Technical Computing Whitepapers and Research Articles

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Integrated Powertrain Control with Maple and MapleSim: Optimal Engine Operating Points
Discover how Maple and MapleSim can effectively capture, model and build-on to complex engineering modeling and dynamic problems.

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The Möbius Project: Leverage the Latest Advancements in Teaching Mathematics
Math education has changed dramatically over the last 25 years, and now Maplesoft has a vision to help educators thrive in this new, online world: The Möbius Project.

Download Is Excel® Hindering Your Engineering Projects?
Dedicated mathematical software like Maple provides a state-of-the-art environment for advanced engineering calculations.
Download Slow Hand, On Demand: The Rise of Engineering Services
Examining the recent growth of the engineering consulting business
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From Concept to Deployment: Preserve Knowledge, Manage Innovation, Accelerate Solution Development
Learn how technical organizations use and benefit from Maple.

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Advanced Symbolic and Numeric Techniques for Machine Vibration Analysis
This paper illustrates some of the advantages of using sophisticated lumped mass models combined with experimental measurements for vibration analysis.

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Driving Innovation in Vehicle Dynamics
High performance physical modeling and simulation increases efficiency and productivity in vehicle design.

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MapleSim: Technical Superiority in Multi-Domain Physical Modeling and Simulation
Discover how MapleSim is uniquely designed to handle sophisticated systems to minimize your development time and costs.

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Making Sense out of Engineering Modeling and Mathematics: The Maplesoft Vision for Engineering Education
Maplesoft’s vision: Advanced modeling tools that increase research efficiency and help undergraduates gain insight into system modeling.

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Technical Knowledge: An Asset You Can Afford to Lose?
Beyond productivity, the use of tools that "do math" brings many other advantages to the technical organization.

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Top 10 Ways to Enrich Curriculum and Enhance Research with Maple and Maple T.A.
Maple and Maple T.A. save time, reduce effort in both teaching and research.

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Inverse Kinematic Problem Solving: A Symbolic Approach Using MapleSim and Maple
Discover how to obtain a symbolic solution to the inverse kinematics problem for a Stewart-Gough parallel link manipulator using tools available in MapleSim.

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Mean-Value Internal Combustion Engine Model
Doing analysis before investing in the physical prototyping stages has been proven to save time and money during the product development process.

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Transmission Modeling and Simulation with MapleSim
MapleSim allows you to mix the best of physical models and empirical data to maximize model fidelity, optimize your designs, and improve overall vehicle fuel-efficiency.

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Maplesoft Software Used in Advanced Engineering Research
This article illustrates how engineering researchers are making significant strides in their work with the help of Maplesoft techno

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Optimus steers multi-domain system simulation towards optimized hybrid electric vehicle design
With MapleSim mastering HEV modeling and Optimus controlling simulation workflow execution, design optimization only lasted two weeks.

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Modern techniques bring system-level modeling to the automation industry
This paper highlights how the modern technologies incorporated in MapleSim benefit system-level design in general.

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Transmission Modeling and Simulation: Key to Reducing Power Loss
Transmission modeling and simulation provide a means of reducing the number of physical prototypes that must be built during the design of a transmission.

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Changing Face Of Robotics
Mechatronics and symbolic model formulation techniques are driving innovation in the robotics field, from humanoid robots to autonomous cars, and beyond.

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Sustainable Engineering Triggers Advancements in Engineering Modeling
Green design has left the periphery of modern engineering and is now a dominant influence in contemporary engineering, often even the most important factor.

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Battery Design Innovation: It’s all about the Mathematics
MapleSim provides an ideal environment for rapid development of complex multi-domain physics-based models of any product that mixes electronics with mechanical components.

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Discretizing PDEs for MapleSim
This paper uses the heat equation to illustrate the process, showing how it can be discretized with the finite difference method in Maple for simulation in MapleSim.

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Modelica: The New Standard for Modeling Engineering Systems
Modelica® is the emerging standard for describing system-level models, and a strong ecosystem is developing around the Modelica standard.


Technical Articles and Presentations
Download Multi-Objective Design Optimization of a Hybrid Electric Vehicle
2014 Optimus World Conference; Paris, France;
October 14-15, 2014
Download Virtual Prototyping of Electric Drive Systems for
System-Level Parameter Studies and Optimization

Slough, S., Goossens, P., Schwarz, C., and Dao, T., SAE Technical Paper 2014-01-1876 © 2014 SAE International
Download Acausal Powertrain Modelling with Application to
Model-based Powertrain Control

Adibi Asl, Hadi. The University of Waterloo, Department of Mechanical Engineering. February 21, 2014.
Download Piezoelectric Effect in Rochelle Salt
Andriy Andrusyk, Institute for Condensed Matter Physics, Ukraine
Download Functional Mock-up Control with Multi-player
Online Game Protocol

