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  • Rev-Sim Coffee Break Series: Part 11

    Case Study – Dielectric Heating of an Insulated Block

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    Rev-Sim virtual coffee break webinar series featuring case studies focused on democratizing high performance computing (HPC).

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  • Rev-Sim Coffee Break Series: Part 10

    Rev-Sim Coffee Break Webinar Series. HPC (High Performance Computing) Part 10: Data Classification

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    Super-H has used Ohio Supercomputer Center resources for MySQL hosting, raw data processing, and data classification.

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  • Torso Model Generation for Simulating Pacemaker Performance

    Synopsys helps MicroPort reduce reliance on animal testing.

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    MicroPort typically use animal testing for their devices, but this is expensive, time-consuming, and has significant ethical risks when trying to reduce errors. Image-based finite element (FE) simulation offers an alternative testing method that reduces reliance on animal testing, cuts the risk of device failure, and provides insights without the same ethical hazards as animal testing.

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  • Rev-Sim Coffee Break Web Series: Part 9

    Rev-Sim Coffee Break Webinar Series. HPC (High Performance Computing) Part 9: Radial Fan CFD Simulation

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    UberCloud’s Wolfgang Gentzsch presents a case study detailing High Performance Computing in support of CFD Radial Fan Simulation.

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  • Welding Simulation

    Democratizing HPC – Part 8: Welding Simulation

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    EMC2 and AweSim developed an App allowing non-specialists to access and use Virtual Fabrication Technology (VFT)

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  • Rev-Sim Coffee Break: Part 7

    CFD Modeling of ABB Transformers

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    Goal: Design dry-type transformers to reduce material costs while satisfying dielectric and thermal performance.

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  • Rev-Sim Coffee Break: Part 6

    Democratizing HPC. Ohio Supercomputer Case Study: Aircraft Design

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    Through the Ohio Supercomputer Center, TotalSim US was able to provide a web app to teams in the GoFly competition that performs CFD analysis on designs.

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  • Rev-Sim Coffee Break: Part 5

    Rev-Sim Coffee Break Series:  Democratizing High Performance Computing – Air Bag Simulation with ANSYS LS-DYNA

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    A RevSim (RevolutioninSimulation.com) virtual coffee break short video presented by Wolfgang Gentzsch of The UberCloud. This case study features Air Bag Simulation with ANSYS LS-DYNA.

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  • Rev-Sim Coffee Break Series: Part 4 – Greenlight Optics

    A RevSim virtual coffee break short video featuring a Greenlight Optics Case Study.

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    Through the Ohio Supercomputer Center Greenlight Optics was able to model thermal properties involved in producing an injection-molded lens used for collimating LED light.

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  • Rev-Sim Coffee Break Series: Part 3 – ANSYS for Bioreactors

    A RevSim virtual coffee break short video highlighting the virtual modeling and simulation of pharmaceutical production tank mixers by ANSYS.

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    A RevSim (RevolutioninSimulation.com) virtual coffee break short video highlighting the virtual modeling and simulation of pharmaceutical production tank mixers by ANSYS as an example industrial case study showcasing the democratization of HPC services and resources for everyday business purposes.

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  • Rev-Sim Coffee Break Series: Part 2 – BWAY Buckets

    Case study showcasing the democratization of HPC services and resources for everyday business purposes.

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    A RevSim (RevolutioninSimulation.com) virtual coffee break short video highlighting the virtual modeling and simulation of plastic buckets by BWAY as an example industrial case study showcasing the democratization of HPC services and resources for everyday business purposes.

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  • Rev-Sim Coffee Break Webinar Series. Part 1: Introduction

    Rev-Sim Coffee Break Webinar Series.  HPC (High Performance Computing) Part 1: Series Introduction

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    An overview of the new RevSim (RevolutioninSimulation.com) virtual coffee break series of short videos that will each highlight an example industrial case study illustrating the accessibility, availability, and capabilities (e.g. democratization) of HPC services and resources for researchers and engineers.

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  • Shaping up to Hover and Fly

    A case study highlighting how the Italian Aerospace Research Centre uses Optimus to explore innovative tiltrotor aerodynamic design concepts.

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    The Italian Aerospace Research Center, uses Optimus to explore innovative tiltrotor aerodynamic design concepts. Tiltrotor aircraft hold the potential to combine the vertical lift capability of a helicopter with the speed and range of a fixed-wing aircraft.

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  • Improving Blood Circulation

    Optimus identifies best shape for patient-specific coronary stents

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    Optimus design optimization software integrates mesh morphing (using Sculptor) and computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulations (using ANSYS Fluent) into an automated, repeatable process – speeding up the entire simulation campaign by a factor of 10. CFD simulations are used to model the complex fluid dynamics induced by the stenosis (narrowed section of the artery) in its proximal (upstream) and distal (downstream) regions, to investigate innovative ways to improve local blood circulation.

