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Coupled Powertrain and Vehicle Analysis

Today's vehicle and powertrain engineers face increasing challenges to meet fuel economy and drive quality targets, while at the same time keep vehicle cost reasonable. Many of the new engine technologies designed to improve fuel economy create difficulties for the noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH) engineer, whose job it is to assure a certain level of comfort for the occupants.


Marc Heat Transfer Analysis Helps Solve Tough Forging Problem

A leading producer of castings, ingots and forgings, Pilsen Steel, Pilsen, Czech Republic, recently experienced difficulties with ingots cracking in a forging operation. The company contracted with COMTES FHT to investigate and determine the root cause of the formation of longitudinal cracks on a diverse load of 34CrNiMo6 steel ingots in a forging operation. Previously ...

Process optimization through forming simulation

Uponor GmbH is a supplier of modern plastic pipe systems and is organized in different branches: panel heating and cooling, water, gas and compress air installations as well as piping for building services. It is one of the largest and most successful manufacturers in its sector today, with a distribution in more than 100 countries ...

Optimization-led Development Process Yields Highly Efficient Design Concepts

Dr. Akbar Farahani, VP of Global Engineering, ETA   Introduction The design of automotive body structures is driven by many competing criteria such as lower cost, weight reduction (CO2 reduction, Electric and Battery Electric Vehicle), enhanced multi-disciplinary performance and manufacturability. In addition, the introduction of new manufacturing processes and materials (e.g., AHSS, aluminum, composite) significantly ...

Forming simulation in the automotive industry – Quality and cost efficiency at Neumayer Tekfor

Neumayer Tekfor develops and produces components and assemblies for the automotive industry. Their product line is divided into transmission, engine, driveline, fastener and chassis. The products developed and produced are manufactured with different kind of methods, mainly warm/cold forming and ring/wedge rolling. To reach all the requirements needed, Neumayer utilized Simufact.forming to perform preliminary analysis, ...