Ozen Engineering Newsletter – January 2016

 


Message from your ANSYS Channel Partner

metin

Happy New Year! Along with a brand new year, a brand new version of ANSYS, R17, will be made available to you at the end of January. For the past couple months, our staff went through internal training on R17. We all are excited about the new capabilities of R17; we will be installing the new version on all our computers as soon as it becomes available. Please attend our “Lunch & Learn” events so that you get to learn all the new capabilities of R17!

On January 30th, I will be teaching a class for ASME on “Fracture Mechanics and Fatigue: Theory and Modeling for Mechanical Engineers”. For more information and the agenda for this class, please visit https://scvsjan2016pd.eventbrite.com. This ASME class (to be held at Santa Clara University) is a condensed version of our in-house two-day class where we have more time for hands-on workshops. So, if you would like to learn more about Fracture Mechanics and Fatigue or refresh your memory, please sign up for this ASME class or visit our website for our in-house classes (www.ozeninc.com/training).

As we turn the page from 2015 to 2016, I can think of a quote by C.S. Lewis “There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind”. Thank you for a great 2015 and we are looking forward to serving you in 2016. Please contact me metin@ozeninc.com if I can be of help with your ANSYS simulation products. Have a great January!


Message from the Sales Manager

How did we do in 2015?

casey

As we leave 2015 behind and entering the new year, I am pleased to share with you that we had our strongest year in the history of our company in 2015 both in terms of new business and number of customers. We are very grateful and would like to extend our appreciation to all those who selected Ozen Engineering, Inc. for their ANSYS licensing, technical support, training and consulting services.

High Tech Trends in 2016

The Computerworld recently surveyed 182 top IT professionals and executives to determine the tech trends in 2016 and where the companies were planning to invest their budgets. As demonstrated in the chart below, IoT came at the very top followed by HPC and green energy.

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The Internet of Things is poised to change to change the way we live, work, interact and seek out entertainment. The IoT represents an incredible opportunity to revolutionize the product development value chain. While 2 billion smart devices were sold in 2006, it is estimated that this figure will grow to 200 billion by 2020. Devices will outnumber people by a ratio of 26 to one!

With the proliferation of IoT and electronic devices, engineers and designers are challenged to meet the consumer expectations with high quality products, reliability, efficiency and ease of use coupled with high performing connectivity and electronics at low prices.

This is where simulation comes in. ANSYS Multiphysics and electronic products are well suited to help high manufacturers with complete virtual built to test thousands of designs in a risk-free, low cost alternative to physical prototypes. The simulation will help engineers to overcome the design challenges to optimize speed, bandwidth, signal integrity of antennas, EMI/EMC, structural performance and help them to study advanced material behavior and thermal performance.

The ANSYS HPC solutions will ensure that engineers can dramatically reduce the simulation time for CPU intensive jobs and study thousands of design iterations – automatically, at record time.

The simulation driven product development (SDPD) is a key strategy for high tech companies to satisfy consumers’ demand to launch innovative products at a rapid pace, cost effectively and confidently.

To learn how ANSYS and Ozen Engineering can help you with your product development efforts, please contact me.

Casey.Heydari@ozeninc.com

(408) 732-4665


Welcome Maryam Nemazie

Ozen’s New Operations Manager

MaryamNemaziePicWe are happy to introduce Maryam Nemazie, our new Operations Manager at Ozen Engineering! Maryam comes to Ozen with a background in the legal field, specializing in Intellectual Property and Advertising Law. Prior to joining Ozen, Maryam worked as a trademark attorney at LegalForce, where she ranked as the #9 attorney in the United States for the number of trademark applications filed in 2011. With her extensive background in trademark law, Maryam worked as a contract attorney at SanDisk on the Trademark, Advertising, and Brand Protection team, where she provided legal guidance on world-wide trademark filing strategies. Maryam also reviewed advertising collateral and retail packaging throughout the Americas, APAC, and EMEA regions. While at SanDisk, Maryam volunteered with Citizen Schools, a non-profit designed to expose lower income youth in the areas of STEM education. Through her volunteer efforts, Maryam was the recipient of the 2014 President’s Volunteer Service Award. Maryam’s passion for youth issues exposed her to the non-profit world, where she most recently worked as a Law Program Site Manager for Fresh Lifelines for Youth, a non-profit organization serving at-risk youth by preventing juvenile crime and incarceration through legal education and leadership training. In her free time, Maryam enjoys hiking and traveling with her family. Maryam is excited to join the team at Ozen Engineering and looks forward to working with you!

Please contact Maryam (Maryam.Nemazie@ozeninc.com) with any questions.


Tech Tip

kaanStructural Boundary Condition Types

Did you know that there are three main ways to apply force and displacement in a structural analysis?

