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Multiphysics Simulation Drives Smart City Technology new

Ishant Jain, Raychem RPG, India

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

Keeping Dendrites at Bay with Numerical Simulation new

Jusuke Shimura, Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Japan

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

ABB’s Electromagnetic Flowmeter Digital Twin Drives Performance new

Subhashish Dasgupta and Vinay Kariwala, ABB, India

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

Simulation Applications Help Shape the Design of Car Audio Systems new

Michal Bogdanski, François Malbos, and Michael Strauss, HARMAN International, France

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

Optimizing Instrument Transformers and Sensors with Multiphysics Simulation new

Nirmal Paudel, ABB, North Carolina, USA

Power grids need to be properly maintained in order to protect them from system failure. Engineers at ABB use multiphysics simulation to design instrument transformers and sensors that can withstand overvoltages and be used in submersible underground vault applications. Read More

Optimizing a GIS for High-Voltage Distribution with Multiphysics Simulation new

Bo Zhang, Pinggao Group, China

To speed up the development process for a gas-insulated, metal-enclosed switchgear (GIS), while significantly reducing costs, Pinggao Group used COMSOL Multiphysics®. They also built a simulation application that enabled collaboration on the design throughout the organization. Read More

The Unseen Wonders of Radiant Heating, Cooling, and Snowmelting new

Brett Austin, Viega, Colorado

Viega designs residential and commercial radiant heating and cooling systems. By building simulation applications and distributing them to customers, they are able to share the results of their analyses with customers and offer them valuable engineering support. Read More

Illuminating the Physics Behind Electromagnetics Concepts with Applications new

Nathaniel Kinsey, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia, USA

Electrical engineering students find it hard to visualize the electromagnetics concepts they are learning. To remedy this issue, a professor at Virginia Commonwealth University built specialized simulation applications, distributing them to students as part of the lesson plan. Read More

Lighting the Way for Improved Synchrotron Vacuum Chambers at RadiaSoft new

Nicholas Goldring, RadiaSoft LLC, Colorado, USA

One of the goals of the Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) is to increase the brightness of synchrotron beams for the Advanced Photon Source particle accelerator. To do so, engineers from RadiaSoft LLC created simulation applications to design optimized synchrotron vacuum chambers. Read More

ITW Uses Multiphysics Simulation to Cook Up Smart Microwave Oven Designs

Christopher Hopper, ITW, Illinois, USA

To design a "smart oven" with solid-state, convection heating, engineers at Illinois Tool Works (ITW) Food Equipment Group turned to multiphysics simulation and specialized applications. The finished product is able to cook food faster and more efficiently than conventional appliances. Read More

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