Digital Engineering Basics – Product Model Trade Studies (Part 2)

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 2:00 pm EDT
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As Digital Engineering continues to gain momentum, there are a lot of questions about how to create a product model and the associated design process.  Companies are struggling with the model transition to detailed design and model relevancy throughout the product lifecycle.  Zuken is presenting a three-part webinar series exploring the Digital Engineering Basics of product model creation using MBSE, the use of trade studies, and implementing a wire harness. The webinars are built upon a real-world video drone design. 

Once you have registered for this webinar, you can register for Parts 1 and 3 here:

Abstract:

As Digital Engineering continues to gain momentum, there are a lot of questions about how to create a product model and the associated design process.  Companies are struggling with model transition to detailed design and model relevancy throughout the product lifecycle.  Zuken is presenting a three-part webinar series exploring the Digital Engineering development process utilizing a video drone example.  Part 1 covers a systems engineering approach to model creation.  Part 2 will demonstrate how trade studies are performed on the product model to verify and optimize the architecture.  Part 3 moves the drone model into a detailed design for wire harness design.

This webinar will demonstrate systems engineering best practices in verifying product requirements using a MBSE model.  Parameters and Constraint definitions will be used to build equations to analyze various aspects of the model that lead to a business value trade-off.   A critical product requirement is the operational time.  Various aspects of the design will be analyzed to determine the system’s ability to meet that requirement. The ability to meet that requirement along with weight, cost, and video performance will be rolled up into business value analysis. The analysis will be run through Model Center and integrate various analysis tools.

In this webinar, you’ll learn:

  • Modeling Parameters and Constraint Definitions
  • Delivering content to Model Center
  • Model Center Analysis
  • Receiving results from Model Center
  • Creating Verification Status Reports

Who should attend:

System Engineers, Senior Engineers, Project Managers, Electrical Engineers, Architecture Engineers, Engineering Managers

Speakers:

Name: Steve Cash

Title: Principal Systems Engineer, Vitech Corporation

Biography: Steve is a Principal Systems Engineer of Professional Services at Vitech providing consulting and training support for Vitech customers. Steve is a Certified Systems Engineering Professional (CSEP) through the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE). Steve has spent 25+ years developing systems primarily in the automotive sector. Those systems include engine controls, transmission controls, suspension controls, and Lithium-Ion batteries. His roles over the years have ranged from electrical engineer, project lead, subject matter expert, to manager. Steve holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Marquette University. He is also a graduate of the INCOSE Institute for Technical Leadership.

Name: Alexandre Luc

Title: Application Engineer, Phoenix Integration

Biography: Alexandre is a Munich-based Application Engineer at Phoenix Integration, who handles training and consulting activities, with the overarching goal to expand the company’s operations in Europe. After graduating from Ecole Centrale Paris (France), Alexandre decided to pursue his studies in Germany, where he completed a Master in Mechanics and Management at the Technical University of Munich. In 2019, he joined Airbus Defense and Space in Ottobrunn (Germany) where he wrote his Master’s Thesis in the field of Model-Based Systems Engineering, using ModelCenter, a software tool developed by Phoenix Integration. This successful experience convinced him to joined Phoenix in 2020 as its first employee based in Germany.

Bob PotockName: Bob Potock

Title: VP of Marketing, Zuken USA

Biography: Bob is Vice President of Marketing for Zuken USA and has been involved in hardware and embedded software development throughout most of his career. He has held positions at AT&T Bell Labs, Mentor Graphics and Intel in product management, software development, and architecture design. Bob holds a BSEE degree from Case Western Reserve University and an MBA from Regis University.

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