New Release - FINE™/Open With OpenLabs™ V9.1

    Laura Trappolini     News     26.11.2019

AutoSeal

HEXPRESS™/Hybrid includes the new tool AutoSeal that automatically creates surfaces to close holes and gaps for any given configurations. It both repairs tolerance gaps between non-conformal parts as well as topological holes such as bolt drilling. 

This automatic tool allows preparing a simulation-ready geometry in a few minutes when it usually requires weeks of engineering effort.

 


Where a skilled engineer typically needed one full week to close all the holes of the cabin space before, now this whole process was brought down to just about one hour with AutoSeal. And the robustness of the technology was definitely proven: They had a 100% success rate on 10 different vehicle models. 

Mr. Akio Takamura, Chief Engineer at Honda Automotive.


 

Distributed parallel version of OMNIS™/Hexpress

OMNIS™/Hexpress can now be launched on thousands of cores leveraging its distributed memory parallel mode with either Open or Intel MPI libraries. A 1 billion cells mesh can be generated in ~10 minutes.

Scalability curve of the mesh generation time as a function of the number of cores

   

Information for combustion table generation (FINE™/Open)

Specifications of the combustion table generation are now displayed in the graphical interface. The table types, and fuel and oxidizer settings used to generate the combustion table are directly available in the FINE™/Open interface. This information is also stored in the table file.

Combustion table header information

 

We hope you will take benefit of this new version. Please visit the FINE™/Open with OpenLabs™ page for more info or contact us at info@numeca.com.

 

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Laura graduated as Mechanical Engineer with a specialization in Energy from the Belgian University of Mons. She joined NUMECA international in 2015. For the first 3 years, she worked as a Turbomachinery Application Engineer. Today, she manages the Multiphysics Product and Application Group.