Full-featured Probabilistic Design Capability in PHX ModelCenter® Now Available

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Phoenix Integration’s software incorporates new methods for improved product reliability and significant reduction of lifecycle time & costs

Phoenix Integration, a leading provider of software for engineering automation, integration, and design optimization, today introduced its ReliabilityPak, available in the latest version of the company's flagship product, PHX ModelCenter.

The ReliabilityPak is a collection of analytical and sampling based methods packaged into a single trade study tool that runs inside of PHX ModelCenter, a design optimization and modeling and simulation framework. Engineers and analysts can apply these methods to launch more accurate studies and view specialized reports to show the relative impact of each design variable and how slight changes to each variable affect product reliability, performance, and cost.

The multiple ReliabilityPak methods range from the classic Monte Carlo approach to advanced reduced order methods from the leading research organization Southwest Research Institute (SwRI). These techniques translate into drastically more efficient results to perform reliability-based design optimization studies. Recent use cases reveal time savings by orders of magnitude over Monte Carlo—almost a 1000% time reduction without a major compromise in accuracy. Monte Carlo, is often referred to as the “exact solution”, but it is impractical for many problems due to its inefficiency.

“In the real world creating an exact product is impossible due to variation. An optimal design that works well under exact conditions may fail when variation is introduced,” explains John Daley, Senior Solutions Consultant, Phoenix Integration. “By using these efficient reliability methods our customers can avoid product failure and recalls, costly over-design and time-to-market delays.”

To learn more, register to attend a live, interactive webinar on July 31 featuring a demonstration of ReliabilityPak’s features and benefits: http://www.phoenix-int.com/resources/webinars.php

For more about PHX ModelCenter, visit: http://www.phoenix-int.com/software/phx-modelcenter.php

About Phoenix Integration
Phoenix Integration commands a leadership position in flexible, scalable, high-performance enterprise solutions for the conceptual and preliminary stages of product design and systems analysis. Phoenix software is used worldwide to enable integration of models and simulations, process automation, results visualization and data management. Global organizations that leverage Phoenix solutions include nine of the top 10 U.S. defense contractors and seven of the top 10 aerospace companies.

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