b'Engineer Innovation | Automotive & Transportationcompatible with a wide range of sensorscomponent in the full vehicle and thenThe ability toand data interfaces.make your supplier responsible for something that is the outcome of the full calculateWhat makes the Simcenter portfoliovehicle, says Schilp. But you can make unique is that it imbeds a close integrationthe supplier responsible for his system of test results with simulation results toand make him test his component interface forcescompare them directly in exactly the samedirectly.environment, says Schilp. from theBlock forces in the NVH vehicleAZL helps its customers to develop the right test benches that allow them to development accurately identify the blocked forces. All blocked forcesThe rising trend towards system-basedof this is an important step to achieve development sparks a new techniquethe ultimate goal, which is to pave the is one of thenamed component-based TPA. TPAway for virtual vehicle assembly.consists of the assessment of blocked forces (and moments) as aThe ability to calculate interface forces building blockscharacterization of the system.from the blocked forces is one of the building blocks which enable virtual that wouldThe importance of blocked forces in ourvehicle assembly, says Schilp. With this, development is that it allows you to splityou could have simulation or test results enable virtualsystems from each other, says Schilp.with blocked forces of systems and We have to split them in terms ofcombine them together to predict the interacting forces and interactingperformance of a virtual vehicle. I believe vehiclemoments. These interacting forces arethat with the right hybrid simulation not invariant and depend on the fullprocess and reliable test results on assembly.assembly, while the blocked forces aresystem level in place, you can achieve a characterizing the system itself. robust system of down-cascaded objectives certainly for the lower Andreas SchilpHaving a characterization of the systemsfrequency range, up to 500 hertz. And in Managing Directorthat is independent from the laterreverse, if you integrate them up, you AZL integration opens great potential in thewill achieve a high prediction quality of automotive original equipmentyour virtual prototype.manufacturer (OEM)-supplier trade relationship. The process for component-based TPA is fully supported with Simcenter With the blocked forces approach, youTestlab software and the Simcenter dont have to first integrate theSCADAS data acquisition system. It 40'