Simulation software has made major strides forward in recent years and 2021 will continue that trend. In the year ahead there will be a number of defining shifts that will stand out as noteworthy developments in the software and its impact on industry. Like many other industries and technologies, AI and machine learning have a big role to play in the year ahead. For simulation, there’s a clear opportunity to utilise AI and machine learning to complete basic processes and administration to save engineers time or simplify procedures. The setting of parameters is one such area. A machine learning engine can monitor senior engineers’ use of simulation tools, including how they use it and what parameters they set, to then accurately recreate this to a degree for less experienced engineers and enable them to use the tool.
Today, the simulation software market has significantly expanded in scope to include simulation software for many industries and areas of science. The all-inclusive industrial market includes everything from communications, automotive, aerospace, consumer electronics, military systems, transportation systems, smart buildings and cities, industrial controls, pharmaceuticals, and drug development, and much more.
Advanced simulation applications enable engineers, scientists, manufacturers, and builders to virtually simulate the physical world to test, validate, optimize, and experience our products, systems, and environment. Today’s multi-functional simulation platforms offered by PLM suppliers enable product designers to test their design concepts concurrently. This allows engineers to move through the product development lifecycle process faster and more efficiently, assuring that the product meets all functional requirements prior to the manufacturing process. As the products become increasingly more complex due to multi-engineering discipline integration requirements, engineers can use model-based design (MBD) simulation solutions to assess and optimize the performance of cyber-physical (CPS) and mechatronic systems virtually.
The very nature of technology today means that anyone can create tools that can replace those that have been established for years over night. A startup in Silicon Valley could create a completely new way to complete a task or solve a problem and disrupt existing services. Many forgotten businesses of yesteryear failed to prepare for this risk. Instead of ignoring the slim chances of this happening, businesses must address the risk head on by innovating.
We present to you, “Top 10 Simulation Solution Providers - 2021.”