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September 21, 2015
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The Internet of Things (IoT) holds enormous promise of new capabilities for users and new opportunities for businesses. It also presents enormous challenges to systems engineers. Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) potentially provides an efficient way to address those challenges, being holistic, integrated, flexible and object-oriented. To explore this promise, Intercax is preparing a series of

September 14, 2015
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Advanced Model-Based System Engineering MBSE organizations are moving beyond the use of modeling to make “pretty pictures”. SysML parametrics are a way to add spreadsheet-like calculations to descriptive architectural diagrams. And roll-up calculations are among the most common use cases in systems engineering. Starting with a multi-level bill-of-materials or master equipment list, we want to calculate

July 7, 2015
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Modern engineering uses computer models. A model is a simplified representation of a real object or system that captures some limited aspect of it. For example, a CAD model captures its geometry, a simulation model its behavior, and so on. The most effective models combine a graphical representation, which humans can see and understand, with

April 26, 2015
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as turbines are common components in systems for flight and power generation. A whitepaper developed by Dr. Dirk Zwemer (Intercax) and Nidal Kochrad (Université de Sherbrooke) titled “Case Study: A SysML Gas Turbine Parametric Model” illustrates how to model and analyze a gas turbine using SysML. The whitepaper shows the use of SysML parametrics to model

March 20, 2015
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The Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) workshop held at the INCOSE International Workshop in Torrance, CA, USA (Jan 24-25, 2015) hosted a tool vendor challenge in the Model Lifecycle Management track. The challenge problem was the design of a configurable UAV platform that can be used for developing UAVs for different missions, ranging from security and

July 15, 2014
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Position Software Engineer (Full Time) Location Flexible – work onsite at the Intercax office in Tech Square (Atlanta) or from your home office. Description InterCAX is seeking highly motivated and energetic software engineers to develop/deploy advanced next-generation model-based system engineering (MBSE) applications. MBSE is an umbrella of technologies that are beginning to drive the design

June 5, 2014
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We are proud to announce the launch of SLIM 1.0. This is the first major public release of SLIM, following the beta release in Dec 2013. We take this opportunity to thank all our partners and customers who have made this possible. SLIM 1.0 provides a broad range of capabilities for model-based systems engineering (MBSE).

March 12, 2014
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In March 2011, a 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the southeast coast of Japan. The nuclear reactors at Fukushima survived the earthquake; they were designed to. But the earthquake triggered a tsunami, which flooded the back-up generators in the reactor complex basement. Without power, the cooling pumps couldn’t function. Without cooling water, the reactor rods

March 12, 2014
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Hello Everyone We are launching this blog today to share with you our latest and greatest ideas and products. We will typically post once per week. You can follow our blog in 3 ways. For any questions or comments, please email info intercax com. With Best Regards, Team Intercax

December 3, 2013
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e are proud to announce SLIM 1.0 beta, the first public release of our SLIM software for integrated model-based systems engineering. SLIM enables systems engineers to develop and manage the high-level architecture of a system/product in SysML and simultaneously connect, communicate, and sync with detailed requirements, parts (bill of materials and CAD), simulation models (MATLAB/Simulink,