pvt. Ltd, India
2Xitadel CAE Technologies India Pvt. Ltd, India

Important aspects in parametric shape optimization
Christine Schwarz
ISKO engineers, Germany


Streamlined process for creating a results-based optimised mesh
Emmanouil Kastrinakis
BETA CAE Systems S.A., Greece

A vacuum vessel's optimization with ANSA and ISIGHT
Rong Tang, Xing Hao (presented by He Gexue)
Beijing FEAonline Engineering Co., Ltd, China


Addressing multiple contact modelling in reducers
A. Mihailidis1, I. Neratzis2, E. Athanasopoulos1, C. Tegos1
1Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, 2BETA CAE Systems S.A., Greece

Session 6A



Virtual Prototyping
Frank Sautter
Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche Aktiengesellschaft, Germany



Latest developments in µETA
D. Katramados
BETA CAE Systems S.A., Greece



SPDRM v1.0: CAE Workflow Management becomes a reality
Irene Makropoulou
BETA CAE Systems S.A., Greece



Session 7A


Session 7B

Advanced interior head impact analyses at Volvo Cars Safety Centre
Anneli Högberg1, Choo Yin Khoo1 2
1Volvo Car Corporation, Sweden, 2XDIN, Sweden


Deployment of optimization techniques in the Aero/Thermo development at FORD
Burkhard Hupertz
Ford Werke GmbH, Germany

Positioning of car seat structures with ANSA
S. Sinne, F. Richter
Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co. KG, Coburg, Germany


VSAERO Implementation within the ANSA Environment
Yash Khandhia1*, Anna Robinson2
1Applied Computing & Engineering Ltd., England
2Stark Aerospace, Inc. Analytical Methods Division, USA

Bird Impact Analysis
Frédérick Jegou
Safran Engineering Services, France


Investigation of mesh influence for heat transfer in pipe flow
Björn Jedvik
Semcon Caran AB, Sweden

R66 ANSA Toolbox for bus body development
Magnus Hult


Applications of ANSA in the Aerodynamic and Aerothermal Development of new models: Experiences at CRF and FGA
Enrico Ribaldone
Centro Ricerche Fiat S.C.p.A., Italy

Session 8A


Session 8B

Safety Model Build Process using Teamcenter-ANSA Integration
Zoran Petrovic1, Ioannis Charalampidis2
1SIEMENS PLM, Germany,2BETA CAE Systems S.A., Greece


The CFD simulation of the flow around the aircraft using OpenFOAM and ANSA
Adam Kosík
Evektor s.r.o., Czech Republic

CAE Data & Process management with ANSA
Srikanth Raghotham
Volvo India Private Limited, Volvo Group Trucks Technology, India


Fluid-solid-heat coupling simulation of a furnace
Zimin Zhan, Rongbo Bai (presented by He Gexue)
Beijing FEAonline Engineering Co., Ltd, China

Session 9A


Session 9B

Creation and evaluation of part envelopes through an automated process
Apostolis Paraschoudis
BETA CAE Systems S.A., Greece


Adaptive finite element method for Aerospace and Aeroacoustic applications
Rodrigo Vilela de Abreu, Niclas Jansson, Johan Hoffman, Johan Jansson
Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

A pre-processing interface embedded in ANSA for acoustic radiation analyses with RADACT
Chryssa Sferidou, Tassos Sarridis
BETA CAE Systems S.A., Greece


Numerical simulation of the BETA car cabin thermal comfort achieved by HVAC and/or open windows at cruising speeds
Mahmoud Abokhedr, Nicholas Mitroglou, Manolis Gavaises
School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences City University London, UK

ANSA and μETA as a CAE software development platform
Michael Giannakidis, Yianni Kolokythas
BETA CAE Systems S.A., Greece


CFD simulation of a bubbling fluidized bed biomass gasifier using ANSA meshing and ANSYS FLUENT
Dimitrios Mertzis1, Savvas Savvakis2, Zissis Samaras1
1Laboratory of Applied Thermodynamics, Mechanical Engineering Dpt., Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
2BETA CAE Systems S.A., Greece

Session 11



CAE contribution to the mid-term plan named "NISSAN POWER 88"
Toshihiro Araki
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd, Japan



Session 12A


Session 12B

Vehicle dynamics and durability simulations using ANSA and Abaqus
Harish Surendranath
Dassault Systèmes SIMULIA Corp., USA


Modelling and design optimization of a formula student race car
K. Arvanitopoulos-Darginis1, L. Ntziachristos1 2, A. Pouchias1, K. Zisis1, C. Mantelakis1, K.-E. Karyotakis1, N. Michailidis1 3
1 Aristotle Racing Team
2Laboratory of Applied Thermodynamics, Mechanical Engineering Dpt.
3Physical Metallurgy Laboratory, Mechanical Engineering Dpt.
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Following nature’s lead for ultimate design efficiency – The ACP process as applied to FSV
Akbar Farahani1*, Jody Shaw2
1 ETA Inc., USA
2 U. S. Steel, USA


New techniques to improve modelling, design and optimization of complex thermoplastic components
Marios Lambi, Daniel Dubiel, Jim McGuire
BASF Engineering Plastics, North America

Session 13A


Session 13B

Recent advances in re-analysis methods for NVH including shape and topology optimization
Zissimos Mourelatos1, Santosh Patil2, John Skarakis2
1Oakland University, Rochester MI, USA
2BETA CAE Systems USA, Inc., USA


Numerical simulation of blood flow in lad models with different degrees and location of stenosis
Konstantinos Papadopoulos, Nicholas Mitroglou, Manolis Gavaises
School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences City University London, UK

NVH Model integrating and configuration complexity handling tool using ANSA
Sundar Chanduri1, Anil Kumar1, Santosh Patil2*
1Chrysler Group LLC, USA
2BETA CAE Systems USA, Inc., USA


Finite element modelling of a total wrist implant
M. K. Gislason*, D. H. Nash
University of Strathclyde, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Glasgow, UK

Conceptual car design at BMW with focus on NVH performance
M. Kroiss1, L. Cremers2, V. Evangelou3
1IABG mbH, Strength, Simulation, Method Development, Germany
2BMW Group, Vehicle NVH Department, Germany
3BETA CAE Systems S.A., Greece


Finite element based implant optimization and preoperative preparation
Alexander Tsouknidas1, Savvas Savvakis2, Kleovoulos Anagnostidis3, Ioannis Asaniotis2, Antonios Londos4, Nikolaos Michailidis1
1Mechanical Engineering Dpt., Aristotle University Thessaloniki, Greece
2BETA CAE Systems S.A., Greece
3Cardiff Spine Unit, University Hospital of Wales, University Hospital Llandough, UK
4Department of Mechanical Engineering, Frederick University, Cyprus

Squeak & Rattle simulation at VOLVO Car Corporation using the
E-LINE™ method

Jens Weber1, Casper Wickman2
1ÅF, Technical Analysis, Sweden
2Volvo Car Corporation, Sweden



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