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Brian Albright is a contributing editor to Digital Engineering. Send e-mail about this article to DE-Editors@digitaleng.news.

EMI Simulation Advances

An example of a printed circuit board layout. Image courtesy of ANSYS.

An increase in embedded electronics and IoT devices is spurring the use of electromagnetic interference simulation.

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Simulation Data Management Evolves

A dashboard that is customizable by users to track simulation projects, activities and jobs. Image courtesy of ANSYS.

Simulation data management solutions can help formally manage data, make it searchable and traceable, and provide insight.

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Post-Processing 3D Printed Prototypes

Seatools, a subsea technology company, builds key scale models of its machinery designs using 3D Systems SLS 3D printing with the Duraform PA nylon materials. On completion of the prints, the models are sanded and painted for the company’s trade shows and marketing. Image courtesy of 3D Systems.

Post-processing a 3D printed part is still a highly manual operation, but new technologies can help reduce both time and cost.

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Design for 3D Printing

A stereolithography machine with parts being printed. Image courtesy of Proto Labs.

Design for additive manufacturing will require new software tools and a new approach.

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Simulation-as-a-Service On-Ramp

Stream lines passing over the rear wing of a dirt track vehicle. Images courtesy of TotalSim.

Read more on how network infrastructure affects small- and mid-size business access to cloud-based simulation and what is known as simulation-as-a-service.

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Speakerless Sound

Continental’s new speakerless sound system is the result of extensive NVH and acoustic analysis.

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Mobile Computing Workflows for Engineers

Image courtesy of Lenovo.

Want to work away from your desk? Mobile workflows and workstation options continue to improve, as other remote access solutions emerge.

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