MELVIS

MELVIS is a software tool for the efficient computation of distances between moving parts, and a subsequent visualization of the movement.
RMAGS GmbH developed MELVIS in cooperation with Daimler AG. The software has proven to be a valuable tool for clearance checks in the engine compartment. The major benefit of MELVIS lies in its efficiency. Computations that take conventional tools several weeks to perform, are done by MELVIS within minutes!
The movements are typically recorded during test-drives and then loaded into MELVIS, together with the CAD models. MELVIS computes the distance between the static and the moving part for every time step. The movement can then be inspected visually. There also exists an export functionality for the distance logs.