Simulating Reality Contest

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Gold Anniversary Winners

NASA JPL. USA

Validated the landing sequence and determined loads on subassemblies and components on the Curiosity Rover during its historic landing sequence on Mars.
MSC Products Illustrated: Adams

Jaguar Landrover, UK

Simulating automatic transmission torque converter performance to make damper selection more robust and shorten the development cycle.
MSC Products Illustrated: Adams

Big Tyre Pty. Ltd., Australia

Developing and simulating an innovative non-pneumatic, non-solid tire for improved safety and productivity in mining equipment.
MSC Products Illustrated: AFEA (Patran and Marc)
Winners Showcase

BENG Consultancy Ltd., UK

Studying the effects on motorcycles for structural flexibility and rider dynamics to predict design performance.
MSC Products Illustrated: Adams

Korea Metro, S. Korea

Studying the dynamic stability of the railway vehicle to improve running safety.
MSC Products Illustrated: Adams

Kumho Tire Corporation, South Korea

Performing fluid and tire interaction analysis to predict wet performance in tire development.
MSC Products Illustrated: Dytran & MSC Nastran

CSIR-Nat'l Aerospace Laboratories, India

Simulating the expansion joints in an ECS (Environmental Control System) for a light transport aircraft to minimize the testing time and reduce the development cost.
MSC Products Illustrated: MSC Nastran

Magna, USA

Performing DOE (Design of Experiment) on critical design elements of an innovative seating system to reduce the development cycle by 2/3 of the traditional design cycle.
MSC Products Illustrated: Adams

Infosys Limited, India

Conducting stress analysis on a human heart to understand the stress and deformation pattern within heart tissues subjected to pressure loads.
MSC Products Illustrated: Patran and MSC Nastran

University of Aveiro, Portugal

Analyzing the contact behavior under critical situations in a new TMJ (Temporomandibular) implant to improve the living conditions of patients suffering from diseases with the TMJ joint.
MSC Products Illustrated: Marc