Yesterday Autodesk announced another aquisition in it's growing simulation porfolio.
Firehole Composites (http://www.firehole.com/) is a software vendor specialising in advanced FEA of composites, providing tools that link directly into competitive CAE systems like Ansys, and Dassault’ s Simulia.
The existing customer base comes from a range of areas such as Automotive OEMs, F1 and Yacht building, with the available tools being utilised to help solve challenges such as weight reductions to meet emission targets, deliver improved fuel economy and providing detailed analysis of composite ship hulls.
See press release here.
Posted By Andy Roe (Application Engineer)