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The Transformation of Electrical and Electronic Product Development
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A recent IDC study showed that 90% of small and medium-size businesses are budgeting for the digital transformation and 73% have begun the process. According to the survey, the top goal for these companies making the digital transformation journey is to improve product development and design processes.

The Digital Transformation of Product Development

As companies transform and adopt Digital Engineering practices to improve product development processes, Zuken is also transforming.  With the acquisition of Vitech Corporation, an industry leader in  Model-Based System Engineering technology, Zuken is embracing the digital transformation of electrical and electronic product development.

Digital Engineering Fundamentals

Model-Based Design

Digital Engineering begins with the construction of a product model by the Systems Engineering team. The model is comprised of architecture, requirements, and behaviors creating a design envelope for the electrical and electronic components of the product.

3D Detailed Design

A major obstacle to model-based design is making the model relevant throughout the product lifecycle. The electrical and electronic design tools need to import the model architecture and expose the requirements to the detailed design team.

Digital Thread

Maintaining a robust digital engineering design process requires a digital thread to capture digital conversations for traceability. The digital conversation can span internal and external organizations and involve procurement, vendors, design, manufacturing and field service.

Related Resources

  • Press Release
March 04, 2021
Zuken adds GENESYS MBSE Technology to Portfolio

Model-based systems engineering adds a vital element to Zuken’s Digital Engineering Strategy — Following the acquisition of the US based MBSE specialist Vitech Corporation and the formation of Zuken Vitech in 2019, Zuken has now officially added Zuken Vitech’s GENESYS MBSE 2.0 technology into its European sales and service portfolio.

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  • White Paper
January 20, 2021
One Model, Many Interests, Many Views

This whitepaper discusses the many ways model-based systems engineering is capable of representing information contained in a model, or repository. Each diagram communicates a specific dimension of information, providing insight and best connecting with a particular audience.

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How model-based systems engineering is capable of representing information contained in a model.
  • White Paper
January 18, 2021
Introduction to Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)

The primer addresses the elementary principles of MBSE in the context of practical illustrations. The book addresses the foundational concepts in a manner designed to benefit the newcomer and experienced practitioner alike.

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A primer to understand the concepts and definitions used within MBSE.
  • Press Release
November 19, 2020
Zuken and Electro Magnetic Applications Collaborate on EMI Reduction

Zuken Inc., and Electro Magnetic Applications, Inc. (EMA) have entered into a partnership to improve the accuracy of cable harness simulation models for complex electrical subsystems in aircraft and vehicles

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  • Webinar
September 23, 2020
MBSE for Wire Harness Design

This webinar will discuss the challenges and best practices of creating a MBSE model for the purpose of wire harness and Electronic Control Units (ECU’s) implementation.

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  • Webinar
June 04, 2020
The Power and Promise of GENESYS: A Model-Based Systems Engineering Tool for Our Time

As digital engineering changes the way we live and work, systems engineers are turning to model-based engineering software to help them navigate the complexity. GENESYS—an enormously powerful model-based systems engineering tool—addresses our 21st-century challenges with an underlying systems metamodel..

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  • Webinar
June 03, 2020
Solving the Systems Engineering, Digital Engineering, and MBSE Puzzle

This webinar will discuss the relationship between systems engineering, digital engineering, and MBSE in creating the framework we need to deliver complex products.

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  • Press Release
August 13, 2019
Zuken Completes Vitech Corporation Acquisition
Press Release, Vitech

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The role of MBSE in the Digital Transformation of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Digital Transformation should go beyond a simple mapping of analog documents and processes into the digital domain. This blog post explores new ways and opportunities to enhance today’s methods and processes for increased efficiency and accelerated innovation.

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  • Products
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GENESYS

Vitech GENESYS is an integrated model-based systems engineering software toolset that covers all four domains of systems engineering — requirements, behavior, architecture, and verification and validation.

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An Authoritative Systems Engineering Source of Truth
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The Lifecycle of Systems Simulation

Many manufacturers are harnessing systems engineering approaches to mitigate the complexity of developing increasingly sophisticated products. Systems simulation is a key component of such efforts.

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January 07, 2021
Engineering Co-Design Across Domains

As engineers face increasing complexity across electronics and electrical systems, they need a single set of related data to offer insights into the product’s various processes and functions. Simply stated, they need a digital thread for electrical systems.

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Validating Systems Architectures from the Bottom Up

Thanks to advancing technology, products are becoming more feature-rich and in turn, more complex. They must incorporate sophisticated electronic and electrical systems to provide the interconnectivity and user experience modern consumers demand. As a result, many organizations increasingly rely on systems engineering.

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Systems Engineering Enables Traceability for Electrical and Electronic Design

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