With the release of 2022 R2 from Ansys, engineering teams can see through complexity to design the next generation of world-changing products. System integration challenges have skyrocketed, requiring organizations to collaborate and scale like never before.
We bring together an unprecedented set of new capabilities, performance improvements, and cross-discipline engineering solutions that equip visionary leaders with the power to examine innovative designs from multiple perspectives to gain an accurate insight into real-world product performance.
We provide companies with the technology needed to fully understand every dimension of system-level performance and take that leap of certainty. From multi-scale to multi-physics, engineering challenges that seemed enormous now become manageable when viewed from the proper perspective.
Build custom workflows for industry-specific applications while extending broad ease-of-use features that turbocharge collaboration across the product design & development process.
Overcome hardware capacity limitations with new high-performance computing capabilities, significant advancements in GPU technology, and scalable data platforms that equip engineers with the tools needed to tackle the complexity of today’s engineering challenges.
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Significant leaps in product design are driven by the ability to look at today’s challenges from different perspectives that bring together new ideas, experiences, and observed results. The latest products, technologies, and tools that makeup Ansys 2022 R2 enable experts to explore products and systems at a deep level under varying conditions to gain the insight needed to optimize their designs at every stage of the product development process. This insight is the catalyst for innovation and allows engineers to find answers where others cannot see past the challenges.
Customers in aerospace and defense, electronics, and the automotive industry will reach simulation through accelerated associative workflows for bolted connections, the addition of porous media modeling in Live Physics, and the availability of high-frequency electromagnetics within Discovery.
In addition, more analysts can now benefit from Ansys Discovery’s geometry preprocessing workflows, award-winning Live physics, and interactive user experience.
A new update in the Ansys Sound ASD for EV module allows users to export an entire Sound project, improving communication and hand-offs between manufacturers and suppliers to facilitate in-vehicle infotainment integration. In addition, the Ansys Sound VRS module has enhanced sound quality for helicopter flight training simulators, enabling new sound sources to be achieved at known control points. Finally, updates to the Sound SAS module provide new representations and calculations for Power Spectral Density (PSD) and linear RMS values.
Every Ansys Mechanical User can now identify and minimize the risk for build errors and ensure high-quality parts through process simulation for Metal Laser Powder Bed Fusion (LPBF), Directed Energy Deposition (DED), and Metal Binder Jet (MBJ).
Workflow Improvements - Automatic Distortion Compensation is the ability to optimize a distortion compensated model within a simple automated workflow, which improves first-time print success.
Accuracy Enhancements - Consolidating additive technologies include Laser Power Bed Fusion (LPBF) scan pattern effects in Workbench Additive. With the consolidation of additive technologies, all users can rapidly increase simulation fidelity, capturing localized strain variations in each deposition layer.
Speed Performance - Introducing a Machine Learning (ML) model for predicting thermal strain can result in 10X time savings. Users can now easily explore the benefits of varying process setup parameters such as power, speed, and scan vector.
With your choice’s driving simulation tool, you can quickly and easily verify and validate your ADAS/AV features, including sensor (radar, LiDAR, and camera) perception. And AVxcelerate can generate reliable, synthetic training data enriched with ground truth information for all sensor types; this data is essential for AI/ML-based perception algorithm training and validation.
With Ansys 2022 R2, Ansys AVxcelerate continues to enhance and accelerate the development of safe autonomous driving with industry-leading capabilities for simulation-based radar, camera, and LiDAR sensor verification and validation, along with massive data creation utilizing AI capabilities. New NCAP functionality enables OEMs to reduce physical testing to achieve 5-star NCAP ratings.
Co-simulation capabilities with IPG Automotive CarMaker enhance international traffic sign management to allow OEMs and automotive suppliers to ensure the safety of ADAS features. For example, Traffic Sign recognition or Intelligent Speed Assist by validating the perception algorithms using Ansys physics-based sensors simulation.
Ansys ModelCenter’s Behavior Execution Engine (BEE) ensures that system design meets behavioral requirements early in the development lifecycle.
