Technical papers


Abstract SMC processes involve a highly concentrated dispersion of chopped fibres into a resin, placed into a preheated mould, that closes rapidly (about 40 mm/s) squeezing the reinforced resin, inducing the mould...

SMC, Confined orientation, Friction, Parametric solutions, PGD
Composites

The demand for seating comfort is growing – in cars as well as trucks and other commercial vehicles. This is expected as the seat is the largest surface area of the vehicle that is in contact with the occupant. While...

Heated, Ventilated, Seat, Life Cycle Performance, Cushion Compression, Thermal Comfort, Virtual Seat Solution
Virtual Seat

Porosity in high performance castings can reduce mechanical properties and consequently degrade both component life and durability. Automotive Market increasingly requests High Performance Castings with high...

Die Casting, HPDC, part design, die design, casting development loop, digital tuning, die cycling, simulation, Porosity, Workflow, Macros, Automatization, Renault, ESI
Casting


Steady-state analysis: Predicts the frequency response due to a steady state sources, including:

Multiple compact acoustic sources Sources with directivity (with BEM interface, CLF or Test) Handle complex shaped...
Vibro-Acoustics

Presentation Overview

What is system simulation and where it is used in marine applications? Transient and steady-state torsional vibration analysis Application to vibro-acoustics Conclusions
Vibro-Acoustics

Prepared for AIAA Aviation 

ASME Turbo Expo

Vibro-Acoustics

Noise in cargo ships has become an important topic as international regulations are increasing the constraints. Predicting the sound pressure level in crew cabins for a new ship and diagnose the effect of design...

Vibro-Acoustics

This paper presents a research programme jointly implemented by IFSTTAR and ESI group in order to develop an integrative simulation platform able to support the human centred design of future Advanced Driving Aid...

Driver Model, Virtual Human Centred Design, Simulation, ADAS, Vehicle Automation
Virtual Systems & Controls

Belt conveyor systems belong to the category of continuous conveyors and are used all over the world for bulk material handling over long distances, for example in open-pit mines, such as the lignite areas in Germany...

System Modeling

In the development process of new components, new systems or new machines, the integration of different disciplines, such as hydraulics, mechanics or electronics, is becoming increasingly important in the development...

System Modeling

It can be an interesting journey when a foundry moves from quite conventional process design methods to one based on virtual prototyping technology, i.e. computational or virtual casting. Specific examples are...

Casting

Composite materials are being used at an increasing rate in the automotive industry due to their superior mechanical properties at low densities leading to lightweight components.  Continuing this trend requires the...

Composites

An economic utilization of modern engineering materials can only be achieved through a combination of different materials depending on the local design requirements. This further leads to questions about the...

Virtual Performance

The qualification of powder bed fusion processes is based on lengthy and expensive experimental trial and error. If models can be applied to predict process details and determine the probability of manufacturing...

Additive Manufacturing