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TechBlog #4 | The Influence of Bevel Pinion Retractability on Casing Design

Bevel gear stages have an influence on the requirements for the casing. In particular, the pinion must be capable of being inserted into the bevel gear stage. The ability of the pinion to be pulled out of the contact can be easily calculated in the FVA-Workbench.

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TechBlog #3 | Limitations of the Timoshenko Beam Theory – FE Shaft Calculations

In the FVA-Workbench, the Timoshenko beam theory is used to calculate the deformation of most common shaft geometries. This method delivers high-quality results with quick calculations. However, user-friendly FE methods are used for more complex geometry calculations.

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REXS Version 1.3 Released

The free format for exchanging gearbox data minimizes maintenance and data transfer errors for communicating between different tools. The latest version of the manufacturer-neutral interface is now available.

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FVA and Timken keep drive technology in motion

Timken® bearing catalogs are now available in the FVA-Workbench. Our partnership with the US bearing manufacturer makes it possible for FVA-Workbench users to develop gearboxes with the current product range and the latest information.

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Launch: FVA-TechBlog

Our very first Techblog article is about designing low-noise gears. Check it out!

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BEARING WORLD 2020 goes virtual!

The 3rd International Expert Forum for Bearings will take place online this year from 19 to 23 October. Participation is free of charge for all visitors.

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GETEC Vehicle Technology official Re-Seller of FVA-Workbench

We are delighted to announce that GETEC Vehicle Technology has become our sales partner for the FVA-Workbench.

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12th E-MOTIVE by FVA - Expert Forum for Electric Vehicle Drives

Online Event - 15 to 17 September, 2020

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Release - FVA-Workbench 6.0 is available now

Precise calculations, easy analysis. The latest version of the simulation platform for drive systems is now available.

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FVA-Workbench 6.0 BETA released – test it for free now!

More efficient, more precise, more user-friendly. The upcoming FVA-Workbench 6.0 is even easier to use and offers new modules for even more detailed and efficient transmission development.

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Make the best of working from home

Use the FVA-Workbench in your team free of charge

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Visit FVA at Hannover Messe 2020

Reserve your free e-ticket now! We look forward to seeing you at the FVA GmbH stand (hall 5, stand E14).

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REXS 1.2 Published

The new release makes it possible to describe even more gearbox elements and thus more complex gear unit structures in detail.

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5th Wind and Drivetrain Conference - 21 April, 2020 in Hamburg

The latest and most modern simulation technologies in wind power and drive technology will be on display at this international event. Of course, this includes the FVA-Workbench.

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Formula Student Team Weingarten goes full speed ahead - with FVA software and seminars

In November, the Formula Student Team Weingarten attended the "Gearbox Design with the FVA-Workbench" seminar in Garching near Munich. In the seminar, drive expert Ferdinand Wikidal provided a comprehensive overview of gearbox design methods using the FVA-Workbench, the manufactu...

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New Version of the FVA-Workbench Released

With the release of the new FVA-Workbench 5.6, we have developed the simulation platform into an essential high-performance tool for transmission development.

 

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E-Workbench - Simulation Platform for Electric Drives

FVA Information Conference 2019

In FVA Project 827 I, FVA (Forschungsvereinigung Antriebstechnik e.V.), the Fraunhofer Institute for Mechatronic Systems Design (IEM), and the Institute for Drive Systems and Power Electronics of the Leibniz University of Hannover (IAL) are...

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FVA-Workbench at the 2019 FVA Information Conference

Learn how to design gears efficiently and precisely!

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FVA-Workbench 5.6 BETA Released

Request a trial license and help shape the future of the software

 

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Visit us at CTI Germany!

9 – 12 December 2019, in Berlin, Germany

Our experts will be on hand to present the new FVA-Workbench 5.6.

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Christian Kunze - "FVA Car Guy" - Presents a Series of Webinars on Automotive Gearboxes

Using concentrated theoretical and practical knowledge, we present everything you need to know about gearbox technologies in the automotive environment in four webinar modules.

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A Look Back at the 2019 E-MOTIVE Conference

Automotive manufacturers and suppliers came together with research and science in Schweinefurt to explore new ways of working together.

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An Unbeatable Team: the FVA and Spatial Corp

The FVA-Workbench offers a unique variety of analysis methods for a wide range of gearbox designs and types. Our partnership with Spatial Corp provides the necessary 3D modeling solutions.

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Nǐ hǎo China!

The FVA-Workbench goes to China - CWP (China Wind Power) in Beijing, 22 – 24 October, 2019.

Moritz Keuthen and Ferdinand Wikidal from the FVA will be on location in the German Pavilion to present the FVA-Workbench.

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FVA-Workbench in Detroit

AGMA Motion + Power Technology Expo 2019, 15 - 17 October 2019, in Detroit.

Our software experts from Munich will be on location in the USA to show off the FVA-Workbench.

 

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Meet Our Software Experts at ICG!

International Conference on Gears 2019, 18 - 20 September, 2019 at the FZG (Institute of Machine Elements) in Garching, near Munich.

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Faster, better, more user-friendly

The new FVA-Workbench 5.5 was released in May. The software accelerates development processes and enables even more detailed calculation results.

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FVA Software & Service goes international!

At the FVA Information Conference in Würzburg, FVA GmbH and Elgeti Engineering GmbH announced an partnership agreement for the North American market.

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REXS: New Version of the standardized interface released

Version 1.1 of the interface was released on 26 October, 2018 and features greatly improved ease of use as well as an expanded specification scope.

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Always Up-to-Date: New Update for FVA-Workbench 5.0

Thanks to great feedback from our user community on the new FVA-Workbench Version 5.0, our software development team was able to implement the 5.0.1 update for the simulation platform in a very short time.

 

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FVA-Workbench Version 5.0 Released

State-of-the-Art Drive Simulation: The latest release of the simulation platform combines drive technology expertise from the fields of research, industry, and software development. The long-awaited version 5.0 of the FVA-Workbench offers new, powerful calculation methods and...

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REXS – Standardised Gearbox Model...

...for the Simple Exchange of Gearbox Data. The first version of the REXS interface (Reusable Engineering EXchange Standard) is freely available under Creative Commons License (CC-BY-SA). REXS defines an industry-wide uniform modelling and nomenclature for the gearbox and its...

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FVA-Workbench Version 4.6 Released

The FVA drive technology software is now even more powerful, with an extended range of calculations and CAD export capabilities

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In the fast lane with the FVA-Workbench

New FVA-Workbench script for validation of the extension to ISO 6336:2006 for FVA Workbench 4.5

 

Do you want to quickly test changes to standards and take advantage of the benefits of tomorrow? For users of the FVA Workbench 4.5, the future is available now.

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FVA-Workbench Version 4.5 Released

he FVA drive technology calculation and simulation platform is now even more powerful with a new, more flexible licensing structure.

 

The new FVA Workbench version 4.5 supports more efficient development tasks with a flexible licensing structure, new simulation features, and...

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FVA-Workbench 4.0: Automation Accelerates Product Development

FVA-Workbench 4.0 includes three powerful tools for automated processing of simulation and calculation tasks that can be integrated into the product development process.

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Scripting in the FVA-Workbench

The tool for knowledge management and process optimisation

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FVA-Workbench 4.0 Next Generation Released

Now available! The FVA-Workbench is a simulation platform for the modelling, parameterisation, calculation, and dimensioning of gear units. In the new version 4.0, the operating concept of the software has been completely redesigned. Users profit from new control options and...