Motor CAD Software

ANSYS Partnership

Motor Design Ltd is a strategic software partner to ANSYS Inc, a global leader in engineering simulation software.

The software links between Motor-CAD and ANSYS®, provide a seamless approach to modelling and analysing electric motor designs. The two technologies work well together, taking designs from concept to production through the complete product development life cycle.

Links between Motor-CAD and ANSYS


 

Latest News

MDL welcomes Dr Melanie Michon, Head of Engineering

Motor Design Ltd is delighted to welcome Dr Melanie Michon, our new Head of Engineering.

Read our latest white paper on ‘Performance Analysis of Electric Motor Technologies for an Electric Vehicle Powertrain’

In our latest white paper, we discuss how different design choices, such as motor topology, winding type and cooling system, can be compared and evaluated with the overall system impact in mind.

Celebrating 20 years of Motor Design Ltd and Motor-CAD

Motor Design Ltd is proud to celebrate 20 years of Motor-CAD software! Read our interview with MDL founder and company president, Dr David Staton.

Latest software release – Motor-CAD v12

Motor Design Ltd is delighted to announce the release of Motor-CAD v12 — the latest version of our unique software package dedicated to the electromechanical performance of motors and generators and the optimisation of their cooling.

Motor-CAD European User Conference 2019

We are delighted to announce that Motor Design Ltd’s inaugural European Motor-CAD User Conference will take place on the 20th-21st February 2019, in Birmingham, UK. The two-day event will bring together engineers and researchers working on eMachine design to learn about technological developments, share best practice and discuss their challenges and approaches.

Workshop on ‘Design Trends and Performance Analysis of BEV & HEV Electric Machines’ at Motor & Drive Systems 2019

Dr. David Staton will be running a workshop on ‘Design Trends and Performance Analysis of BEV & HEV Electric Machines’ at the 2019 Motor & Drive Systems Conference in Orlando, Florida.

Electric Drive Tail Rotor Team wins Team Bronze Medal at 2018 RAeS awards

We are delighted to announce that the Electric Drive Tail Rotor Team, which included representatives from MDL, was awarded a Team Bronze Medal at the 2018 Royal Aeronautical Society awards ceremony in November.

Watch our webinar on ‘Accounting for AC Winding Losses in the Electric Machine Design Process using Motor-CAD’

Watch a recording of our recent webinar on ‘Accounting for AC Winding Losses in the Electric Machine Design Process using Motor-CAD’.

UK Training Course on the Design of BPM and Induction Motors – 16th-18th October 2018

Registration open for our training course on the design of brushless permanent magnet (BPM) and induction motors using Motor-CAD.

U.S. Motor-CAD Users Meeting and Training – 17th-21st September 2018

Register now to attend our U.S. Motor-CAD users meeting and training course, taking place from 17th-21st September 2018 in Mason, Ohio

Events

Free Motor-CAD Workshop: Pordenone, Italy

24th September 2019
MDL will be running a free, introductory Motor-CAD workshop in Pordenone (Italy), ahead of the Coiltech Tradeshow.

Free Motor-CAD workshop: Detroit, MI

15th October 2019
MDL will be running a free introductory Motor-CAD workshop on October 15 in Detroit, ahead of our 2019 Motor-CAD North America User Conference.

Motor-CAD North America User Conference 2019: Detroit, MI

16th – 17th October 2019
Registration is now open for the 2019 Motor-CAD North America User Conference in Detroit, Michigan.

Training Course on the Design of BPM and Induction Motors: Oswestry, UK

26th – 28th November 2019
Registration open for our UK training course on the design of brushless permanent magnet (BPM) and induction motors using Motor-CAD.

DISTRIBUTORS

The Motor-CAD software is distributed worldwide. Our carefully selected partners are experts in the use of the software and can provide support and training.

To find a distributor near you, click on the link below.