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TUESDAY, MAY 30 - Morning Sessions

Session 1 | Maistros A + B

Keynote speech: Why to simulate… more?
Dr.-Ing. Sam Saltiel, CCO
BETA CAE Systems International AG, Switzerland

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Chryssa Sferidou
BETA CAE Systems SA, Greece

Session 2 | Maistros A + B

Keynote speech: Challenges and solutions in the simulation process for advanced electro-optics technology - Implementing ANSA & META in Elbit Systems Electro-Optics Elop
Yair Soffair
Elbit Systems Electro-Optics El Op., Israel

From Model Assembly to Load-case Set-up: a holistic approach
1I. Makropoulou*, 2G. Nikolaidis, 2L. Rorris
1BETA CAE Systems SA, Greece
2BETA CAE Systems International AG, Switzerland

KOMVOS - SDM Console: The innovative Simulation Data Management platform
1Athanasios Fassas*, 2Georgios Nikolaidis
1BETA CAE Systems SA, Greece
2BETA CAE Systems International AG, Switzerland

TUESDAY, MAY 30 - Afternoon Sessions

Session 3A | Maistros A

Session 3B | Maistros B

Session 3C | Sirocco

Implementation of a Simulation Data Management system at CEVT
1Niclas Dagson*, 2Irene Makropoulou, 2Menelaos Pappas
1China Euro Vehicle Technology (CEVT) AB, Sweden
2BETA CAE Systems SA, Greece

Vehicle tire simulation modelling Athanasios Papadopoulos*,
Apostolos Mitroglou
BETA CAE Systems SA, Greece

The challenge of many different applications solved by ANSA
Tom Fahner*, Roland Broers
Actiflow, The Netherlands

Model build-up made easy: A process proposal, based on the SDM Console
Michael Tryfonidis
BETA CAE Systems SA, Greece

A Process for creating, managing and deploying materials in ANSA
1Hubert Lobo*,1Eric Strong*, 2Yianni Kolokythas
1Matereality, USA
2BETA CAE Systems SA, Greece

Initial CFD simulations from the AIAA high-lift prediction workshops using ANSA unstructured meshes
1Neil Ashton*, 2Vangelis Skaperdas
1University of Oxford, UK
2BETA CAE Systems SA, Greece

Session 3D | Zephyros

Demo 3 | Maistros C

Demo 3 | Maistros D

Mesh generation of biomechanics geometries
Samuel Gómez*, Alfonso Santiago, Oriol Lehmkuhl, Herbert Owen
Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain

ANSA Kinetics Solver: Latest Development and use cases
A. Paraschoudis

 

Equine science using BETA CAE Software
1Nicolina Eklund*,1Erika Engdahl,1Fanny Apelgren,1Johanna Renman, 2Milton Eduardo Peña,1Magnus Karlsteen
1Chalmers University of Technology, Department of Physics, Sweden
2BETA CAE Nordic AB, Sweden

 

 

Session 4A | Maistros A

Session 4B | Maistros B

Session 4C | Sirocco

PSA / BETA partnership for assembly
Franck Norreel
PSA Groupe, France

Design and development of a prototype electric vehicle’s chassis
Georgios Koumartzakis, Polychroni
s Spanoudakis*, Nikolaos C. Tsourveloudis
School of Production Engineering and Management
Technical University of Crete, Greece

Aerodynamic optimization of a formula student car
1Argyrios Apostolidis*, 1Athanasios Mattas, 1Aggelos Gaitanis, 2Nikolaos Christodoulou
1Aristotle Racing Team, Greece,
2BETA CAE Systems SA, Greece

Comprehensive management of Simulation Runs with ANSA, META and SPDRM
1Irene Makropoulou, 1Menelaos Pappas*, 1Antonis Perifanis*, 2George Nikolaidis
1BETA CAE Systems SA, Greece, 2BETA CAE Systems International AG, Switzerland

ANSA/META for Durability & Fatigue analyses
Christos Tegos*, Ioannis Asaniotis
BETA CAE Systems SA, Greece

Latest enhancements in Pre- and post-processing solutions for CFD
Vangelis Skaperdas
BETA CAE Systems SA, Greece

