Efficient Optimization Based on FEA and CFD Simulations
Tosca - The Optimization Suite
Today’s engineers aspire to develop innovative products in the shortest development time possible. Security, comfort, performance, efficiency, durability, and flexibility are just some of the aspects to take into account.
As leading technologies for structural optimization and flow optimization, both Tosca Structure and Tosca Fluid offer efficient optimization based on industry standard FEA (Abaqus, ANSYS, MSC Nastran) and CFD software (STAR-CCM+ and ANSYS Fluent).
The Tosca optimization suite enables engineers to take full advantage of any improvement potential while leveraging advanced simulation capabilities. It creates optimized design concepts to achieve the highest performance, quality, and eco-efficiency in a shorter development time.
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The product development costs are mainly determined in the early concept phase. The automatic generation of optimized design proposals will reduce the number of product development cycles and the number of physical prototypes. The quality is increased and the development costs are significantly reduced. All you need is the definition of the maximum allowed design space - we help you to automatically find the design that fits and considers all system requirements.
Existing designs often need small changes to adapt the design to changes in the external boundary conditions. Using optimization methods, design changes can quickly be applied and all relevant product requirements can be considered.
We have the right method if:
Different design parameters are influencing your system responses (geometry and material parameters, ingredients and process parameters)
Competitive targets have to be considered (weight vs. stiffness)
Multidisciplinary targets have to be considered (objectives and constraints from different analysis disciplines)
Due to increasing product complexity, the product development process cannot only be driven by classic analytical methods, experiments and simulation methods. The complexity can often only be coped under use of modern mathematical methods.
Tosca provides intuitive and user interactive methods to analyze existing datasets from simulation and physical testing. This allows you to:
Extract determining information concerning quality
Make decisions based upon high quality mathematical meta-models
Optimize the product properties
As a result, the cost and time it takes to perform simulations and physical tests can be reduced to a minimum.