Ansys Motion

The new paradigm for Multibody

Ansys Motion is a new generation software solution focused on multibody. It allows a rapid and accurate analysis for a wide range of problems related to mechanical systems: vibrations, handling performance, stress and strain evaluation, fatigue life. Ansys Motion uses four resolution schemes (rigid body, flexible body, modal and meshless EasyFlex) tightly integrated and linked each other to create rapid and efficient analyzes.

Using the implicit integration method, Ansys Motion guarantees accurate and stable solutions, even with assemblies with millions DoFs. From the latest versions, pre-processing is completely integrated into the Mechanical interface, this reduces the analysis setup time and allows to reuse models for many purposes.

In addition to the basic package, Ansys Motion offers vertical toolkits, focused on specific multibody dynamic analyzes for specific application fields:

  • Ansys Motion Car – Modeling of mechanical systems used for driving and moving the vehicle (e.g. suspension system, steering system, brakes)
  • Ansys Motion Drivetrain – Detailed analysis on power transmission devices (e.g. gears, bearings, shafts, housings)
  • Ansys Motion Links – Modeling of flexible power transmission systems (e.g. chains, tracks and belts)
  • Ansys Motion EasyFlex– Module for automatic meshless resolution. It can be used to calculate stress and deformation of flexible parts using a uniform grid.

 

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Cimolai Technology chooses ANSYS to save design time and improve product quality

Cimolai Technology designs and produces special machines and plants for lifting, handling, transport and launching operations

Cimolai Technology explains the business benefits it has achieved since the installation in terms of time savings in planning, and design, and improvements in product quality and in delivery forecast ability.

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Simulazione multi-body con Ansys Motion

The aim of the course is to show to the users how to model, simulate and analyze the kinematics and the dynamics of a three-dimensional mechanism using ANSYS Motion.

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