Element Digital Engineering

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Address & Contact Information

Element Materials Technology Cambridge UK Limited
Unit 204, Cambridge Science Park,
Cambridge, CB4 0GZ, UK

Contact: Dr Richard Chippendale

Element Digital Engineering specializes in engineering simulation services to solve complex challenges in a wide variety of industry sectors. Our team includes experts in advanced physics and mathematical modeling as well as in machine learning and data science.

Our expertise in modeling techniques combined with state-of-the-art tools for simulation and data analytics will accelerate your research and development initiatives. You will be able to optimize any design process to give you the best possible products, realize processing and manufacturing efficiencies, and enhance your industrial and commercial competitiveness.

Areas of Expertise

Our digital engineering services include advanced finite element analysis, computational fluid dynamics, discrete element modeling, and data science, which are augmented with high-performance computing, scientific programming, and software development capabilities. We have expertise in the following areas:

  • Structural mechanics
    • Static stress analysis
    • Time-dependent analysis (creep, stress relaxation)
    • Crack growth modeling (J-integral, cohesive zone, virtual crack closure technique)
    • Fatigue life and durability analysis
    • Life estimation
    • Structural optimization
    • Dynamic analysis including frequency and vibration
    • Impact and high-rate deformation
  • Fluid mechanics
    • Laminar
    • Turbulent
    • Multiphase
  • Heat and mass transport
    • Steady-state heat transfer
    • Transient heat transfer
    • Radiation
    • Conduction
    • Convection
  • Coupled systems:
    • Thermomechanical
    • Thermoelectric
    • Fluid–structure
    • Conjugate heat transfer
  • Discrete element modeling
    • Bulk material flow
    • Maximum throughput estimation
    • Wear analysis
  • Analytics and data science:
    • Problem formulation and viability studies
    • Deep learning
    • Computer vision
    • Natural language processing
    • Reinforcement learning
    • Forecasting (time series data)
    • Uncertainty quantification
    • Analytics and statistical inference
    • Predictive maintenance
    • Process optimization and design of experiments

Together, our modeling and simulation services and our vast physical testing capabilities offer a unique combination of tools to fast track your design and optimization initiatives. Both digital and physical assets are leveraged to deliver the best possible product and operation.

Everything we do is designed to ensure we leverage the data, mathematics, and advanced digital tools, from the R&D stage right through to material selection and product development, to ensure we solve some of your most complex problems both quickly and efficiently.