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Advanced Forming Research Centre uses Altair EDEM™ to determine the powder deposition process in Laser Metal Deposition Additive Manufacturing
In this guest blog post, find out how the University of Strathclyde MEng Student Project Group use EDEM to determine the powder deposition process in Laser Metal Deposition Additive Manufacturing.
Designing guillotine valves to control mineral flow using EDEM software – a case study by Blue Ocean
In this guest post from Blue Ocean Engineer learn how EDEM was used to optimize the design of guillotine valves that control the flow of bulk material for silo discharge.
Evaluating tire design and performance of agricultural machinery for soil interaction using Altair EDEM™
In this guest post from the Prometeon Tyre Group, learn more about a recent collaboration project that explores the potential of EDEM software technology to simulate tire-soil interaction in off-road environments
Simulating a powder dosing system in additive manufacturing with EDEM: material model calibration approach and results
Find out how EDEM and The Barnes Group 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.
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.
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.