Consultants

Interested in outsourcing your CONVERGE simulations? Convergent Science refers such requests to consulting firms with CONVERGE expertise so that we can focus on providing innovative CFD software.

Argonne

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Dr. Sibendu Som
Phone: +1 (630) 252-5273
Email: [email protected]

Overview of Business Specialty

  • High performance computing resources
  • High performance computing expertise
  • Uncertainty analysis on engine simulations
  • In-nozzle flow simulations for liquid and gaseous fuels
  • X-ray radiography and phase contrast experimental data for in-nozzle and spray model validation
  • Coupled nozzle flow, spray, and combustion simulations
  • Development of low temperature combustion concepts aided by CFD (e.g., GCI, RCCI)
  • CFD based optimization of low temperature combustion concepts
  • Engine experimental data on light and heavy duty platforms for model development
  • Chemical kinetic mechanism development and reduction for CFD
  • Rapid compression machine data for surrogate development and chemical kinetic mechanism validation
  • Full-cycle, multi-cylinder engine simulations with high spatial and temporal resolutions
  • High-fidelity large eddy simulation based turbulence model implementation and validation
  • Prediction of cyclic variability with large eddy simulations
  • Turbulence chemistry interaction modeling

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Lyle Shuey
Phone: +1 (317) 340-9656
Email: [email protected]

Overview of Business Specialty

Czero specializes in early-stage R&D, advanced machines and innovative automotive technologies, offering full-service engineering that includes design, modeling, simulation, analysis, prototyping (virtual and physical) and testing.

CONVERGE CFD Analysis
  • Fuel injectors and fuel systems (natural gas, gasoline, diesel)
  • Combustion systems (PFI, GDI, pre-chamber, dual fuel, diesel, alternative fuel, compressed natural gas [CNG], liquefied natural gas [LNG])
  • Air systems (ports, manifolds, exhaust gas recirculation [EGR], cooling, turbo-matching)
  • CFD for both steady and transient flows that include moving boundaries (valves, actuators, cylinders and turbo machinery) and conjugate heat transfer in solid components.
  • Full-cycle, in-cylinder flow and combustion modeling, including liquid spray and emissions
  • GT-SUITE / GT-POWER engine modeling and co-simulation with CONVERGE
Related Services
  • IC engine and powertrain development and optimization
  • Fuel efficiency, energy efficiency and emissions improvements for passenger, commercial and industrial vehicles
  • Embedded control systems, novel supervisory control schemes and advanced algorithm development
  • Valvetrain design (camless and cam based)
  • High-bandwidth hydraulic systems
  • Hydraulic and electric hybrid powertrain design & analysis
EngSim

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Brad Tillock
Phone: +1 (618) 624-5620
Email: [email protected]

Overview of Business Specialty

  • General IC engine analysis and optimization
  • Intake and exhaust acoustics
  • Heavy-duty and automotive cooling systems
  • Vehicle drive cycles
  • Dynamic valvetrain analysis
  • High and low pressure fuel systems
  • Steady flow CFD
  • Conjugate heat transfer
  • Full cycle, moving mesh CFD – 4-stroke and 2-stroke
FEV

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Steve Kraemer
Phone: +1 (248) 373-6000
Email: [email protected]

Overview of Business Specialty

Engineering services including design, development, and testing in the following areas:

  • Passenger car diesel engines
  • Passenger car gasoline engines
  • Commercial, industrial and large bore engines
  • Transmissions
  • Vehicle engineering
  • Chassis engineering
  • Electrical systems and electronics
  • NVH – noise vibration harshness
  • Advanced and special applications
  • Value engineering
  • Test systems
  • Aerospace engineering
  • Infotainment and telematics
Ilmor

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Ian Whiteside
Phone: +44 (1604) 799100
Email: [email protected]

Overview of Business Speciality

Design, development, manufacturing and testing of racing and other high performance engines.

  • Engine design
  • Analysis and Simulation – 1D Simulation, FEA, Dynamics, Valvetrain etc
  • CFD – full cycle and steady state
  • Dynamometer testing and development
  • Off-engine sub-system rig testing
  • Engine component manufacturing, machining and inspection
  • Engine build and assembly
  • Software development – engine control systems
  • Electronic component design
  • Electrical harness design and manufacture
Mahle

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Hugh Blaxill
Phone: +1 (248) 375-3001
Email: [email protected]

Overview of Business Speciality

  • Powertrain design, development, and calibration including:
    • Design services
    • Modeling and simulation
    • Dynamometer testing
    • Flow testing
    • Control systems development
    • Calibration up to OEM certification levels
    • Aftermarket systems development
    • Motorsports

