Neural Concept is on a mission to guide engineers towards radically better designs while speeding up their workflow. In this article, we show how SP80 managed to improve their ventilating hydrofoil performances by more than 20%, using NCS in their standard design workflow.
KW Micro Power redesigned the housing of their aerospace-grade, high-power-density, compact turbogenerator for metal Additive Manufacturing. Using nTopology, they reduced its weight by 44% for a total savings of 4.5 kg.
Impact Footwear is a startup that developed the first customizable flip flop sandal with three different pressure zones that is manufactured-on-demand with SLS 3D printing.
Engineers from nTopology, Origin, and Stress Engineering Services collaborated to redesign a family of F-16 aircraft hydraulic tube clamps for Additive Manufacturing. The final part was 2x stiffer than the legacy design, was easier to assemble, and was manufacturable on-demand.
Crash simulations are relative complex processes, considering all required steps, from model import and simplification, mesh generation, material description, to boundary conditions, contacts and initial conditions setup. Starting from a detailed CAD model, BETA CAE Systems provides all the necessary tools for Aerospace crash simulations pre- and post- processing.
The idea for Reusable One-Component AntiCOVID-19 Face Shield product derives from the need for a fast, one-step production of Face shields, now usually assembled from at least three components: shield, head cap and a strap.
A 3D printed mask from helping to address the medical equipment shortages during the COVID -19 pandemic, and to support the creation of a future oriented, personalized, and reusable high protection, mask.
From load simulation via generative design to manufacturing and verification – optimization of a wheel carrier for FormulaStudent with MSC Software
MSC Apex Generative Design Enables Design Project to Reduce
Two Parts Into One, and Cuts the Maximum Stress in Half
Citigroup utilized the Digital Twin (DT) from Future Facilities to improve their NYC data center’s efficiency, uncovering potential savings of over $290,000 annually.
With near real-time analysis, the physics-based model of the asset allows Shell and Akselos to monitor the overall health of the asset, reduce down time and boost efficiencies, all while enabling safe asset life extension.
In the webinar, Amine Ben Haj Ali, Senior Engineering Specialist in Advanced Aerodynamics at Bombardier details the Meshing & Adaptive Re-meshing Server (MARS) he has developed, which has been used by engineers at Bombardier to generate over 250,000 high-quality meshes since 2017.
Accurate fluid flow modeling of nuclear reactor rod bundles is essential and extremely challenging with exacting standards for the mesh to deal with the geometric complexity and near-wall physics.
In this work, a flexible framework for discrete adjoint-based reactive flow optimization in SU2 is presented. The implementation is based on a low-Mach number solver and a flamelet progress variable model for strongly cooled laminar premixed flames.
Design and construction of covered car parks in Australia requires CFD modeling of carbon monoxide from car exhausts to extraction fans to ensure the carbon monoxide level does not rise too high for the safety of occupants.
This case study presents the benchmark validation of CFD simulation results of the Potsdam Propeller Test Case (PPTC) using CFD Support’s TCFD flow solver with a Pointwise mesh.
This case study discusses the challenge of streamlining development to support expansion into new markets and use emerging manufacturing technologies while simultaneously reducing component weight and improving performance.
In this article (Page 34), UberCloud presents two aerodynamics case studies dealing with cloud-based services for engineering-specific applications and use cases that objectively demonstrate the progress of cloud computing in the aerodynamics sector over the past few years.
UberCloud presents two aerodynamics case studies using cloud-based services with Ansys CFX and Fluent for engineering applications, as well as use cases that demonstrate the progress that has been made in cloud computing for the aerodynamics sector over the past few years.
In this article (page 35), the first in a series, UberCloud presents a series of case studies of cloud-based services for engineering-specific applications and use cases that objectively demonstrate the progress of cloud computing in this sector over the past seven years.
On page 40 is the second part of an article presenting a selection of case studies dealing with engineering simulation in the cloud using ANSYS software LS-DYNA, HFSS, and ANSYS Discovery Live; the first part appeared in the previous edition of the EnginSoft magazine and presented case studies based on ANSYS CFX and Fluent.
