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scott.sheppard
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Project Scandium for Autodesk Simulation Moldflow 2013 Now Available

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08-07-2012 11:35 AM

The Project Scandium technology preview has returned:

 

http://labs.autodesk.com/utilities/scandium 

 

It is compatible with Autodesk Simulation Moldflow 2013. I have made the 64-bit download available on the Autodesk Labs site. I have the 32-bit version if anyone wants it, but my guess is that most early adopters are using 64-bit.

 

Capabilities in this technology preview beyond the commercial release:

  • New capability to analyze molds with conformal cooling channels. (video)
  • New Thermoplastics Bi-injection Molding process for Midplane analysis technology
  • New injection-compression (video) and pure compression molding (video) process simulation capabilities for 3D analysis technology
  • New mechanical property prediction for long fiber-filled thermoplastics composites.
  • New Buckling analysis option for 3D analysis technology
  • Various Solver enhancements address accuracy and speed.
      1. New Crystallization analysis result displays final average crystal size distribution
      2. Midplane and Dual Domain Warp solver accounts for viscoelastic mechanical properties of thermoplastics
      3. Improved time to solution for Microcellular Injection Molding analyze
      4. Cartridge heater enhancements for 3D elements
      5. Wall slip option added to 3D flow solver parameters
      6. 3D Gas-assisted Injection Molding analysis supports multiple gas cylinders
      7. New results produced by the 3D flow solver
      8. Large deflection stress analysis parameters enabled for 3D Microchip Encapsulation analysis
      9. New 3D result mapping method improves time to solution
  • FBX export capability increases visualization options among Autodesk products.

The Simulus technology preview requries Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Synergy and Insight 2013 licenses, and the technology preview will expire on January 1st 2013.

 

We are looking forward to your feedback.

  



Scott Sheppard
Program Manager
Autodesk Labs
Autodesk, Inc.
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harald.kreidner
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Registered: ‎05-19-2011

Betreff: Project Scandium for Autodesk Simulation Modlflow 2013 Now Available

08-08-2012 12:29 AM in reply to: scott.sheppard

Hey Scott, 

 

the new features sound great. 

When is the Scandium Release ready for download? I can`t find the download button.

 

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yannick.moret
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Re: Project Scandium for Autodesk Simulation Modlflow 2013 Now Available

08-08-2012 02:01 AM in reply to: scott.sheppard

Just tried now (8th of August, middle of the day in EMEA) and there is a download button on the top right.

See picture.labs.JPG

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harald.kreidner
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Re: Project Scandium for Autodesk Simulation Modlflow 2013 Now Available

08-08-2012 02:37 AM in reply to: yannick.moret

Thank you very much, it's available and I found it now. 

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piotr.wozniacki
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Registered: ‎07-20-2011

Re: Project Scandium for Autodesk Simulation Moldflow 2013 Now Available

08-08-2012 08:58 AM in reply to: scott.sheppard

Hi Scott,

 

Are the servers OK? I tried downloading 4 times, and with 100% downloaded I was getting "Unknown Network Error" and the downloaded file - instead of being closed and saved - was deleted :smileysad:

 

I'm using Google Chrome; perhaps should be using IE?

 

Thanks,

 

Piotr

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piotr.wozniacki
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Re: Project Scandium for Autodesk Simulation Moldflow 2013 Now Available

08-08-2012 10:07 AM in reply to: piotr.wozniacki

OK - just for everyone to know - IE downloads it OK :smileyhappy:

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toofewfish
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Re: Project Scandium for Autodesk Simulation Moldflow 2013 Now Available

08-23-2012 08:28 AM in reply to: scott.sheppard

What do we use for product keys for licensing?

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scott.sheppard
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Re: Project Scandium for Autodesk Simulation Moldflow 2013 Now Available

08-24-2012 06:50 AM in reply to: scott.sheppard

As I understand it, you use your existing Moldflow license information.



Scott Sheppard
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Autodesk, Inc.
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toofewfish
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Re: Project Scandium for Autodesk Simulation Moldflow 2013 Now Available

08-24-2012 06:52 AM in reply to: scott.sheppard

Meanwhile, my IT person used the proper product codes and it worked fine. Thank  you

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jwr304
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Re: Project Scandium for Autodesk Simulation Moldflow 2013 Now Available

10-27-2012 10:24 AM in reply to: scott.sheppard

Hi Scott,

 

I have just started to use Scandium to simulate polymer flow at the microscale by choosing the "slip" option. I have a few questions. I assume this is proprietary, but I have to ask since it would benefit my research greatly. Without giving too much away, do you know what model is used for the wall-slip condition? Another property a the microscale is size dependent viscosity. Are you guys considering tackling that issue at any time in the near future? Thanks, Scott!

 

-John Rodgers (Research Assistant at Lehigh University)

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