They are:

  • loadDisplacement/Force – Most straightforward, least amount of setup work.
  • remote_loadRemote Displacement/Remote Force – Rigid/Deformable/Coupled behaviors available for scoped face, able to apply a rotation displacement.
  •  Nodal Displacement/Nodal Force – Can add to a model and still do a nonlinear restart, not necessary to scope to a geometry entity.

What are the different behaviors and how can you add a new load to an analysis you wish to restart? Read more below:

Remote Displacement Behaviors

There are three behaviors available with remote boundary conditions:

The same force is applied with 3 different behaviors with a remote boundary condition: Rigid - The face shape is not allowed to deform, Deformable - Load is distributed to the nodes of the face weighted by the distance from the remote point, Coupled - The specified degree of freedom solutions are equal across the entire face

A remote force with the same magnitude & direction is applied with 3 different behaviors :
Rigid – The face shape is not allowed to deform.
Deformable – Load is distributed to the nodes of the face weighted by the distance from the remote point.
Coupled – The specified degree of freedom solutions are equal across the entire face.

The remote boundary conditions are implemented with the Multipoint Constraint (MPC) technology. For more information, see the corresponding section in the Contact Technology Guide of the ANSYS documentation.

Nonlinear Restarts

All of the above loads are compatible with nonlinear restarts but only tabular data after the desired restart point may be modified and only on a pre-existing load. This is because the regular and remote loads actually create surface effect elements (SURF154) to implement the load behind the scenes. While this confers several benefits, such as the ability to have overlapping loads on the same face, it is not compatible with nonlinear restarts since adding new elements would change the model too much. Direct forces and pressures are applied directly to the nodes, however, and avoid this restriction. This functionality is not available for direct displacements since a displacement of 0 is a constraint and would invalidate the restart points.

To add an entirely new load (force/pressure only) to an analysis:

  1. To ensure that restart points are available make sure to set Analysis Settings -> Restart Controls -> Retain Files After Full Solve to Yes
  2. Add a load step by setting increasing the number in Analysis Settings -> Step Controls -> Number of Steps
  3. Create a nodal named selection of the desired load location, either through the Named Selection Worksheet or the Mesh Selection capabilities in Mechanical
  4. Insert a Nodal Force or Nodal Pressure into the analysis and scope it to the above nodal named selection
  5. Modify only the tabular data for load steps that are not yet solved for!
  6. Solve the analysis (should do restart automatically, if not set it in Analysis Settings -> Restart Analysis)

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Tech Tip

Preventing EMI and Meeting EMC Requirement

Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) is the ability of devices to work without any errors in their intended Electromagnetics (EM) environment and Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) is electromagnetic emissions from the devices that interfere with normal operation of other devices. ANSYS EM and Circuit simulation products provide fast and accurate EMC/EMI predictions— enabling Engineers to understand the EM interactions and system performance in early stage of product development. ANSYS tools needed for EMC/EMI Simulations are SIwave (Board Analysis), HFSS (Full 3D enclosure), and Designer (Realistic clock/timing, and digital signals). Full System EMC/EMI simulation methodology includes:

  • Capturing the system geometry and utilizing the right tool
  • EM analysis of the system over the interested frequency range
  • Link the EM solution into a time domain analysis (Transient Signal)
  • Combining ANSYS frequency and time domain simulation tools to predict EMI

Radiated EMI from Electronic devices

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The four common EMI coupling modes are Conductive (Electric Current), Capacitive (Electric Field), Inductive (Magnetic Field), and Radiative (Electromagnetic Field). ANSYS Simulation is an extremely effective method to predict EMI/EMC issues in full systems and will reduce costly prototyping and testing cycles. Try it today!

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Lunch & Learn – What is New in ANSYS Mechanical/APDL?

January 13th, 2016 11:30AM – 1:00PM (lunch provided)

 

Upon completion of this event, attendees are eligible to receive a 14-day evaluation license.
Join us for this upcoming lunch & learn event featuring ANSYS Mechanical/APDL.
This Lunch & Learn will allow you to learn about the new capabilities in the ANSYS R17.0.

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Lunch & Learn – What is new in R17 ANSYS/CFD & Meshing?

January 27th, 2016 11:30AM – 1:00PM (lunch provided)

 

Upon completion of this event, attendees are eligible to receive a 14-day evaluation license.
Join us for this upcoming  event featuring ANSYS CFC/Meshing. This Lunch & Learn will allow you to learn about the new capabilities in the ANSYS R17.0.
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Lunch is provided for in-house guests!

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Lunch & Learn – What is new in R17 Electromagnetics?

