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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...

In Memoriam: Remembering Tarique Shaikh, Our Colleague and Friend

Published September 13, 2021
Tarique Shaikh joined Convergent Science in March 2018, after earning his master’s degree from the Technical University of Munich Asia. In his three and a half years with us, Tarique made a signi...

Fighting COVID with CFD: How Portable Air Purifiers Make Music Classrooms Safer

Published August 23, 2021
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, determining how to safely reopen schools, colleges, and universities has been a primary focus. A number of studies conducted this past year have investigated airflow and v...

CONVERGE FOR BATTERIES: DESIGNING SAFER BATTERIES THROUGH SIMULATION

Published July 21, 2021
Author: Jameil Kolliyil Engineer, Documentation In the quest to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, the world is searching for more environmentally friendly modes of transportation. Aided by...

The Collaboration Effect: Optimizing Drones for Future Missions

Published June 21, 2021
From the Argonne National Laboratory + Convergent Science Blog Series As the coronavirus vaccine continues to be administered around the world, you’ve likely heard about the challenges associated...

Academic Spotlight: Investigating Hydrogen-Diesel Dual-Fuel Engines

Published May 20, 2021
Co-Author: Elizabeth Favreau Senior Marketing Communications Writer Until a few years ago, I never thought much about diesel engines. In the United States, very few passenger cars have di...

The Collaboration Effect: Developing a New Generation of Gas Turbine & Rotating Detonation Engines

Published March 22, 2021
From the Argonne National Laboratory + Convergent Science Blog Series Imagine this: You’re flying on a plane. Maybe you’re sitting in the window seat, eating airline pretzels, happily watching an...

2020: THE YEAR of CFD (Computing From a Distance)

Published December 23, 2020
We’ve reached the end of 2020, and I think it’s fair to say this year did not go as planned. The coronavirus pandemic disrupted our lives and brought on unexpected challenges and hardships. However,...

Cool Your Pistons Like You Cool Your Cocktail

Published December 8, 2020
In my first year of graduate school, a friend always filled up her water bottle, dropped some ice cubes into it, and then shook it up in order to cool the water faster. If she had added the ice cubes...