What is topology optimization?

From concept to validation Virtual.PYXIS, a topology optimization software, finds the best design of the component, running complex simulation problems.  The result of the topology optimization procedure is a high quality STL surface,  giving an easier geometry recovery.

The Company Virtual.PYXIS provides engineering service of optimization transforming an extended not defined design in validated models, in many different industries: automotive, aerospace, biomechanics, machinery, energy, railway, home appliances. It solves complex situations like nonlinear analysis as it is a nonlinear optimization software.

Below you can see one example of an integrated topology optimization process of Virtual.PYXIS optimizer software: a lightweight design of an engine mount support:

  • Starting from a concept with ANSYS SpaceClaim
  • Topology optimization program Virtual.PYXIS integrated to ANSYS Workbench
  • CAD redesign with ANSYS SpaceClaim
  • Parametric optimization for maximum stress reduction, using ANSYS Design Exploration
  • Static validation using ANSYS, considering the residual stress from casting simulation using MAGMA Software

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Virtual.PYXIS runs engineering services using design optimization in ANSYS Workflow. Let us know about your needs of using design optimization in Abaqus and design optimization in Nastran.