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Optimizing Passenger Vehicle Design with Simulation Apps

Sitarameswara Sarma Akella, Mahindra, India

The fast-paced passenger vehicle design process at Mahindra, a multinational automotive manufacturer, demands efficient collaboration between manufacturing teams, design engineers, and computer-aided engineering (CAE) analysts. Validation of design changes to stabilizer bars, critical ... Read More

Communicating from Space: The Front End of Multiscale Modeling

Jiyoun Munn, Technical Product Manager, RF Module, COMSOL

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

Multiphase Flow Simulation Guides Wastewater Treatment Plant Design

Ronnie Berg, Tauw; Tony Flameling, Eindhoven Water Board, Netherlands

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

Simulation Apps Advance Tribology Research

Thomas Lohner, Gear Research Centre, Technical University of Munich, Germany

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

The Sound of Perfection Thanks to the Modeling of Acoustic Metasurfaces

Hervé Lissek, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

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

ASML Advances Computing Breakthroughs with Multiphysics Modeling

Fred Huizinga, ASML, Netherlands

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

Lightweighting with Aluminum: Corrosion Apps Guide Leading Design

Danick Gallant, NRC, Canada

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

Going with the Flow to Optimize Fluid Sensors

Vivek Kumar, Endress+Hauser, Switzerland

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

Multiphysics Protects Wind Turbines when Lightning Strikes

Justin McKennon, NTS Pittsfield, USA

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

Improving Efficiency in Iron Ore Sintering

Yalcin Kaymak, VDEh-Betriebsforschungsinstitut (BFI), Germany

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