The combined solution will be sold by PTC as part of the Creo product suite. This solution will offer design engineers a unified modelling and simulation environment, removing the boundaries between CAD and simulation and enabling them to gain insight into each design decision they make throughout the product development process. The companies say this insight will enable the creation of higher quality products, while reducing product and development costs.
“Partnering with ANSYS makes tremendous sense on every level,” said Jim Heppelman, president and CEO, PTC. “With the combined solution engineers will be able to see the real-time results of simulation during the modelling process, enabling them to understand design changes in their models.”
The first product planned to be delivered by the companies will integrate ANSYS Discovery Live into Creo to enable instantaneous static structural, thermal, and modal simulation. Over time, the companies intend to integrate the full breadth of ANSYS Discovery simulation functionality into Creo.
Ajei Gopal, president and CEO, ANSYS, added: “The power of simulation will now readily be provided to engineers as they make thousands of decisions and model explorations, providing them with unprecedented insight into their design choices.”