Posts Tagged 'Nexus'

23.04.2014 – Engineering Simulation Show

iChrome will be attending the Engineering Simulation Show in Derby on Wednesday 23rd April. Look forward to meeting some of you there. The Engineering Simulation Show will bring together 1000s of FEA, Design, Stress, CFD and Structural engineers across a wide range of disciplines and industrial sectors who share a professional interest in the use of engineering simulation software.

For more information http://www.theengineeringsimulationshow.co.uk/

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15.04.2013 – Nexus WorkShop – Brescia

Nexus WorkshopiChrome Srl, the italian branch of iChrome, is pleased to invite you to attend the Nexus WorkShop that will be held the 15th of April 2013 c/o the Mechanical and Industrial Department of University of Brescia.

At the end of the Workshop all the attendees will receive a one-month demo license of Nexus along with the possibility of arranging a Technical Meeting to be held at your ...

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Size and Shape optimization of Composite Stiffened Panels via MLS free-mesh morphing

This work combines Moving Least Square mesh morphing methods with classical optimization techniques to optimize Composite Stiffened Structures against buckling constraints. The idea is to use standard optimization methods to handle thicknesses and percentages of the composite laminates and Moving Least Square morphing capabilities to modify the shape of the stringers without generating new meshes from geometry during the optimization process.

Methodology

The considered structural assembly is reported in the figure below. A flat panel with ...

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Optimization of an ORC Radial Turbine Nozzle

Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) turbogenerators usually operate in thermodynamic regions characterized by high pressure ratios and strong real-gas effects in the flow expansion, requiring therefore a non-standard turbomachinery design. An effective approach can be based on the intensive use of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and optimization procedures to investigate a wide range of possible configurations.

Methodology

Expansions through impulse stages of ORC turbines are commonly characterized by large pressure ratios and a low speed of sound ...

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Optimization of Transonic Wing with Advanced 3D Mesh Morphing

Aerodynamic efficiency is a key aspect in commercial aircraft design as it allows reducing fuel consumption and meeting emission and performance requirements. The main goal of this work is to improve the initial shape of the wing of an innovative three lifting surfaces configuration aircraft in order to minimize drag at transonic cruise condition.

Methodology:

The classic approach to aerodynamic shape optimization requires the definition of a geometrical parameterization of the CAD model. In this case, ...

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08.10.2012 – Nexus WorkShop – Milan

Nexus-Workshop

iChrome Srl, the italian office of iChrome, together with CILEA and LTC Engineering is pleased to announce the first Nexus Workshop. The Workshop will be held at the CILEA computing centre in Segrate (Milano) the 8th of October 2012 from 14.00 to 18.00.

CILEA is an inter-university italian consortium founded in 1974 to offer high performances computing power for partners and universities. Visit CILEA ...

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Optimization of a Motorbike Composite Swing-Arm

The challenge is to perform a feasibility study aiming at replacing the single-sided swing-arm for high performance MV Agusta F4 1000R and “Brutale” 990R/1090RR motorcycles made in aluminum alloy with a Resin Transfer Molding (RTM) carbon composite one. Injection-based technologies for long fiber reinforcement, such as RTM, have been found particularly rewarding for motorsport cars and motorbikes.

Methodology:

After an initial re-assessment of shape and design of the part to make it more suitable to be ...

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