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CADNexus Announces MATLAB Connector

By DE Editors

Engineers using MATLAB for physical modeling and simulation tasks can use CADNexus CAPRI to import and modify CAD designs in their programs. Instead of using simplified representations that could result in errors between the actual engineering designs and system models, MATLAB users can introduce real CAD data early into their simulation and modeling process. This can help shorten product development cycles and reduce the risk of errors between design and analysis teams, according to the company.

MATLAB users can import live CAD designs into their M-Scripts and perform functions such as:

  • Query the geometry details such mass properties and other mechanical details.
  • Visualize CAD parts and assemblies.
  • Extract discrete representation that can be used for analysis.
  • Perform advanced geometric operations such extracting 2D cross sections and other custom details from 3D bodies.
  • Access and drive the design intent such as features and parameters for DOE and optimization. Users can update parameters and refresh the CAD model directly in the MATLAB environment.

MATLAB users can embed CAPRI directly into their M-script code. They can perorm design space exploration, DOE and optimization directly on native CAD models in MATLAB.

For more information, visit CADNexus.

Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.

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