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System simulations for the heavy equipment industry

May 14, 2024 at 01:00 PM Coordinated Universal Time

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System Simulations for Heavy Equipment industry Webinar

Increasing heavy equipment product complexity, transformation from conventional towards electrified drivelines and the massive amount of validation and verification cycles drive the need for an integrated simulation workflow to stay competitive.

System simulation plays a crucial role in this workflow as it ensures a holistic view of the integrated machine performance throughout the entire product development process. This starts early in the concept phase when strategic decisions on system architectures and propulsion concepts need to be made to comply with requirements such as machine efficiency and performance. Once the design of a machine converges throughout the development process, the system model can be leveraged to rule out integration issues between hydraulic, electrical and mechanical subsystems. This model-based development process minimizes the risk of costly delays as well as design and integration issues. The system model can also be utilized to perform virtual verification of control strategies, which considerably reduces expensive and resource-intensive machine tests.

In this webinar, we introduce our system simulation solution, Simcenter Amesim, with a focus on the value it brings to heavy equipment development – starting from early concept design to full system integration. A Siemens heavy equipment customer, Epiroc, will also be presenting a case study on how system simulation helped them speed up software verification cycles by deploying Simcenter Amesim models in their HiL (Hardware in the Loop) workflow.

Register for this webinar to discover how Simcenter helps heavy equipment customers gain earlier insights into the real-world performance of their product or process. Accelerate innovation through a unique combination of simulation and test to achieve greater productivity at the individual, team and organizational levels.

Meet the speakers

Siemens Digital Industries Software

Gunnar Latz

PreSales Solutions Consultant

Gunnar is working as a PreSales Solutions Consultant at Siemens Digital Industries Software, focusing on the EMEA region.
He’s holding a master's degree in Mechanical Engineering, as well as a PhD in Thermo and Fluid Dynamics. Gunnar has more than 12 years of experience in applying system simulation within various fields and applications. Before joining Siemens, he had a role as a simulation expert in automotive industry.

Epiroc

Reza Rafiy

Hydraulic System Engineer in R&D

With over 12 years of expertise in designing construction and mining machines, Reza Rafiy holds the position of Hydraulic System Engineer in R&D at Epiroc. Over the years, he has actively contributed to the design and construction of concept and prototype machines, in addition to refining hydraulic systems for series production.

In his current role, he utilizes simulation tools such as Simcenter Amesim to expedite the testing of innovative ideas, creating digital twin and enhancing the efficiency and design of hydraulic systems.

During his free time, he enjoys reading, taking walks, and playing with his child.

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