Cloud-based computing case studies related to the human heart.
This UberCloud Compendium contains 10 case studies on 50 pages which are related to the Energy sector, selected from the 220 UberCloud Experiment projects performed so far, including applications from oil & gas, mining, electrical, geo-thermal, wind, and water power, and turbines and electrical power transformers.
Pointwise’s unstructured mesh generation with Helyx Adjoint sensitivity based shape optimization enables fully automated performance-driven design shape evolution and optimization.
To understand what kept emergency devices from deploying fully during an offshore well catastrophe, researchers turned to Ansys Mechanical and Ansys Fluent to model fluid–structure interactions.
Tecumseh engineers used Ansys multiphysics capabilities to design a new compressor that consumes less power and produces less noise in under half the time required to design the previous product.
Watch this video to get an overview of how ANSYS simulation is helping medical device and pharmaceutical companies save lives by using in silico tests to safely develop innovative devices and treatment methods in virtual human laboratories. Learn how simulation leads to an incredibly high return on investment for these companies, and how regulatory agencies like the FDA are starting to allow simulation data to be used as part of a faster approval process.
Biomedical engineers design stents to open or prevent blockages in arteries. They must consider and optimize a number of design parameters to ensure a stent has the flexibility to withstand localized forces, and the structural integrity to retain its artery-opening shape. Watch video of Ansys Discovery Live being used for geometry and simulation of stent designs.
Opin Kerfi‘s HPC resources and UberCloud’s HPC software container for Abaqus provided the compute power and environment needed to reduce the simulation time and allowed a large number of iterations to be run in order to get the optimal design and accurate device placement.
This “stress-testing” has paid off, and the team obtained an extremely reliable numerical model with which they can rapidly test new ideas, explore elastic wave physics, and validate experimental results.
Verathon is expecting their newest devices to be ready within a 2 month time frame, as opposed to the industry standard 18 month cycle.
This case study demonstrates how Pointwise, by greatly simplifying and speeding up the meshing process was critical to the successful modeling of an S-CO2 compressor test bed system.
3D printing is a hot topic now as it broadens possibilities for on-demand and customized products, even with complex geometries. It eliminates the need for welding, soldering, bending and similar steps in coil design as 3D printers build the object in one piece and in the exact shape as drawn in CAD.
Most Tesla car owners would agree that over-the-air updates are their favorite feature. The car gets better with time as software updates improve the driver’s experience. Hyde Marine has applied this principle to their products by using EASA to create highly intuitive, fit-for-purpose apps that enhance their customers’ experience.
Research conducted in parallel with the Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL’s) Expanded Multidisciplinary Design Optimization (MDO) for Effectiveness Based Design Technologies (EXPEDITE) program is presented. Special consideration is given to detailing the design, components, and execution of a modern aircraft conceptual MDO process within the ESTECO modeFRONTIER® and VOLTA® software products.
This paper presents the roadmap for the development of the new wingtip for the EMBRAER 175 aircraft, and how MultiDisciplinary Optimization (MDO) was applied on its definition and design.
Fast and Cost-Effective Compressor Map Generation using Cloud-Based CFD
TotalSim US: Truck Add-on Predictor
Virtual Testing of Severe Service Control Valve with Autodesk CFD in the AWS Cloud
Afton Chemical Corporation: Fluid Performance
Coupling in-house Finite Element code with Ansys Fluent
HPC Case Study: Clippard Instrument Laboratory had a proportional valve that was not delivering consistent performance. See how Democratizing HPC was able to help.
HPC Case Study: North Sea Asset Life Extension – Assessing Impacts on Helicopter Operations.
ANSOL, a small engineering company, was in need of big computing power to perform complex simulations. Democratizing HPC makes High Performance Computing available to all regardless of size or budget.
