The All Things ANSYS Podcast
Episode 059: Elements, Contact & Solver Updates in Ansys MAPDL 2020 R1

Episode 059: Elements, Contact & Solver Updates in Ansys MAPDL 2020 R1

March 23, 2020

In this episode your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by PADT's Ted Harris, Alex Grishin, and Joe Woodward to discuss their favorite features in the MAPDL Updates in Ansys 2020 R1.

If you would like to learn more about this topic, you can view PADT's webinar covering these updates here: https://bit.ly/2WD88vt

Additionally, if you would like to take part in the survey mentioned at the start of the episode click the link here: https://bit.ly/3biWkCp

If you have any questions, comments, or would like to suggest a topic for the next episode, shoot us an email at podcast@padtinc.com we would love to hear from you!

Episode 058: Combining Mechanical Simulation with Additive Manufacturing

Episode 058: Combining Mechanical Simulation with Additive Manufacturing

March 9, 2020

In this episode your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by 3D Printing Applications Engineer Pamela Waterman and Advatech Pacific's Engineering Manager Matt Humrick for a discussion on real world applications for topology optimization, and it's value when it comes to creating parts though additive manufacturing. 

If you would like to learn more about this topic and what Advatech Pacific is doing, you can download our case study covering these topics here: https://bit.ly/38Bqu2b

If you have any questions, comments, or would like to suggest a topic for the next episode, shoot us an email at podcast@padtinc.com we would love to hear from you!

Episode 057: Simulation for Additive Manufacturing in ANSYS 2020 R1

Episode 057: Simulation for Additive Manufacturing in ANSYS 2020 R1

February 24, 2020

In this episode your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by Lead Mechanical Engineer Doug Oatis for a discussion on the latest advancements in simulation for additive manufacturing and topology optimization in ANSYS 2020 R1.

If you would like to learn more about what this release is capable of, check out our webinar on the topic here: 

If you have any questions, comments, or would like to suggest a topic for the next episode, shoot us an email at podcast@padtinc.com we would love to hear from you!

Episode 056: A Unique Perspective on a Unique Solution - PADT Sales Talks ANSYS Applications

Episode 056: A Unique Perspective on a Unique Solution - PADT Sales Talks ANSYS Applications

February 10, 2020

In this episode your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by Bob Calvin, Dan Christensen, Brian Benbow, Heather Dean, Ian Scott, and Will Kruspe from PADT's ANSYS sales team to discuss the benefits they see in ANSYS as a solution for their unique customer bases, as well as for manufacturers and engineers as a whole. With a combination of technical know-how and knowledge of positioning within different industries, the PADT sales team shares a unique perspective on the value of the various tools that make up the ANSYS suite and how users can best take advantage of them in order to help them succeed.

If you have any questions, comments, or would like to suggest a topic for the next episode, shoot us an email at podcast@padtinc.com we would love to hear from you!

Episode 055: Introducing ANSYS 2020

Episode 055: Introducing ANSYS 2020

February 3, 2020

In this episode your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by Josh Stout, Sina Gohds, Ted Harris, and Tom Chadwick from the simulation support team to discuss their thoughts on ANSYS 2020 R1, and what specific capabilities they are excited about exploring after attending the annual ANSYS sales kickoff in Florida. This new release covers updates for the entirety of the ANSYS suite of tools, so there is a lot to talk about. 

If you have any questions, comments, or would like to suggest a topic for the next episode, shoot us an email at podcast@padtinc.com we would love to hear from you!

Episode 054: Talking CFD - Discussion on the Current State of Computational Fluid Dynamics with Robin Knowles

Episode 054: Talking CFD - Discussion on the Current State of Computational Fluid Dynamics with Robin Knowles

January 13, 2020

In this episode we are excited to share an interview done with host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller and host of the Talking CFD podcast Robin Knowles, regarding the history of PADT's use of simulation technology as a whole, and the current state of all things CFD.

If you would like to hear more of Robin's interviews with various other CFD based companies both small and large, you can listen at https://www.cfdengine.com/podcast/.

If you have any questions, comments, or would like to suggest a topic for the next episode, shoot us an email at podcast@padtinc.com we would love to hear from you!

Episode 053: 2019 Wrap-up & Predictions for ANSYS in the New Year

Episode 053: 2019 Wrap-up & Predictions for ANSYS in the New Year

December 20, 2019

In this episode your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by PADT's Simulation Support Team, including Tom Chadwick, Ted Harris, Sina Ghods, and Ahmed Fayad for a round-table discussion of their favorite ANSYS features released in 2019, along with predictions on what has yet to come. 

If you have any questions, comments, or would like to suggest a topic for the next episode, shoot us an email at podcast@padtinc.com we would love to hear from you!

Episode 052: A Deep Dive Into Design & Technology in the ANSYS World

Episode 052: A Deep Dive Into Design & Technology in the ANSYS World

December 2, 2019

In this episode, your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by ANSYS CTO Prith Banerjee and VP/General Manager of the Design Business Unit Mark Hindsbo, for a discussion of their roles at the company, what trends they see coming from various industries working with simulation, and how ANSYS continues to help their customers by providing valuable solutions in response to those trends. 

If you have any questions, comments, or would like to suggest a topic for the next episode, shoot us an email at podcast@padtinc.com we would love to hear from you!

Episode 051: New 3D Design Capabilities in ANSYS 2019 R3 - Discovery Live, AIM, & SpaceClaim

Episode 051: New 3D Design Capabilities in ANSYS 2019 R3 - Discovery Live, AIM, & SpaceClaim

November 18, 2019

In this episode, your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by PADT's Specialist Mechanical Engineer/Lead Trainer Joe Woodward, Senior CFD Engineer Tom Chadwick, Application Engineer Robert McCathren and Simulation Support Manager Ted Harris, for a discussion on what's new regarding 3D design capabilities in ANSYS 2019 R3. This discussion covers updates and our teams favorite components in the latest versions of Discovery Live, AIM, & SpaceClaim, including specifics such as:

- Mass flow outlets
- Transient studies with time varying inputs
- Structural beam support
- Linear buckling support
- Physics-aware meshing improvements
- Mesh failure localization and visualization improvements
- And much more

If you would like to learn more about what this release is capable of, check out our webinar on the topic here:

 

https://www.brighttalk.com/webcast/15747/377929

If you have any questions, comments, or would like to suggest a topic for the next episode, shoot us an email at podcast@padtinc.com we would love to hear from you!

 

Episode 050: Updates and Enhancements in ANSYS Mechanical 2019 R3

Episode 050: Updates and Enhancements in ANSYS Mechanical 2019 R3

November 4, 2019

In this episode, your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by PADT's Specialist Mechanical Engineer/Lead Trainer Joe Woodward, and Simulation Support Manager Ted Harris, for a discussion on what's new in the mechanical release for ANSYS 2019 R3, as well as a look at their favorite features. This includes a focus on updates and enhancements to improve ease of use, reduce set-up time, and provide more valuable solutions. 

If you would like to learn more about what this release is capable of, check out our webinar on the topic here:

If you have any questions, comments, or would like to suggest a topic for the next episode, shoot us an email at podcast@padtinc.com we would love to hear from you!