Session 4D | Zephyros

Demo 4 | Maistros C

Demo 4 | Maistros D

Automation in morphing finite element model of a detailed baseline human spine to a patient specific spine
1Ravi Nimbalkar*,1Raghu Suravaram,1Deepak Lokesha, 2Jobin D. John, 2Narayan Yoganandan, 2Mike W. J. Arun
1BETA CAE Systems USA Inc., USA
2Medical College of Wisconsin, USA

Design and Implementation of Robust User Toolbars in Synergy with Python Scripting
A. Radopoulos

ACP-OpDesign: Optimal Design Gateway : Reveal the path to optimized products
A. Kaloudis, Th. Sarigiannis

Usage of BETA CAE tools for a biomechanical approach to ergonomic comfort design for seating
Océane Lançon, Ioana Albert, Daniel Rickert
ALTEN Sweden, Sweden

Technical Update on NVH Solutions
G. Skouvaklis

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 31 - Morning Sessions

Session 5 | Maistros A + B

From reality to virtuality: Large scale computed tomography data for the CAD-CAE evaluation of a MINI©
Michael Tryfonidis*, Petros Michailidis
BETA CAE Systems SA, Greece

Game-changing functionality for meshing
D. Zafeiropoulos
BETA CAE Systems International AG, Switzerland

How to fit an analysis in a few hundred MBs
Antonis Perifanis*, Stelios Karapantazis
BETA CAE Systems SA, Greece

Session 6A | Maistros A

Session 6B | Maistros B

Session 6C | Sirocco

Pre-test and correlation tools for NVH in META
Samuel Nacivet
PSA Groupe, France

Keynote speech: Where ASEAN and East Asia NCAPs are heading
Sadayuki Ujihashi
BETA CAE Systems Japan Inc., Japan

Application of ANSA morphing and optimization tools to automotive HVAC system
Giovanni Lombardi, Luca Cinquanta*, Marco Maganzi
Università di Pisa, Italy

Transfer path summation tool
1Mikael Hallqvist*, 2Milton Eduardo Peña
1Volvo Car Corporation/NVH Center, Sweden
2BETA CAE Nordic AB, Sweden

Comprehensive Safety CAE for the all-new Volvo S90/V90/V90CC
Mathias Retzlaff*, P-A Eggertsen, Johan Jergeus, Ingrid Jenshagen, Michelle Khoo, Domenico Macri, Ulf Westberg
Volvo Car Corporation, Sweden

Investigation of the sealing method for a new concept rotary engine
Savvas Savvakis*, Georgios Traskas
theSARMproject, Greece

Force based Squeak & Rattle assessment
1P. Sabiniarz, 2Y. Wardi*, 3M. Moridnejad, 4J. Huang,
5Th. Fokilidis, 2J. Weber*
1ÅF, Sweden
2China Euro Vehicle Technology (CEVT) AB, Sweden
3Volvo Car Corporation, Sweden
4Geely, China
5BETA CAE Systems SA, Greece

Bonnet buckling FE optimization due to new pedestrian requirements in the SEAT Ateca
1A. Segura Santillana*, 2C. Arregui-Dalmases, 1J. Luzon-Narro, 1J. Manuel Iglesias Bermudez
1Seat Centro Técnico, Spain, 2Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain

Influence of micro-CT extracted 3D porous media geometries on CFD simulation results
1M. Aboukhedr*,1,2N Mitroglou,1M. Gavaises, 3K. Vogiatzaki
1School of Math. Comp. Science and Engineering, City University London, UK
2BETA CAE Systems UK Ltd, UK
3Advanced Engineering Centre, University of Brighton, UK

Development of a tool for the acoustic-calculation of mechanical systems
Peter Stamerjohanns
Star Acoustics UG, Germany

Automotive bonnet design - ANSA capabilities to enhance the accuracy of the FE simulation results
Pawel Sobczak*, Arnaud Freyburger
csi entwicklungstechnik GmbH, Germany

