ANSYS Advantage - Volume V, Issue 3, 2011

 

FEATURES


BEST PRACTICES

Reaching New Heights
High-performance computing with ANSYS takes simulation to new levels of power, fidelity and engineering insight.

ANALYSIS TOOLS

Bigger, Better, Faster: HPC Technology Leadership
Intense focus on HPC software development enables breakthrough productivity on current and emerging hardware solutions.

AEROSPACE

Tracking Jet Engines
Volvo Aero leverages HPC to help track engine part wear, saving customers service and replacement costs.

BEST PRACTICES

Taming the HPC Queue
Parker Aerospace recruited workstations into a virtual server to deliver timely, robust designs.

ELECTRONICS

Speeding to a Solution
ANSYS HPC helps a consulting firm evaluate high-fidelity models with rapid turnaround.

CONSUMER ELECTRONICS

HPC Delivers a 3-D View
NVIDIA accelerates engineering 3-D glasses with a GPU and ANSYS HPC.

CFD CONSULTING

Parlez-Vous HPC?
French consulting firm EURO/CFD offers clients cost-effective, flexible access to world-class HPC resources.

CONSTRUCTION

Tunnel Vision
Zitron trusts engineering simulation to meet evolving needs in tunnel ventilation system design.

ELECTRONICS

Low Power, High Performance
The acquisition of Apache increases ANSYS capabilities for designing low-power electronics devices while satisfying ever-increasing performance requirements.

POWER

Power Play
Multiphysics-based simulation reduces transformer size, cost and noise.

POWER GENERATION

Building a Safer Power Plant
One major concern for power plant designers is a disruptive event that may interrupt energy generation.

ANALYSIS TOOLS

Ply-Cycle
ANSYS Composite PrepPost assists in efficient, cost-effective design of a carbon fiber-based bicycle frame.

ANALYSIS TOOLS

Designing Wireless Power Supply Systems
Simulating the entire power supply system helps to develop the latest technology for charging mobile electronic devices.

ACADEMIC

Working at the Frontiers of CFD Simulation
As they push the boundaries of engineering simulation, academic research teams must meet exacting technology standards.

ACADEMIC

Linking Scanned Data to Simulation
Researchers use terrestrial laser scans to develop solid models for accurate structural simulation of buildings.

BEST PRACTICES

ANSYS Workbench Cranks Up Simulation
Piaggio engineers an enhanced design workflow to develop a crankshaft.

TIPS AND TRICKS

Not All Stresses Are Reported Equal
Different stress and strain results in ANSYS Mechanical versus Mechanical APDL may indicate need for a refined mesh.