Adams Modeler

Adams Modeler

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Adams Modeler represents the next evolution in the Adams user experience. The improvements go beyond just an improved user interface and focus on fundamental workflow improvements and model-building efficiencies. By streamlining model workflows, common tasks require fewer clicks and picks, and models are far easier to manage and explore.

Why Adams Modeler?

Enriching the Adams User Experience
More than just a new UI. Reimaging mechanical system simulation based on decades of industry leading experiences.

Powering Productivity
Significantly cut the time it takes to build and validate system performance. Compress modeling timelines and accelerate product development.

Driving Democratization
Making mechanical system simulation simpler. Guided simulation workflows that eliminate need for user specialization.

Customer Testimonial

Fisher Dynamics is the automotive industry’s premier supplier of safety-critical seat structures and mechanisms. The company is looking to reduce physical prototypes and further increase quality of seat mechanisms.

The goal is to get higher confidence in the designs we bring to the market using an analytical virtual twin approach compared to the current process reliant on physical prototyping. Adams Modeler gives us the freedom to quickly study dozens of parametric design iterations and optimize them using highly detailed Adams mechanism simulations. We can easily account for issues such as high free play product specifications. Having trialled Adams Modeler, we found it is tailor-made for our product development environment, where engineers perform both design and analysis tasks. By leveraging features such as direct modelling, natively generated flexible bodies, and built-in scripting, we are confident Adams Modeler will compress our design cycles from 30 weeks to 3 weeks by reducing our dependency on physical prototyping,” Firoz Divan, Lead Engineer Fisher Dynamics

Key Features

CAD Management

Powerful drag and drop capabilities makes it trivial to adjust the CAD assemblies to suit your motion model structure.

Direct editing of geometry features are just a click away making it simple to make fast changes without the need for updates from the CAD group.

Model Creation

  • Model objects are associated with geometry, and geometric features can be used to quickly pick and place model objects.
  • Model building accelerators to intelligently predict the location and position of modeling object to allow users to accomplish object definition in fewer clicks.
  • A generative relationshipbetween the geometry and the model. Any change to the geometry results in a regeneration of the associated model object, minimizing model rework when the geometry changes.

Integrated FE Capabilities

  • Flex bodies can be quickly created from rigid parts. A more robust and automated meshing and flex body generation simplifies the process of adding structural compliance in mechanisms. You can readily toggle between rigid part and flex body representation depending on your goals
  • When underlying geometry is modified the flex body is ¬†automatically updated to reflect the change.

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