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Discover Excellence in Engineering Simulation

Each issue of Ansys Advantage showcases customers’ stories and important trends across a variety of industries. Learn how engineering simulation is accelerating product development, adding value and reducing costs.   

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Simulation Success Stories

Learn how the world’s top enterprises and startups alike are optimizing product design and development while accelerating their digital transformation strategies.

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Designing the James Webb Telescope with Simulation

With a successful launch of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), NASA once again embarked on a mission to transform our understanding of the universe. Because the JWST is entirely too large to test everything in person, and testing on Earth isn’t the same as testing in space, engineers simulated how the telescope will act in its operational environment.

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X1 Wind Floats Unique Energy Harvesting Technology

With the support of the Ansys Startup Program, X1 Wind gained valuable access to Ansys simulation software and developed a disruptive floating wind technology that could radically transform energy production.

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Increasing Additive Manufacturing Build Success With Machine Learning

See how Ansys Granta MI uses a data-driven approach based on machine learning to increase build success in additive manufacturing.

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Lightning Simulation: Susceptibility Matches Field Results

See why Airbus has used Ansys EMA3D to understand lightning-induced electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and support EMC certification for at least two decades.

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Toyota Simulates from Land to Air and Back Again

Collaboration among engineers often leads to innovation, but engineers at Toyota Motor Corp. have extended their knowledge of automotive aerodynamics by working with an air racing team. The unusual collaboration employed simulation to improve both airplane and automobile aerodynamics.

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Take Heart: Personal Digital Avatar Dramatically Improves Aortic Surgery Outcomes

Learn how Professor Jean-Philippe Verhoye is using biomedical simulations of individual patients’ vascular systems to inform surgery and produce better outcomes.

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A Breath of Fresh Air

Dr. Yu Feng, a faculty member Fresh Air simulation to create customized models of the pulmonary systems of individual patients. By creating a digital twin of the human respiratory system, Feng is helping health care teams deliver personalized treatments, patient by patient, that increase the effectiveness of medical therapies and support better outcomes.

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Digital Twins Help Bioreactors to Produce Personalized, Cell-Based Therapies

See how a personalized medicine approach has led companies like Antleron in Leuven, Belgium, to redefine the concept of a bioreactor, using Ansys simulation solutions and digital twins to optimize and customize the growth of cells for therapeutic purposes.

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Building a Bioartificial Kidney

Ansys Fluent is helping researchers involved with The Kidney Project create a small, surgically implanted, self-sustaining bioartificial kidney that could deliver a quantum improvement in the quality of life for tens of thousands of people currently on dialysis and awaiting kidney transplants.

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Simulation and High-Performance Computing Reduce Fracture Risk in Osteoporotic Patients

Using Ansys Mechanical on a supercomputer configured for high-performance computing (HPC), researchers at the University of Bologna reduced total simulation time to less than two weeks.

For France’s Equipe Cycliste Groupama-FDJ, their plans to outpace the competition are riding in part on aerodynamic simulation.
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Designing the World’s Fastest Bike

For France’s Equipe Cycliste Groupama-FDJ, their plans to outpace the competition are riding in part on aerodynamic simulation from Ansys.