# Symbolic Techniques for Optimizing Multibody Models

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Description

Engineers at the beachhead of product development have embraced plant modeling tools over traditional signal flow software. However, multibody models generate large systems of equations. The equations may include redundant multiplications, differential algebraic equations and common operations repeated many times.

These equations can take a significant amount of time to solve numerically. However, a new breed of plant modeling tools use advanced symbolic math technology to optimize these equations to the most computationally efficient form, hence making them faster to solve (and more efficient to implement in a real-time system). This webinar explores this concept through MapleSim.

Please note that this video was filmed in a previous version of MapleSim.

These equations can take a significant amount of time to solve numerically. However, a new breed of plant modeling tools use advanced symbolic math technology to optimize these equations to the most computationally efficient form, hence making them faster to solve (and more efficient to implement in a real-time system). This webinar explores this concept through MapleSim.

Please note that this video was filmed in a previous version of MapleSim.