This product update dives into pivotal features recently introduced by SimScale.
This article discusses how wind turbine design can be enhanced and accelerated with simulation using CFD and FEA tools to achieve optimal efficiency and performance.
By utilizing Turbomachinery CFD in SimScale, engineers can analyze their centrifugal pump’s performance and efficiency and identify areas of improvement in the design to ensure optimal operation.
SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation extends the simulation capabilities into the realm of CFD. With this tool, engineers can analyze the behavior of fluids within or around their designs.
This integration supports the creation of CAD models of turbomachinery products such as turbines, pumps, compressors, and fans and running simulations to evaluate their blade profiles, pressure-flow characteristics, and efficiency requirements.
Read how engineers can benefit from one particular aspect of simulation that provides them with more accessibility, collaboration opportunities, and efficiency in both time and money.
In FEA harmonic dynamics simulations, the input and output quantities typically follow the “harmonic” behavior that dictates the name; that is, the time history for one variable can be expressed as a cosine function of time.
This post analyzes the structural performance and integrity of a casing snap-fit assembly using cloud-native nonlinear static analysis. The focus of this analysis was to detect the peak stress regions, and therefore better understand the likelihood of permanent deformations.
The Compressible fluid flow analysis is used to run simulations where fluid density variations have a considerable impact on the flow simulations.
The SOLIDWORKS Add-In for SimScale is a self-service integration that takes users step by step through a seamless simulation experience. Users can now leverage the powerful cloud-native engineering features in SimScale without leaving SOLIDWORKS.
Multiphase flows are ubiquitous in engineering and natural processes and are often resource intensive to simulate. SimScale has launched a new set of features that enable fast and accurate multiphase flow simulation and modeling in the cloud.
Aeronautical engineers now increasingly rely on simulation to perform new, more demanding tasks.
SimScale says the new features allow engineers to explicitly define key Joule heating parameters, variables, and output key metrics.
Which simulation type is appropriate for you? In this video we will cover the different physics you can tackle within the SimScale platform and when you should select each.
Discover the benefits of cloud-native engineering simulation applied to thermal comfort and air quality analysis. SimScale offers a technically and economically accessible solution for indoor environmental simulations that can account for the complex physical phenomena needed to design healthy and energy-efficient buildings and spaces.
SimScale continuously releases new features and perform regular product maintenance on the fly. This blog provides an update with the main new features released in Q4 2022.
The finite element method (FEM) is a numerical technique used to perform finite element analysis (FEA) of any given physical phenomenon.
Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) has proven to be a feasible and faster way of approaching building design virtually. Simulations can be used at multiple stages of a building design starting from microclimate assessment using building massing, selection of ventilation components, occupant comfort assessments, and analysis to check for regulatory compliance.
A typical SimScale application is the analysis of electronics enclosures for thermal management, specifically, scenario testing multiple cooling strategies. Fan behavior can be simulated in several ways in SimScale.
This webinar recording presents the parameterization of a circulator pump geometry using Friendship Systems – CAESES, API workflow integrating CAESES with SimScale, the development of an innovative workflow for the optimization of a KSB circulator pump, and more.
If not designed efficiently, heat circulator pumps can be the biggest energy drains in a heating or cooling system.
SimScale's cloud platform, offering ease of use for complex geometries, automatic contact detection, automated meshing and virtually limitless scaling capabilities for CHT industrial–scale problems that often involve complex geometries.
CFD experts run airflow analysis on the iconic 'Star Wars’ battlecraft to dissect its aerodynamics.
This on-demand webinar will present a real-life case study with Hazleton Pumps, showcasing: Validations that prove the speed and accuracy of CFD simulations with SimScale and how to generate automated performance curves via rapid, parametrized design iterations.
This blog provides an update with the new SimScale features released in Q3 2022.
A rotating machinery engineer working on a new product or component can import and edit their CAD model in SimScale to perform multiple analysis types such as computational fluid dynamics (CFD), structural, and thermal using automated workflows and intuitive user interfaces.
Engineering organizations are embracing simulation-driven design processes, with various simulations occurring more frequently throughout the research, development, and manufacturing cycle. However, compute resource constraints, licensing requirements, analysis speed, and other factors sometimes limit the expansion of simulation for engineering organizations.
The SimScale platform has been adopted by leading global AEC firms to utilize the Pedestrian Wind Comfort (PWC) approach during early-stage design. Learning about your design early rather than later in the cycle and mitigating issues is the objective.
A simple workflow in the SimScale platform can guide engineers through a drone/UAV simulation, showing the external aerodynamics using CFD and static structural simulation for loading and vibration analysis.
Learn how engineers can harness the powerful features in SimScale for evaluating building aerodynamics, pedestrian wind comfort, indoor and outdoor thermal comfort, and structural wind loading on buildings, structures, and entire cities.