January 27th, 2016 11:30AM – 1:00PM (lunch provided)

Upon completion of this event, attendees are eligible to receive a 14-day evaluation license.

Join us for this upcoming lunch & learn event featuring ANSYS Electromagnetics!

This Lunch & Learn will allow you to learn about the new capabilities in the ANSYS R17.0.

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  Upcoming ANSYS Training/Events In January/February

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OzenCloud is a perfect platform for customers who are concerned about surge capacity and compute resources or have a short term project but do not wish to commit to a license purchase. In addition, OzenCloud provides dramatic performance improvements to FEA and CFD simulations, leveraging advances HPC technologies from the world’s leading hardware vendors.

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Ozen Engineering Newsletter – December 2015

 


Message from your ANSYS Channel Partner

metinR17 is coming! It will actually arrive at the end of January but we are all going through internal R17 training right now. From what it looks and sounds, it will be the best version of ANSYS! Speaking for myself, I can’t wait to get my hands on it. There are hundreds of new features on the “Mechanical” products and similarly on “Fluids” as well as “Electronics” software products. I should also mention new features with respect to solid modeling and meshing. We will hold seminars/webinars (What’s New in R17?) to inform you about all the new features. Currently, we are taking “a deep dive” to learn all these new features in depth. In addition, packaging of “Mechanical” products is changing; we are contacting all our current customers and making appointments to talk about the new packages. If you have not heard from us, please feel free to contact us to make an appointment so that we can explain all the new packages (ANSYS is going from 11 to 5 products on the Mechanical side). Just to express our state of mind; the other day, on LinkedIn, I noticed one quote from Mario Andretti (world champion racing driver); “If everything is under control, you are not going fast enough!”. I thought that this quote explains why it feels like I am losing control of new versions, new features because ANSYS is really accelerating with the products and opening up the distance even further from any other competition. So, if you are using ANSYS software products, the best is yet to come. If you are not an ANSYS user, please contact me to see how we can get you on board. It is indeed exciting times! Have a great and safe Holiday Season! Thank you for making 2015 the best year for all of us at Ozen Engineering, Inc.!


Message from the Sales Manager

We’d like to save you some money!

casey

We have been very busy visiting our customers for the past several weeks to present the new ANSYS R17 pricing and packaging. We would like to thank those customers who proactively upgraded to the new ANSYS Mechanical or Multiphysics packages prior to 2016 when the prices will be increased. We still have a few more weeks remaining and I’d like to urge our customers and ANSYS users to contact me to learn about the new R17 packages and how they will affect their existing ANSYS assets.

If you are planning to upgrade your existing products or purchase new ANSYS Mechanical or Multiphysics products, you still have a few more weeks left before the end of year to take advantage of lower prices ! We will actively reach out to our customers to set up appointments to discuss the migration options to R17 new packages.

Casey.Heydari@ozeninc.com

(408) 732-4665


Tech Tip

Meshing Ease-Of-Use Features

chrisGenerate a high-quality mesh more quickly by understanding your geometry.  ANSYS Meshing ease-of-use features are displayed by right-clicking on “Mesh” in the model tree, then selecting “Show” from the pop-up window.TechTipDec1

Various options are available to highlight geometry depending on the type of analysis and model conditions:

Sweepable Bodies & Mappable Faces (optimal meshing methods)

Program Controlled Inflation Surfaces (preview automatic fluid boundary layer inflation)

Overlapping Named Selections & Contact Regions (to resolve Fluent errors)

Removable Loops (automatically defeature holes in surfaces)

Also note… in case you encounter a meshing failure associated with geometry, right-click on the error in the Messages Window to “Show problematic geometry”.  This feature assists troubleshooting by highlighting geometry corresponding to the source of the error.

Please contact Chris (Cowan@ozeninc.com) with any questions.

Tech Tip

Wireless Power Transfer using ANSYS Electromagnetic

In recent years, Wireless Chargers have drawn a lot of attention.  This technology can be applied to electronic devices such as mobile devices, laptops, and electric vehicles charging systems. The common methods for wireless chargers are Near-Field (inductive coupling and magnetic resonance) and Far-Field (resonance and microwave). For Wireless Power Transfer (WPT), ANSYS solution offers ANSYS Maxwell or ANSYS HFSS for Electromagnetic (EM) field analysis and ANSYS Simplorer or ANSYS Designer for circuit/system designs.  In the following model, Maxwell is used for EM field analysis and Simplorer for circuit analysis to design the WPT from a coil to another coil based on magnetic inductive coupling. The design workflow for magnetic solver (Maxwell) and circuit/system simulator (Simplorer) would be the following chart:

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 The Magnetic induction is directly linked with the mutual inductance between transmitter and receiver coils, which decays as the inverse cube of separation distance. The typical engineering challenges for this design include coil size and shape, number of turns, saturation, self and mutual inductance, AC resistance, frequency response, loss evaluation, and efficiency.

