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Waterproofing Car AC Air Intakes: CFD Simulations Prevent Water Intrusion

Ensuring proper automotive HVAC system waterproofing is critical for occupant safety and comfort. Water entering the cabin air intake can quickly lead to fogged windows, decreased air quality, and driver distractions - potentially causing accidents. But preventing rain intrusion into these intakes is a tough engineering challenge...

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2024, June | Article by: Michele Merelli

Unleashing the Potential: How Particleworks CFD Cracked the E-Motor Cooling Challenge

As electric vehicle adoption accelerates, designing compact yet powerful traction motors with effective cooling is crucial. Traditional CFD tools can struggle with the complex multiphase flows involved, like oil impinging on windings. However, a cutting-edge particle-based approach enabled engineers to optimize an oil-cooled e-motor design through efficient simulation...

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2024, June | Article by: Michele Merelli

Oil Flow Rate Optimization for Heavy-Duty Axles: A Case Study in Planetary Gear Lubrication

In heavy-duty machinery, efficient lubrication is crucial for performance and longevity. This case study delves into the optimization of oil flow rates within a complex axle system containing an integrated planetary gear stage. The goal: ensure adequate lubrication of the planetary gears, while maintaining efficient oil exchange between the axle and planetary stage under varying operating conditions, such as uphill and downhill movement...

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2024, June | Article by: Michele Merelli

Optimizing Fluid Dynamics in Flexible Packaging Machinery: A Case Study

In the fast-paced world of flexible packaging, efficiency and precision are paramount. This case study explores the optimization of fluid dynamics within a stand-up pouch packaging machine, focusing on the critical processes of pouch opening, filling, and closing. The goal: ensure optimal performance across various package materials and machine configurations while adapting to evolving regulatory restrictions...

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2024, June | Article by: Michele Merelli

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