What are the main composite aerostructure developments in the high performance enterprise?
During a short interview, John O’Connor, the director of Product & Market Strategies at Siemens PLM Software delves into the challenges of composite materials in the aeronautics industry.
Q: What is the real challenge in terms of composites aerostructures?
A: As composites have become a larger portion of aerostructures, the challenges associated with their design and manufacture have become more complex. The methods for full optimization of composite designs for weight and production rate are still being developed. At Siemens PLM Software we believe that a combination of materials technology, design methodologies, and design software is at the heart of solving these challenges and we strive to provide the best solutions for our customers in these areas.
Q: What is the expertise of Siemens PLM Software in this field?
A: Siemens PLM Software provides the deepest and most comprehensive set of tools for composites design and manufacturing available on the market. This is coupled with in-depth industry know-how that helps engineers most effectively use composite materials.