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 Please contact Mehrnoosh.Khabiri@ozeninc.com with any questions.

Lunch & Learn – ANSYS SpaceClaim Direct Modeler

December 9th, 2015 11:30AM – 1:00PM (lunch provided)

Join us for this upcoming lunch & learn event featuring ANSYS SpaceClaim Direct Modeler!

ANSYS SpaceClaim

ANSYS SpaceClaim is a CAD neutral tool that enables you to quickly and easily manipulate geometry yourself, instead of sending it back to the CAD department. Using SpaceClaim, CAE drives product innovation and development from the start of the design process to accelerate time to analysis and increase efficiencies in product design/production.

(Lunch will be provided for in-house attendees)

Upon completion of this event, attendees are eligible to receive a 14-day evaluation license.

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Lunch & Learn – ANSYS ACT

December 16th, 2015 11:30AM – 1:00PM (lunch provided)

Join us for this upcoming lunch & learn event featuring ANSYS ACT!ACT_Pic

 

ANSYS ACT is available as part of the ANSYS Customization Suite product, which also includes the Workbench Software Development Kit. Some organizations choose to customize their ANSYS simulation environment to capture analysts’ expertise and know-how as well as give non-expert users access to advanced models. Improving the efficiency of simulation engineers is another benefit of customization, as complex in-house processes can easily be exposed and standardized for daily use.

During this session we will show several examples of how to use ANSYS ACT to customize the Mechanical interface within ANSYS Workbench.

 

Upon completion of this event, attendees are eligible to receive a 14-day evaluation license.

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  Upcoming ANSYS Training/Events In December

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Free Events

ANSYS SpaceClaim Direct Modeler Lunch & Learn – December 9

ANSYS ACT – Lunch & Learn – December 16

Professional Training

ANSYS Simplorer – Introduction – December 11

ANSYS Maxwell 2D-3D – Introduction – December 14-15

ANSYS Mechanical Basic Structural Nonlinearities – December 15-16

ANSYS AIM Multiphysics – Introduction – December 16-18

ANSYS LS-DYNA – Introduction – December 21-22

ANSYS Mechanical APDL – Introduction – December 28-31

Browse and sign up for classes directly on our website, no phone call or email needed.


OzenCloud

Scale Up Your ANSYS Workloads

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Is your compute environment too small to handle your ANSYS workloads? Are you looking for performing additional ANSYS simulations on more and faster computers on demand, in our secure cloud environment?

OzenCloud is a perfect platform for customers who are concerned about surge capacity and compute resources or have a short term project but do not wish to commit to a license purchase. In addition, OzenCloud provides dramatic performance improvements to FEA and CFD simulations, leveraging advances HPC technologies from the world’s leading hardware vendors.

If you need any easy to use, on-demand and scalable simulation environment at affordable prices, contact us today for an OzenCloud trial.


Promotions

December Promotional Code: OEI1215-2000

Use the promotion code above to learn about our exclusive offers!

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Ozen Engineering Newsletter – October 2015

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NEWSLETTER OCTOBER 2015


 

Message from the President

metinBy Metin Ozen

We started October with a small amount of precipitation here in Silicon Valley. It is a most welcome moment during this historical drought we are in. We are hoping that this is the beginning of a rainy fall and winter. We need to make up for one year of rain! So, it is exciting to see raindrops early in October.

This month, we are also excited about ANSYS Low and High Frequency

Electromagnetics software products. We are getting very positive feedback from our clients as well as our in-house use of these simulation products proved them to be the industry leading simulation products. It is not only the one physics we can solve for but also coupling different physics and simulating the full product performance. A good example is a wearable device; these devices have high frequency antennas wrapped in an almost circular shape which changes the performance of the antenna from its original shape. Using ANSYS simulation software tools, designers and maufacturers of these wearables devices can simulate the performance of the antennas as well as addressing mechanical reliability and any comfort/heat transfer aspects. You are going to find more detailed information on this in this newsletter in addition to a lunch and learn event we will have later in October. We will also have a lunch and learn event on Icepak late in the month. So, welcome to October and please let me know if/how I can be of help with your simulation software needs.


 

Message from the Sales Manager

caseyBy Casey Heydari

ANSYS and Cray Smash Supercomputing Records!

 

We are pleased to announce that ANSYS and Cray Inc. have smashed the previous simulations record by scaling ANSYS Fluent to 129,000 compute cores!

