MSC Adams: Cutting Development Costs with Vehicle Simulation

To cut costs and drive engineering efficiency, automotive manufacturers need to understand system performance as early in the design process as possible. Corrective action and design changes occurring later in the process can prove costly and time-consuming.

MSC Adams, the automotive industry’s most widely-used multibody dynamics (MBD) software, enhances user understanding of vehicle performance with real time simulation.

Watch the video below to see how MSC Adams Real Time combines with virtual test drive (VTD) software to assess performance in real-world environments, analyse vehicle dynamics, and model sensor behaviour.


  • Tim Palmer

    Tim Palmer is the Manager of the Ground Vehicle Presales Team at MSC Software, part of Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Technological University and has extensive experience applying simulation technology to vehicle development projects. In the past, Tim has led engineering teams that used advanced simulation techniques to improve vehicle safety, durability and NVH characteristics.

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