Tag: Design

Analyze This: Validate Without an Analyst

Most traditional design processes start with an idea that a designer drafts into a product design. The designer submits the product design to an engineer who analyzes it, makes recommendations, and then sends it back to the designer for another … Read More

From Manufacturing to Design Validation

In the previous blog post, we introduced the topic of injection molding process simulation and the influence of the manufacturing process on structural analysis. The strength and stiffness of a part can be inaccurately represented if the manufacturing process conditions are not … Read More

Thought Leader Thursday: Modern Designers

In 2003, the German band Kraftwerk released Tour de France Soundtracks to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the prestigious bicycle tour. I have to admit that I like that video – black and white images refined with minimal and subtle colorful … Read More

Design, Innovate, and Race: Formula SAE Michigan

This year 120 teams gathered in Brooklyn, Michigan to participate in the Formula SAE® competition. Together, members of each dedicated team design, build, and test a small, Formula-style competition vehicle. In just four days, a year worth of laborious preparation … Read More