CMAS | Cybernet Multiscale Analysis System

A new tool for ANSYS that facilitates materials testing and microscopic analysis of composite materials

The multiscale analysis technique is designed to overcome complex materials problems. Using this technique, all material constants can be evaluated without expensive experimental campaigns. Cybernet Systems Co. has developed a multiscale analysis CAE tool called the “Cybernet Multiscale Analysis System” (CMAS). Cybernet Systems’ CMAS has been embedded in the ANSYS Workbench GUI using the ANSYS Customization Toolkit (ACT) techniques, making it very easy to use and allowing it to offer leading high-performance productivity for ANSYS Workbench users. The CMAS tool can help engineers to resolve challenges around materials modeling and characterization. Using the two functions of homogenization and localization analyses (Figure 1) makes it possible to perform a multiscale analysis of the inhomogeneous material microstructure of a composite material, such as fiber-reinforced plastic or metal, honeycomb, filler dispersion, lattice structures, and so on. Material property values are calculated by numerical material test of micro structure without material tests that were required conventionally. The results enable prediction of the macroscopic behaviour by the macro structural analysis. Further, it is possible to predict the microscopic behaviour by going back to the micro structure analysis again.

CMAS is a product of Cybernet Systems Co.

Cybernet Multiscale Analysis System features overview
CMAS | Convert the Power of New Materials into the Power of Development Estimate Material Properties for Added Value

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Main Benefits

  Development of multiscale material models using homogenization and localization analyses

  Improves product performance and reduces product development time

  Development of numerical material testing

  Possibility to make parametric studies

  Development of new composite material structures

  Possibility to execute Linear and Non linear analyses (with different license versions)

  Built-in parametric unit cells (e.g. unidirectional, woven, chopped, etc.) Possibility to develop User-Defined unit cells

  Efficient and detailed multiscale tool, full integrated with ANSYS Multiphysics platform (ANSYS Workbench and ANSYS Mechanical APDL)

  Boost design process

  Improve product design

  Improve productivity and quality

  Reduce time to market

  Reduce real material testing cost and resources

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