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Predicting Wind Loads on Buildings via Web Browser

Written by: Anastasia Churazova on 26 May, 2017

A building design project is a complicated endeavor, consisting of multiple phases and requiring contributions from multiple disciplines. It also involves a lot of uncertainty while…

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Panther Racing Team Set their Sights on Michigan

Written by: Anna Flessner on 8 May, 2017

Panther Racing Team After many months and countless hours of work, the University of Pittsburgh Panther Racing Team has unveiled their 2017 Formula SAE race…

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Valve Sizing with Simulation: EJ Consulting’s CFD Story

Written by: Netty on 10 April, 2017

The HUBZone program is a U.S. government program which recognizes companies that operate and employ in areas that, historically, have financial difficulties. Part of it…

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Buckling Analysis of a RTG Crane

Written by: Guillermo Giraldo on 4 April, 2017

The RTG Crane (Rubber Tyred Gantry Crane, pictured in figure 1) is a fundamental equipment in any cargo port company. They allow fast stacking, unstacking and movement…

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Metal Sheet Optimization with FEA | Fixing Enclosure Failure

Written by: Manisankar V. on 4 April, 2017

Over the past years, cloud-based Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) has become an important tool in the product development cycle and is being used extensively in…

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Cross Flow Fan – Testing Vibration and Aerodynamics with CFD

Written by: Netty on 3 March, 2017

The cross flow fan (also called tangential fan) is used extensively in the HVAC industry, as well as in electronics. Producing an even laminar airflow and allowing…

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Centrifugal Fan CFD Analysis for Predicting its Aerodynamics

Written by: Netty on 3 March, 2017

A centrifugal fan (often called squirrel cage fan) is a mechanical device used for moving air or other gases. Due to their simple design, centrifugal fans are…

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Heat Sink Cooling Performance for Different LED Packages

Written by: Netty on 2 March, 2017

A heat sink is a passive heat exchanger that transfers the heat generated by an electronic or a mechanical device to a fluid medium, where…