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Using Low-Reflecting Boundary Conditions to Model Wave Propagation

April 6, 2017

Modeling wave propagation can be challenging. You need to balance the size of the computational domain with reflection at the surface boundaries. Low-reflecting boundary conditions can help.

Exploring the Effect of Greenery on Urban Air Pollution via Simulation

April 5, 2017

Can planting greenery in cities actually reduce air pollution? Researchers used CFD simulation to investigate how greenery affected the air quality of urban environments.

How to Postprocess Fields over Arbitrary Geometries

April 4, 2017

Check out this useful modeling trick: You can query the results of your model within an arbitrary geometric subregion by implementing an integration during postprocessing.

Predicting Deformations in a Bank Protection Structure with Simulation

April 3, 2017

To predict how a bank protection structure within the Yangtze River in China would deform under certain conditions, a group of researchers turned to geomechanical analysis.

Benchmark Model Helps Verify the Multibody Dynamics Module

March 31, 2017

The Four-Bar Mechanism with Assembly Defect benchmark model verifies the Multibody Dynamics Module for flexible multibody analysis.

Designing a Sensor Package for a High-G Accelerometer via Simulation

March 28, 2017

To design a piezoresistive sensor package for a high-G accelerometer, researchers turned to multiphysics analysis. They then verified the simulation results with experimental data.

Happy Birthday, Wilhelm Röntgen

March 27, 2017

Wilhelm Röntgen, a German physicist, is best known for discovering X-rays. Fun fact: The first X-ray ever taken is of the hand of his wife, Anna Bertha.

Designing and Optimizing MRI Birdcage Coils Using Simulation

March 24, 2017

An MRI birdcage coil should have an optimized magnetic field distribution around a patient’s head. Using RF simulation, we can design such biomedical systems.