M. Nagasawa and S. Ishizuka, Cybernet Systems Co. Ltd., Tokyo, Japan
Download The research of powerful shifting strategy considered multi-parameters for heavy-duty mining truck
© ZHAO Xin-xin, ZHANG Weng-ming, FENG Ya-li, YANG Yao-dong; School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing, China
Download Engine Control System Development and Symbolic Manipulation - Application and Challenges in Modelling
Developments in Computer Algebra Research and Collaboration with Industry (DCAR 2013); Kyushu, Japan; August 21-23, 2013
Download Model-based Design of Hybrid Electrical Vehicle Devices using automated Optimization Strategies
7th Conference Design of Experiments (DoE) in Engine Development; Berlin, Germany; June 18-19, 2013
Download The New GroupTheory package in Maple 17
38th International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation (ISSAC 2013); Boston, USA; July 26-29, 2013
Download Full-Vehicle Model Development for Prediction of Fuel Consumption
Goossens, P. and Goodarzi, A., "Full-Vehicle Model Development for Prediction of Fuel Consumption," SAE Int. J. Fuels Lubr. 6(2):486-504, 2013, doi:10.4271/2013-01-1358
Download Lithium ion cell modeling using orthogonal collocation on finite elements
©L. Cai and R. E. White, “Lithium ion cell modeling using orthogonal collocation on finite elements,” J. of Power Sources, 217 (2012), 248-255
Download A three-dimensional multi-physics model for a Li-ion battery
©Guo, Kim, and White, “A three-dimensional multi-physics model for a Li-ion battery,” J. of Power Sources, 240 (2013) 80-94
Download Model Order Reduction of 1D Diffusion Systems Via Residue Grouping
©* K. A. Smith, C. D. Rahn, and C. Y. Wang, “Model Order Reduction of 1D Diffusion Systems Via Residue Grouping,” J. of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, vol. 130, p. 011012-1-8, 2008
Download The Ten Pitfalls of Digital Testing
Author: Metha Kamminga, Advies en Training voor Digitaal Toetsen 2011
Download High-Fidelity Transmission Simulation for
Hardware-in-the-Loop Applications

2nd International CTi Symposium and Exhibition, Innovative Automotive Transmissions, Hybrid & Electric Drives; September 25-27; Shanghai, China.Copyright © 2012 SAE International
Download Development of High-performance Engine Plant Model and Sequential System Identification Environment for Realization of Model-based Development
Published By: Honda Motor Co., Ltd., Copyright © 2012 SAE International
Download 3D Dynamic Modelling and Simulation of a Golf Drive
Proceedings of the 8th Conference of the International Sports Engineering Association (ISEA)
Download Dynamic modeling of electrochemical systems using linear graph theory
Journal of Power Sources 196 (2011) 10442– 10454
Download Modeling Torque Converter Characteristics in Automatic Drivelines: Lock-up Clutch and Engine Braking Simulation
Copyright © 2012 SAE International
Download Simplification and order reduction of lithium-ion battery model based on porous-electrode theory
Journal of Power Sources 198 (2012) 329– 337
Download Study of Human Steering Tasks using a Neuromuscular Driver Model
Proceedings of AVEC ’12
Download Using Gröbner bases to generate efficient kinematic solutions for the dynamic simulation of multi-loop mechanisms
Journal of Mechanism and Machine Theory 52 (2012) 144–157
Download Assessment Practices at TU Delft
Author: Ir. M.A. Keijzer-de Ruijter, Delft University of Technology 2011
Download Reinforcement Learning Algorithm Application and Multi-body System Design by Using MapleSim and Modelica
2012 International Conference on Advanced Mechatronic Systems Tokyo, Japan, September 18-21, 2012
Download Equation-Based Model Data Structure for High
Level Physical Modelling, Model Simplification and Modelica-Export

Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Equation-Based Object-Oriented Modeling Languages and Tools. September, 2011, ETH Z¨urich, Switzerland.
Download Symbolic Computation Techniques for Multibody Model Development and Code Generation
Proceedings of MULTIBODY DYNAMICS 2011, ECCOMAS Thematic Conference
Download Role of Automated Symbolic Generation of Equations of Motion to Enhance Robotics Education
Proceedings of the ASME 2010 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference
Download Kinematic-, Static- and Workspace Analysis of a 6-P-U-S Parallel Manipulator
Proceedings of the ASME 2010 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
Download Using Symbolic Technology to Derive Inverse Kinematic Solutions for Actuator Control Development
Proceedings of MathMod Vienna 2012, the Vienna Conference on Mathematical Modelling
Download Kinematics Analysis of In-Parallel 5 DOF Haptic Device
2010 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics Montréal, Canada, July 6-9, 2011
Download Analysis and Design Optimization of Inparallel Haptic Devices
Leng-Feng Lee Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering State University of New York at Buffalo
Download Closing The Design Loop In Freshman Engineering
Proceedings of the ASEE 2011 Annual Conference & Exposition
Download Symbolic Math-Based Battery Modeling for Electric Vehicle Simulation
Proceedings of the ASME 2010 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference
Download Mathematics-Based Modeling of a Series-Hybrid Electric Vehicle
Proceedings of the 5th Asian Conference on Multibody Dynamics 2010
Download Maple T.A. MAA Placement Test Suite: Developing, Validating, and Using A Placement Test
© John Harvey and John Kenelly, 2006