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Nouvelle interface en Français dans CES EduPack 2014 pour supporter les cours d’introduction aux matériaux et à l’ingénierie

Avril 2014—La semaine dernière, Granta Design a eu le plaisir de présenter la nouvelle interface en Français de CES EduPack, ressource pour l’enseignement des matériaux et de l’ingénierie.
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CES EduPack provides engaging ways for students to explore and understand the world of materials through a comprehensive range of materials teaching resources.

CES EduPack provides engaging ways for students to explore and understand the world of materials through a comprehensive range of materials teaching resources.

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One of a number of usability enhancements: new homepages quickly show available data; help students navigate straight to the information that they need; and provide links to video tutorials.

One of a number of usability enhancements: new homepages quickly show available data; help students navigate straight to the information that they need; and provide links to video tutorials.

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New Auto Consortium targets material challenges in design, simulation, lightweighting, global manufacturing, and emissions reduction

December 2013— At today’s SAE World Congress in Detroit, MI, Granta Design announced the launch of the Automotive Material Intelligence Consortium (‘AutoMatIC’). This new industry collaboration will bring together OEMs and suppliers in the automotive and off-highway vehicle sectors to develop best practice for materials information and its use. It will help these members as they aim to increase engineering productivity, lower costs, improve product performance, lower risk associated with materials supply and regulations on restricted substances, and make the most of investments in simulation and PLM...
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Comparing test and handbook data for an aero alloy using enhanced charting capabilities.

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Accessing materials data in a GRANTA MI database from within a CAD system

Accessing accurate materials data within CAD—one of the important capabilities that will be enhanced and applied through the work of the Consortium.

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New CES EduPack 2014 teaching resources support materials, design, project work, and sustainable development

March 2014—Granta Design is launching CES EduPack 2014, a new version of its interdisciplinary materials teaching resources.
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CES EduPack provides engaging ways for students to explore and understand the world of materials through a comprehensive range of materials teaching resources.

CES EduPack provides engaging ways for students to explore and understand the world of materials through a comprehensive range of materials teaching resources.

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One of a number of usability enhancements: new homepages quickly show available data; help students navigate straight to the information that they need; and provide links to video tutorials.

One of a number of usability enhancements: new homepages quickly show available data; help students navigate straight to the information that they need; and provide links to video tutorials.

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Plotting biopolymer data

The new Bio Engineering Edition helps students develop an understanding of natural and naturally-derived versus man-made engineering materials, helping them and allows them to explore factors important in medical device design and use of biomaterials as sustainable alternative.

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Granta focus on new composites design data and advanced simulation processes at JEC Europe 2014

March 2014—Granta Design today announced the latest advances to support both simulation and materials information management in engineering enterprises working with composites and advanced materials. Central to this is the idea of “bridging the gap” between design or test data and the input data required by the finite element community, as well as for Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME).
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The Critical Materials Data Module is accessed via the GRANTA MI software, which allows you to browse its contents (left) or search within them. Individual element datasheets provide data relating to supply risk (right).

Viewing composite data in the GRANTA MI software.

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Granta announces simulation and materials information management advances from additive manufacturing projects

December 2013—Granta Design today announced details of their latest advances in simulation and materials information management to help Additive Manufacturers improve research, design, testing, and simulation. These developments are the result of Granta’s involvement in two European Framework Seven projects (NANOMICRO and AMAZE) focused on the field of Additive Manufacturing, also known as Additive Layer Manufacturing or ‘3-D printing’.  
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Using highly focalized laser for layer-wise manufacturing (image: MicroLS GmbH)

Using highly focalized laser for layer-wise manufacturing (image: MicroLS GmbH)

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An experimental additive manufactured aerospace part in Ti-6-4 titanium – courtesy of Professor Stewart Williams, Cranfield University

An experimental additive manufactured aerospace part in Ti-6-4 titanium – courtesy of Professor Stewart Williams, Cranfield University

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Using a web browser to interact with
 information held within a GRANTA MI datasheet

Using a web browser to interact with information held within a GRANTA MI datasheet

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GRANTA MI Version 7 launched: designed for the realities of materials information management

December 2013—Granta Design has announced the latest release of GRANTA MI™, the industry standard for materials information management. Version 7 is the most capable and robust yet. It focuses on helping user organizations to deal with engineering realities, drawing on Granta’s unrivalled experience of implementing materials information management at leading engineering enterprises worldwide. Version 7 enhances core tools for managing the materials data lifecycle. It reinforces GRANTA MI as the system to deliver materials information and associated applications to a uniquely wide range of engineers, scientists, and managers.
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Comparing test and handbook data for an aero alloy using enhanced charting capabilities.

Comparing test and handbook data for an aero alloy using enhanced charting capabilities.

