Pointing RFIDs in the Right Direction
Using electromagnetic field simulation, engineers at Honeywell virtually evaluated new concepts for RFID systems to significantly reduce product development lead time.
Qualcomm engineers simulate the power sources in a smartphone in a fraction of the time required by a full thermal analysis.
AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE
Balloon-Borne Vehicles Provide a Bird’s-Eye View
World View engineers saved an estimated eight months and about $600,000 by employing simulation to determine the right design before building and testing a prototype of a balloon-borne vehicle to replace satellites.
Cutting the Cords
Engineers used ANSYS simulation to address thermal issues caused by packing high-power transmitters into a tiny enclosure.
Brain Trust for Aneurysm Treatment
To provide effective treatment for brain aneurysms, a healthcare company has developed a digital twin to help physicians place implant devices during surgery.
By developing microsatellites, startup Vector is opening up the “space race” to a new generation of small and midsized businesses.
Targeting a Tumor
By creating a human digital twin, researchers can target a drug on a lung tumor with 90 percent efficiency.
Cool Idea for Engine Design
Achates Power has designed a radically improved two-stroke opposed-piston internal combustion engine that increases fuel efficiency and reduces greenhouse gas emissions.
A Closer Look at Optical Simulation
With its acquisition of OPTIS, ANSYS has expanded its software portfolio to include the engineering simulation of light, human vision and physics-based visualization.