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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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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…

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Open Source or Proprietary Software — What Is Best for Users?

Written by: Radu Crahmaliuc on 16 June, 2017

“Is open source software a reliable alternative to traditional proprietary engineering solutions?” is a question many may ask themselves. Open source is a concept as…

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Optimizing a Micro Wind Turbine with CFD | American Wind

Written by: Netty on 14 June, 2017

Never before has a 1-kilowatt generator been squeezed into a device just 3 inches in diameter. That is until American Wind developed its innovative micro wind…

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SimScale Announces Collaboration with VDI

Written by: Anastasia Churazova on 9 June, 2017

The SimScale platform was built on the idea of democratizing Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) by bringing it to engineers and designers worldwide and empowering them to…

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Increasing Manufacturing Tolerance for Disposable Pumps by 50% with FEA

Written by: Netty on 6 June, 2017

In medicine, disposable pumps are used for accurately dispensing medication, such as antibiotic, chemotherapy or pain management therapies. Allowing doctors and nurses to choose the…

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Designing More Durable Consumer Products with FEA

Written by: Anastasia Churazova on 2 June, 2017

Product design is a highly complex process, with multiple objectives, requirements, and constraints, all of which need to be satisfied for the final product to…

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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…