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Accessing materials data in a GRANTA MI database from within a CAD system

Accessing materials data in a GRANTA MI database from within a CAD system

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Using a web browser to interact with
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Using a web browser to interact with information held within a GRANTA MI datasheet

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Granta Continues to Revolutionize Materials Data Integration for Engineering Design and Product Simulation with Launch of GRANTA MI:Materials Gateway™ Version 2.0

Oct 2013—Granta Design has just launched a second generation of the GRANTA MI:Materials Gateway™ integration technology, which provides quick, traceable access to materials data and applications within CAD, CAE and PLM software. MI:Materials Gateway is now established as the standard for accessing and applying managed materials data across a broad range of engineering software. Version 2.0 brings enhanced ease-of-use and productivity, with even better insights into the materials assigned to design and simulation models. 
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CES Selector provides a suite of graphical tools and data to support systematic materials selection.

GRANTA MI:Materials Gateway™ Version 2.0 software brings enhanced ease-of-use and productivity, with even better insights into the materials assigned to design and simulation models.

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CES Selector 2014 cuts time and effort for materials experts and product development teams

Oct 2013—Latest release of Granta’s software helps engineers make better decisions faster during early-stage design, redesign, or material replacement
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CES Selector 2014 logo

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The new home screen in CES Selector 2014

The new home screen in CES Selector 2014

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CES Selector provides a suite of graphical tools and data to support systematic materials selection.

CES Selector provides a suite of graphical tools and data to support systematic materials selection.

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Phase II of Composite Data Management Project to extend support for composite innovation

Oct 2013—Phase II of a Project to enable effective management of composite materials information, providing essential support for organizations that are innovating in their use of composites.
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The Critical Materials Data Module is accessed via the GRANTA MI software, which allows you to browse its contents (left) or search within them. Individual element datasheets provide data relating to supply risk (right).

Viewing composite data in the GRANTA MI software.

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New data module mitigates critical materials risk through material intelligence

April 2013—Data-driven assessment of materials supply and environmental risks helps design-out problems and meet legislative requirements .
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The Critical Materials Data Module is accessed via the GRANTA MI software, which allows you to browse its contents (left) or search within them. Individual element datasheets provide data relating to supply risk (right).

The Critical Materials Data Module is accessed via the GRANTA MI software, which allows you to browse its contents (left) or search within them. Individual element datasheets provide data relating to supply risk (right).

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CES EduPack 2013 gives educators a head start in interdisciplinary undergraduate materials teaching

April 2013—New release supports materials education across engineering, science, and design with new data, models, resources, and improvements to usability.
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CES EduPack helps support and enhance teaching across a range of subject areas and teaching approaches

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The new start-screen helps student navigate quickly to the appropriate level, or to the specialist databases available in each edition

The new start-screen helps student navigate quickly to the appropriate level, or to the specialist databases available in each edition

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A new search engine makes it quicker and more intuitive to search for the materials data that you need.

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New Materials Information Application for PLM to be shown at PI Congress

February 2013—Granta provides access to gold-standard materials data and tools, guiding materials and processing decisions from within Teamcenter
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GRANTA MI:Materials Gateway for Teamcenter provides materials knowledge management for PLM.

Reporting materials assignments in Teamcenter using GRANTA MI:Materials Gateway, which provides materials knowledge management for PLM.

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GRANTA MI:Materials Gateway for NX. Search and browse your corporate materials database (and/or Granta-supplied reference information), assign your selected materials to your NX model, and explore the design implications.

GRANTA MI:Materials Gateway for NX. Search and browse your corporate materials database (and/or Granta-supplied reference information), assign your selected materials to your NX model, and explore the design implications.

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GRANTA MI:Materials Gateways for ANSYS Workbench provides direct access to validated materials models for CAE.

GRANTA MI:Materials Gateways for ANSYS Workbench provides direct access to validated materials models for CAE.

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The GRANTA MI:Materials Gateway dashboard allows assigment and reporting on materials from within CAD, CAE, and PLM packages.

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GRANTA MI Version 6

November 2012—Find and apply crucial materials information with GRANTA MI Version 6
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GRANTA MI Version 6 provides simple web browser-based access to data—in this case age-dependence for a mechanical property (tensile strength) of femur compact bone

GRANTA MI Version 6 provides simple web browser-based access to data—in this case age-dependence for a mechanical property (tensile strength) of femur compact bone

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GRANTA MI:Materials Gateway for NX. Search and browse your corporate materials database (and/or Granta-supplied reference information), assign your selected materials to your NX model, and explore the design implications.

GRANTA MI:Materials Gateway for NX. Search and browse your corporate materials database (and/or Granta-supplied reference information), assign your selected materials to your NX model, and explore the design implications.

