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Cutting Development Time for Pumps through Simulation Techniques

From simple household uses to high-end industrial applications, pumps remain a preliminary device make our lives easier. It’s nearly impossible develop many equipments and devices that rely on pressurized fluid streams without utilizing pumping systems. Because of its highly important role, it is evident to place a firm focus on its design for a particular application.…


Added by Mehul Patel on February 24, 2015 at 1:46am — No Comments

Architectural 3D Floor Plans and 3D House Design Help Architects to Win Projects

Today the AEC industry has progressed and has adopted technology like never before. Right from harnessing the power of 3D modelling and photorealistic rendering, animation, interactive visualization to Building information modelling, they have done it all.

However today, there are still some architects and designers, following the same old rudimentary and time consuming conventional methods to create and communicate their architectural…


Added by Hitesh Sompura on February 22, 2015 at 10:32pm — No Comments

Marketing-Ready Product Animations

With all of the time and energy (and cost!) that goes into creating designs and their 3D CAD models, it is a great idea to try to leverage that CAD topology and product structure in as many places as possible. One opportunity to gain additional value from those 3D design is through the creation of marketing-ready product animations.

The benefits of animation are many, and your engineering team may already be…


Added by Joel Howe on February 19, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Wireless security system is undoubtedly better!

Setting up a security camera may look like a big task for you but don’t worry wireless cameras are there now to make your work easier. Culminating towards popularity, the wireless security cameras are something that is made to overcome the drawbacks faced through wired cameras. In recent years the security cameras have gained a lot of fame for the service they provide. They are beneficial to the owners of the shop, business…


Added by Yoey Thamas on February 18, 2015 at 11:02pm — No Comments

Does Your Wearable Device Really Need a Smartphone Application?

This is part 11 of our series, “The Future of Medical Technology: Wearable Devices.” Read Part 10 here.

“There’s an app for that” is a ubiquitous statement nowadays. Does the…


Added by Sanjay Patel on February 18, 2015 at 8:55am — 1 Comment

The Ins and Outs of Becoming a Marine Engineer

During the last century, Engineering was developed as a field of study and has since branched off into many different directions, far more than when it was first introduced. There are a number of specialised fields of engineering and they all have their relative professionals and experts who are well known for being the top in their respective fields. As well as Civil, Computer, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, one such field is Marine Engineering. …


Added by Mike James on February 17, 2015 at 5:27am — 1 Comment

Discover New Design Opportunities with Reverse Engineering & Rapid Prototyping

Product designing is a complex phenomenon, involving the mixed application of engineering expertise and tools. One has to ensure optimum utilization of skills with a blend of right tools to devise innovative products with minimal investment of cost and time.

While developing a new product often involves a rigorous research and feedback from the…


Added by Nikunj Patel on February 9, 2015 at 1:37am — No Comments

FAQs on Connecting a Wearable Device to the Cloud


Added by Sanjay Patel on February 4, 2015 at 6:37am — No Comments

Visualizing and Demonstrating the Architectural Concepts and Designs in 3D

With the arrival of 3D designs rendering, architects and home designers can visualize external surroundings and interior designing conveniently. Today to visualize various architectural concepts clearly and accurately the conceptual demonstration of designs and concepts of architecture are very useful.

Referred to as pre-visualization, Architectural 3D Rendering has now become the key to…


Added by Hitendra C on February 2, 2015 at 9:15pm — No Comments

Automatic Vs Manual Meshing: Which One is Right for You?

There’s always a debate on choosing the right meshing technique for FEA and CFD simulations. Since meshing is an important part in any simulation process, it is imperative to ensure that a proper meshing technique is adopted. This is essentially a concern for most analysts as the simulation results hugely rely on mesh quality.

It is quite easy to…


Added by Mehul Patel on January 28, 2015 at 2:00am — No Comments

Enhancing Mixing Process Using Computational Fluid Dynamics

The mixing of two or more fluids is a process most commonly found in many industries, having a substantial importance in almost every production process as well as industrial and consumer products. Examples include mixing of dye into liquid, or food ingredients mixed together in food processing or mixing of gases diffusing into one another. The number of opportunities for mixing technology is unlimited, which is…


Added by Mehul Patel on January 27, 2015 at 1:30am — No Comments

Conducting Finite Element Analysis Doesn’t Always Mean Downsizing

The use of finite element analysis is widespread among the engineering community because of its ability to quickly assess product designs. However, most engineers take FEA as a tool to achieve downsizing objectives.

It is true though, that the use of finite element method assists in identifying design alternatives that are less in weight, it doesn’t…


Added by Bhaumik Dave on January 23, 2015 at 1:30am — No Comments

A Crash Course in Choosing Biocompatible Wearable Tech Materials

This is part 9 of our series, “The Future of Medical Technology: Wearable Devices.” Read Part 8 Here.

What is the best part about wearable technology products? You can wear them while they work! This also indicates, however, that your wearable device must be made of an appropriate material to be worn safely. Rather than panicking and diving head…


Added by Sanjay Patel on January 20, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Simulation Explains How A Sneezing Person in an Airplane Can Make You Sick

One of the leading commercially available simulation software from ANSYS helps in determining the fluid flow behavior for various engineering applications. Engineers utilize these simulation tools to optimize aircraft wings for optimum lift and drag in the air, or improve the performance by reducing aircraft weight.

However, the ability to predict the…


Added by Mehul Patel on January 17, 2015 at 4:00am — No Comments

5 Tips to Incorporate Simulation Driven Design for Your Next Product Design Project

Simulation has taken over the conventional manufacturing approach for many industries. However, research shows that many small and mid scale manufacturing organizations are skeptical about including the technology in the product development process and prefer to use these tools past the design release.

For organizations looking to adopt the…


Added by Alpesh Patel on January 17, 2015 at 3:00am — No Comments

3D Model Created in ScanIP Used Towards Kidney Stone Operation


3D printing technology is becoming more common in the medical industry, whereby scans (such as MRI and CT) can be converted into physical models for use as a research aid. Entrepreneur John Cousins (Managing Director of isodo3D) recently took advantage of…


Added by Simpleware on January 16, 2015 at 3:00am — No Comments

What Should Your Wearable Wear? Choosing Materials for Medical Device Enclosure

If you decide that your device is intended to be worn by young children, then you can imagine a material that is lightweight and brightly colored. This definition, however, also tells you that the device material should be durable or easily and inexpensively replaced to accommodate the typical…


Added by Sanjay Patel on January 12, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Case Study: Mechanics of Bacterial Biofilms on Sutures

Biofilms represent bacterial communities that attach to implanted medical devices such as sutures and catheters. When detached from implants within the body, biofilms can cause chronic infections. This study used Simpleware software to generate image-based microscopic finite element (FE) models from confocal laser scanning…


Added by Simpleware on January 8, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Rethinking Product Development: Why You Should Adopt Simulation

Product development strategy is a core for manufacturing businesses, and remains a focal point from where the growth of an organization propagates. Devising a sound strategy to develop product for the right market and at the right time is what makes businesses successful in fiercely competitive environment.

As such, the pursuit of manufacturing right…


Added by Mehul Patel on January 7, 2015 at 10:00pm — No Comments

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