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Verification and Validation in Computer-Aided Engineering — Explained

Written by: Serkan Solmaz on 27 July, 2017

Computer-aided engineering (CAE) is one of the most powerful tools of the recent era, being used in almost every field to provide efficient, cost-effective results. Conducting…

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How to Create a Smarter Snap-Fit Design Using FEA

Written by: Anastasia Churazova on 26 July, 2017

Snap-fits are everywhere you look! Remeber your indestructible Nokia 1200? It made use of a very well designed snap-mechanism to ensure the device safety through…

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Optimizing Ventilation System Design with CFD

Written by: Anastasia Churazova on 21 July, 2017

Why You Should Care About Flow Simulation The cost and performance of any physical product are generally determined quite early on in the design process —…

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Bike Aerodynamics Simulation — Reducing Cyclist Drag by 30%

Written by: Akrem Mouffouk on 19 July, 2017

Bike aerodynamics is considered to be one of the most complex applications in aerodynamics not only because of the bluff body shape of the rider…

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Formula Student Aerodynamics — Growing Wings with CFD

Written by: Niklas Pfeiffer on 19 July, 2017

There aren´t many things Formula One aerodynamicists get jealous of. But one of those rare things is definitively the aerodynamical freedom of development in Formula…

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Aerodynamics of Cycling Explained Through CFD

Written by: Anastasia Churazova on 4 July, 2017

The aerodynamics of cycling have preoccupied bicycle designers and riders alike since the early part of this century. Competitive cycling — and Tour de France…

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Team Vixen: Designing a UAV with SimScale

Written by: Andrei Roibu on 3 July, 2017

As students, we are often given assignments or projects which imply the usage of Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) software. However, the training that we receive is…


Pipeline Safety Assessment Against Thermal Load Using FEA

Written by: Guillermo Giraldo on 23 June, 2017

Pipeline flexibility analysis is one of the most common applications of structural engineering. Pipes are used for transporting many products, from oil and its derivatives…