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Best of the blog: Vehicle Climate Systems
May 25, 2018
For years, our subject matter experts and partners have written about simulation-driven solutions for climate control systems in the PowerFLOW blog, Test the Limits. See what they have to say...
Designing Quieter Vehicles by Implementing a Digital Wind Noise Solution during Development
Jan 17, 2018
By Sivapalan Senthooran Excessive wind noise inside the cabin has been one of the top customer complaints in studies of initial vehicle quality over the last decade. OEMs are continuously trying...
The Quest for Quiet
Oct 24, 2017
By Vincent Le Goff In the automotive industry, it’s not what you hear – it’s what you don’t hear – that matters the most to vehicle safety and comfort. Advancements in aeroacoustics have helped...
Quiet Comfort: Acoustic Simulation to Resolve Fan Coil Cassette Unit Noise
Oct 03, 2017
Quiet Comfort: Acoustic Simulation to Resolve Fan Coil Cassette Unit NoiseBy Mohammed MeskineLook up and you might be able to spot a fan coil cassette unit: an active comfort unit integrated into the...
Total Noise Simulation with SIMULIA PowerFLOW
Jul 07, 2017
By Robert Powell Off-highway equipment challenges manufacturers to find new ways to reduce product noise. In addition to improving performance, efficiency and value in new designs, manufacturers...
Solving HVAC Noise Issues: Where Should You Look Next?
Jul 07, 2017
By Adrien Mann If you’ve been in a new car lately, you know that automotive OEMs are focused on reducing noise from sources like the engine, wind, and rolling. This means that drivers and...
Time to turn down the volume: how heavy machinery companies can tackle noise pollution before their equipment is even built
Jul 07, 2016
According the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the key to attacking noise pollution is addressing it in the design stage. The Agency states it is much easier to design noise out of a machine...
The importance of real-world simulation
May 19, 2016
Tesla has stated that with the new Model 3 electric car, it wants to reduce the drag coefficient to an incredibly slippery 0.21 CD (210 counts), down from 0.24 on the Model S. But the maker also...
Onroak Automotive’s winning edge
Feb 01, 2016
Le Mans-based endurance race car designer, Onroak Automotive, recently secured famous victories in the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship with its LMP2 prototype race cars...
Tesla Model X: the SUV uncompromised?
Sep 30, 2015
It’s been a three and a half year tease from Tesla CEO Elon Musk, but many will say it’s been worth the wait as the Model X was unveiled last night at the company’s...