DMS specializes in advanced analysis. We possess extensive background in the theory and practice with a range of computer simulation and analysis techniques. We have experience in multiple simulation software packages. We learned the tricks of the trade to ensure efficient project execution.
More important, we are experts in practical and relevant analysis. We don’t just report a string of useless numbers. We explain their significance. We relate the computer back to the real world. We keep our analysis grounded in reality, focused on the important part: your ship.
At DMS, we also know that computers can lie. Simulation based analysis does not guarantee accuracy. The computer happily produces garbage without the watchful eye of an experienced engineer. DMS remains rigorous in our approach to simulation quality. We routinely expand our library of validation studies in both FEA and CFD. And we perform mesh independence studies on every single simulation. Every simulation report includes a quantification of simulation error. We tell you exactly how much to trust the simulation and what safety factors to apply. This delivers ultimate confidence, not in the computer, but in the engineer controlling that computer.
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