CAD/CAE Design Technology for Reliability and Quality

Training  "Design-Optimization and Parameter-Identification in SimulationX with OptiY"

The basics and methods will be communicated for design optimization in Simulation with OptiY. Concurrently, the course contains also practical exercises for challenges  of CAD/CAE-engineers in the industry.

Course Content

1. Workflow-Management

  • Define of Design Parameters, Objective Functions and Constraints
  • Parameter Settings
  • Data-Import and Export
  • Scripting with Visual Basic.NET

2. Methods of Nonlinear Optimization

  • Grid-Search
  • Hooke-Jeeves
  • Evolutionary Algorithms
  • Adaptive Response Surface
  • Multi-Objective Optimization

3. Design of Experiment (DOE)

  • Factorial Design (Full Factorial, Center Composite)
  • Sampling Methods (Monte Carlo, Latin Hypercube, Sobol)

4. Meta-Modeling

  • Meta- or Surrogate Model
  • Adaptive Design
  • Fast Optimization based on Meta-Model




Dr. The-Quan Pham



1 Day from 9.00 to 17.00



Würzburg or Dresden, Germany



500,- Euro (excluding VAT)

It includes training material, drinks and lunch



40% for University Members

20% for Registration with multiple Persons


Date: available on request