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At Pisa University, numerical simulation is being used to study the accuracy of dam safety evaluations during earthquakes and other seismic events. Accurate numerical models could improve the structural integrity and adherence to code requirements for large constructions and buildings. Read More
The FDA is encouraging pharmaceutical companies to include simulation in their product development cycles, so companies are looking for candidates with strong simulation experience. To address this need, the University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy added simulation to the PhD ... Read More
To optimize a metasurface topology for an optical antenna design, an engineer from the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) is using an optimization algorithm inspired by natural selection, as well as multiphysics simulation. Read More
Fenestration systems can greatly impact the energy efficiency of buildings. Eurac Research is using simulation to accurately assess heat flow through a complex fenestration system in order to design more energy-efficient and comfortable buildings. Read More
Engineers at Volkswagen Kassel build and distribute simulation applications that can be used to evaluate the strength of rotor laminations for electric vehicle motors. Specialized applications enable them to streamline motor design and development, saving time and money in the process. Read More
Traditional power boxes are bulky and too large. To design a power box that is more space-conscious, modular, and ready for implementation in smart cities, while also ensuring structural and thermal integrity, Raychem RPG is using multiphysics simulation. Read More
To design a lithium-ion battery that functions efficiently, engineers at Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. are using multiphysics simulation to evaluate and prevent the formation of dendrites, which occurs when a current is applied to a lithium metal electrode in the battery. Read More
EPFLoop, from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), designed their pod for the 2018 SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition with the help of multiphysics simulation. They placed in the top three teams worldwide and competed in the final competition in California. Read More
ABB built a digital twin of an electromagnetic flowmeter to mimic an actual flowmeter in a virtual environment. The digital twin, based on multiphysics modeling, enables ABB to improve flowmeter designs and predict device performance under field conditions. Read More
Audio entertainment systems for luxury cars must provide end users with the highest quality of in-car listening experiences. Engineers at HARMAN International use multiphysics simulation to design systems with the entire car in mind, and build applications to streamline their processes. Read More