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Bulging and buckling of a hose under pressure

Author: Claas Bierwisch
The movie shows a fluid in a rigid pipe which is connected to a hose of rubber-like material. A piston moves downward through the pipe thereby pushing the fluid into the hose which is sealed by a disc at the lower end. The hose bu ... more

Views: 578

Sweeping granular matter with a flexible lamella

Author: Claas Bierwisch
The movie shows lamellas of different flexibility which are used to sweep cohesive granular matter by a lateral movement. The effectivity of the sweeping depends strongly on the rigidity of the lamella. Cleaning processes are appl ... more

Views: 515

Distortion of a complex shaped thin ceramic film during sintering on a rigid substrate simulated by Discrete Element Method

Author: Tobias Rasp
Particle-based simulations using the discrete element method were applied for the sintering of thin ceramic films that are constrained by a rigid substrate. The inhibition of lateral particle movement in vicinity of the substra ... more

Views: 561

Look, no hands! the self-driving car on the road to reality

Author: Euronews Knowledge
Self-driving, intelligent cars, once a staple of science fiction, are now a technological reality, albeit in prototype form. Made by euronews, the most watched news channel in Europe.

Views: 439

Die filling of a seal disc cavity

Author: Claas Bierwisch
Dry pressing and subsequent sintering in order to shape metallic or ceramic powders is characterized by its high dimensional accuracy. The homogeneous filling of the die prior to compaction is an important prerequisite for maintai ... more

Views: 586

Robot archaeologists: taking the risks out of underwater fieldwork

Author: Euronews Knowledge
Underwater archaeology is an exciting, but "sometimes risky field": http://www.newarchaeology.com/divedangers/ of studies. To eliminate those risks a European research project, "ARROWS": http://www.arrowsproject.eu, is working to ... more

Views: 425

Robots to the rescue in post-disaster recovery

Author: Euronews Knowledge
Made by euronews, the most watched news channel in Europe. euronews knowledge brings you a fresh mix of the world's most interesting know-hows, directly from space and sci-tech experts.

Views: 231

Greener Tyres Hit the Road - Futuris

Author: Euronews Knowledge
This a euronews futuris feature from March 25, 2014. euronews knowledge brings you a fresh mix of the world's most interesting know-hows, directly from space and sci-tech experts.

Views: 481

Drying drop on a substrate: The coffee stain effect

Author: Thomas Breinlinger
This video shows the drying of a silver ink micro droplet on a solid substrates. The simulation is carried out using the discrete element method (DEM) which is combined with an analytic solution of the fluid motion via one-way-cou ... more

Views: 677

SPH simulation of a particle impact on a ductile target

Author: Christian Nutto
The sequence shows an impacting body on a ductile target made of Al6061-T1. The impacting body is assumed to be ideally hard. The impact velocity is $45 \mathrm{m/s}$ and is tilted $51^°$ from the horizontal axis. The spacing of ... more

Views: 669