Siemens’ product lifecycle management (PLM) business has launched its new Simcenter™ portfolio, a robust suite of simulation software and test solutions that help companies address the modern engineering challenges of today’s complex products.
Simcenter combines simulation and physical testing with intelligent reporting and data analytics to help produce digital twins that more accurately predict product performance throughout all stages of the product development process. As a result, engineering organisations can confidently deliver innovations faster and with less cost. Within this portfolio, Siemens is also introducing Simcenter 3D, a next generation 3D CAE solution built on the Siemens’ NX™ software platform and combining the capabilities of several solutions to cover a wide range of simulation disciplines and industry applications. With the introduction of Simcenter, Siemens is taking the next step forward in its digitalisation strategy and predictive engineering analytics vision, which foresees the transformation of design simulation and verification into an analytical tool critical to systems-driven product development.
Within Simcenter, the applications will also leverage the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) through the integration of sensor-based data with high-fidelity, physics-based simulations, allowing manufacturers to build and maintain digital twins of their products and to keep them in-sync with the physical product in use. This is of crucial importance to making more useful and realistic predictions of product performance that will enable these products to adapt to changing usage conditions, extend their useful life, and accommodate product degradation.