Users of iSIGHT design software will gather October 27-29 in Atlanta to hear presentations on competitive product engineering, including optimization and collaborative product development.
The keynote speaker is Atsushi Matsui, chief engineer of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, who will discuss a design approach for a liquid rocket engine.
Among topics at the meeting: optimization of a turbo pump, variation analysis, sequential experimental design and modeling, and multi-objective optimization for vehicle NVH performance. The conference is sponsored by Engenious Software, developer of iSIGHT.
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