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Click on the links below to view the additional new features available in each release:

HVE 2018 64-Bit - Now Available!

HVE and HVE-2D 2017 Service Pack 1

HVE, HVE-2D and HVE-CSI 2017

HVE and HVE-2D 2016 Service Pack 5

HVE and HVE-2D 2016 Service Pack 4

HVE and HVE-2D 2016 Service Pack 3

HVE, HVE-2D and HVE-CSI 2016 Service Pack 2

HVE, HVE-2D and HVE-CSI Version 11

HVE, HVE-2D and HVE-CSI Version 10

HVE, HVE-2D and HVE-CSI Version 9.12

HVE, HVE-2D and HVE-CSI Version 9.10

HVE, HVE-2D and HVE-CSI Version 9.00

HVE, HVE-2D and HVE-CSI Version 8.20

HVE, HVE-2D and HVE-CSI Version 8.10

HVE and HVE-2D Version 8.00

HVE and HVE-2D Version 7.10

HVE and HVE-2D Version 7.00

HVE and HVE-2D Version 6.20

HVE and HVE-2D Version 6.10

HVE and HVE-2D Version 6.00


Press Releases

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Announcing DamageStudio®
DamageStudio is the first analysis tool that allows crash researchers to visualize 3-dimensional collision data and directly correlate vehicle damage patterns with the dynamic response of a vehicle during a crash.

HVE-CSI - Crash Reconstruction Software for Law Enforcement
Engineering Dynamics Corporation (EDC) announces the development of a new software application, called HVE-CSI (Human-Vehicle-Environment - Crash Site Investigator). HVE-CSI is a unique version of EDC's HVE highway safety research software that focuses directly on the needs of law enforcement officers.

3-D Hydroplaning Simulation Now Available
The Vehicle Safety Industry's first 3-D hydroplaning simulation is now available!

Call for Papers
HVE users interested in presenting a technical paper in the "HVE White Paper" session for the 2010 HVE Forum are invited to submit an abstract for consideration.

New Tire-Terrain Models Now Available
Three new tire-terrain models are available within the HVE simulation environment. These new tire-terrain models extend the capabilities of safety researchers to study vehicle handling and safety issues that can arise when tires travel over non-rigid and uneven surfaces.

SAE Selects DyMESH As One Of The Top Products Of The Year
DyMESH has been selected by readers of SAE's Automotive Engineering International magazine as one of the highest-rated product offerings over the past year. The Top Products Of The Year section of the December 2004 issue of Automotive Engineering International features a brief description of DyMESH along with a screenshot from a collision simulation.

Product Tutorials
Tutorials for HVE and HVE-2D compatible physics programs are now available to download.

HVE & HVE-2D Version 5 Now Available
The field testing phase has been completed and HVE & HVE-2D Version 5 are now available.

DyMESH Simulation Movies Available To Download
Simulation movies from SIMON simulations using the patented DyMESH 3-D collision algorithm are now available to download from the Simulations page of this website.

DyMESH 3-D Collision Simulation Now Available
DyMESH is now available. HVE Users will be able to use this patented 3-D collision algorithm in conjunction with the SIMON vehicle dynamic simulation model to perform 3-D dynamic collision simulations.

ABS Simulation Model Introduced at 2002 SAE Congress
The new ABS Simulation Model for HVE was introduced at the 2002 SAE Congress in Detroit, Michigan. Terry D. Day, President of EDC, presented Technical Paper No. 2002-01-0559, "A Simulation Model for Vehicle Braking Systems Fitted with ABS".

EDC Vehicle Database Continues To Grow
Over the past 12 months, EDC has built 26 custom vehicle models for HVE users who required a specific vehicle for their casework.  These vehicles were also added to the Vehicle Database for HVE, adding 187 vehicle model years to the available selection when all model years are considered.  EDVDB-3D now contains over 800 vehicles for use in HVE simulations.

Advanced Vehicle Dynamics Simulation Model Available July 2000
Engineering Dynamics Corporation announced a July 2000 release date for a new HVE-compatible simulation model called SIMON (SImulation MOdel, Non-linear). SIMON  is a dynamic simulation of the response of one or more vehicles to driver inputs, factors related to the environment (e.g. terrain, atmosphere) and inter-vehicle collisions.

PC Version of HVE Announced
Terry D. Day, President of Engineering Dynamics Corporation, unveiled Version 4 of the HVE 3-dimensional simulation environment during his opening remarks at the 2000 HVE Forum. - PC Version of HVE

HVE Used For School Bus Crashworthiness Investigation Conducted By National Transportation Safety Board
The National Transportation Safety Board presented initial findings from a special investigation into school bus crashworthiness in a public meeting held September 21, 1999, in Washington, D.C. NTSB engineers Larry Jackson and Dr. Kris Bolte used the HVE simulation environment to study the vehicle and occupant dynamics of each crash sequence.

Brake System Compliance Simulation Now Available
The HVE Brake Designer is used to generate a given brake design for detailed parametric perfromance analyses using 3-D commercial or passenger vehicle simulation models.

Tractor-Trailer Collision Simulation Now Possible
EDSMAC4 now provides a robust model for collisions involving articulated vehicles towing any number of trailers, with or without dollys. - EDSMAC4.

3-D Dynamic Collision Simulation Now Possible
DyMESH is useful for all collision simulations, particularly for rollover, severe under-ride, or any crash where three-dimensional impact-mechanics are present. - DyMESH.

Flat-Bed Tire Test Data Now Available
A comprehensive set of tire performance data is now available for vehicle engineers and safety researchers to use in vehicle handling simulations. A combination of 26 passenger and light-truck tires were subjected to a series of tests on a flat bed test machine to determine performance parameters under various conditions. - Tire Data.

Engineering Dynamics Corporation Introduces EDVDS
Advanced 3-D simulation software is now available for commercial vehicles - EDVDS.

Engineering Dynamics Corporation Breakthrough with EDVSM
EDVSM vehicle dynamics program simulates tire "blowout".

Engineering Dynamics Corporation Introduces EDSMAC4
A major breakthrough in collision analysis - EDSMAC4.

Engineering Dynamics Corporation Introduces HVE
Industry's first 3-D visualization tool for vehicle safety research.

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