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: 2021 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.

The collection of articles published here will demonstrate our passion for the technology and illustrate how modeFRONTIER affects the design and development process in a variety of industries.
In fact, we believe you will be amazed at how many of the products you interact with in your everyday life are featured in the special edition.
We hope you enjoy reading it as part of the growing community of business leaders who are leading the way in an increasingly competitive world marketplace.

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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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Scheduled courses PROCESS INTEGRATION AND MULTIDISCIPLINARY OPTIMIZATION

The modeFRONTIER platform is a software technology that enables advanced and efficient process integration, based on which it is possible to proceed to a multi-disciplinary and multi-objective optimization. Therefore modeFRONTIER can be classified both as a Process Integration and Design Optimization (PIDO) and as a Multi-disciplinary and multi-objective Design Optimization (MDO) technology.

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CASE STUDY

Integrated Simulation of Commercial Pasta Manufacturing

The Virtual Optimization PAsta production process (OPAV) research project, which resulted in a simulation model

This study was part of the Virtual Optimization PAsta production process (OPAV) research project,

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Faster than the wind: the optimization experience in the America’s Cup Challenge

New America’s Cup regulations: a design challenge

Sailing and engineering teams have been dealing with a new set of challenges ranging from boat handling, tactics and, it goes without saying, the design of these new vessels and their subsystems.

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Optimization of an automotive manufacturing system design taking into account regional requirements

Applying CAE to facilitate business CapEx decision making in the automotive manufacturing sector

In this case study, EnginSoft engineers explain how they used modeFRONTIER to assist Comau, a Fiat Chrysler subsidiary, to optimize their approach to the preliminary design of production systems for automotive manufacturing system RFQs.

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