Simulation

Case Studies

Case Study: HVAC Analysis of an Operating Room

Controlling contamination in the hospital operating room environment is vital for the safety of patients and hospital personnel, and in this article we assess how computational fluid dynamics is helping architects and engineers to better ...

Figure 1. Contours of vertical displacement of the building structure due to dead load. Enhanced displacements are seen in the central region.
Case Studies

Simulation for Buildings

Modern architectural designs involve innovative shapes and new materials. The structural behavior of such structures needs to be predicted accurately in order to achieve and maintain structural safety, reliability and utility.

Figure 1. Bridge showing contours of tensile stress along the axis. The tensile stress gets generated due to live load from the train.
Case Studies

Simulation for Bridges

Starting with a Dassault Systemes’ CATIA® model, one can use physics apps on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform to create simulation models and perform analyses for events such as the movement of trains on bridge decks.

White Papers

Understanding the “Future Testing” Cycle

Future Testing makes the first-time building a unique, “one of a kind” structure as efficient as if the company had made it for the 100th time!

Opinion

The New Paradigm Poised to Disrupt the AEC Industry: “FUTURE TESTING”

We call “Future Testing” An advanced process in Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) allows project stakeholders to anticipate issues and opportunities early, therefore reducing risk, taking advantage of innovative ideas, and gaining an edge on ...

Opinion

Virtual Cities: Let’s Rethink the Way We Live

Singapore is a pioneer in creating a comprehensive virtual model of itself: a virtual city.

Digital Construction Planning - 4D BIM
Case Studies

Construction Excellence through Virtual Construction

In the past few years, one important component of Dassault Systèmes’ leading construction experiences – Optimized Planning – hasbeen adopted by pioneering construction firms.

Opinion

A Treasure Trove of AEC Insights and Discoveries

Truly innovative AEC professionals are looking beyond what’s been done, to what’s being done across other industries.

Case Studies

Simulation Helps Save the World’s Architectural Heritage

Discover how researchers at University Hassan First in Morocco study and preserve the interface between mortared blocks in ancient buildings.

Analysis

The Underestimated Role of Simulation in Architecture, Engineering and Construction

This is what simulation brings to the table and the value companies reap from it—the ability to virtually understand everything about the behavior and impact of a building, a bridge, or a dam, before having ...