Tag Archives: ANSYS

ANSYS Startup Program: The Significance of Simulation – Webinar

Phoenix Analysis & Design Technologies Presents: ANSYS Startup Program: The Significance of Simulation  Do you work for a startup of know someone who does? PADT would like to invite you to attend our upcoming webinar in support of the ANSYS … Continue reading

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PADT Events – January 2017

Welcome to 2017. We are all very excited about what we have planned for events this year. As we travel around the country, and the world, we hope to have to chance to meet many of you who follow PADT. … Continue reading

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The next webinar of the ANSYS Breakthrough Energy Innovation Campaign is now available!

 Register here to watch Thermal Optimization for Energy Efficiency  Nearly everything has an optimal operating temperature and thermal condition. Millions of dollars each year are spent generating and transporting thermal energy to achieve thermal goals. Thermal optimization not only improves … Continue reading

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Metal 3D Printing a Shift Knob

I have always had an issue with leaving well enough alone since the day I bought my Subaru. I have altered everything from the crank pulley to the exhaust, the wheels and tires to the steering wheel. I’ve even 3D … Continue reading

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ANSYS Breakthrough Energy Innovation Campaign – Thermal Optimization

Information regarding the next topic in the Breakthrough Energy Innovation Campaign has been released, covering Thermal Optimization and how ANSYS simulation software can be used to help solve a variety of issues related to this topic, as well as capture … Continue reading

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The next webinar of the ANSYS Breakthrough Energy Innovation Campaign is now available!

Register here to watch Turbocharge Rotating Machinery Efficiency with Simulation   Rotating machinery users demand increased efficiency, reliability and durability while expecting compliance with regulatory mandates to reduce emissions and noise. Simulation pinpoints solutions and guides trade-offs early in the design process … Continue reading

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SFF Symposium 2016 Paper: Predicting the Mechanical Behavior of ULTEM-9085 Honeycomb Structures

Our work on  3D printed honeycomb modeling that started as a Capstone project with students from ASU in September 2015 (described in a previous blog post), was published in a peer-reviewed paper released last week in the proceedings of the SFF … Continue reading

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ANSYS R17 Topological Optimization Application Example – Saxophone Brace

What is Topological Optimization? If you’re not familiar with the concept, in finite element terms it means performing a shape optimization utilizing mesh information to achieve a goal such as minimizing volume subject to certain loads and constraints. Unlike parameter … Continue reading

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ANSYS Startup Roadshow – November 18th, Phoenix AZ

Phoenix! The Co-Owner of PADT, Inc. Eric Miller will be at The Gateway Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation (CEI) this Friday, November 18th, from 12-1pm to discuss how ANSYS software is helping new entrepreneurs drive success through simulation. This is a free event, and while … Continue reading

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ANSYS 17.2 Executable Paths on Linux

When running on a machine with a Linux operating system, it is not uncommon for users to want to run from the command line or with a shell script. To do this you need to know where the actual executable … Continue reading

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The first webinar of the ANSYS Breakthrough Energy Innovation Campaign is now available

Register here to watch Simulation of Planar Magnetic Components – Possible or Impossible? Planar magnetic components consisting of a ferrite magnetic core and numerous conductor/insulation layers have been in use for many years. Historically, determining temperature dependent winding and core … Continue reading

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ANSYS Startup Roadshow Kickoff – CEI Phoenix

Click Here to Register Click Here to Register Can’t make it? Keep an eye out as we will be hosting events in other locations as the roadshow continues on! In the meantime, click here for more information on the ANSYS … Continue reading

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Machine & Fuel Efficiency – Industry Application

As it progresses, we here at PADT would like to share some examples of companies working within the five topics that this campaign focuses on (Advanced Electrification, Machine & Fuel Efficiency, Effective Lightweighting, Thermal Optimization, and Aerodynamic Design) in order to give you a … Continue reading

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ANSYS Breakthrough Energy Innovation Campaign – Machine & Fuel Efficiency

Information regarding the next topic in the Breakthrough Energy Innovation Campaign has been released, covering machine and fuel efficiency, and how ANSYS simulation software can be used to help solve a variety of issues related to this topic, as well … Continue reading

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Modeling 3D Printed Cellular Structures: Challenges

In this post, I discuss six challenges that make the modeling of 3D printed cellular structures (such as honeycombs and lattices) a non-trivial matter. In a following post, I will present how some of these problems have been addressed with different approaches. At the outset, I … Continue reading

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