Flow simulation

  • 10-Sep-2008 09:01 EDT
RGB_prod 9.JPG

Voxdale used Flomerics’ EFD.Pro computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software to solve a power LED thermal management problem. The initial prototype overheated, reducing the amount of light delivered by the device and its lifetime. Thermal design typically represents the greatest challenge in LED system design; Voxdale engineers used the CFD results to redesign the housing in one day to improve airflow, eliminating overheating and improving light output and life. New generation CFD software allows engineers to focus on the fluid dynamics of the product rather than mastering the computational part. EFD.Pro uses native Pro/ENGINEER CAD data and automatically grids the flow space and manages flow parameters as object-based features to simulate design.

HTML for Linking to Page
Page URL
Rate It
0.00 Avg. Rating

Read More Articles On

CoreTechnologie offers a new module that enables easy creation of animated explosion views for assemblies of all major CAD formats for its conversion software and the CAD viewer 3D_Analyzer.
Making off-highway equipment, such as construction or agriculture machines, more efficient continues to be a priority after the final phase-in of the U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emissions regulations. “Some of the companies we work with are running out of credits and unfortunately still struggling with Tier 4,” explained Tristan Donley, Technical Director, Off-Highway Heavy Vehicles North American for Exa, a supplier of software for computational fluid dynamics (CFD).
The OPTIMISER 10 Fan Specification App from Multi-Wing America is a resource for original equipment engineers to specify the most efficient, tailor-made Multi-Wing fan for their application.
Companies like Gamma Technologies and Siemens PLM Software are developing simulation tools to help drive the design and development of more powerful, fuel-efficient off-highway engines.

Related Items

Technical Paper / Journal Article
Training / Education
Technical Paper / Journal Article