Blog & News
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 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.
Customer Interview – Using EDEM at Astec
In this video interview, Andrew Hobbs, DEM/CFD Chief Engineer at Astec, Inc. explains how he uses EDEM software, what he thinks of it and the key benefits Astec, Inc. get from using it.
A new uniaxial tester for measuring flowability and calibrating DEM models for cohesive particulates
In this guest blog discover the story behind the development of the 'Uniaxial Powder Tester' from Freeman Technology and learn why this tester provides an attractive method for characterizing the flowability of powders and calibrating DEM models.
How to optimize your multi-body solution to get faster results in less time – the experience of an expert Adams user
Darren Simoni, Principal at DSIM Technologies, talks through his experience as an expert MBD user and the benefits he has discovered when coupling EDEM with Adams.
Designing reliable transfer chutes with bulk material simulation: a project by Greentechnical
In this guest post, Stephan Roos discusses how bulk materials handling experts Greentechnical harness DEM simulation to address their clients' challenges and presents one of their transfer chute re-design projects.
Build it Beefy or Outsmart Your Component Durability Optimization with EDEM for Adams?
In this guest post, Darren Simoni of DSIM Technologies explains the benefits of adding realistic bulk material loads within Adams multi-body dynamics in the design of grab buckets for increased confidence of structural durability predictions.
Assessing Screw-Powered Transportation in Granular Environments Utilizing Multi-Body Dynamics and Discrete Element Modeling
Andrew Thoesen (Arizona State University) explains how the Discrete Element Method enables to simulate granular material behaviors for assessing screw propelled vehicles mobility in numerous extraterrestrial environments.