Ansys Minerva’s new ECAD viewer streamlines PCB design and analysis workflows providing designers and engineers a common interface to better collaborate in the design and analysis stages of the lifecycle.
Ansys optiSLang Pro license option allows simulation analysts using Ansys Workbench and Ansys Electronics Desktop to run parametric design studies using state of the art AI/ML algorithms directly within their analysis.
The new features included in this release are designed to enable aerospace and defense organizations to digitally transform the entire product life cycle: design, analysis, and operations.
Large Constellation Improvement - As the commercial space segment continues to grow and the deployment of so-called "mega-constellations" looms, the need for modeling and simulation of space assets is more urgent than ever. With STK 2022 R2 , you can include the Satellite Collection object within chained calculations, to better analyze and understand complex routing options for connecting ground-based assets.
RF Interference at Receiver Object - Designing and analyzing communications systems is complicated by the increasing congestion of the RF spectrum, making simulation of these systems and the RF environment essential. With STK 2022 R2, you can analyze the effects of a crowded RF environment on an individual receiver, making it quicker and easier to characterize interference and develop mitigation strategies.
EOIR Improvements - STK 2022 R2 improves the modeling capability for EOIR sensor simulations by providing enhanced central body property maps with overlapping texture maps. It enables you to model temperature, emissivity, and reflectance at higher fidelity. Adding the ability to model ground vehicles and ships in EOIR generates sensor-to-target metrics that incorporate these objects.
ODTK: 3D Moving Targets, Spice File Attitude, and CentralBody Gravity Estimate - ODTK 2022 R2 provides an introductory capability to estimate the trajectory of moving vehicles in a non-orbital environment on or near the surface of Earth (or another planetary body). It improves small-body mission planning and operations, and we've added native support of SPICE formatted attitude files for spacecraft attitude.
As part of Hybrid Analytics, Fusion Modeling capability allows users to accurately model the residual between model and prediction, allowing users to capture and include any remaining or missing physics into the digital twin.
The new release also includes powerful enhancements in ROM building process to better predict the accuracy of the ROMs with absolute and relative error estimates during the build process of Dynamic ROMs.
The new library Toshiba ACCU-ROM Toolkit makes designing Electric Power Steering (EPS) system easier, that enables fast simulation for both the electronic circuits and mechanical components.
Several enhancements to the Modelica UI are available in this new release, such as automatic connector sizing for array connections, support for Dialog and Final Annotation, and graphics improvements.
Improvements to the Coverage Analysis Assistant further speed-up complex and time-consuming model and code coverage analysis activities.
New CERT C compliance report: analysis of the SCADE Suite KCG high-quality generated code which ensures compliance CERT C / Safe & Secure Code Generation
Coverage Analysis Assistant Improvements
3D Rendering for Embedded Displays
Users of Ansys Mechanical can use the new Ansys Material Calibration app available in Granta MI™ to generate accurate material models from experimental data, to help drive simulation accuracy with materials across the simulation team.
With material now exportable from any Ansys Granta product to any Ansys flagship solver and a supercharged version of Granta MI Pro, we’re making it easier to take the first step to achieving Material Intelligence.
Speed design and boost accuracy with the latest Ansys Speos release. The 2022 R2 release delivers powerful capabilities that speed time to result, improve simulation accuracy, and expand interoperability with other Ansys products. Link powerfully with CAD data thanks to a bi-directional link that eases the end user’s workflow by shortening the design iteration cycle.
2022 R2 brings the launch of Ansys Zemax OpticStudio , providing everything you need to simulate, optimize, and tolerance your optical designs. Design high-confidence virtual prototypes that you can thoroughly analyze before manufacturing.
With Ansys Zemax OpticsBuilder , design exceptional products efficiently and confidently deliver them to manufacturing. Empower engineers to work together on a single, shared file across optical and mechanical teams. Analyze the performance of optomechanical packaging and create optical drawings with a single click.
The 2022 R2 release of Ansys Lumerical introduces powerful new capabilities to extend usability, accuracy, performance, and functionality. These new features enhance modeling capabilities for electro-optical devices, from SPADs to microLEDs and lasers, and empower photonic integrated circuit (PIC) designers with capabilities for process-aware design and electronic-photonic design automation (EPDA).
