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Maple T.A. successfully refreshes math skills at the Technical University of Vienna
March 25, 2015
The Journal of Industry and Technology
The Vienna University of Technology noticed that many students were beginning their studies under-prepared in mathematics. In order to bring students to a level required to be successful at the school, a fast-paced refresher course was introduced with the use of Maple T.A. to provide effective, timely feedback.
MapleSim helps reduce development time for ABB Crane Systems and saves money for its customers
February 24, 2015
Design Solutions
When ABB Crane Systems wanted to develop improved automatic crane controllers capable of suppressing the swinging motion, they asked Maplesoft Engineering Solutions experts to develop a new high-fidelity model of the container and ropes of large automatic cranes. They were able to then improve their customers´ operational safety and profitability.
The University of Manchester uses Maple T.A. to assess student learning across a wide range of courses
February 24, 2015
The Morning Post
Academic staff at the University of Manchester, UK’s largest campus-based university, use Maple T.A. beyond the traditional STEM courses, in a variety of programs from the Humanities.
Delivering complex target tracking with the help of Maplesoft Engineering Solutions
February 10, 2015
Engineeering Specifier
When Blue Joule Corporation, a consulting company that specializes in the design, analysis, development and implementation of high precision systems, wanted to create a target-tracking radar that would maintain a stable lock on a target as it moves, they decided to use a symbolic approach to more quickly determine the most optimal angles of each motor.
Maple T.A. Successfully Refreshes Math Skills at the Technical University of Vienna
February 10, 2015
Process and Control Today
To help the students at Vienna UT whose math skills were not at the required level expected of high school graduates, the research group of Prof. Breitenecker developed a refresher course that would be offered in the weeks leading up to the start of the semester, with the goal of raising students’ mathematical proficiency. In order for the refresher course to be most effective, a web-based assessment system with automatic grading capable of handling mathematics was crucial. This is where Maple T.A. proved to be a crucial tool to ensure the success of the course.
Byrun, the Walking, Jumping, Hopping Robot, Built Using MapleSim Models
January 22, 2015
CAD Digest
Engineered Arts, a UK-based robotics company, is well on its way to bridging the gap between reality and fiction with its latest humanoid robot Byrun. A successor to the RoboThespian, Byrun will be a full-scale dynamic humanoid robot with the ability to walk, run, jump, and hop. He will also have a faster, stronger, more dexterous upper body that will revolutionize human-robot interaction.
Student grades improve after implementation of Maple T.A. at Shanghai Second Polytechnic University
July 3, 2014
Process and Control Today
The Shanghai Second Polytechnic University noticed significant improvements in their students' grades and motivation when they implemented Maple T.A. The success that resulted was noticed by many others in the Shanghai education system.
Maple based music application featured in Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013
April 2, 2014
Desktop Scientific
Maplesoft supports the Mathematics of Planet Earth (MPE) initiative, which showcases ways in which mathematics can be used to understand geophysical, biological, artistic and human processes that are found on Earth. Kenneth Rubenstein, one of the winners of the MPE Exhibition, has used Maple to create artistic animations that bring music to life.
Maple helps engineers design propulsion systems for some of the world’s biggest ships
March 24, 2014
Connecting Industry
The shipping industry's dramatic increase in cargo over the last few decades has put a constant pressure on marine engineers to refine the performance and reliability of vessels and their systems. MAN Diesel & Turbo, a marine propulsion company in Germany, has been using Maple to keep produce efficient and dependable propellers while keeping costs down.
Active tilting system modeled for three-wheeled city vehicle
February 18, 2014
SAE International
A team of researchers from the University of Waterloo undertook a study of a three-wheeled vehicle in order to find possible solutions to the megacity problems of congestion and limited parking. With use of a model in MapleSim, they made comparisons of system performance at varying speeds and front-wheel steering angles.
Software Simulator
February 2, 2014
Vehicle Dynamics International
With the support of Maplesoft, VI-grade, an engineering simulation software provider, has produced the award-winning, breakthrough driving simulator technology - VI-DriveSim Dynamic. The driving simulator enables automotive OEMs and racing teams to test full vehicle configurations such as suspension, transmission and tires, using a human drive and a virtual vehicle.
MapleSim used to create 'largest model of human brain'
November 27, 2013
Scientific Computing World
Named Spaun, the simulated brain was developed with the use of MapleSim. It uses a digital eye for visual input, and a robotic arm to draw its responses.
Theoretical to Practical
August 16, 2013
Design Engineering
Maple’s role in the discovery of the mathematics-based shape, Gömböc, is described in this article.
World’s Largest Functional Brain Model
July 12, 2013
Product Design and Development
Maplesoft's modeling and simulation tool, MapleSim, is used in modeling the world’s largest functional brain model. Read more to find out how.
MapleSim used to model motion of complex optical system
June 25, 2013
PACE (Process and Control Engineering)
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