SolidWorks COSMOS has been used in the aerospace industry for wide ranging applications involving kinematic analysis, Finite element analysis and Fluid flow computation.
Some of the capabilities include:
Shock and vibration calculations
Durability and Fatigue Life Estimation
Modal Analysis and Frequency response calculations
Weight Reduction and Shape Optimization
Force estimations in actuators, mechanisms and complex mechanical devices
Cooling and Thermal Management of Avionics
Structural Strength and Buckling Calculations
Being an affordable FEA solution, SolidWorks COSMOS has been well received by the automotive industry for system level as well as component level analysis involving critical design function on one side and aggressive cost / Weight targets on the other. To be globally competitive, the automotive suppliers have chosen COSMOS to improve reliability, eliminate field failures, optimize designs and enhance efficiency very easily.
Specific capabilities include the following:
Strength, Durability, Factor of Safety & Stiffness calculations for Body-in-White, Trim body, Chassis aggregates.
Frequency response for multi source excitations including Random response
Response to Fixed and Variable frequency excitations with specified accelerations for engine and body mounted sub systems.
Fatigue and Life prediction calculations
Thermal Management of braking and exhaust systems
Evaluation of alternate materials to satisfy functional requirements
Fluid flow in sub systems such as Fans, Radiator, Centrifugal pumps and Turbo Chargers
Thermal and Airflow management of engine electronics
Analysis to test correlations of strains, frequencies, mode-shapes, temperature, displacement, velocities and accelerations.
Full vehicle simulation of vehicles, buses, trucks, Utility vehicles, loaders, trailers among others