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New Product Launch – OptiAssist for Simcenter 3D – May 2019

New agreement allows GRM to create OptiAssist for Simcenter 3D, a powerful enabler for Simcenter Nastran Design Optimisation. OptiAssist for Simcenter 3D unlocks Design Optimisation to provide focussed workflows for composites, castings and mouldings.

Key Features:

  • Composite Laminate Optimisation
  • Composite Thickness Optimisation
  • Casting / Moulding Thickness Optimisation
  • Efficient Laminate Optimisation

GRM today announced it has integrated its OptiAssist design optimisation environment into Siemens PLM Software’s Simcenter 3D™.  As an enabler for Simcenter™ Nastran® software’s optimisation module, OptiAssist for Simcenter 3D brings specific, and powerful, workflows to Simcenter 3D by building on GRM’s expertise in optimisation and composites. For composite engineers, OptiAssist for Simcenter 3D allows optimal ply shape and laminate development to be performed efficiently in Simcenter 3D. Linking seamlessly to Simcenter 3D Laminate Composites, OptiAssist allows engineer integration design optimisation directly into their day-to-day composite analysis process.

For designers of castings and mouldings, OptiAssist for Simcenter 3D provides a clean optimisation workflow to automatically develop the material thickness distribution of components for stiffness, strength and vibration requirements.

“GRM are very proud to have supplied OptiAssist to the Formula 1® Team winning the Driver’s Championship for 13 of the last 14 years. GRM is excited to join Siemens PLM Software’s partner community. The strength of our two organisations working together will deliver significant value to our customers.”

Martin Gambling

Managing Director

GRM Consulting

Note: Simcenter is a trademark or registered trademark of Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software Inc., or its subsidiaries or affiliates, in the United States and in other countries. NASTRAN is a registered trademark of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.