X-ray micro-computed tomography for liquid volume fraction measurements and cavitation erosion investigation
1N. Mitroglou*, 3M. Lorenzi, 3M. Santini, 2M. Gavaises
1BETA CAE Systems UK Ltd., UK
2School of Math. Comp. Science and Engineering, City University London, UK
3Department of Engineering and Applied Sciences, University of Bergamo, Italy

Session 6D | Zephyros

Demo 6 | Maistros C

Demo 6 | Maistros D

Analysis process automation within VPD BRAÅS
Pierre Orvegren
Volvo Construction Equipment, Sweden

Model Update Techniques using Compare and the New Replace
S.Chatzikonstantinou

 

Automation of door dynamic simulation setup using ANSA Task Manager
1Parameshwaran Pasupathy*, 2Parag Nittur
1BETA CAE Systems USA Inc, USA
2Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, USA

State-of-the-art methodology for model build and assembly
G. Haralampidis, A. Zografos

 

ANSA and EPILYSIS as a Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics (LEFM) tool for 2D structures
Federico Zaramella
BETA CAE Italy Srl, Italy

Process and Data Management for CAE Simulations
M. Pappas

Feature Manager and its contribution in pre-processing
D. Zafeiropoulos

 

Solid element based fatigue analysis of weld joints: between the poles of effort and accuracy
1Klaus Hofwimmer*, 2Michael Tryfonidis, 3Halvar Schmidt, 3Thomas Bruder
1Engineering Center Steyr GmbH & Co KG, Austria
2BETA CAE Systems SA, Greece
3BMW Group, Gernany

KOMVOS- SDM Console highlights
A. Fassas, M. Tryfonidis

Delivering production-ready ANSA extensions
Y. Kolokythas

WEDNESDAY, MAY 31 - Afternoon Sessions

Session 7A | Maistros A

Session 7B | Maistros B

Session 7C | Sirocco

Honda approach to automate the NV CAE process
1Haruki Kubokawa*, 2Kazuhiko Inada, 3Irene Makropoulou, 3Stergios Chatzikonstantinou
1Honda R&D Co., Ltd, Japan
2BETA CAE Systems Japan Inc., Japan
3BETA CAE Systems SA, Greece

Working with the built in pedestrian toolbars and custom tool bars in ANSA and META at Volvo Cars Corporation
Ulf Westberg
Volvo Car Corporation, Sweden

Automation tool for underhood and underbody thermal simulation
R. Pradeep*, Umesh Mallikarjunaiah*, Prakash Krishnaswamy
Xitadel CAE Technologies, India

Alternative meshing strategies for acoustic radiation: A case study
Anastasios Sarridis*, Evangelos Daviloudis, Michael Tryfonidis
BETA CAE Systems SA, Greece

Machine learning process to analyze big-data from crash simulations
Constantin Diez
Adam Opel AG, Germany

Sensitivity analysis of the dimensions and operating conditions of a new concept rotary engine
1Nikos Karakioulachis*,1Savvas Savvakis, 2Zissis Samaras
1theSARMproject, Greece
2Laboratory of Applied Thermodynamics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Session 7D | Zephyros

Demo 7 | Maistros C

Demo 7 | Maistros D

Active DOE© extension: DOE automation tool for multidisciplinary robust design optimization using stochastic analysis
1Malik Kayupov*, 2Ravi Nimbalkar,2Onkar Mande,2Joshua Sims,
1DS SIMULIA, USA
2BETA CAE Systems USA Inc., USA

Advanced Durability Results Visualization, Analysis and Correlation
A. Radopoulos

Mid-surfacing: a task for the “brave”? Not any more
D. Zafeiropoulos

Canceled: Multi-objectıve desıgn optımızatıon of steel float by using ANSA Task Manager
Burak Yegin*, Kadir Oray Aksoy
Ford Otosan, Turkey

 

 

Session 8A | Maistros A

Session 8B | Maistros B

Session 8C | Sirocco

Reliability-based design optimization in random vibrations and aerodynamics
1Santosh Patil*,1Dimitrios Papadimitriou, 2Zissimos Mourelatos,1John Skarakis,1Vishal Naidu
1BETA CAE Systems USA Inc., USA
2Oakland University, USA