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The previous record about a year ago when ANSYS announced that Fluent has scaled to 36,000 cores with the help of NCSA. The dramatic 4x performance improvement over the previous record is not only significant but also opens up possibilities for complete virtual prototype and build! The complex multiphysics simulation on an industrial combustor was run on Cray XC30 supercomputer at 90% efficiency.

Though majority of our customers will not run more than 1000 cores, this technological breakthrough demonstrates that the capabilities are readily available at the fingertips for virtual prototyping.

The flexible ANSYS HPC licensing options allow scalability to desirable computational level a simulation requires, from individual HPC bundles to small workgroups up to virtually unlimited parallel capability.

ANSYS HPC can dramatically improve productivity of the engineers, reduce costs and improve product’s time-to-market.

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If you are interested to learn more about the ANSYS HPC offerings, please contact me at:

Casey.Heydari@ozeninc.com

(408) 732-4665


 

Paper of the Month!

Design and Simulation of Implantable PIFA in Presence of ANSYS

Human Body Model for Biomedical Telemetry Using ANSYS HFSS

By Mehrnoosh Khabiri

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Tip of the Month!

               ANSYS HFSS for Antenna Arrays

mehrnooshBy Mehrnoosh Khabiri

ANSYS HFSS offers very advanced features for antenna designs. For large finite arrays, you can do explicit analysis and analyze the entire finite array model in HFSS.  Although major challenges in explicit are large number of elements (unit cells), large number of excitations, and complicated meshing process. The other solution is finite array Domain Decomposition (DDM). It utilizes replicated DDM unit cell to address array concerns and obtains accurate results that match HFSS explicit simulations. Also, DDM distributes RAM and reduces solve time. Try it and take advantage of Finite Array DDM Tool!

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ANSYS Hot Topics!

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ANSYS AIM 16.2

By Ben Habr

Have you seen what ANSYS AIM can do? This tool is a fully integrated multiphysics simulation environment created with all engineers in mind. This is the further realization of ANSYS Workbench which is revolutionizing engineering processes through simulation driven product development. Take a look at our overview video below and visit our ANSYS AIM page to see it in action!

ANSYS AIM in Action


Lunch & Learn – ANSYS HFSS

October 20th, 2015 11:30AM to 1:00PM (lunch provided)

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Join us for this upcoming Lunch & Learn about ANSYS HFSS!

This workshop will review HFSS capabilities for antenna analysis. The important antenna parameters are reviewed, and different aspects of antenna design using HFSS will be discussed.

Reserve a seat now and we’ll show how ANSYS can help you to simulate high frequency interactions and solve radiation challenges.

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Lunch & Learn – ANSYS Icepak

October 27th, 2015 11:30AM – 1:00PM (lunch provided)

Join us for this upcoming Lunch & Learn about ANSYS Icepak!

We would like to share with you the latest developments in rapid simulations for electronic systems. ANSYS Icepak combines advanced solver technology with robust, automatic meshing to enable engineers to rapidly perform heat transfer and fluid flow simulation for a wide variety of electronic applications including computers, telecommunications equipment, semiconductor devices, aerospace, automotive and consumer electronics.

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Join us for this free seminar to see how you can apply ANSYS Icepak to your projects!

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OzenCloud Online Webinar – October 7th, 2015

Scale Up Your ANSYS Workloads

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Is your compute environment too small to handle your ANSYS workloads?

In the first 15 minutes of the webinar, you will learn about OzenCloud’s ANSYS offering.

Next 30 minutes will be a step by step, guided demonstration for all participants who are interested in learning how to scale ANSYS on OzenCloud.

We will reserve the last 15 minutes for your questions.

This webinar is co-organized by Ozen Engineering and UberCloud.

Online webinar – October 7th, 2015 at 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM PST

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Upcoming ANSYS Training/Events In October

OzenCloud Webinar

ANSYS Mechanical Linear and Nonlinear Dynamics

Introduction to ANSYS Mechanical

NEW! ANSYS HFSS – Free Lunch & Learn

ANSYS AIM Multiphysics

Introduction to ANSYS SpaceClaim Direct Modeler

NEW! ANSYS Icepak – Free Lunch & Learn

Introduction to ANSYS Composite PrepPost

Browse and sign up for classes directly on our website, no phone call or email needed.


 

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Promotions

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July 2015 OEI Newsletter


Message from the President 


We just finished Q2 of 2015 with great results, again! We had an excellent Q1 this year and now an excellent Q2! Our ANSYS sales are up significantly. This is in accordance with the ANSYS stock performance which is at an all-time high (as of COB June 30). As you may know, ANSYS stock is traded on NASDAQ; ticker symbol ANSS. I start the ANSYS presentations by showing the stock performance since 1996; you can check this out on Yahoo Finance and enter ANSS and click on “max” to show the stock performance. Although the company was founded in 1970, the company was taken public in 1996. The stock performance chart tells a great story about ANSYS, INC.; the company, the people, and the software products we sell. Please let me know if/how we can enhance your simulations needs. Have a great July!

