FiberSIM in Catia V5 simulates layup of a woven composite ply for an aircraft-engine housing (upper left). Fiber orientation is analyzed and verified in Ansys (lower right).

FiberSIM in Catia V5 simulates layup of a woven composite ply for an aircraft-engine housing (upper left). Fiber orientation is analyzed and verified in Ansys (lower right).


Doing so promotes collaborative engineering, significant cost reductions, and improved part performance. The integration is reported to reduce analysis time from weeks to hours.

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