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New MapleMBSE release from Maplesoft expands support to include Capella

Parul Dubey on August 6, 2020 - in News, Products, Technology

MapleMBSE 2020.2 offers expanded toolchain connectivity, improved performance and usability

Waterloo, Canada: Maplesoft™ today announced a new release of MapleMBSE, the software that enables companies to implement Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) processes without requiring every stakeholder on the project to be an expert in complex MBSE tools. The release of MapleMBSE 2020.2 now supports the MBSE platform Capella, in addition to improved performance and usability.

MapleMBSE provides an intuitive, Excel®-based interface to the systems model with optimized, task-specific views for editing the model directly, all while keeping the central model updated for use by all stakeholders. By eliminating the need to funnel all MBSE tasks through a small number of systems engineering tool experts, MapleMBSE democratizes the engineering process and significantly reduces the overhead, time, and errors that can arise when every stakeholder must use their primary MBSE tool. The new release of MapleMBSE adds support for Capella, a powerful MBSE platform from the Eclipse Foundation. Organizations using Capella can now edit models within MapleMBSE, allowing them to simplify MBSE tasks and increase engagement with MBSE processes at their company. For all MapleMBSE users, the new release brings a variety of performance improvements for loading and interacting with systems models, as well as new usability features to make tracking model revisions easier.

“Most project stakeholders aren’t experts in MBSE tools, so they are hesitant to engage with the overall systems engineering processes at their company. Modern engineering projects have made systems engineering processes vitally important to success, requiring all stakeholders to be in collaboration. With MapleMBSE, it is easy for all stakeholders to contribute to the systems engineering process,” says Paul Goossens, Vice President of MBSE Solutions at Maplesoft. “This new release brings MapleMBSE to even more systems engineers, and promises to make stakeholder engagement  even easier than before.”

In addition to supporting Capella, the new release of MapleMBSE allows engineers to easily manage project traceability and realizations using matrices. Users of other MBSE platforms, including IBM® Engineering Systems Design Rhapsody® and Cameo Systems Modeler™ by No Magic, will benefit from improved performance across MapleMBSE, especially when importing and editing large models. When working with systems models, MapleMBSE now includes a revision browser to view comments and changes made to the systems model by other stakeholders. The new version also allows users to include predicate filtering in their model queries, allowing for faster and more automated ways to ensure model details are accurate.

MapleMBSE customers include Nissan, Honda, NASA JPL, Sandia Laboratories, and Lockheed-Martin Space Systems.


For more information, visit MapleMBSE.

Maplesoft is the leading provider of high-performance software tools for engineering, science, and mathematics. Maplesoft Engineering Solutions provide advanced tools and services for system simulation, calculation management, and systems engineering, helping organizations maximize the power of their engineering knowledge so they can complete their projects quickly and successfully. The Maplesoft product suite includes Maple™, for technical computing and calculation management, MapleSim™, the advanced system-level modeling and simulation tool, and MapleMBSE, which supports a model based systems engineering approach to requirements management. Maplesoft products and services are used in machine design, robotics, aerospace, automotive, industrial automation, and many other fields where engineers face complex challenges. Key applications include the creation of digital twins, dynamic analysis of mechanisms, battery systems modeling, heat transfer modeling, and bus fleet electrification. Customers include Boeing, FLSmidth, Ford, Google, Intel, NASA, and Samsung.

Maplesoft is a subsidiary of Cybernet Systems Group. To learn more about Maplesoft, please visit www.maplesoft.com

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