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As satellites and astronauts travel further out in space, the more communication challenges they are faced with. This article discusses the variety of antennas that can be found on a spacecraft and the different simulation techniques that are best suited for each type of antenna such as ... Read More
To improve the health of the Dommel river, an aeration unit has been added to the Eindhoven wastewater treatment plant to increase the oxygen level of the effluent before merging with the river. Before construction, a CFD model of a multiphase turbulent fluid flow was created to ... Read More
Modeling thermal elastohydrodynamically lubricated (TEHL) gear contacts quickly reveals a complex system of interconnected heat, mechanical, and fluid phenomena. Engineers at the Gear Research Centre, Technical University of Munich, enlisted multiphysics simulation to create a ... Read More
At the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), engineers have designed an acoustic metasurface that could be used to enhance the acoustics of concert halls, soundproof homes, and reduce the noise of an engine during a flight. The many complex phenomena that must be considered in ... Read More
At ASML, the development of cutting-edge computer chips and the machinery to produce them requires a complex understanding of the many coupled physical processes involved. To design machines at this level of precision requires simulation at every step, making the availability of a ... Read More
To achieve fuel efficiency goals, conventional materials for car structures, such as structural steel, must be combined with lighter materials, such as aluminum. Scientists at the National Research Council Canada (NRC) develop corrosion-resistant multimaterial assemblies containing both ... Read More
Endress+Hauser specializes in instrumentation development and produces a variety of measurement devices and sensors. One of their specialties is flow meters, devices that monitor and sense the characteristics and properties of fluids. The accuracy of these sensors must be consistently ... Read More
Lightning Technologies, an NTS company, is a world leader in the design and validation of sophisticated lightning protection systems. Engineers at NTS use simulation to design lightning protection systems for wind turbines, capturing the complexity of the relevant physics before ... Read More
VDEh-Betriebsforschungsinstitut (BFI) is one of Europe’s leading research institutions in the development of iron- and steelmaking technology. As steel production entails a lengthy chain of processes, improvements in quality and efficiency are often the focus of their research. A ... Read More
Sintex is a developer and manufacturer of magnetic couplings, systems that transmit torque and power with significantly increased reliability compared to mechanical transmissions. Because of their noncontact operation and media separation, these couplings are finding crucial roles in ... Read More