France-based aerospace manufacturer Snecma said it has deployed Ansys' Workbench as its standard simulation environment to support the development of civil and military airplane engines, launch vehicles and satellites.
Ansys' Workbench is an intuitive up-front simulation tool that is used in conjunction with CAD systems. It verifies product performance early in the concept and in the early design stages of product development. It provides solutions for structural, thermal, modal, linear buckling, and shape optimization studies.
Snecma said it plans to leverage the open architecture of the Ansys Workbench framework, relying on the technology for all its computer-aided engineering solver interfaces and to reach an optimized design of Snecma products in terms of performance, cost and robustness.
Ansys and Snecma said they were able to establish a product development baseline and measure the value that the Ansys Workbench platform will add to existing processes.
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