modeFRONTIER

The innovative integration platform for multi-objective and multi-disciplinary optimization

modeFRONTIER is an integration platform for multi-objective and multi-disciplinary optimization. It provides a seamless coupling with third party engineering tools, enables the automation of the design simulation process, and facilitates analytic decision making.

In today’s business world, multidisciplinary approach is key for a successful design process. Designers are required to simultaneously consider multiple perspectives to determine the global optimal solution, facing an ever increasing problem complexity. With modeFRONTIER, the process is streamlined combining objectives relating to variables of different disciplines.

The powerful workflow enable the execution of complex chains of design optimization, innovative algorithms determine the set of best possible solutions combining opposing objectives, and post-processing tools allows the user to perform sophisticated statistical analysis, data visualization and decision making.

The user profiles enable multidisciplinary engineering practices to consolidate specialized expertise and streamline teamwork by allocating software resources where needed. Depending on the step of the engineering problem at hand, it is possible to access different functionalities within the same installation through dedicated modules (modeSPACE and modePROCESS) or directly in modeFRONTIER, according to the profile of the user.

modeFRONTIER is a product of ESTECO SpA

 

WORKFLOW EDITOR

All categories of nodes are within reach thanks to the Node Palette, the Drag&Drop and the Smart Search feature, turning the Workflow creation into one smooth and immediate task

RUN ANALYSIS DASHBOARD

Full control on the optimization project is achieved by monitoring the process status in the Run Analysis Dashboard.

Main Benefits

  Greatly reduces design cycle time

  Improves product performance and reduces product development time

  Provides an extremely effective tool for making design decisions

  Delivers optimised designs automatically under user guidance

  User friendly and intuitive

 

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Discover how the philosophy behind modeFRONTIER benefits your entire organization by reducing complexity, improving efficiency and cutting development time.

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EnginSoft Newsletter: special issue on modeFRONTIER

A special edition highlights how modeFRONTIER has impacted many industries: indeed you will be amazed by how many familiar everyday products have benefitted from this approach.

For many industries today, engineering simulation is the most powerful tool used in product development. It is unparalleled in the speed in which designs can be understood and each design requirement met. This fact is no longer in doubt. Slow and high cost developmental testing has in the large part been replaced by simulation.
However, why stop there? Is there an even better method? What is the current ‘game changer’ in engineering?
These questions are answered by a tool that allows the engineer to standing back from the problem, explore the whole design space through appropriate data mining tools, while an automated process considers all the relationships between each design variable and drives the design towards its optimum. This tool is modeFRONTIER.
A special edition of the Newsletter, dedicated to modeFRONTIER, highlights how it has impacted many industries in the way they do their design and development; indeed you will be amazed by how many familiar everyday products have benefitted from this approach and are featured in this edition – please enjoy and become part of the growing community of business leaders that are reaping the rewards in an increasingly competitive world market.
You fill find in this issue applications of modeFRONTIER popular companies as: FIAT, VOLVO, IVECO, Honda, Ansaldo Breda, Cira, Indesit, Ariston, Sulzer Pumps, ABB…

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Mechanical optimization of the injection system in a compression molding machine

By adopting the modeFRONTIER design framework, it leads to a better exploitation of the design cycle time and to an optimal solution.
The machine under study is a Continuous Compression Moulding (CCM) hydraulic press for plastic cap manufacturing with extrusion of dry-blend granulated compounds.

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Structural Optimization of a Car-body High Speed Train - An Innovative Analysis and Design Methodology

This work describes as Tecnopress S.p.A., leader in die-casting components supply on a worldwide level, has applied the numerical optimization so to enhance the control on the production process of an automotive component, allowing to reachthe expected qualitative level without affecting the production cost.

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Aerodynamic optimization of the Volvo Polestar Olsbergs Green Racing C30 using modeFRONTIER

A challenging task of primary importance is to establish a tool that may help race engineers in finding the car aerodynamic optimal configuration directly on the track in real time, using a limited budget and a clever experimental campaign to tune it.

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CASE STUDY

LS-DYNA and modeFRONTIER for Material Model Calibration at Automobili Lamborghini

The main challenge is to reproduce their structural behavior by developing suitable numerical models

While the engineers relied on modeFRONTIER's capabilities, the procedure has been to calibrate the constitutive parameters of LS-DYNA's advanced material models, and to use them for prediction, design optimization and robustness analysis.

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modeFRONTIER: Standard Course

On demand training

The aim of the course is to allow the new user to become familiar with the modeFRONTIER environment and training sessions will support the theoretical explanations.

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CASE STUDY

Propeller design by means of multiobjective optimization: CP propeller test case

Validatipon of the results by means of an experimental campaign carried out at Genoa University Cavitation Tunnel

Modern propeller requirements involve many different characteristics, not limiting only to maximum efficiency, but considering also propeller cavitating behavior and, more and more, its side effects, in terms of radiated noise and pressure pulses.

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Controlled Floater for Marine Pipeline Towing

A system to simplify the towing and laying down of marine pipelines in shallow water fields

A developer of innovative equipment designed a system to simplify the towing and laying down of marine pipelines in shallow water fields.

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Fluid Dynamics Optimization of Racing Engine Inlet Ducts at Aprilia Racing

Optimising racing engine inlet ducts using fluid dynamics

Racing engines are continuously evolved and fine-tuned to allow them to achieve extraordinary levels of performance, albeit with great complexity. However, MotoGP regulations restrict engine development by constraining some of the main design parameters.

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