Blog & News
Simulating a powder dosing system in additive manufacturing with EDEM: material model calibration approach and results
Find out how EDEM and The Barnes Group of Advisors successfully calibrated material models for two powders of different flowability to understand the mechanics of a powder dosing system and the effect of powder properties on it.
Solving powder handling issues using granular material simulation
This post discusses the challenges of handling and processing powders and how EDEM simulation can help better understand and optimize processes such as mixing, spreading, compaction and milling.
Faster calibration with the EDEM Calibration Kit
Discover the EDEM Calibration Kit - a collection of EDEM simulations of standard bulk solids characterization instruments that can be used to automate a large part of the EDEM material model calibration workflow.
Analyzing the operation and design of an autogenous mill using EDEM software in collaboration with Tega Industries
Find out how EDEM was used to simulate a full-scale mill and the analysis that can be performed with it to enable optimization of the mill’s design and operation.
Evaluating Road Graders design and performance at XCMG using EDEM simulation software
Learn how EDEM can be used to simulate grader applications such as flattening, ditching and scraping and the type of analysis that can be done with it.
Season’s Greeting Video: EDEM’s Holiday Race!
Happy Holidays! Watch our special ‘EDEM's Holiday race’ video!
Altair Releases Altair EDEM 2020 for Faster Workflows and Faster Results
EDEM 2020 allows for faster workflows and includes new tools for quicker and even easier simulation set-up. New coupling solutions with other CAE tools are also introduced.
Simulating evaporation with the EDEM-Fluent coupling
Find out more about the latest enhancements to the EDEM-Fluent coupling that include a new chemical species transfer capability in this guest post by Andrew Hobbs, Chief DEM/CFD Engineer at Astec, Inc.
Altair Announces New Coupling Solution Between Altair EDEM and Computational Fluid Dynamics Software OpenFOAM
A new coupling between EDEM and open source computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software OpenFOAM is now available, enabling accurate simulations of particle-fluid systems.
Customer Interview – Using EDEM at Pratt & Miller Engineering
In this video interview, Jesper Slättengrenat, Technical Fellow at Pratt & Miller Engineering, explains how he uses EDEM software, what he thinks of it and the key benefits Pratt & Miller Engineering get from using it.
What’s hot in the world of DEM?
With the DEM Literature Database we’re keeping tabs on the latest publications in the field of Discrete Element Modeling. As we recently added the 7,000th abstract to the database, let’s look at some key data and the most popular research areas.