b'Automotive | Engineer InnovationSystem simulation: comprehensive insights into mechatronicRequirements Concept Physical Test and Launchdesign validationproduct performance Market Feasibility System System System End oflifecyclerequirements concept validation validationDispositionconcept of Systemoperations validationSystem modeling System System Digital twinrequirements vericationMiL HiLin the hands of few. Those expert usersHigh-level Subsystemsdesign SiL testingstill play a critical role in todays designSystem simulation Detailed Componentscycle, but companies face the challengedesign testingof deploying and spreading model usageSoftware / hardwareto project management. By not using a3D simulation developmentvirtual model on a wider scale, costs ofMechanical Electronicsdevelopment and testing are increasingly burdening the bottom line. Meanwhile,Figure 1: Engineering on the left side of the V-cycle consumes less than 5 percent of a programs silos mean that departments workcost but determines more than 80 percent of the product lifecycle cost [1].separately and could possibly be independently simulating and testing These new roles require rethinkingInteractions between multi-physical their components instead ofcompany processes and methodologiessystems also require multi-disciplinary comprehensively as a whole system. around modeling, simulation, studiesskills; thus, up-and-coming engineers and analysis as well as datawill have to focus more than on a single Today, in the context of large systemmanagement. To answer this need,discipline. The introduction of system simulation deployment, new categoriesmanufacturers must integratesimulation tools into the academic of users appear. In addition to systemcapabilities between system architecturecursus is critical for grasping this simulation experts, new rolessuch ascreation, modeling and simulation, andknowledge and lowering the threshold system architects and system analysts project deployment for systemfor applying abstract concepts during emerge. System architects overseevalidation. student and research projects.structuring the system simulation framework before sharing it throughoutThe disruption of system simulation System simulation offers the ability to the company. Domain experts then fulfillTheres no industry that couldnt benefitgain a massive amount of knowledge modeling canvas stated by the architectsfrom system simulation, and many willand understanding of the product and define the right level of complexitybegin using the technology to work onbehavior in early design phases, leading and details for each subsystem. Then,innovative, smart products. Anythingto rapid optimization of technology system analysts, such as programinvolving transportation, such as cars,choices. engineers or project engineers, use theplanes, ships and trains, to industrial created structures to run massive variantmachinery or energy and utilities andAlong with breaking down the silos that analyses to evaluate, optimize andeven any smaller company, can faceoften prevent various components from validate design choices. (Figure. 2) disruption without the use of simulation.integration, decisions are made earlier in the design stage ensuring the product or system works as a whole. Early system simulation means product cost and time Simcenter reduction.Architects System ArchitectLevel of expertise References: [1] CIMdata2018 Market Analysis Report Simcenter Amesim,CAE engineers Simcenter Flomaster Series: Simulation & Analysis Market Analysis Report, June 2018, page 30. nAnalysts SimcenterProject engineers System AnalystNumber of usersFigure 2: System simulation roles55'