Industry Week/IW. 5/15/95, Vol. 244 Issue 10, p35. 3p. 3 Color Photographs.
COMPUTER software and PROTOTYPE software
Explores Mechanical Dynamics Inc.'s (MDI) strategy that allows its automotive customers to add value to the virtual prototyping software they all use to test product concepts. Virtual prototyping, a way of using software to test-drive products via the computer; Integration of customers into its research and development process; Mass customization; MDI's Automatic Dynamic Analysis of Mechanical Systems (ADAMS).
Reports on the automobile prototyping operations of Mechanical Dynamics Inc. using the Automatic Dynamics Analysis of Mechanical Systems (ADAMS) software. Volume and value of initial public offering; Software features and capabilities; International expansion plans; Competition from Parametric Technology Corp.
COMPUTER software, TESTING, FEEDBACK control systems, and COMPUTER simulation
Reports on a simulation software package which enables engineers to accurately test a closed-loop feedback system under a variety of conditions without going out in the field. Automatic Dynamic Analysis of Mechanical Systems (ADAMS) software developed by Mechanical Dynamics Inc.; Virtual prototyping.
Business America. Feb98, Vol. 119 Issue 2, p21. 2p. 1 Black and White Photograph.
Focuses on the Automatic Dynamic Analysis of Mechanical Systems (ADAMS), a software for mechanical system simulation developed by the Mechanical Dynamics company. Purposes of virtual prototyping; Operations of the company; Europe-based and domestic customers of the company; Use of the product in U.S. defense systems and aerospace applications; Assistance provided by Paul Litton, manager of the Export Assistance Center in Ann Arbor, to the exports of the company.
Reports on Mechanical Dynamics Inc.'s incorporation of the Netherlands Organization for Applied Research-developed MF-Tyre tire module in its ADAMS virtual-prototyping software. Features and functions.