Combined Analysis of LS-DYNA crash-simulations and Crash-test scans
Stefan Mertler*, Lennart Jansen, Dominik Borsotto, Clemens-August Thole
SIDACT GmbH, Germany

Running ANSA and META in the Cloud
Iago Fernandez
Gompute S.L.U., Spain

Solutions for NVH
1Dimitris Daniel, 2Vassilis Pavlidis, 2Dimitris Siskos, 2Kostas Skolarikis
1BETA CAE Systems SA, Greece
2BETA CAE Systems International AG, Switzerland

Solutions for Crash and Safety
A. Fokilidis*, N. Tzolas
BETA CAE Systems SA, Greece

Efficient build-up of modular CFD models
K. Haliskos
BETA CAE Systems SA, Greece

Session 8D | Zephyros

Demo 8 | Maistros C

Demo 8 | Maistros D

Stamping Die topology optımızatıon by usıng ANSA result mapper
Ural Keskin*, Burak Yegin, Kadir Akcan
Ford Otosan, Turkey

Data Management in post-processing: An interactive dashboard for results management
A. Perifanis, S. Chatzikonstantinou

 

A complete solution for topology and beam section optimization
1G. Korbetis, 1E. Kastrinakis, 2G. Verros
1BETA CAE Systems SA, Greece
2BETA CAE Systems International AG, Switzerland

 

 

THURSDAY, June 1 - Morning Sessions

Session 9 | Maistros A + B

Integration of virtual reality tools into the CAE development process
Andreas Pau
Daimler AG, Germany

RETOMO: The key to 3D-modelling from CT-data of physical objects
Evangelos Karatsis*, Chryssa Sferidou
BETA CAE Systems SA, Greece

Rendering developments in META
1Dimitrios Katramados*, 2Dimitrios Siskos
1BETA-CAE Systems SA, Greece
2BETA CAE Systems International AG, Switzerland

Session 10A | Maistros A

Session 10B | Maistros B

Session 10C | Sirocco

ANSA: Enabling innovative modelling practices
1Nick Kalargeros*, 2Andrew Walton,1Peter Lumsden, 2Kevin Lindsey
1Jaguar Land Rover Limited, UK
2FAR, UK

The generation and maintenance of the 150% common model at CEVT
1Jesper Bäcklund*, 2Giannis Haralampidis
1China Euro Vehicle Technology (CEVT) AB, Sweden
2BETA CAE Systems SA, Greece

Evaluating visible permanent deformation using the improved rendering tool in META
Peter Gustavsson*, Jonas Elmered, Annika Lundberg
Volvo Car Corporation, Sweden

Python scripting in ANSA/META for automated tasks processing during vehicle development phases
1Tunç Uzun,1Heiko Wüstner, 2Thanassis Fokilidis
1Ford Werke GmbH/Ford of Europe, Germany
2BETA CAE Systems SA, Greece

Automatic generation of high-quality CAE model using ANSA
1Masahiko Yanagisawa, 2Maiko Kato*
1Hino Motors, Ltd., Japan
2BETA CAE Systems Japan Inc., Japan

FE Analysis on electric motor subjected to earthquake
1Sergio Macchiavello*,1Alessandro Bozzolo,1Claudio Brunetto, 2Massimiliano Di Chiara
1D'Appolonia S.p.A., Italy
2Nidec ASI S.p.A., Italy

Feature recognition and mesh generation for powertrain using ANSA script and C++ programs
1Hideki Ishikawa, 2Koji Otani*
1AW Engineering Co., Ltd., Japan
2Integral Technology Co., Ltd., Japan

FATXML - Data consistency in the CAE-Process chain
Thomas Deiters
Volkswagen Osnabrück GmbH, Germany

Finite element model updating of large scale steam turbine rotor
Alexandros Arailopoulos*, Dimitrios Giagopoulos
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Western Macedonia, Greece

Study on using geometric hashing in ANSA for shape recognition and data management
Marieswaran Ramasamy
EASi Technologies, India