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Find new data, including Sheet Steels for Automotive, that helps preparation of simulation models for crash, stamping, and forming.

Find new data, including Sheet Steels for Automotive, that helps preparation of simulation models for crash, stamping, and forming.

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NX

November 2012—Granta Announces Foundation Partnership Integrating Materials Information Management with Siemens PLM software
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GRANTA MI:Materials Gateway for NX. Search and browse your corporate materials database (and/or Granta-supplied reference information), assign your selected materials to your NX model, and explore the design implications.

GRANTA MI:Materials Gateway for NX. Search and browse your corporate materials database (and/or Granta-supplied reference information), assign your selected materials to your NX model, and explore the design implications.

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ANSYS

October 2012—Granta announces new integration with ANSYS software
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Using MI:Materials Gateway to access materials data and import approved CAE materials models from GRANTA MI directly into projects in ANSYS Workbench

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Metals

October 2012—Granta launch updated metals data in the 'steel city'
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Browsing the latest alloy property data stored in GRANTA MI through your web browser.

 

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The 'Find Similar' tool in CES Metal Selector allows you to easily identify drop-in replacement materials in cases of material obsolescence, restricted substance legislation, or simply rising costs.

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Comparing properties for steels from the Register of European Steels in CES Selector

Comparing properties for steels from the Register of European Steels in CES Selector

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CES Selector 2013

September 28, 2012—"CES Selector adds more for metals, materials substitution and selection, and environmental design"

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CES Selector 2013

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The new 'Find Similar' tool allows you to easily identify drop-in replacement materials in cases of material obsolescence, restricted substance legislation, or simply rising costs.

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Powerful graphical analysis tools support material selection for lightweight design

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Dynamic comparison charts in the Eco Audit Tool help assess the environmental implications of materials, processes, and life scenarios.

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Coatings

September 2012—Granta's latest data release extends coverage of coatings information supporting decisions on corrosion and durability
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Viewing the data module within the GRANTA MI system. The user is browsing the available coatings

Viewing the data module within the GRANTA MI system. The user is browsing the available coatings (shown in the left hand panel) and has clicked through to the Anomag record, shown in the right hand panel.

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United Technologies

September 2012—Granta Design signs master software license agreement with United Technologies for materials information technology
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GRANTA MI - viewing aerospace alloy data

Browsing alloy property data stored in GRANTA MI through your web browser.

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Restricted Substances software

GRANTA MI:Restricted Substance solution—browse information on materials, substances, and over 60 regulations. Quickly generate reports on regulatory impact on your products and materials and process specifications.

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Materials Education Symposia

August 2012—Call for Abstracts for 2013 North American and International Materials Education Symposia
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May 2012—Materials Education Symposia bring together materials educators and industry thought-leaders
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Further details and images are available in the individual reports on the Symposium Website: www.materials-education.com


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An interactive workshop during the 2012 North American Materials Education Symposium fired enthusiasm, passing on practical suggestions that participants are taking back to their classrooms.

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A discussion session from the 2011 Symposium: the 5th International Materials Education Symposium will again take place at Cambridge University, England, on April 4-5, 2013.


A discussion session from the 2011 Symposium at Cambridge University: the 5th International Materials Education Symposium will again take place at Cambridge University, England, on April 4-5, 2013.

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The DEC building at Philadelphia University


The DEC building at Philadelphia University, venue for the 4th North American Materials Education Symposium

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Students from Philadelphia University engage in practical approaches to materials educations: a key theme at the Symposia

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There are more images available within the reports from the 2012 events: please contact us if you would like higher resolution copies of any of these images. see www.materials-education.com

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A fatigue datasheet for a Carburizing Steel (0.20C-1Cr, FDS037, JIS SCr4O2). The graph of rotating bending fatigue has been filtered to show only those materials polished with a cloth, but with different hardenings. The resulting chart can be copied to the clipboard, or the raw data itself can be exported.

A fatigue datasheet for a Carburizing Steel (0.20C-1Cr, FDS037, JIS SCr4O2). The graph of rotating bending fatigue has been filtered to show only those materials polished with a cloth, but with different hardenings. The resulting chart can be copied to the clipboard, or the raw data itself can be exported

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A selection of the data available for creep rupture stress vs time to rupture, at a range of elevated temperatures, for a low alloy steel. The footnotes from the original publication are linked through to the data (and reproduced in the datasheet), maintaining full traceability to the detailed research.

A selection of the data available for creep rupture stress vs time to rupture, at a range of elevated temperatures, for a low alloy steel. The  footnotes from the original publication are linked through to the data (and reproduced in the datasheet), maintaining full traceability to the detailed research.

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