EADS and Ansys sign master agreement for simulation tools

Simulation specialist Ansys and aerospace and defence manufacturer EADS have signed a master agreement that will see Ansys provide its simulation tools to all EADS divisions.

EADS uses advanced technology from Ansys for structural mechanics, fluid dynamics and electromagnetics simulation to perform virtual testing of composite materials, aerodynamics optimisation, thermal management and signal integrity validation on products, including aircraft, helicopters, space launchers and defence systems.