ANSYS Advantage - Volume VIII, Issue 2, 2014

 

FEATURES


EDITORIAL

Eliminating the Element of Surprise
Today’s sophisticated products bring together a range of complex parts and functionality. Multiphysics simulation is critical in understanding how these parts actually work together in their operating environment — and managing the critical risk of product failure.

NEWS

Simulation in the News
A roundup of media articles on engineering simulation.

BEST PRACTICES

Multiphysics: The Future of Simulation
As part of its comprehensive set of solutions for engineering simulation, ANSYS introduces new technology developments that make multiphysics simulations faster, more seamless and higher fidelity — as well as more accessible than ever.

ROBUST ELECTRIC MACHINE DESIGN

Robust Electric Machine Design Through Multiphysics
Electromagnetic, mechanical and thermal simulation plus design optimization help to improve energy efficiency, noise and bearing life of robust electric motors.

ADVANCED MATERIALS SYSTEMS DESIGN

Magnetic Appeal
CERN used ANSYS multiphysics tools to optimize the design of a superconducting accelerator magnet.

FLUID-THERMAL SYSTEMS DESIGN

Exhaustive Simulation
An exhaust system designer uses multiphysics simulation to reduce costly iterations by validating designs before testing.

FLUID–MECHANICAL SYSTEMS DESIGN

Change of Heart
A new heart valve replacement procedure modeled with multiphysics simulation could eliminate the need for open-heart surgery.

ROBUST ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS DESIGN

Neat as a Pin
Rosenberger leverages mechanical and electrical simulation to provide a superior alternative to traditional spring pins for semiconductor testing.

FLUID–THERMAL SYSTEMS DESIGN

Cool Head
Ural Diesel-Motor Works uses multiphysics simulation to avoid thermal cracking in a cylinder head.

ROBUST ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS DESIGN

Balance of Power
To balance performance and cost, Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Bulgaria uses ANSYS multiphysics solutions to design power transformers and associated equipment.

ADVANCED MATERIALS SYSTEMS DESIGN

Getting Around in Style
Engineers quickly and reliably design a composites sports car and an electric bicycle using ANSYS technology.

ROBUST ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS DESIGN

Keep the Noise Down
ANSYS electronics tools work together to solve coupled power integrity and signal integrity problems in designing robust electronic systems.

ADVANCED MATERIALS SYSTEMS DESIGN

Sealing the Deal
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory leveraged simulation to develop an optimized method for inspecting sealed containers in verifying nuclear arms control treaties.

ROBUST ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS DESIGN

Cool Designs for Remote Desktop Access
Teradici improves PCoIP zero client design by optimizing enclosure cooling with ANSYS Icepak.

ANALYSIS TOOLS

Fast, Accurate Simulations for Fuel Combustion Applications
The acquisition of Reaction Design broadens the ANSYS simulation offering with industry-leading chemistry solvers to advance clean engine and fuel technologies.

ANALYSIS TOOLS

A Foundation for Collaboration
Multiphysics simulation in ANSYS Workbench powers system-level analysis and helps shorten design cycles.