Reference Projects

Here you will find a selection of reference projects.

Electrostatic (Dielectric) Simulation of a Switchgear

Client: International electrical company

Seat of the client: Germany

Period / duration of the contract: 2020

Content of the order:

  • Simulation of the electric field strength distribution for protection against accidental arcing
  • FEM model creation in NX Simcenter including dielectric material properties
  • Model simplifications with regard to dielectric field calculations
  • Use of the thermal-electrostatic analog, i.e. Using the Nastran Solution 153
  • Comparison of variants to optimize the design

Development of a Magneto-Hydraulic Simulation Model

Client's industry: International electrical company

Location of the client: Germany, Baden-Württemberg

Period / duration of the contract: 2019

Content of the order:

  • Development of a physical formulation for the calculation of magnetic forces on certain molecules of gas mixtures. Implementation of the formulation in NX Magneticss
  • Development of an interface between the Simcenter Solvers Magnetics and Flow to exchange these forces.
  • Import of the magnetic forces into the momentum equation of the CFD solver.
  • Development of a CAD / FEM / CFD model for validation, demonstration and application of the new technology.
  • Workshop and further user support.

Dynamic Simulation of a 5-Axis Milling Machine for Large-Scale Series Production

Industry of the client: machine tool manufacturer

Seat of the client: Austria

Period / duration of the contract: 2017

Content of the order:

  • Define dynamic goals of the machine with the customer
  • Create FEM model with Siemens NX Simcenter and Nastran, generation of the state space matrices
  • System simulation in the state space representation
  • Evaluation of the machine concept with regard to achieving the dynamic goals with the help of simulation

Automation of FE-Analyzes for Vehicle Components

Industry of customer: Automotive

Location of customer: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Period of time / length of contract: 2012

Content of the job:

  • Automation for applications in the design related simulation
  • Product Template Studio (PTS) and NX Open based Automation method
  • Development and implementation of the automation methodology
  • Creation of automated simulation templates with a particular user interface

Multibody Simulation of the Assembling of a Gear

Industry of customer: Propulsion technology

Location of customer: Bayern, Germany

Period of time / length of contract: January, July & October 2011

Content of the job:

Multibody simulation of the assembly process (NX-Motion) of a gear for wind power stations

  • checking the system for assembly behavior and clearance durign the assembly processes
  • analyzing the assemly position of the single gear components

Thermal Simulation of a Power Circuit Breaker

Industry of customer: Electrical Industry

Location of customer: Bayern, Germany

Period of time / length of contract: 2011

Content of the job:

  • preparation of CAD geometry, creation of the fluid geometry
  • thermal simulation of the power circuit breaker (joule heating, natural convection, radiation)
  • Calculation of the temperature field

Installation and Test of an External Solver under Teamcenter

Customer: Internal project of Dr. Binde Ingenieure GmbH

Period of time / length of contract: November 2011

Content of the job:

  • installation of „MAGNETICS for NX“ Version 2.0.1 under Teamcenter 8.3 and NX7.5
  • handling of the CAE data structure and the belonging Items (CAE_Analysis, CAE_Model, CAE_Geometry)
  • check for correct data relations (CAE_Target, CAE_Source, CAE_Defining)
  • use of CAE Manager
  • verification of pre and post processor functionality
  • solving and input file transfer
  • return of result file, automatic import in Teamcenter
  • temporary data filing in the Teamcenter-Temp-Folder
  • check for preview functionality
  • calculation of some test models

Wind Load Simulation of a Control Cabinet

Client: International electrical company

Seat of the client: Germany

Period / duration of the contract: 2020

Content of the order:

  • Static structure simulation of an outdoor housing for switchgear
  • Construction of a shell model of the system with welded connections, screws and rivets in Siemens NX / Simcenter
  • Load from possible wind loads depending on the installation location
  • Processing of the pressure distribution from given CFD simulations
  • Assessment of the results with regard to the formation of gaps and deformation
  • Development of improvement measures

Development of Thermal Sensor Models

Client's industry: International electrical company

Seat of the client: Brandenburg

Period / duration of the contract: 2019

Content of the order:

  • Development of a functionality for the control of transient thermal simulations with current-carrying conductors.
  • Programming with the API of the Simcenter Thermal / Flow / ESC solver.
  • Extension for multi-process simulations.
  • Building a demo model.
  • User training and support.

Update-Training for NX Flow

Industry of customer: Mechanical Engineering

Location of customer: Baden-Wuertemberg

Period of time / length of contract: June 2011

Content of the job:

  • Training for the news of the module NX Flow for the version NX7.5.
  • Calculation of volume flows at the inlet of a gas engine.

Flow simulation of a motor compartment

Industry of customer: Producer of forklift trucks

Location of customer: Hamburg, Germany

Period of time / length of contract: December 2010 to February 2011

Content of the job:

  • CFD simulation (NX-Flow) of the flow behavior of cooling air in the motor compartment of two different forklift types
  • preparation of the complex fluid geometry with NX functionality
  • calculation of pressure loss and fluid velocity between inlet and outlet

Dynamic Simulation of a Bridge Gantry Machine Tool

Industry of the client: machine tool manufacturer

Seat of the client: Germany

Period / duration of the contract: 2019

Content of the order:

  • Create FEM model with Siemens NX Simcenter and Nastran, generation of the state space matrices
  • System simulation in the state space representation
  • Safeguarding the defined dynamic targets at the tool center point: compliance, positioning accuracy, controller parameters
  • Elaboration of the possible further developments within the concept

Dynamic Simulation of a Grinding Machine

Industry of the client: machine tool manufacturer

Seat of the client: Germany

Period / duration of the contract: 2018

Content of the order:

  • Create FEM model with Siemens NX Simcenter and Nastran, generation of the state space matrices
  • System simulation in the state space representation
  • Verification of the simulations based on measurements
  • Determine the cause of surface problems on the machine using the simulation model

Static Simulation of a Valve with Maximum Flow Around

Client: heating and air conditioning technology

Seat of the client: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Period / duration of the contract: August 2014

Content of the order:

  • Development and construction of the simulation model
  • Examination and evaluation of different possible failure cases
  • Testing and evaluation of different geometry variants
  • Advice on implementing an optimized solution

Dynamic simulation of an Inverter

Industry of customer: Electrical Industry
Location of customer: Bayern, Germany
Period of time / length of contract: 2011

Content of the job:

  • preparation of CAD geometry
  • Assembly-FEM
  • dynamic simulation of the inverter, transient excitation, frequency excitation
  • calculation of accelerations and forces

Evaluation of NX Preprocessing Tools for FE-Simulation in Shipbuilding

Industry of customer: Shipbuilding Industries
Location of customer: Bremen, Germany
Period of time / length of contract: October 2011

Content of the job:

  • midsurface models from the sections of complex solid assemblies 
  • validation of preprocessing functionality in the NX Advanced Simulation Software for the creation of large shell models (Synchronous Modeling, Stich-Edge)
  • meshing of typical 2D geometries from shipbuilding
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