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Rapid Optimization of a Polaris Exhaust Port Using High-Performance Cloud Computing and Machine Learning

Published November 16, 2022
Emissions regulations around the globe are becoming increasingly stringent. To design compliant internal combustion (IC) engines, optimizing every component of the engine is key and every small gain...

TORAD ENGINEERING IMPROVES THE EFFICIENCY OF THEIR NOVEL SPOOL COMPRESSOR WITH CONVERGE CFD SOFTWARE

Published October 6, 2022
Many entrepreneurs dream of creating a product that will revolutionize an industry. Starting off with an idea and a vision, only a small fraction manage to bring their dream to fruition. Sometimes, h...

Tamara Gammaidoni Wins 2022 CONVERGE Academic Competition With Air-Cooled Battery Pack Simulation

Published July 1, 2022
Tamara Gammaidoni We’re thrilled to announce that Tamara Gammaidoni, a graduate student at the Università degli Studi di Perugia, has won the 2022 CONVERGE Academic Competition. The competit...

Smooth Sailing: Analyzing Marine Propellers With CONVERGE

Published June 28, 2022
I grew up in a port town on Lake Superior, the largest of the Great Lakes. As a kid, I would watch, spellbound, as cargo ships pulled into the harbor, amazed by their sheer looming size. As an adult,...

A Cool New Take on a Switched Reluctance Motor

Published June 9, 2022
Interest in home improvement has soared since the start of the pandemic, along with demand for the requisite tools. Saws, drills, sanders, and routers—what kind of motor do they use? Ideally...

WIND TURBINE SIMULATIONS: ADVANCING THE STATE OF THE ART

Published April 13, 2022
Wind energy has emerged as one of the major types of renewable energy sources in recent times. In the United States alone, the past decade has seen a 15% growth per year in wind power capaci...

Urea Deposits: Risk Assessment or Direct Prediction?

Published March 29, 2022
Prevention of solid deposit formation in urea/Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) aftertreatment systems is a primary concern for design engineers. There are significant resource and rep...

2021: Making Waves with CONVERGE

Published December 30, 2021
2021 was a complicated year. The second full year of the pandemic offered reasons for hope and optimism, along with times of hardship and uncertainty. I sincerely hope that this next year is a turnin...

Efficient and accurate modeling of heat transfer in an engine head and block

Published November 4, 2021
The extreme conditions in internal combustion (IC) engines make it important to understand the thermal and structural stresses experienced by critical components of the device. In the cylinder, study...

Concurrent Perturbation Method: A Timesaving Alternative to Capture Cycle-to-Cycle Variability

Published October 8, 2021
Significant cycle-to-cycle variations (CCV) in internal combustion (IC) engines can lead to undesirable effects like noise and vibration, engine damage, and poor drivability. It is important for engi...