MATHEMATICS, SIMULATION AND MODELLING
24 September 2013
Esteco, a leading provider of numerical optimisation solutions for engineering design, has released version 4.5 of its multidisciplinary and multi-objective optimisation design environment, modeFrontier.
The updated software offers new features and improvements aimed at increasing engineering productivity and shortening the design cycle. These include a GUI component that substitutes the Buttons Bar and Buttons Panel, and the Parameter Chooser which simplifies integration with third party software. The Run Analysis dashboard, which provides complete control over the ongoing optimisation process, features intelligent graphic tools that ensure real-time monitoring of the design evaluation progress, providing useful insights into process performance.
On the numerical side, a variety of tools have been enhanced. High-fidelity metamodels can be created with very little manual effort thanks to the new RSM Validation procedure. MORDO, the modeFrontier tool for multi-objective robust design optimisation, offers improved capabilities for handling uncertainties related to real-world problems, while the MCDM (multi-criteria decision making) wizard-based solution facilitates the interactive decision making process.