χMCF: A standard for joint information, covering PLM
1G.Zhang, 2M. Weinert, 3C.Franke, 1G. Tröndle,
1Volkswagen AG, Germany
2Ford-Werke GmbH, Germany,
3PROSTEP AG, Germany

FEM analysis of a handmade tubular metallic space frame for a Porsche 550 Spyder replica car
Ioannis Zyganitidis
BLAU EI E.E., Greece

Session 10D | Zephyros

Demo 10 | Maistros C

Demo 10 | Maistros D

Advanced pre-processing tools for process simulation of carbon fiber sheet molding compounds in the automotive industry
1V. Romanenko*,1M. Duhovic,1J. Hausmann, 2M. Tryfonidis, 3J. Eschl
1Institut für Verbundwerkstoffe GmbH, Germany
2BETA CAE Systems SA, Greece
3BMW AG, Germany

Brake Squeal Analysis with ANSA and META
I. Karypidis

 

Feature Manager and its contribution in pre-processing
D. Zafeiropoulos

Design & optimization of carbonfiber-armored plastic parts with ANSA & META
Thomas Wust
Kube GmbH Ingenieurbüro, Germany

Powertrain NVH post processing
A. Sarridis

 

ANSA Kinetics Solver: Latest Development and use cases
A. Paraschoudis

Weight optimization of a F1 composite front wing
1Ioannis Oxyzoglou*, 2Ioannis Neratzis
1Univeristy of Thessaly, Greece
2BETA CAE Systems SA, Greece

Model build up with A/LC points for NVH and use in Pre-Post
A. Klotsikas

 

VIDEO processing - A Unified Environment For Processing Test Videos And Simulation Models
S. Kleidarias

 

A complete solution for Squeak and Rattle Analysis
T. Fokilidis

 

Automated Post-Processing & Report-Generation for Standard Crash & Safety Tests Simulation
N. Tzolas

THURSDAY, June 1 - Afternoon Sessions

Session 11A | Maistros A

Session 11B | Maistros B

Session 11C | Sirocco

CAE active model apps
Sunil Earla*, Santosh Patil, John Skarakis
BETA CAE Systems USA Inc., USA

ANSA pre-processing strategies for multiphysics simulation of motorcycle Helmet
Matteo Pischiutta*, Alberto Salvetti
Nolangroup S.p.A., Italy

Advanced post-processing of result from Moldflow/Moldex3D and extension
1Jing Jin*, 2Chenling Jiang*, 3Zhenyi Cao*
1BASF /Performance Material, China
2University of Victoria /Department Of Mechanical Engineering, Canada
3BASF/Performance Material, China

The state of the BETA development platform
1Yianni Kolokythas*, 2Michael Giannakidis
1BETA CAE Systems SA, Greece
2BETA CAE Systems International AG, Switzerland

Study of dynamic loads on fabric car cover using coupled fluid-structural analysis
Daniele Speziani*, Fabio Vicenza, Andrea Quartararo
Phitec Ingegneria Srl, Italy

The effect of porosity on the milling of metal foams
1N. Michailidis*, 2S. Kombogiannis, 2P. Charalampous, 3G. Maliaris
1Physical Metallurgy Laboratory, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
2Laboratory for Machine Tools and Manufacturing Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
3Mechatronics & Electromechanical Systems Automation Laboratory, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece

Session 11D | Zephyros

Demo 11 | Maistros C

Demo 11 | Maistros D

Reliability based robust design optimization of a Free-Fall-Life-Boat (FFLB)
1Alberto Clarich, 1Rosario F.M. Russo*, 2Dimitris Drougkas
1ESTECO SpA, Italy
2BETA CAE Systems SA, Greece

NVH Root cause analysis with NVH Console
V. Pavlidis

Engineering evaluations through live reports
A. Perifanis, I. Karypidis

Utilizing ANSA and META scripting capabilities for propeller generation, evaluation and post processing
1Efi Chatzivasiloglou*, 2Lars Johansson
1BETA CAE Nordic AB, Sweden
2Volvo Penta, Sweden

RETOMO: A quick and easy way from CT data back to CAE
P. Michailidis, G. Panagos

Mid-surface: task for the “brave”? Not any more
D. Zafeiropoulos

 


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