 


Message from the Sales Manager

 

Complimentary On-site Training and Support from OEI


OEI is pleased to offer complimentary on-site Training and Support for those customers who need expert advice to overcome their simulation or design challenges. The on-site visits will be scheduled on a weekly, monthly or quarterly basis to assist our customers to become more productive and dramatically improve their workflows. If you are interested in this program, please contact me.

ANSYS Solutions for IoT

By 2020, there will be 26 smart devices for every human being on Earth according to one estimate. Sensors connected to wired or wireless networks will bring intelligence to everyday objects.

This connectivity boom, known as the Internet of Things (IoT), will greatly streamline communications among our electronic devices, improving the way we live, work and play. Smart homes, connected cars and wearable electronics are just some early examples of IoT.

For ANSYS customers, innovating new products for the Internet of Things is nothing new. They have been modeling and creating industry-leading products for over four decades, using predictive physics-based simulation software. ANSYS simulation technologies are speeding the development of IoT devices, networking infrastructure and cloud computing platforms.

I invite you to watch this video to get more insight on ANSYS solutions for IoT.

 

 

For your ANSYS needs, please contact me at Ozen Engineering!

 

Best Regards,

Casey Heydari

(408) 732-4665

Casey.Heydari@ozeninc.com

Paper of the Month! 

BGA Solder Joint Reliability Sensitivity Simulations Using ANSYS ACT Extension RBF Morph

 

 WHAT IS RBF-MORPH?
 
RBF Morph is a pioneer and world leading provider of numerical morphing techniques and solutions conceived to efficiently handle shape optimization studies concerning most challenging industrial applications. WHAT IS RBF-MORPH? RBF Morph is an independent software-house and vendor. Their main product is RBF Morph™, that is a unique morpher that combines a very accurate control of the geometrical parameters with an extremely fast mesh smoothing properly designed to be integrated in advanced computational optimization procedures. The RBF Morph tool is currently available in the market mainly as add-on of the CFD commercial code ANSYS® Fluent®.

 

 

Tip of the Month!

 

Parallel Processing Scalability for ANSYS CFD

By Chris Cowan

 

Parallel scalability refers to a code’s ability to efficiently take advantage of an increasing number of compute cores to solve a model.  The scalability of ANSYS CFD has improved dramatically in recent years for models of all sizes.

Consider a typical industrial-sized Fluent model with 1M cells.  The current ANSYS release R16 can efficiently take advantage of roughly 180 cores to solve the model (at 5,500 cells/core) for a 182x speedup.  In comparison, an older ANSYS release R13 from 2011 solved efficiently on 10 cores (at 100k cells/core) for a maximum 10x speedup.

 

As a result of solver scalability improvements, ANSYS users can achieve significant time-savings by taking advantage of ongoing advancements in computer hardware power.

 

 
July Training – ANSYS Mechanical Structural Nonlinearities

ANSYS Mechanical Structural Nonlinearities: 

July 14th – 16th, 2015

  

ANSYS Mechanical Structural Nonlinearities is a 3-day training course for engineers that need to perform structural nonlinear analyses using the ANSYS Mechanical. This course is intended for users who have taken the ANSYS Mechanical Introduction course and who are already familiar with the procedures for performing a linear static analysis in ANSYS Mechanical.

After completing the course, students should be able to perform, in ANSYS Mechanical, a nonlinear structural analysis.

Course Topics Include:

  •  Structural Nonlinearities
  • Advanced Contact
  • Metal Plasticity
  • Hyperelasticity
  • Nonlinear Diagnostics
  • Accessing ANSYS Options

Each course chapter is followed by “hands-on” workshops and exercises.

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July Training – Introduction to ANSYS FLUENT Meshing

Introduction to ANSYS FLUENT Meshing: 

July 21th – 22nd, 2015

 

This training course if for the users who want to create and modify a mesh for a CFD analysis using ANSYS Fluent. Trainees who attend this course will learn:

  • Fundamental of Fluent Meshing and New User Interface
  • How to prepare surface mesh for volume meshing
  • How to generate volume mesh. Types of volume mesh, Prism Generation
  • New Feature of CAD import in Fluent Meshing
  • Advanced meshing methods: Wrapping, Sewing, Cutcell

Each course chapter is followed by “hands-on” workshops and exercises.

