MSC Apex Helps Leading Bus & Coach Manufacturer to Reduce Critical CAE Modeling Time by Weeks

Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) utilizes MSC Apex Modeler to design and clean-up bus structures faster

NEWPORT BEACH, CA – May 16, 2016 – MSC Software Corporation, a global leader in helping product manufacturers to advance their engineering methods with simulation software and services, today announced that Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL), UK´s leading bus and coach manufacturer, is using MSC Apex Modeler to aid in the design and development of the company’s single and double deck bus range. 

Steve Wheeldon B.Eng (Hons), Structural Engineer at Alexander Dennis Limited, based in Skelmersdale, Lancashire, has been using MSC Apex Modeler for over 12 months to expedite the CAD geometry clean-up and meshing process as part of the preparation required for carrying out Finite Element Analysis (FEA) on bus chassis frames and body structures. 

“MSC Apex has helped us to significantly reduce the time to prepare simulation ready models.  The weeks we save provides us valuable time to focus on product improvement and other important aspects of the business,” said Mr. Wheeldon. 

Regarding the software usability, he comments further: “The tutorial videos and documents embedded within the

MSC Apex software allow the user to become quickly proficient in its use without the need for any formal training. The menu layout and visual aesthetics are also excellent, making the software very intuitive and user friendly." 

About Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL)

Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) is the UK’s leading bus and coach manufacturer, employing around 2,000 people at facilities in the UK, continental Asia and North America. The fastest growing bus and coach builder in Western Europe, ADL encompasses three famous and successful marques – Alexander, Dennis and Plaxton. ADL produces a wide range of innovative and fuel efficient, low floor single and double deck buses, plus a full portfolio of coaches, welfare and mini vehicles. ADL products offer real operator, passenger and environment benefits, all backed by an unswerving commitment to world class customer support. http://www.alexander-dennis.com/

About MSC Software

MSC Software is one of the ten original software companies and a global leader in helping product manufacturers to advance their engineering methods with simulation software and services. As a trusted partner, MSC Software helps companies improve quality, save time, and reduce costs associated with design and test of manufactured products. Academic institutions, researchers, and students employ MSC’s technology to expand individual knowledge as well as expand the horizon of simulation. MSC Software employs 1,200 professionals in 20 countries. For more information about MSC Software’s products and services, please visit: www.mscsoftware.com 

The MSC Software corporate logo, Simulating Reality, MSC Nastran, Adams, Actran, Digimat, Dytran, Easy5, Marc, Patran, MSC, MasterKey, MasterKey Plus, MaterialCenter, MSC Apex, SimDesigner, SimManager, and SimXpert are trademarks or registered trademarks of MSC Software Corporation and/or its subsidiaries in the United States and/or other countries. NASTRAN is a registered trademark of NASA.

 

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