Optimization

Adjoint based optimization connected with the CAD

Application of adjoint method in computational fluid dynamics makes the calculation of gradients of objective functions with respect to design parameters computationally affordable. By applying traditional methods, e.g methods based on finite differences, the number of simulations required for the gradient calculations increases drastically with an increasing number of design parameters. Through the use of adjoint method is it possible to calculate all gradients in “one shot”.

Accelerating pump design exploration

Accelerating pump design exploration for better performance, faster

Some research estimates that pumping systems account for nearly 20% of the world's electrical energy demand, and range from 20% to 25% of the energy usage in certain industrial plant operations.

HPC design exploration for a 500 MW oxy-coal fired

High performance computing design exploration for a 500 MW oxy-coal fired boiler using STAR-CCM+ and OPTIMATE+

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