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London 2012 Velodrome: The Role of Simulation in the Design Process

December 9, 2013 - in Design/Engineering, Modeling, Projects

The London 2012 velodrome achieved the environmental standards rating ‘BREEAM Excellent’ at the design stage. The article ‘London 2012 Velodrome – integrating advanced simulation into the design process’ by Harries, Brunelli and Rizos, published…

Highlighting Technology Advancements in 3D Modeling #AUINFRA #AU2013

December 2, 2013 - in Corporate, Event Coverage, Modeling

After a break, the Infrastructure Symposium covered different technology advancements. Jack Strongitharm, civil industry manager, ISM at Autodesk discussed…

Autodesk Infrastructure Symposium Kicks Off to a Packed House #AUINFRA

December 2, 2013 - in Corporate, Event Coverage, Featured

BIM for Infrastructure is the focus of the Infrastructure Symposium today as a pre-event kick-off to Autodesk University in Las Vegas. The event has grown…

Autodesk Launches Vehicle Tracking 2014 Intelligent Design Solution

Autodesk has just released Vehicle Tracking software that provides design and simulation for transportation analysis. This technology allows designers to model the turning radius of different vehicles, and to model any potential clashes in roadway design scenarios.…

Urban Planning for a Changing Climate

November 6, 2013 - in Analysis, Planning, Projects

Rising sea levels, severe storms, droughts, hotter summers and colder winters are just some of the threats Europe's cities face from a changing climate. Urban planners need to be able to take into account these and other effects of climate change if they are…

Workflow Review: Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite Improves the Rules and Model-based Approach for a Transportation Infrastructure Project

There’s an ongoing transition taking place within the CAD/GIS/BIM software space, with accelerated convergence of functionalities and greater interoperability between these different foundational tools. Similarly, roles within the architecture, engineering…

Bentley Systems Acquires MOSES Software for Complex Offshore Structure Construction

October 4, 2013 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

Bentley Systems, Incorporated announced that it has acquired the MOSES software business from Ultramarine, Inc. Used around the world, MOSES is the premier analysis and simulation software for complex projects involving the transportation and installation…

Visualizing Christchurch in 3D Key to Reconstruction

October 4, 2013 - in Feature, Featured, Renewal/Retrofit

The devastating earthquakes in Christchurch in the Canterbury region of New Zealand in Sept. 2010 and Feb. 2011 are still being broadly felt. The devastation in the country's second largest city were profound with the city center and several neighborhoods…

Ansys Simulates the Hyperloop’s Performance

September 20, 2013 - in Simulation, Transportation

Ansys, a company that builds software simulations for the transportation industry, created a model based on details Musk proposed in a 57-page public document. When they put the virtual Hyperloop through a dry run, the engineers were impressed. "I'm convinced…

Energy Systems Integration Facility Dedicated at NREL Golden, Colorado Campus

September 12, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy, Simulation

Today, the design and construction team of SmithGroupJJR and JE Dunn Construction celebrates the dedication of the new $135 million Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF) at the Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) campus…