 

 
July Training – Introduction to ANSYS Explicit STR

Introduction to ANSYS Explicit STR: 

July 29th-30th, 2015

 

This 2-day course is designed for new users who want to become proficient with Explicit STR in Workbench. You will focus on learning core-modeling skills in this comprehensive, hands-on course. After completing the course you will be well-prepared to work effectively on a wide range of transient dynamics applications.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Explicit STR
    • Explicit vs. Implicit
    • Explicit applications
    • Explicit Stability Time step
    • Wave propagation
    • Shockwaves
    • Non-linear response
    • Explicit solution strategy
    • Element formulations
    • Introduction to Workbench
      • User Interface
      • CAD Interface
      • Geometry Import
    • Engineering Data
    • Explicit Dynamics Basics
    • Results Processing
    • Explicit Meshing
    • Body Interactions
    • Analysis Settings
    • Material Models
      • Equation of State
      • Material strength
      • Material failure
      • Concrete, hyper-elastic and orthotropic materials
    • Optimization Studies
      • What If Study
      • Design Explorer

    Each course chapter is followed by “hands-on” workshops and exercises.

Tired of waiting for your computer to crunch through simulations? Last December we introduced our new service called OzenCloud to better serve customers who needed additional compute capacity or needed short term licensing on powerful servers on-demand. OzenCloud offers you ANSYS products of your choice on modern computer platforms when you need it!
For those interested we have made an OzenCloud tutorial video you can watch on our website. If you would like more information please visit our OzenCloud page and give us a call. Complimentary 3 day trials are available for those who qualify.
 

Injection Molding Simulation 

Do you want better structural strength in your plastic products? Plastics are often thought to have a very uniform structure, but the reality is that injection molding processes tend to yield defects and variances. These variances affect the strength and durability of the final product. To eliminate these, structural analysis paired with injection molding simulation is the key to success.

Here at Ozen Engineering we offer PlanetsX as our premier solution for injection molding simulation. PlanetsX works seamlessly within the ANSYS Workbench environment and allows you to study structural deformations, warp analysis, holding pressures, cooling phases and more. If you are in need of a solution to eliminate your plastic problems please see our PlanetsX page and give us a call. We’re happy to help find the solution for your business!

 
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June 2015 OEI Newsletter

Message from the President 

Summer is here! Officially, summer will be here on June 21 at 9:38AM local time. As we are thinking about summer vacations and family time, we are also entering one of the busiest work periods here at our company. Two weeks in a row, we are having Introduction to ANSYS Mechanical class, sold out in both cases. We have rescheduled our training  program to add additional ANSYS Mechanical classes to accommodate the increased demand. This is actually in accordance with the increased interest and sales of our ANSYS software tools. Feel free to contact me if I can be of help with your FEA & CFD software needs. Have a great summer! 

Message from the Sales Manager

Simulation Technology is Revolutionizing the Healthcare Industry


“Four best practices to ensure smooth technology shift to computer modeling and simulation for medical device and pharmaceutical organizations”

 

Healthcare is changing rapidly. Recent advances in technology are completely revolutionizing how we approach the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of illness. And this is just the beginning of what will be a technological revolution in healthcare. Simulation is playing a major role in pushing the envelope of this technological breakthroughs.

Smartphone use is growing at an enormous pace. They now account for 87% of the total mobile handsets in the US, for example. And with the smartphones has come hundreds of new apps related to health and fitness. These apps do everything from monitoring sleep and movement (steps), to keeping track of glucose levels, blood oxygen, and even ovulation.
The relentless rise of wearable connected devices is also having a big effect on people tracking their health and fitness. These small devices are light and easy to wear, and they communicate with apps on the smartphone to monitor and record health-related information.

The next evolution of wearables, where they are built-in to the clothes you wear, has already begun. If these devices become as ubiquitous as smartphones, they will help us make far better informed decisions about our health and fitness.

Thierry Marchal, Director of Healthcare Industry at ANSYS recently published an editorial called “Entering the In Silico Era”. He mentioned:

“To provide safe, reliable and cost effective medical solutions, consumers and medical field alike are turning to treatments that are personalized, participative, predictive and preventive, called P4 medicine.


However, the P4 medicine won’t be possible without huge sets of data and the ability to continually monitor key parameters for each patient. To compile, manage and interpret such big data, researchers need computer models and simulation (CM&S) that describe healthy and diseased states in humans, which is also known as in silico medicine. This groundbreaking technology properly captures the vital conditions within and surrounding the implantables or wearable devices, including their sensors and monitors; shares data with other devices, doctors and patients; and suggests action plans that will bring the patient’s body back to a more healthy state.


Combining fluid, structure and electrical physics that drive the human body – a body that now interacts more than ever with connected devices that constitute the medical IoT – calls for advanced solutions in the healthcare field. At ANSYS, researchers progressively create and develop technologies to provide the medical and pharmaceutical worlds with a platform that allows development of a virtual physiological human (VPH).”

