b'Consumer Goods | Engineer InnovationDepartment began using digital tools into debug all possible variants and 2008, deploying simulation and testadjustments. If the simulation shows software from Siemens Digitalan optimal result, the product is Industries Softwares Simcentermanufactured into a real prototype, portfolio for full data compatibility. says Otto Petraka. We can only build a physical prototype when we are sure Simcenter allows us to stronglythat we have achieved the best possible correlate simulations with experimentalresult. tests that are very important, because without them, the simulations wouldWith digitalization, development times simply be nice colored pictures, saysare continually shrinking. What used to Otto Petraka. take weeks can now be completed in days; and some time-consuming BSH uses Simcenter Testlab insimulations have been shortened from combination with Simcenter 3Ddays to mere hours. As simulation simulations. We perceived benefits ofmodels become more advanced, using these interconnected productssimulation engineers will be able to and we use the synergies offered byanticipate a products long-term them, says Jn Ondrejk, seniorbehavior.development engineer, BSH. We notice the effectiveness and user-friendlinessWe want to assure the customer that of all the Simcenter noise and vibrationour product will retain the same noise solutions.and vibrational performance after years of operation as it did on the day they Through experimental testing, the teampurchased it, says Otto Petraka. That verifies whether the simulationbuilds trust in our brand and we hope to parameters are correctly set and if theconvince them to buy our next results are reliable. They also use testsgeneration of appliances. n55'