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Hall Effect Magnetic Sensors Design for Automotive Application

Samir GUERBAOUI – R&D Engineering

Articles, Presentations

Influence of Discrete Inductance Curves on the Simulation of Round Rotor Generator Using Coupled Circuit Method

This paper presents a study on the influence of the discretisation of the inductance curves on a detailed coupled circuit model of a synchronous generator with a damper winding and search coils. The self and mutual inductances of all coupled circ...

Articles, Presentations

Design Optimization of Traction Motors for EV Applications

Increasing concerns on energy security and environmental pollution by fossil fuel engines have pushed significant research in electric vehicles (EVs). The requirements for traction electrification are highly demanding in terms of efficiency, torqu...

Articles, Presentations

3D Calculation and Modeling of Eddy Current Losses in a Large Power Transformer

Elimination of hot spots and reduction of eddy current losses in structural parts is one of the important constituents of transformer design. In this work, the eddy current losses in the clamping frame, transformer tank and electromagnetic shieldi...

Articles, Presentations

Using Analytical Approach with Finite Element Analysis for Coupling Magnetic and Thermal Analysis for Motors

Thermal analysis is a key factor when designing motors. We propose to link the studies of
electromagnetic and thermal aspects in transient application with Finite Element Method (FEM) to
represent the thermal state of motor with higher accuracy. As electromagnetic response time is
different of th

Articles, Presentations

Numerical Modeling and Experimental Analysis of the Magnetic Noise of the Single-Phase Inverter-Fed Permanent Split-Capacitor Motor_Andrei NEGOITA_OPTIM

Abstract- The paper presents a FEM approach for studying the influence of the capacitor value on the magnetic noise of a network and inverter-fed permanent split-capacitor induction motor. A 4 pole, 24 stator slots and 30 rotor slots, induction mo...

Articles, Presentations

Analyze Design and Control Aspects of Linear Machines Using Co-simulation

This research work describes the permanent magnet linear machines, their characteristics, control and applications. It aims to develop a linear machine model in finite element based software, Flux2D. The Finte Element Method (FEM) model consists o...

Articles, Presentations

Design and Simulation of an Axial Gap Electromagnetic Brake with Flux 3D FEA Package

2014 Flux Conference Presentation

Articles, Presentations

A 3D Numerical Fem Model For The Simulation Of Induction Welding Of Tubes

In the present paper, two simulation strategies for tube induction welding
process are presented. Coupled electromagnetic and thermal problem is solved by applying
three-dimensional FEM models. The resulting power density and temperature distribution are
compared. Reported strategies can be used

Articles, Presentations

FEM Simulation Tool for Electromagnetic NDT System in Different Inspection Situation and Visualization Platform

Dr. Yasmine GABI
Dr. Bernd Wolter
Dr. Olivier Martins
Andreas Gerbershagen

Articles, Presentations

Temperature Prediction And Thermal Management For Composite Magnetic Controllers Of Induction Coils

ABSTRACT. Temperature control of magnetic controllers (concentrators, cores, shields,
shunts) is an essential part of the induction coil design. Prediction and study of the coil
copper have been described in a presentation “Influence of Cooling Conditions on Induction
Coil Copper Temperatures” (V

Articles, Presentations

EMC Modeling of an Industrial Variable Speed Drive With an Adapted PEEC Method

This paper presents an adapted partial element equivalent circuit (PEEC)-based methodology applied to the modeling of interconnections of power electronics devices. Although this method is already well known, the originality of this work is its us...

Articles, Presentations

High Efficiency Motor Design for Electric Vehicles

Flux Conference 2012 presentation

Articles, Presentations

A New High Efficiency Technology For The Induction

In recent years, an innovative DC induction heating concept has been proposed in order to
increase the efficiency of the induction heating of low electrical resistivity metal billets [1-3].
In this approach the billet is forced to rotate inside a transverse DC magnetic field by means
of an electr

Articles, Presentations

Verification of Fault Condition Behaviour of a Synchronous 2-Pole Generator Using Flux 2D Finite Element Analysis Software

Flux Conference 2012 presentation

Articles, Presentations

Tips & Tricks: LAP

Step-by-Step Layup Optimization with LAP

Technical Papers, Tips & Tricks, Tutorials

A Design-Validation-Production Workflow for Aerospace Additive Manufacturing

Additive manufacturing coupled with topology optimization allows the design-and-analysis and manufacturing iterations to be reduced significantly, or even eliminated. To ensure that the part will perform as simulated, a mid-stage validation is con...

Technical Papers

Numerical Wave Tank Analysis of Wave Run-Up On a Truncated Vertical Cylinder

J. Kin, S.Cosgrove, R. Jaiman, and J. O’Sullivan.

Technical Papers

VIV Prediction of a Truss Spar Pull-Tube Array Using CFD

Y. Constantinides, S. Holmes, and W. Yu

Technical Papers

Vortex Induced Vibration Analysis of a Complex Subsea Jumper

S. Holmes, and Y. Constantinides

Technical Papers

Dynamic Analysis of Riser Release and Lowering

S. Atluri, N. Liu, A. Sablok, and T. Weaver

Technical Papers

APWorks Choses OptiStruct for Topology Optimisation for the 3D Printed Light Rider

Despite its skeletal appearance, the Light Rider is an extremely strong yet lightweight electric motorcycle designed by Airbus subsidiary APWorks as a showcase of what’s possible when OptiStruct's topology optimisation is coupled with metallic 3D printing.


