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Transformative technology – Dr Jin Ooi reveals how digital element modelling is revolutionizing process industries
Article published in International Process Engineering
Calibrating DEM simulations of cohesive solids with the Uniaxial Powder Tester
Dr. John P. Morrissey of the University of Edinburgh discusses the challenges of characterizing the flowability of fine granular materials and explains the suitability of the Uniaxial Powder Tester as a DEM calibration tool for cohesive powders.
EDEM collaborates with Dassault Systemes to deliver new coupling application for optimizing heavy equipment design
New coupling solution between EDEM and Abaqus enables engineers designing heavy equipment to include realistic bulk material loads in their Finite Element Analysis.
Simulating complex cohesive materials in EDEM
Bulk materials are complex in nature and simulating their flow can be challenging. In this post we introduce a new contact model available in EDEM 2018 that can simulate complex cohesive materials such as fine dry powders, soil and ore fines.
More particles…faster with EDEM 2018
EDEM 2018 is now available to download. This latest release focuses on productivity and performance and includes a range of new features and enhancements.
Simulating soft soils in EDEM with the Soils Starter Pack
A new resource for EDEM users interested to simulate the interaction of their equipment with a range of soils including dry or wet gravel, sand or clay.
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 5,500th abstract to the database, let’s look at some key data and the most popular research areas.
Bulk Materials Handling Award for Innovation received for development of Generic EDEM Material Model Database
Dr. David Curry, Principal Engineer at EDEM has been awarded the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) Bulk Materials Handling Award for Innovation for his work to invent and guide development of the Generic EDEM Material Model Database.
Simulating fluidized beds accurately using EDEM coupled with ANSYS Fluent
Validation is a crucial part of any numerical simulation. This post demonstrates the accuracy of an EDEM-Fluent simulation of a fluidized bed against theoretical and experimental data.
Simulating Elasto-Plastic-Adhesive Contact Deformation in EDEM
In this guest post, the Ghadiri Research Group reports on a new contact model they developed to simulate the complex behavior of bulk solids such as cohesive powders.
From weeks to hours – how GPU technology is changing the face of Discrete Element Modeling
Simulating millions of particles in hours is now reality thanks to the powerful EDEM GPU solver combined with the latest graphic cards.