Case Study: Gas Liquid Two-Phase Flow Application – Evaluation of gas rate due to liquid flow in energy plant liquid storage facility
Developing efficient processes to gain critical information to test aerodynamics and analyze racing behavior on various tracks keeps NASCAR ahead of the curve.
To the elite big wave surfer, extra speed and stability are crucial parameters of the surfboard design that allow them to catch that monster wave, ride it….and ultimately survive it!
Generating high-quality automated meshes for CFD analysis is difficult for three reasons: the geometry models upon which the mesh is built are complex, the mesh has numerous quality constraints, and it must resolve flowfield features that are unknown at the time the mesh is created.
Case Study – CFD Analysis of a V6 Intake Manifold with STAR-CCM+
Case Study – Pallet Design
Case Study – Dielectric Heating of an Insulated Block
Rev-Sim Coffee Break Webinar Series. HPC (High Performance Computing) Part 10: Data Classification
Synopsys helps MicroPort reduce reliance on animal testing.
Rev-Sim Coffee Break Webinar Series. HPC (High Performance Computing) Part 9: Radial Fan CFD Simulation
Democratizing HPC – Part 8: Welding Simulation
CFD Modeling of ABB Transformers
Democratizing HPC. Ohio Supercomputer Case Study: Aircraft Design
Rev-Sim Coffee Break Series: Democratizing High Performance Computing – Air Bag Simulation with ANSYS LS-DYNA
A RevSim virtual coffee break short video featuring a Greenlight Optics Case Study.
A RevSim virtual coffee break short video highlighting the virtual modeling and simulation of pharmaceutical production tank mixers by ANSYS.
Case study showcasing the democratization of HPC services and resources for everyday business purposes.
Rev-Sim Coffee Break Webinar Series. HPC (High Performance Computing) Part 1: Series Introduction
A case study highlighting how the Italian Aerospace Research Centre uses Optimus to explore innovative tiltrotor aerodynamic design concepts.
Optimus identifies best shape for patient-specific coronary stents
Optimus helped Fuji Heavy Industries realize 1.2% reduction in aircraft takeoff weight
A case study on aerodynamics optimization of a bobsled.
Glanzner Dynamics is a small design company based in Einhausen, Germany. They are improving HVAC duct dystem through cloud-based simulation from SimScale.
Rimac, a Croatia-based automotive technology powerhouse, needed a more efficient and flexible way to evaluate multi-physics powertrain systems.
Success story featuring BellaSeno – a preclinical stage medical device startup aiming to introduce a new generation of absorbable implants for breast reconstruction.
Simulation is being used for lawsuits in court, treating schizophrenia, use in middle school education and in deep learning.
UberCloud project #211 on Deep Learning for Fluid Flow Prediction in the Advania Cloud has been performed solely for educational purposes, for our wider engineering community.
9th-grade students in Norway designed flying boats in ANSYS Discovery Live, 3D-printed them, and ‘crowned’ their 3-month tech course with a final competition for the best flying boat.
India’s National Institute of Health was able for schizophrenia to replace highly risky brain-invasive operations with an innovative technique of non-invasive low-risk treatment based on CAE.
Material Transfer Vehicle (MTV) manufacturer, Astec Industries, finds smooth roads with ANSYS.
PBBL Law Offices in Las Vegas/Orlando approached UberCloud and Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics asking for HPC support in a lawsuit dealing with a twin tower residential condominium.
Learn how a Pitman Arm Smart Generator process was reduced from 2 weeks down to only a few hours with a fit for purpose app.
Automotive supplier, Zhongli Corporation, sought to improve time to market by leveraging simulation more broadly.
One of the world’s leading heavy equipment manufacturers, Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (ZPMC) was in need of tools to improve communication and simulation.
CAE Engineers Tim Hood and Jeromy Elder present the Goal, Challenges and Successes of Democratizing Simulation at Superior Industries.
Democratizing Simulation at General Electric Global and General Electric Renewables wind farm engineering.