Simulating electronics cooling has a unique difficulty that does not occur with other thermal simulations. Electronic components have many little parts and details such as components, pins, chip markings, plate-through holes, etc.
Preparing, uploading, and adapting CAD geometry for analysis is the first step in setting up any three-dimensional simulation for analysis.
In this whitepaper, specialists from Onshape®, SimScale®, and ESTECO cover the implementation of a modern design-simulate-optimize workflow in the product development cycle.
This article analyzes the structural performance and integrity of a casing snap-fit assembly using cloud-native nonlinear static analysis. The focus of this analysis was to detect the peak stress regions, and therefore better understand the likelihood of permanent deformations.
This Blog posts highlights two case studies that demonstrate rapid ventilation design assessments. These techniques enable architects and engineers to quickly and accurately predict air movement and air quality, determine HVAC sizing, and assess ventilation strategies.
Flow through rotating equipment is inherently unsteady. For example, pumps and compressors in HVAC and oil and gas applications experience pressure surges during start-up, shut-down, valve closures, and power fluctuations. Rotating machinery is regularly subjected to unsteady and destabilizing effects resulting from rotor-stator interactions, vortex shedding, and shock formations.
Broad access to simulation: it’s a matter of survival for engineering teams. SimScale is making it happen —now.
Some products operate in environments and under conditions that are impossible and/or extremely difficult and expensive to recreate for testing purposes but can be modeled inside simulation tools at less cost and risk. For example, medical applications that require extensive and invasive human testing such as the nonlinear stress analysis of cardiovascular stents can now be easily simulated.
As engineers strive for the optimal design solution, a multiphysics approach is essential to fully capture the real-world interactions between different physical phenomena. Physical prototyping can amount to a huge investment in time and cost, meaning running analyses across multiple physics earlier in the design process is key.
Performing a design space and performance optimization with desktop-centric tools comes with significant barriers to entry that prevents design studies from taking place across many applications. By leveraging the power of end-to-end shape optimization completely in the cloud, the cost of expensive hardware and software maintenance fees are eliminated.
Human-centric design is a multi-faceted approach to design thinking that accounts for environmental, physiological, and psychological aspects of human performance. It aims to capture the impacts of all three aspects by using an evidence- and science-based approach to modifying the indoor and outdoor environment. This way, people living and working in homes, schools, offices, and outdoor spaces can be safe, comfortable, and productive in the most sustainable way possible.
To design and create heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) components with higher performance, analyzing them for aerodynamic and pressure-flow characteristics is critical. Most types of ventilation systems need to be designed to have maximum airflow through them while reducing the pressure losses across the unit.
Design and test high-performance rotating machinery components with engineering simulation on the cloud.
Design and test electronics cooling and thermal management strategies with engineering simulation in the cloud.
Design better products, faster, by investigating structural, thermal, and fluid flow behavior with engineering simulation in the cloud.
For the first time, HVAC engineers are able to explore the full design space for HVAC product designs, not just at the component level but the spatial (room) level where the products are installed. This reduces cost and time by avoiding the trial-and-error characteristics typically seen in physical prototyping.
Rotating equipment design and analysis is quite complex, with very stringent requirements on reliability, durability, and efficiency. Additionally, the emerging focus on developing equipment and processes that are more sustainable, economical, and globally accessible has led rotating machinery designers and engineers back to the drawing board to answer a variety of questions.
A dedicated Revit workflow now minimizes time spent in CAD simplification and accelerates early-stage design decisions.
Cooling data center buildings is critical, as they consume large amounts of energy and are considered a carbon-intensive industry. This is set to continue as the global trends of digitalization and cloud computing further accelerate.
Accurately predicting temperature distribution used to be considered a time-consuming and costly exercise that resulted in poorly understood thermal response in electronics products. This Blog post walks through the most common challenges faced by electronics designers and demonstrate how access to simulation at the early design stages is essential to achieving the required design performance, reducing physical prototyping costs, and increasing confidence in overall quality.
SimScale is committed to making engineering simulation more accessible to all engineers, especially those working in industries that have not traditionally leveraged simulation in their design processes.
In an interview with Insights Success, David Heiny, CEO and Co-founder of SimScale, shares his insights into the company’s journey and its simulation solutions and services.
SimScale's Anastasia Churazova writes about democratizing simulation in this 2018 blog post.
Even for large or complex designs, the access to up to 96 cores and real-time simulation allows customers to get their results faster than was ever possible before with any traditional simulation tools.
