# Nexus Archive

## Advanced GUI Scripting – User Defined Dialogs

Contents Introduction Basic Concepts The Dialog Class Explained Accessing external data structures The Example Conclusive Remarks Introduction This post briefly illustrates the features and the capabilities …

## Linear Algebra within Grapheme (and Nexus)

Is it possible to perform linear-algebra operations and tasks within Grapheme? Contents Foreground Basic Concepts Matrix and Solver classes Inverting a Matrix Conclusive Remarks Foreground Is …

## Optimized Latin Cube and Latin Square Design of Experiments

This post moves from a Frequently Asked Question of Nexus users who often ask our Support Team what’s the difference among the available Point Combiners of …

## What’s driving your problem? Use Nexus to find out!

What’s driving your problem? As design engineers, one of the most frequent questions we need to answer is: what are the most important parameters that drive …

## Robust optimisation: when uncertainty matters

Introduction One of the most common assumptions in the design process for any engineering system is that we operate with deterministic design parameters that we can …

## Restrictions Explained: save computational time

Restrictions: what are restriction constraints in Nexus and where to use them to speed up your optimizations? Foreground In this post we will provide a gentle …

## Using Nexus Response Surfaces within Excel

This post shows you how to use Response Surfaces previously created by Nexus within an Excel Workbook without requiring any iChrome’s product license. Foreground The Response …

## Working with Tagged files – Ascii Navigator

Parameterizing Tagged files with the iChrome’s Ascii Navigator has never been easier Foreground This post will show a new feature introduced with Nexus v.3 and made …

## Genetic Algorithm or Gradient Based ??

Should I use a Gradient Based Optimization Algorithm or a Direct Search One like a Genetic Algorithm? Foreground Should I use a Gradient Based Optimization Algorithm …

## My first Response Surface (with Nexus)

This post shows you how to create, validate and use your first Response Surface within Nexus. Foregound In statistics, Response Surface Methodology (RSM) is used to …

## Inverse Identification of Mechanical Properties

Introduction This post shows how simple optimization techniques can be adopted to identify and tune the mechanical properties of materials to be used within FEM models …

## Coca-Cola Can – Multi-Objective Optimization

Is there any reason why all Cola cans have very similar dimensions (height and radius)? We believe so and in this post we will provide you …