Sunroof buffeting and acoustical impedance of flexible structures : the noise associated with sunroof buffeting is caused by unsteady flow over the sunroof opening interacting with the roof panel and radiating sound to the vehicle occupants.
Dynamic Fluid Body Interaction (DBFI) simulation of a large cargo ship : modeling the motion of a body resulting from the forces and moments on it can be carried out seamlessly within the single integrated environment of STAR-CCM+.
This exploded view of an electric motor shows the surface temperature distribution and polyhedral mesh generated with STAR-CCM+ for a forced air cooling simulation.
Flexible wing : Use of high fidelity computational aeroelasticity is critical to tomorrow's design challenges, driving innovation and resulting in engineering success. STAR-CCM+, with a direct link to Abaqus FEA for co-simulation, seamlessly integrates computational...
Analysis of a wing leading edge and anti-icing protection : in-flight icing, caused by accretion of super cooled liquid water droplets, can lead to a drastic change in aircraft performance and numerical simulation of icing behavior is critical to ensure flight performance of aircraft over varying...
Optimization of electronics cooling fins using Optimate+ : CD-adapco has partnered with Red Cedar Technology to deliver Optimate+, an add-on module for STAR-CCM+ that offers a breakthrough solution for design exploration and optimization with CAE/CFD simulations
Whether you call it multi-disciplinary, multi-physics, simulation of systems, or co-simulation, seeing the 'big picture' through simulation has been the focus of CD-adapco products for many years now.
There are many examples in our current products which enable multi-disciplinary simulations such as electro-chemistry (for battery simulation), electro-magnification, aero-vibro-acoustics, icing, casting, chemistry, combustion, discrete element modeling, multiphase, dynamic fluid body interaction, heat transfer, fluid-structure interaction, design optimization etc.
To allow for a more complete understand of system performance and how physical phenomena interact, STAR-CCM+'s also has a range of tools allowing it to work in conjunction with 3rd party codes for both 1D and 3D co-simulation.
Each of these capabilities and features are implemented with the vision of simulating full systems rather than merely coupling physics models to analyze individual components.