ANSYS Advantage - Volume V, Issue 2, 2011

 

FEATURES


CONSUMER GOODS

Mother of Invention
Simulation helps to deliver a milk warmer to market two years ahead of schedule, saving $54,000 in prototypes.

CHEMICAL PROCESS

Moving Toward Sustainable Wastewater Treatment
Researchers study the use of fluid dynamics to more efficiently remove environmentally hazardous sludge in chemical plants.

AUTOMOTIVE

Stepping on the Gas
Circuit and field simulation reduces inductance sensor application engineering from three months to two weeks.

OFFSHORE

Deep Thinking
ANSYS structural mechanics helps save years in designing the first steerable conductor for enhanced oil recovery.

OFFSHORE/ENERGY

Forecasting Underwater Noise
Simulation soundly predicts hydro-acoustics during offshore pile driving.

CONSTRUCTION

Building on a Global Reputation
NInsight verifies the architectural design of landmark buildings using engineering simulation.

TURBOMACHINERY

Breath of Fresh Air
Cummins uses high-performance computing to deliver better turbochargers to market — faster — by simulating the entire stage.

ELECTRONICS

Better Cooling, Hot Savings
Fluid dynamics keeps data center server racks cooler using less electricity.

HEALTHCARE

Cut to the Bone
Simulation reduces surgery duration and patient risk in treating infants with skull disorders.

OIL AND GAS

Separating the Streams
Multiphase simulation can improve performance of oil and gas separation equipment.

TURBOMACHINERY

Predicting Turbomachinery Erosion Rates
Erosion rate predictions help designers to improve longevity of rotating equipment that must operate in harsh environments.

THOUGHT LEADER

Green Design
With simulation and analysis, going green offers many benefits.

BEST PRACTICE

Fast Study
Gas turbine supplier leverages ANSYS Workbench to speed complex turbine blade analysis.

ANALYSIS TOOLS

Warming Up to Direct Modeling
Advanced CAE model preparation enhances pellet stove design and optimization.

Simulation to Reduce Automotive Emissions
Parametric design optimization of selective catalytic reduction systems helps to meet challenges in emission reduction.

ACADEMIC

Virtual Speech
Researchers use virtual tools to model and simulate the human vocal tract and upper airway.

TIPS AND TRICKS

Understanding Actuators
Multiphysics system simulation provides insight into the operations of actuators.