3D Virtual Prototype Simulation

LMS Virtual.Lab, The Integrated Environment for Functional Performance Engineering

LMS Virtual.Lab offers an integrated software suite to simulate and optimize the performance of mechanical systems for structural integrity, noise and vibration, system dynamics and durability. LMS Virtual.Lab covers all the process steps and required technologies to perform an end-to-end design assessment in each key discipline. Using LMS Virtual.Lab, engineering teams can build accurate simulation models, simulate their real-life performance, quickly assess multiple design alternatives and optimize designs before prototype construction.

LMS Virtual.Lab Desktop
LMS Virtual.Lab Desktop provides a common environment for multiple functional performance applications. With LMS Virtual.Lab Desktop, users have seamless access to models and load data, geometry and simulation models from industry-standard CAD and CAE tools as well as test data. LMS Virtual.Lab Desktop also offers a complete visualization environment for part and assembly models, functional performance engineering data, time and frequency functions and much more.

LMS Virtual.Lab Structures
LMS Virtual.Lab Structures offers a scalable solution for structural modeling and analysis, integrating advanced model creation and manipulation tools to efficiently generate component, subsystem and full-system models.LMS Virtual.Lab Structures offers full meshing capabilities and captures the complete modeling and analysis process from CAD drawing to multiattribute simulation results. It offers multi-solver support for Abaqus, Ansys, CATIA CAE and Nastran (MD, MSC, NX, NEi).

LMS Virtual.Lab Motion
LMS Virtual.Lab Motion offers a highly efficient, completely integrated solution to build multibody models that simulate the full-motion behavior of complex mechanical system designs. Users can easily create a complete and accurate system model from scratch or import geometry models from any industry-standard CAD system. LMS Virtual.Lab Motion applies forces and motion to simulate the actual operational behavior of the new design.

LMS Virtual.Lab Acoustics
LMS Virtual.Lab Acoustics offers an integrated solution to minimize radiated noise or optimize the sound quality. Convenient modeling capabilities combined with efficient solvers and easy-to-interpret visualization tools provide insight the acoustic performances. It simulates both internal and external acoustic radiation and offers dedicated applications for structural noise radiation, engine acoustics, transmission loss through panels, aero-acoustic phenomena and much more.

LMS Virtual.Lab Noise and Vibration
LMS Virtual.Lab Noise and Vibration is developed to efficiently analyze, refine and optimize the vibro-acoustic behavior of a design. It offers all the required tools to create system-level models, build realistic load cases and simulate noise and vibration responses. It includes a wide range of visualization and analysis tools to analyze noise and vibration performance and accurately pinpoint the most critical contributors to noise and vibration issues.

LMS Virtual.Lab Correlation
LMS Virtual.Lab Correlation allows users to combine test-based and virtual component models into system-level models for more productive simulation. It offers direct access to standard FE and test data formats and a unique
export to LMS Test.Lab. LMS Virtual.Lab quickly compares and validates FE models to test data and identifies possible modeling errors to systematically improve existing simulation models.

LMS Virtual.Lab Durability
LMS Virtual.Lab Durability allows engineers to design reliable products right from the start. It predicts fatigue hotspots and system-level fatigue life by combining dynamic component loads with stress results and fatigue
material parameters. LMS Virtual.Lab Durability provides direct feedback regarding critical fatigue areas and the root cause of fatigue problems.

LMS Virtual.Lab Optimization
LMS Virtual.Lab Optimization lets design and engineering teams automatically select the optimal design while accounting for multiple performance targets. Users can easily identify the key variables that have the most influence on the functional performance of a mechanical system. LMS Virtual.Lab Optimization automatically explores a multitude of design alternatives using design of experiment and response surface modeling techniques.