L-3 Link Simulation & Training Cuts Engineering Change Orders by Ninety Percent Using Capital Software from Mentor Graphics

WILSONVILLE, Ore. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 21, 2013Mentor Graphics Corp. (NASDAQ: MENT) today reported that L-3 Link Simulation & Training’s (L-3 Link) operation in the United Kingdom has cut the number of electrical engineering change orders (ECOs) at production by 90 percent using Capital® software. The improvement is largely attributed to the Capital tool’s detailed component modeling functionality, extensive checking automation, and database stability, among other tool capabilities. Together, these help ensure design data arriving at production is of the highest quality.

L-3 Link designs and builds flight simulators, supplying multiple customers worldwide. (Photo: Busin ...

L-3 Link designs and builds flight simulators, supplying multiple customers worldwide. (Photo: Business Wire)

L-3 Link designs and builds flight simulators, supplying multiple customers worldwide. The high level of complexity of modern simulators severely strains design processes and the software used to support them.

“The reduction of ECOs is particularly impressive, because the first machine L-3 designed using the Capital tool simulated the highly sophisticated Boeing 777 aircraft,” said Martin O’Brien, general manager of the Integrated Electrical Systems Division of Mentor Graphics. “The benefits that L-3 Link has gained in terms of reduced cost and schedule delay really show the power of this toolset in aerospace and related industries.”

About Mentor Graphics

Mentor Graphics Corporation is a world leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions, providing products, consulting services and award-winning support for the world’s most successful electronic, semiconductor and systems companies. Established in 1981, the company reported revenues in the last fiscal year of about $1,090 million. Corporate headquarters are located at 8005 S.W. Boeckman Road, Wilsonville, Oregon 97070-7777. World Wide Web site: http://www.mentor.com/.

(Mentor Graphics, Mentor and Capital are registered trademarks of Mentor Graphics Corporation. All other company or product names are the registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective owners.)



Contact:

Mentor Graphics
Suzanne Graham, 503-685-7789
Email Contact
or
James Price, 503-685-1778
Email Contact




Review Article Be the first to review this article
Featured Video
Jobs
Technical Support Engineer for EDA Careers at Freemont, CA
Senior DSP Architect / System Engineer for General Dynamics Mission Systems at Scottsdale, AZ
Principal Engineer FPGA Design for Intevac at Santa Clara, CA
FAE FIELD APPLICATIONS SAN DIEGO for EDA Careers at San Diego, CA
SOC Logic Design Engineer for Global Foundaries at Santa Clara, CA
ASIC FPGA Verification Engineer for General Dynamics Mission Systems at Bloomington, MN
Upcoming Events
FPGA 2017 at 350 Calle Pincipal, Marriott Hotel Monterey CA - Feb 22 - 24, 2017
DVCon 2017 Conference at DoubleTree Hotel San Jose CA - Feb 27 - 2, 2017
IoT Summit 2017 at Great America ballroom, Santa Clara Convention Center Santa Clara CA - Mar 16 - 17, 2017
SNUG Silicon Valley 2017 at Santa Clara Convention Center Santa Clara CA - Mar 22 - 23, 2017



Internet Business Systems © 2017 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
595 Millich Dr., Suite 216, Campbell, CA 95008
+1 (408)-337-6870 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes GISCafe - Geographical Information Services  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy Policy