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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

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Discrete and finite element co-simulation

Author: Claas Bierwisch
The possibility of coupling discrete element method (DEM) and finite element analysis (FEA) simulations is particularly attractive in order to model contact between granular matter and soft bodies. The coupling takes place at the ... more

Views: 834

Robo-Mate helps industrial workers lift heavy loads, reducing spinal injuries

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: 418

Recharging without cables: the road ahead for electric cars - Futuris

Author: Euronews Knowledge
Electric vehicles are undoubtedly a form of transport with a future, but many technical challenges have to be overcome before they replace petrol and diesel-fuelled cars. euronews knowledge brings you a fresh mix of the world's ... more

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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: 480

Cleaning strength of abrasive particles added to toothpaste (half cut).

Author: Christian Nutto
The video of the simulation shows a thoothbrush filament moving through a numerical model of a toothpaste enriched with abrasive particles. At the bottom of the simulation domain, an idealistic model of enamel is implemented. It w ... more

Views: 671

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: 739

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: 778

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

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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: 531