As part of their mission to promote
simulation-driven product development, long-time partners SpaceClaim and ANSYS released an upgrade to the SpaceClaim
Direct Modeler software stocked with significant
enhancements and ready to support the latest ANSYS
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New functionality in ANSYS SpaceClaim Direct Modeler 2010 SP1 includes the ability to directly create and edit SpaceClaim designs directly from the ANSYS Workbench project schematic. In addition, simultaneous associativity capabilities now automatically update parameters and name selections between SpaceClaim and ANSYS Workbench.
Other additions to the upgrade include enhanced repair features that make it easier to clean up dirty geometry, new automatic inlet and outlet detection algorithms for expediting volume extraction, beam modeling support for cross-section optimization and a new extend tool for trimming and extending between curves and surfaces to facilitate beam and shell modeling.