Contact Information

Tobias Czerny
Phone: +49 (0) 2407 9554-54
Email: [email protected]

Overview of Business Speciality

Engine development, from concept to series:

  • Design
  • Simulation and Calculation
  • Prototyping
  • Testing
  • Vehicle Application
  • Electrification and Hybridization

CONVERGE CFD Analysis

  • Gasoline combustion system development (PFI/DI)
  • Steady flow of ports and manifolds
  • Intake and exhaust system analysis including flow coefficient calculation
  • Tumble evaluation
  • Charge motion design with full-cycle simulations, including liquid spray simulation, mixture preparation and combustion modeling
  • Intake port wall film formation, valves and cylinder wall wetting
  • 1D/3D coupled simulations with GT-POWER of intake manifold

RELATED SIMULATION SERVICES

  • GT-POWER Simulation (1D) of engine performance (predictive combustion, Turbocharging, variable valve lift)
  • Valve train design and dynamic valve train analysis
  • GT-DRIVE Simulation of drive cycles, vehicle dynamic, emission, energy consumption and operation strategies
SWRI

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Christopher Chadwell
Phone: +1 (210) 522-5494
Email: [email protected]

Overview of Business Speciality

  • Engine design and development
  • Engine and vehicle simulation and modeling
  • Combustion and emission systems development and optimization
  • High-efficiency gasoline engines
  • Diesel engine technology development
  • Heavy-duty engine benchmarking
  • Powertrain electronic control systems
  • Fuel and lubricant testing
  • Tribology
  • Emissions certification
W-ERC

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Enrico Pautasso
Phone: +39 011 3167357
Email: [email protected]

Overview of Business Specialty

POWERTECH Engineering is a consulting firm providing services both in 1D engine simulation and in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD). A broad experience in both diesel and gasoline engines research area, a continuously updated know-how and the best in class CAE instruments are our guarantee for the customers’ satisfaction. We can carry out both in-house as well as on-site projects.

CONVERGE CFD Analysis

  • In cylinder air motion
  • Intake/exhaust system analysis (including valves CDs calculation)
  • Fuel spray development, water injection and mixture preparation
  • Intake ports liquid film formation, valves and cylinder wall wetting
  • Predictive combustion and pollutant formation
  • Aftertreatment systems analysis
  • GT-POWER/CONVERGE (1D/CFD-3D) coupled simulations

Engine and Powertrain GT-SUITE Simulation (1D)

  • Engine performance modeling (including predictive combustion and knock), Turbocharging, intake/exhaust noise emissions, aftertreatment systems.
  • Electrification
  • Optimal power-split strategies for HEVs.
  • Vehicle Thermal Management
  • Predictive friction modeling
  • Fuel Injection systems and oil circuits modeling.
  • Gasoline EVAP system modeling

Contact Information

Haiwen Ge
Phone: +1 (608) 695-5372
Email: [email protected]

Overview of Business Specialty

Virtual Thermal Fluids provides comprehensive and profound consulting services in CFD-guided production development and engine combustion R&D. The firm reveals the physics behind the CFD results and provides customers with physical insights and an understanding of the direction of design changes.

3D combustion CFD analysis of internal combustion Engines
  • CI engines: Conventional diesel, RCCI, HPDI
  • SI engines: PFI, GDI, GDCI, natural gas SI engine
  • Optimization of combustion system and its components
  • Advanced concept evaluation
  • New design evaluation
  • Advanced modeling of engine combustion: spray models, combustion models, ignition system model
Corporate solution of 3D combustion CFD
  • Develop standard processes for 3D combustion CFD unit
  • Technical training of 3D combustion CFD
CONJUGATE HEAT TRANSFER
  • 1D engine combustion simulation
  • 1D/3D coupling analysis of internal combustion engines
General purpose CFD
  • Aerodynamics
  • Channel flows
General purpose computational heat transfer
  • Oil jet cooling
W-ERC

Contact Information

Chris Wright
Phone: +1 (608) 819-8833
Email: [email protected]

Overview of Business Specialty

Application of analytical tools to solve engineering problems. Services in the following areas:

  • CI combustion system development
  • PFI/DI SI combustion system development
  • Pre-chamber combustion system development
  • Natural gas combustion system development
  • Dual fuel combustion system development
  • 4-stroke/2-stroke air and combustion system development
  • Liquid or gaseous fuel injection
  • Knock prediction
  • Alternative fuels
  • Port/manifold development
  • Charge motion and mixture preparation
  • Novel engine concept development
  • GT-POWER engine modeling
  • Air system development (ports, manifolding, EGR, cooling, turbo-matching)

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