I invite you to read this exciting article about the four best practices to ensure smooth technology shift to computer modeling and simulation for medical devices.

In Vivo, In Vitro, In Silico!

For your ANSYS needs, please contact me at Ozen Engineering!

Best Regards,

Casey Heydari

(408) 732-4665

Casey.Heydari@ozeninc.com

Paper of the Month! 

 CAE-based robustness evaluation in virtual prototyping

 Luxury or Necessity?

Today, one of the greatest challenges is the rising number of numerical simulations of large tests and analysis including CAE-based optimization and CAE-based robustness evaluation while reducing the number of hardware tests. Also, the increasing usage of structural optimization may require CAE-based robustness analysis of “optimized” designs. In many cases, the optimization of cost, performance and weight lead to highly sensitive designs which can lead to substantial robustness defects especially in nonlinear systems. It is no suprise that the increase of virtual prototyping in conjunction with the reduction of hardware tests and development times combined with a very high innovation speed of new materials or electronic components do have some risk. This can be seen in the statistics of product recalls, which have increased significantly in the last few years. Therefore, the topic of CAE-based robustness evaluation assuring the serviceability, safety and reliability should be taken into account in virtual prototyping as early as possible.

Paper by Dr. Johannes Will of Dynardo GmbH
Tip of the Month!

 

SAR Measurement in ANSYS HFSS

By Mehrnoosh Khabiri

 

The wireless devices industries must comply with Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) regulations to bring their devices to the market. SAR is a measure of how the electromagnetic field is absorbed by the human body tissue. The SAR measurement makes it possible to evaluate if a wireless device satisfies the safety limits. ANSYS offers a solution to model SAR for the wireless devices, particularly biomedical/Health devices. ANSYS HFSS (high-frequency structural simulator) can solve the complex human body structure when an implantable/wearable device is placed in/on the body. Incorporating ANSYS Optimetrics and HPC features, many iterations can be performed in an efficient manner to investigate the SAR distribution.
Local SAR distribution on upper side of male body model at 402 MHz for Biomedical Telemetry application in HFSS.
For more information, please visit our website
Tip of the Month!

Path & Surface Plots

By Kaan Divringi

 

Want to visualize your results outside the bounds of just your mesh elements? Construction Geometry allows you to do Path or Surface plots on arbitrary locations, interpolating results from the nearest node. Path plots can be defined between points, on edges, from edge results, or along the X axis of a coordinate system. You can also convert any result scoped to an edge to a path plot by the right click menu. For surface plots you can scope to an arbitrary plane and even sum up the force reactions through a chosen plane. Add the Construction Geometry node to the tree by Right clicking the Model object and clicking Construction Geometry in the toolbar.

 
June Training – Introduction to ANSYS FLUENT

Introduction to ANSYS FLUENT: June 22nd, 2015

  

The complete Intro to ANSYS FLUENT training is a 5- day training course. On day 1 the training will focus on geometry creation and specifically focus on ANSYS DesignModeler. If you know that you will be using ANSYS DesignModeler, then you should definitely plan on attending day 1 of training. Even if you don’t plan on using ANSYS DesignModeler, this day of training could still be helpful since we will discuss some things to think about when creating geometries for CFD analyses and we will also talk about the geometry cleanup tools in ANSYS DesignModeler. If you are unsure if the ANSYS DesignModeler training is right for you, please contact info@ozeninc.com

 

On day 2 the training will focus on creating your CFD meshes using ANSYS Meshing. If you will be using another program to create your CFD meshes, you may still find this day of training to be helpful because we will talk about some of the important things that you need to consider when creating CFD meshes. If you are unsure if the ANSYS Meshing training is right for you, please contact info@ozeninc.com.

 

On day 3 and 4 the training will focus on the FLUENT solver and how to setup, solve and post-process your results from ANSYS FLUENT.

 

Day 5 of the training is optional but strongly recommended for all commercial users of ANSYS FLUENT. This day is a great wrap-up to the week long training and provides the students with the opportunity to start working on their first FLUENT analysis with guidance from the instructor or instructors involved in the training.

 

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OEI recently introduce a new service called “OzenCloud” to complement our offerings to those customers who are interested in running their simulations in the cloud. OzenCloud will dramatically expand the simulation capabilities with unlimited number of cores, huge storage capacity supporting ANSYS and other partner’s product portfolios. 
 

Promotions

June Promotional Code: 

OEI0615-2000 

 

Use the promotion code above to learn about our exclusive offers!
Every month, Ozen Engineering offers a special promotion on ANSYS products and/or training classes. Please visit our promotions page to learn more about our exclusive promotional pricing.