Achieving safe, robust, and feasible Democratization at NASA Langley Research Center.
Implementing and leveraging Democratized Simulation at GKN Driveline delivers big results.
By using high performance computing to process these large data models, First Solar is able to continue innovating in advanced technologies that lower electric costs, increase energy yield and provide stable and reliable grid integration. Through First Solar’s research and development, their large-scale solar farms can deliver energy to utilities at prices that are lower than fossil fuels.
Jeco Plastic Products is a small custom-mold manufacturer of high-tolerance products with a customer base that includes large U.S. and
international original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the automotive, aerospace, printing and defense industries. When faced with a very difficult situation in its ability to quickly change a product design for a major large German automotive OEM, Jeco needed to upgrade its modeling and simulation from tedious physical testing to a quicker, HPC-based strategy.
Drive a car not originally built for racing around an oval track at 200 mph for a couple hours and you begin to understand why stock car drivers want the latest and greatest information on how their car will handle in close traffic on a banked curve. Traditionally, engineers in NASCAR relied on wind-tunnel and track testing. But in recent
years, NASCAR began looking for an alternative.
Clippard Instrument Laboratory, a community-oriented company near Cincinnati, specializes in miniature pneumatics. So, when the team encountered a proportional valve that was not delivering consistent performance, they knew they needed to take a closer look at the valve components and design.
In this article, published in 2012 as an MSC Partner Showcase, Don Tolle, now at CIMdata, describes how Comet’s Intelligent Templates are used at the Aerospace Corp., to rapidly perform STOP (integrated Structural/Thermal/Optics) analysis using the platform’s Abstract Modeling techniques.
In this 2008 case study whitepaper, Bruce Jenkins interviews senior engineer Mike Patterson at General Dynamics Land Systems, about their use of the Comet simulation automation and Abstract Modeling technology to bring simulation upfront.
In this 2014 case study whitepaper, Bruce Jenkins of Ora Research interviewed the engineering team at AAM about their use of the simulation automation platform from Comet Solutions and the ROI they have measured.
CAASE18 (the Conference on Advancing Analysis & Simulation in Engineering) will showcase 22 presentations, workshops and discussions all focused on democratization.
A major limitation of most modeling and simulation tools is that only subject matter experts can use them. Pfizer has overcome this limitation by using EASA’s patented “application” technology to create a proprietary “app store” of intuitive web apps that drive a wide variety of models created with tools such as gPROMS, Aspen Plus, DynoChem, Fluent, and MATLAB, as well as in-house codes and scripts. These web apps incorporate both expertise and comprehensive error checks, enabling users who are not familiar with the underlying modeling tools to safely use them.
Air International reduces design lifecycles while putting simulation technology into more hands by creating custom, task-specific applications simplifying the use of many of its powerful computer-aided engineering (CAE) tools.
Monsanto extends the life of legacy applications, replacing ancient text based interfaces with modernized GUI driven EASA apps.
Proctor & Gamble democratizes simulation to a much broader user community, creating easy to use but intelligent apps to drive complex multi-step, multi-software workflows.
In this user success story, readers will find an UberCloud Experiment on a CFD Study of the Maneuverability of a KRISO Container Ship Model in the Cloud. This case study highlights how cloud infrastructure enabled easy and fast simulations, accessible with one click through the browser-based GUI, resulting in a dramatic increase in the engineer’s productivity and the ability of focus on the simulation experiment at hand.
If you would get access to the heart of development at a top Formula 1 team, chances are high that you would find they simulate their vehicle-handling behavior using Modelica models. Dymola and the Vehicle Dynamics Library (VDL) are the de-facto standards for simulating car handling in the premiere motorsports leagues.
On June 5-7, more than 500 individuals will gather in Cleveland for the 2018 Conference on Advancing Analysis & Simulation in Engineering. At CAASE18, numerous customer success stories covering democratization and simulation governance will be presented.
Ocean Energy Tamed by Modelon. Modelica based system simulation is the key enabler for product innovation.