Written by Tanya Weaver from DEVELOP3

Articles, Customer Stories

Using Flux and InCa3D for an Induction Heating Device: Evolutions Since 2010 Flux Conference

Presented at the 2013 Flux Conference

Articles, Presentations

Brake Noise Prediction Using Altair Multi-body Simulation

The level of noise transmitted to the passengers of a vehicle can drastically impact a passenger’s comfort. Brake noise will give the customer an impression of poor product quality and can thus damage the quality image of the company. Within the automotive industry,
the study of mode coupling inst

Technical Papers

Benchmark of HyperStudy Optimization Algorithms

The objective of this paper is to assess several optimization algorithms in HyperStudy for their effectiveness and efficiency. The following sections of this paper present an overview of the optimization algorithms frequently used in HyperStudy. T...

Technical Papers

Printed Ka-band Reflectarrays with Offset Feed

Printed reflectarrays combine the advantages of parabolic reflector antennas with microstrip arrays, yielding high-gain, low-profile, low-cost antennas with simpler feeds that are easy to fabricate. This white paper demonstrates how FEKO can be us...

Technical Papers

Benchmark Study: Optimizing High Fidelity Crash & Safety Simulation Performance

Cray, Intel and Altair have collaborated to analyze crash and safety simulation performance that provides engineers the power, speed and accuracy needed for their design analysis.

Technical Papers

Electromagnetic Design in the Electronic Industry

Technology advancement in the electronic industry is unyielding, but new trends will build on RF communications to drive new product functionality. Some examples include the Internet of Things (IoT), 5G mobile networks and automation/smart technol...

Technical Papers

Intel Solution Brief: Maximize Performance and Scalability with Radioss on Intel® Xeon®

This paper summarizes the findings of a benchmark project to evaluate the performance and scalability of Radioss on Intel® Xeon® Processor E7 v2 family-based platforms.

Technical Papers

Fluid - Structure Interaction Analysis and Optimization of an Automotive Component

This paper discusses the behavior of a flexible flap at the rear end of a generic car model under
aerodynamic loads. A strong bidirectional coupling between the flap’s deflection and the flow
field exists which requires this system to be simulated in a coupled fluid-structure manner.

Customer Stories, Technical Papers

Tanker Truck Sloshing Simulation Using Bi-directionally Coupled CFD and Multi-Body Dynamics Solvers

In this work, the multi-disciplinary problem arising from fluid sloshing within a partially filled
tanker truck undergoing lateral acceleration is investigated through the use of multiphysics
coupling between a computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solver and a multi-body dynamics
(MBD) solver. This

Technical Papers

Efficient Design and Analysis of Airborne Radomes

Technical Papers

Optimization Drive Design - A Desktop Engineering Sponsored Report

Optimize every stage of product development with an integrated workflow that democratizes simulation and analysis. In this Desktop Engineering sponsored report Altair's vision for product optimization is analyzed

Technical Papers

Optimizing Cooling Passages in Turbine Blades

Turbine blades have internal passages that provide cooling during operation in a high
temperature engine. The design of the cooling passages is critical to achieve near uniform
temperature of the blade during operation. The temperature of the blade is dependent on the thermal properties of the bla

Technical Papers

Benchmark Study: Optimized Drop Testing with Dell, Intel and Altair

Dell, Intel and Altair have collaborated to analyze a virtual drop test solution with integrated simulation and optimization analysis, delivering proven gains in speed and accuracy.

Technical Papers

Weld Distortion Optimisation using HyperStudy

Distortion induced in parts due to the cooling of welds complicates automated manufacturing lines in the automotive industry. The resulting deformation leads to additional investment such as end of line machining to correct affected assemblies. Ut...

Technical Papers

Streamlining Aerodynamic CFD Analyses

External aerodynamic simulations using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) are well established tools in the product development process for the automotive and aerospace industries. CFD simulation technology helps engineers to understand the physic...

Technical Papers

An Integrated Approach to Workload & Cluster Management: The HPE Performance Cluster Manager (HPCM) PBS Professional Connector

This paper describes the integration between Altair’s PBS Professional and HPE Performance Cluster Manager (HPCM), explaining how the concept of a "connector" unites these two tools to simplify cluster setup and job execution, and providing instru...

Technical Papers

Optimization Centers - A Systematic Deployment of Structural Optimization in Large Enterprises

An optimization center is a centralized structure within an OEM which allow for strategic execution of optimization within the product concept and development processes. This paper discusses how optimization centers work and can be created to fit ...

Technical Papers

Schlumberger Eclipse Integration White Paper and How-To Guide

The Schlumberger ECLIPSE software family offers the industry’s most complete and robust set of reservoir simulation software. In response to user requests, Altair has collaborated with Schlumberger to deliver a tightly integrated version of ECLIPS...

Technical Papers
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