Joule heating is an important phenomenon to capture in the design of many power electronics products and components. It is … Continue reading SimScale Launches Joule Heating Simulation to Accelerate Innovation in Power Electronics
CINCINNATI, OH (USA); JANUARY 12, 2022: The global simulation industry collaboration and technology alliance Revolution in Simulation™ (“Rev-Sim” at www.rev-sim.org), … Continue reading Revolution in Simulation™ Welcomes SimScale as its Newest Sponsor
Munich, Germany and Boston, MA, USA – 28 October 2021: – SimScale, the maker of the world’s first cloud-native platform for … Continue reading SaaS engineering simulation platform SimScale raises €25M Series C extension round to transform product design and R&D
Simerics-MP Mesher and Simerics-MP Solver are now exclusively available on the cloud through the SimScale engineering simulation platform. The latest … Continue reading SimScale and Simerics Announce Strategic Partnership, Making High-Fidelity CFD Available in the Cloud
Through SimScale, Hunt Bike Wheels has access to multiple types of physics such as FEA and vibration analysis all in one platform using a single CAD model.
This article highlights a drone design project using SimScale’s CFD simulation tool to design a medical delivery drone from scratch.
SimScale was used extensively to analyze the performance of the new designs.
Brunel Unmanned Aerial Systems recently formed a student-led team, focusing on design, development, manufacture, and eventual demonstration of a novel unmanned aerial system for participation in the IMechE’s UAS Challenge.
Leaftech has completed 65 digital twin projects representing almost 5 million sq. ft. in built area and includes more than 4,000 building-level devices monitored from energy meters to temperature sensors from building management systems.
TechSAT simulated the natural frequency-induced modes of interest and excited those with a worst-case scenario of 10g acceleration to predict component structural limits. This would then show them how much physical displacement or deflection might be in the PCB contained within the electronics housing.
PMR uses cloud-native engineering simulation to design & develop specialist cooling systems, including radiators & intercoolers, maximizing the intake temperatures & airflow using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and then verifying the performance of these components before costly in-house fabrication.
Tampere Formula Student is a motorsport designing team comprised of student members at Tampere Universities. In 2022, they competed in four different competitions and have recovered from their 6-week competition trip and are now ready for more challenges in 2023.
Cloud-native CAD and CAE allow Brainchild engineers to work remotely very effectively, as they have deployed a hybrid approach of local versus global engineering talent. The results were 20 virtual prototype design iterations and 100x or more ROI realized.
This case study examines Environmental Design and Sustainability at KPF. The company developed a microclimate app in less than 3 months and deployed it to over 100 architects globally.
This article demonstrates how design-to-prototype cycles were reduced from weeks to days by leveraging the power of the cloud for simulation.
This article explores a case study on thermal radiation and an overview of radiation effects that should be included in engineering simulation studies.
The project in question is a new master plan and housing project in Dolvik, in the municipality of Bergen, close to a fjord. The location close to a fjord on the west coast of Norway gives rise to a need for detailed microclimate analysis.
This case study is based on a live research project to develop and test a novel HVAC unit’s mixing performance under various airflow and temperature conditions applied to the model.
One of many design challenges the urban design and masterplanning team worked on included a new district-scale educational and research masterplan in the Middle East. This new project had several climate and environmental aspects that needed fast and accurate simulations of the microclimate to inform critical design decisions.
The rotating machinery industry has widely adopted digital prototyping to explore a larger design space than is otherwise possible. But for too long, companies have been restricted in deriving the maximum benefits from digital prototyping due to the limitations of desktop-based legacy software, and Hazleton was no exception.
The incorporation of computer-aided engineering (CAE) at Orbital Marine Power was driven by two main reasons. The first one was to model the turbine leg and nacelle to optimize the hydrodynamic performance and reduce the impact of the shadow effect. This would result in an increased performance of the turbine. With this in mind, simulations were carried out to better quantify the drag and lift coefficients.
Engineers at OxTS could see a clear need for CAE: being able to reliably simulate bending forces, vibrational effects from the leg mountings, and dynamic loading. CAE would give OxTS a much higher level of confidence in this new product development, which being attached with suction cups, presented a significant risk to vehicle testers. Having spoken to a few companies, the cost of adding a built-in FEA solver was not worthwhile.
Monodraught specializes in sustainable and low energy/carbon products to meet the growing demand of the net-zero policies in the UK and abroad. As such, they critically value R&D to continuously bring new products to a rapidly changing and growing market.
The Today Rimac Automobili engineering team creates core EV systems in-house, from power-dense drivetrain systems to a highly advanced autonomous-driving and unique user experience enabled through our infotainment technologies.
Glanzner Dynamics is a small design company based in Einhausen, Germany. They are improving HVAC duct dystem through cloud-based simulation from SimScale.
Success story featuring BellaSeno – a preclinical stage medical device startup aiming to introduce a new generation of absorbable implants for breast reconstruction.
How does one company undertake the herculean challenge of testing a product in a working environment 500m underground and submerged under water? By discovering and leveraging cloud-based CAE for CFD simulations, of course. Learn how Design and Innovation Solutions was able to understand the behavior of the system at play and what decisions were made to have the best design.