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  • Taking Wing

    Optimus helped Fuji Heavy Industries realize 1.2% reduction in aircraft takeoff weight

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    Wingtip devices are intended to reduce aircraft drag through partial recovery of the tip vortex energy. Fuji Heavy Industries (FHI) used Optimus to automate and couple FEM and CFD simulations to identify optimized winglet design configurations offering operational and environmental benefits.

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  • Sliding to the Faster Finish

    A case study on aerodynamics optimization of a bobsled.

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    The Shitamachi bobsled project is an engineering collaboration between Tokyo University and 40 design & manufacturing companies in the Tokyo region. The team of engineers first modeled a two-man bobsleigh design in CATIA, and used SC/Tetra to perform a CFD analysis.

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  • Glanzner Dynamics Reduced Their Need for Physical Prototyping by 90%

    Glanzner Dynamics is a small design company based in Einhausen, Germany. They are improving HVAC duct dystem through cloud-based simulation from SimScale.

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    Ductwork plays a crucial role when it comes to controlling the delivery and removal of air in both residential and industrial buildings. In the past, simplified analytical models were used to predict the flow profile of a complete duct system. In contrast, nowadays fluid flow simulation (CFD) technology delivers three-dimensional insights into the whole flow field and takes into account all physical effects, as well as the full geometry of the object.

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  • Rimac’s Journey Towards Full Vehicle System Simulation

    Rimac, a Croatia-based automotive technology powerhouse, needed a more efficient and flexible way to evaluate multi-physics powertrain systems.

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    This case study details how Rimac used Modelon’s simulation and modeling solutions, such as the Modelon Electrification Library, to meet their electric modeling, battery modeling, and full vehicle system simulation needs.

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  • BellaSeno used SimScale to maximize fluid flow through its high-end 3D printed implants Senella®

    Success story featuring BellaSeno – a preclinical stage medical device startup aiming to introduce a new generation of absorbable implants for breast reconstruction.

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    The technological success of the Senella® platform depends upon efficient vascularisation of the porous space within the implant volume such that the infiltrating tissue is adequately nourished.

    Due to this, it is very important that the pore architecture of the implant is designed to maximise fluid flow (and maximize fluid contact with the implant surfaces).

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  • The Growing Acceptance of CAE

    Simulation is being used for lawsuits in court, treating schizophrenia, use in middle school education and in deep learning.

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    With the following four UberCloud case studies we are demonstrating the growing acceptance of computer-aided engineering (CAE), especially in new user communities and application areas. Major reasons for this trend are continuous improvements in user-friendly CAE software, the ongoing price/performance improvement in high-performance computing (HPC), and easy and affordable access to powerful computing in the cloud.

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  • Deep Learning for Fluid Flow Prediction in the Cloud

    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.

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    CFD is demanding both in terms of computing power and simulation time. Artificial Neural Networks (ANN) can learn complex dependencies between high-dimensional variables. In this UberCloud case study, the goal of the approach is to apply an ANN to solve fluid flow problems to significantly decrease time-to-solution while preserving much of the accuracy of a traditional CFD solver.

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  • Ninth Graders Tap HPC in the Cloud to Design Flying Boats

    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.

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    This UberCloud project #208 has been performed by a class of 9th-grade middle-school students in Norway, supported by their physics teacher, ANSYS channel partner EDRMedeso, and HPC Cloud service provider UberCloud. On Microsoft’s Azure Cloud they used ANSYS Discovery Live which provides real-time 3D simulation, tightly coupled with geometry modeling, to enable interactive design exploration and rapid product innovation.

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  • HPC in Personalized Non-invasive Clinical Treatment of Schizophrenia and Parkinson’s

    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.

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    This UberCloud use case #200 describes how India’s National Institute of Health was able for schizophrenia – and potentially Parkinson’s disease, depression, and other brain disorders – to replace the current highly risky procedure of brain-invasive operations with an innovative technique of non-invasive low-risk treatment based on CAE that is also significantly more affordable.

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  • Paving the Way for Rapid Simulation Results

    Material Transfer Vehicle (MTV) manufacturer, Astec Industries, finds smooth roads with ANSYS.

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    Roadtec, Inc. manufactures material transfer vehicles (MTVs) that enable nonstop, noncontact road paving. The MTVs are delivered to job sites on flatbed trucks that can reach speeds of 70 mph. Depending on the flatbed operator, the MTVs may be loaded facing forward or backward. To design a safety restraint system that would protect both front- and back-facing MTVs, engineers had to model the airflow patterns associated with both configurations.
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