Fuji Electric FA Components & Systems Co., Ltd.
- Using a merger with Schneider Electric S.A. and making the leap to become aleading company in the electromagnetic switch market -
Fuji Electric FA Components & Systems Co., Ltd. is the leader in control instruments, such as electromagnetic switches that use electromagnets to open and close the contact points of electrical circuits. In 2008 they merged with the Japanese arm of Schneider Electric S.A., the second largest manufacturer in the same field. By merging the former Fuji Electric, the market leader in Japan, with the former Schneider, who provides the know-how of a global company, they are leading the market with a combination of global product power and solution proposals that have high added value. They are using "JMAG", JSOL's electromagnetic field analysis software, at their development site. We asked Mr. Masayoshi Sakata, the manager of the development and technical analysis group at Fuji Electric's technology and development headquarters and the driving force behind utilizing simulation, about how he uses JMAG.
- Part 3 Easily Joining Complicated Physical Phenomena and Contributing to Improvements in Development Efficiency -
In the last issue, we introduced the development intention of JMAG-RT that is one of the solutions for model-based development, resulting outcomes or the functions added with JMAG-Designer10.5. This time, entitling the issue 3 as the model-based development that gives an explanation of "Model-based development effectively connects with multi-complicated physical phenomena to each other" and this issue introduces the scene of model-based development includes is much more wide-range and it goes beyond coupling with the control circuit.
Reading this time's description may let you rediscover the idea of model-based development.
- Forefront of Model-based Design: dSPACE Interview -
Currently, model-based development (hereinafter MBD) for the field of power electronics, including motors, has yet to get into full swing, but a high percentage of the top ECUs that control motors have already incorporated MBD. Everyone presently using JMAG will eventually be implementing a MBD environment in the future. We talked with Takashi Miyano, Director of the Engineering Department at dSPACE Japan which provides the latest development tools to automotive ECU development and breaking new ground in MBD, to find out more about what is currently happening at the forefront of MBD.
- Issue 3 FEA Expansion to the Product Development Process -
Among those reading this magazine there are most likely some who think that, because they began development in an era when there was no FEA and their design process is already set in stone, there is no point in starting to develop with FEA at this late stage. There are also probably quite a few who are interested in FEA, but cannot picture how they would actually be able to extend it to the design process.
In this issue, by taking another look at the product development process up to the present, I would like to exhibit the fact that there are places in which FEA is actually able to play a large role in various development process situations, including design.
Fully Mastering JMAG
- Part 3 Evaluating Results and Viewing Models from A to Z -
Have you mastered JMAG?
JMAG continues to evolve with each passing day. There may be functions in JMAG that are unknown even to those who are already using it. There are also most likely some useful procedures that are not well known yet. Why don't we aim at making operations more efficient by becoming familiar with new functions and procedures that we don't know about?
In this series, I would like to introduce "Things that we should know" in JMAG.
Fully Mastering JMAG
- An Introduction to JMAG Technical Support -
We, support members, are continuously working on early solutions to the problems we received so that you can conduct your tasks much smoother. In this series, I would like to introduce the scenes in which JMAG technical support service supports our customers while communicating our customers and support members.
This time I would like to introduce the case that one of our support member offered a solution for the problem that cannot work around with the standard features.
- JMAG Users Conference 2011 -
- JMAG Users Conference 2011 Section Meeting Introduction, JMAG Seminars -
- JMAG Users Conference 2011 Presentation Program -
- Event Report -