2015 Simulating Reality Contest Winners

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Top 3 University Winners

KTH-Royal Institute of Technology

Adams demonstrates ability to accurately evaluate new logging machine design
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Imperial College London

Predicting combat boot performance from underbody blast using nonlinear FEA analysis
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Radboud University Medical Center

Evaluating new orthopedic implant for knee replacement in high-demand conditions
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RWTH Aachen University

Utilizing Adams to test the dynamical balance of an Air-jet weaving machine
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Tai Yuan Institute of Technology

Using Adams/Machinery to model crane transmission and cable systems and study the container's orientation during the hoisting
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University of Applied Sciences S├╝dwestfalen

Investigating how the toe angle/camber angle reacts by varying the hardpoints position of the rear multilink suspension system
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University of Pretoria

Developing advanced ABS control strategies for off-road terrain
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Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Studying the mechanical performance of modular Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) prosthesis designs using finite element analysis
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Altem Technologies (P) Ltd.

Performing dynamic analysis of motorbike to find out the contact forces between tire and ground when driving over an obstacle
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Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology

Leveraging flexible multibody dynamic analysis to simulate a 6-DOF insect flight considering fluid-structure interaction of flapping wings
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Istanbul Technical University

Studying vehicle chassis behavior in different road inputs using Adams
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Top 3 Industrial Winners

Saab Aeronautics

Adams Simulation Solves Stability Problem in Rotary Wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
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Bias Engineering and Turk Traktor

Using Adams and Adams/Machinery simulations, engineers can accurately predict the results of a driveline testing that normally takes several months in only two weeks
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TECHDYN Engineering

Leveraging Marc nonlinear FEA capabilities to simulate dynamic extrusion of copper at high velocity.
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Anadolu Isuzu Otomotiv A.S

Adams Helps engineers perform bump road test and reduce bus rollover risk
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Bucyrus

Performing advanced dragline dynamics analysis to catch the major kinematics and dynamics behavior of the dragline front end
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Kiekert AG

Adams helps reduce time to design child safety latch system
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Mahindra Two Wheelers

Conducting engine cam dynamic analysis to study and reduce the tappet clearance when the engine is revving at high rotational speed
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Scientific Research Laboratory of Intellectual Systems Transport

Performing virtual testing of commercial vehicle handling events with flexible frame, platform and cab
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Ford Motor Company

Leveraging Adams Tracked Vehicle (ATV) Toolkit to reconfigure mobile robotics into a humanoid formation without loss of balance
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Hutchinson AVS NA

Nonlinear FEA simulation for bushing insertion helps optimize part for assembly process thereby reducing scrap cost
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CSIR National Aerospace Laboratories

Simulating the mechanical fight control systems of a light transport aircraft to accurately predict the stretch values
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