Developments to optical solver cores and HPC performances
New workflows for modeling a variety of sub-wavelength structures in Lumerical optical solvers and then optimizing the macro-scale design in Zemax to see how it looks to a human using Speos
Improved simulation workflows for EAMs and LEDs with multi-quantum wells, as well as for single-photon avalanche photodetectors
Streamlined design of photonic devices and circuits by using the new capabilities in our process-aware custom component design flow and EPDA flow
Advancements to INTERCONNECT and Photonic Verilog-A models generated by CML Compiler .
New INTERCONNECT solver for modeling quantum behavior in photonic integrated circuits
Our A&D customers benefit from improved quantitative fault tree analysis at the highest performance level. Furthermore, with Ansys 2022 R2 we offer componentized fault-tree logic embedded in design models with Component Fault Trees. This significantly reduces the effort of defining fault-trees for huge modular designs while at the same time increasing consistency and quality of such fault trees.
In the Automotive domain, we have extended the FMEA capabilities to support hybrid-failure nets as required by the VDA-AIAG FMEA standard. The integration with design models has also been extended to increase reusability in the design process.
In this release, significant updates include:
Access multipurpose workflows quickly and efficiently with a new intuitively designed and customizable toolbar for Ansys Mechanical . The toolbar includes 14 add-ons, including the NVH Toolkit, DesignLife Fatigue, and Bolt Tools.
New functionality within Ansys Sherlock enables users to export PCB thermal results from Ansys Icepak and structural results from Ansys LS-DYNA into Sherlock for component lifetime predictions, enabling a more advanced closed-loop reliability workflow.
An automated co-simulation workflow with Ansys Motion and Ansys Maxwell solves the details of electromagnetic fields and kinematics associated with moving magnets for advanced magnetic latching capabilities.
Ansys software and services reduce obstacles to enable customers to solve today’s complex engineering challenges. Engineering simulation has expanded beyond highly specialized experts and into mainstream product design and development, enabling more companies to save time, reduce costs, and innovate.
At the same time, engineering complexity has skyrocketed, requiring organizations to scale like never before, driving demand for advanced computing resources and cross-discipline engineering solutions. The new products, technologies, and tools that make up Ansys 2022 R1 enable experts to go deep with custom workflows for industry-specific applications while also extending broad ease-of-use features that turbocharge collaboration across teams.
This fast, fault-tolerant approach means that the simulation of heat exchangers, liquid cooling devices, and exhaust systems is now dramatically easier to perform and up to 50x faster allowing testing of more design variations for expanded insight and discovery. Enhancements include:
For this release, the focus is around improved sound quality and design for our users, including:
In addition, every Ansys Mechanical User can now identify and minimize risk for build errors and ensure high-quality parts through process simulation for metal powder bed fusion (PBF), directed energy deposition (DED), and metal binder jetting.
You can quickly and easily verify and validate your ADAS/AV feature including sensor (radar, lidar and camera) perception with the driving simulation tool of your choice. And, with new radar and LiDAR functionality, you can validate larger and more complex sensors regardless of GPU constraints.
Ansys Connect allows you to create a connected digital thread by connecting various simulation tools and the corresponding assets with each other and with the rest of the product lifecycle ecosystem, such as CAD designs, requirements database, system architecture model, and more.
Ansys 2022 R1 adds an array of new features and performance improvements for analyzing and visualizing complex systems in the context of your mission in STK, including:
New features available to enable faster deployment of your digital twin, easier workflows, and Web-App application for online interaction with your model:
Now all software V&V activities are further accelerated thanks to a unique model coverage assistance capability for both designers and testers.
For the first time Ansys Granta MI™ will incorporate Machine Learning capabilities for intelligent additive manufacturing. Optimize the relevant parameters to meet your target criteria to reduce sample manufacture and characterization of additive materials previously done by trial and error.
The tool enables our customers to be compliant with latest applicable industry domain standards.