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Happy Birthday, Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya

September 15, 2017

Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya was a civil engineer who used his talents to make many significant contributions to India’s infrastructure. His birthday is celebrated as Engineer’s Day in India.

Predicting the Sound Emission of a Muffler Design via Simulation

September 14, 2017

Cars with subpar mufflers are annoyingly loud. Guest blogger Linus Fagerberg from Lightness by Design discusses a novel, simulation-based approach to predict noise generation in muffler designs.

Optimizing the Geometry of Optical Antennas with Genetic Algorithms

September 12, 2017

What does antenna design have to do with the concept of natural selection? Although it may sound far-fetched, the basic principles of natural selection can be used to optimize antenna geometries.

Analyzing a New Droplet-Forming Fluidic Junction with Simulation

September 8, 2017

A novel oscillatory microfluidic junction design, called a “batwing”, is improving the field of droplet microfluidics by consistently producing uniform and complex double-emulsion droplets.

How to Save Computational Time with a One-Way Coupling Approach

September 6, 2017

Simulating heat transfer in fluids with forced convection can be very computationally expensive. Did you know that you can save a lot of time and resources with a one-way coupling approach?

Pulsed Electrochemical Machining: A Multiphysics Model

September 5, 2017

Industries that manufacture metal parts are concerned with precision machining and quality of surface finish. Optimizing the pulsed electrochemical machining process can improve these factors.

Using Simulation to Study Ultrasound Focusing for Clinical Applications

August 31, 2017

Guest blogger Thomas Clavet of EMC3 Consulting discusses the simulation of ultrasound focusing via phased array and geometrically focused probe designs for clinical uses.

Learning Quantum Mechanics Concepts with Double-Barrier Structures

August 30, 2017

Quantum mechanics is a notoriously difficult subject to learn — and teach. Modeling a double-barrier structure is an effective way to teach quantum mechanics concepts to physics students.