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May 19, 2017

How to design seats using simulation

The comfort experienced by a customer in your vehicle is increasing in importance. Not only is cabin comfort used as a market differentiator for new vehicles, but as new technology like autonomous cars appears on the horizon – a person's awareness of their comfort will increase. Seats, specifically active seats, are a significant contributor to a person's comfort....

May 05, 2017

Simulating seats with human comfort in mind

The ability to simulate seats is a powerful tool in your modeling repertoire. However, even more powerful is the ability to simulate a person's comfort in your newly designed seat. One of the biggest hurdles to simulating comfort is that it is inherently subjective while manufacturers require an objective method to truly quantify the thermal performance their seats. ...

April 28, 2017

Feature Spotlight: The Exhaust Tool

With our newest software release comes one of the most powerful features to date, the addition of the Exhaust Tool. The Exhaust Tool will help you drive thermal management and heat protection for your most critical components, providing opportunities not only for cost-savings but also revealing new paths for product innovation....

March 23, 2017

Racing’s “Formula” for Optimizing Performance

For many Americans, March means “madness,” that is the conclusion to the college basketball season. But for many others, and fans around the world, March also brings with it the opening of the Formula One racing season....

February 06, 2017

Preventing Thermal Runaway Before it Even Starts

You’ve likely been reading a lot about failures in lithium-ion batteries in recent years: cell phones spontaneously combusting, major aircraft battery fires, electric car batteries catching on fire....

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