Blog & News
Advanced Granular Material DOE and Optimization with Altair EDEM and Altair HyperStudy
Read about the development of a new workflow that enables an automated exchange of information between EDEM and HyperStudy, and allows users to explore EDEM simulations and results in an entirely new way.
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.
9 unique features and capabilities of EDEM you need to know about!
In this post we are highlighting 9 key capabilities and resources we have that really make a difference to our users. Material models libraries, Dynamic Domain, API, EDEMpy, CAE couplings ...have a look and get the most out of EDEM!
Introducing motions to geometries easily in EDEM with the Motion Control Utility
Find out about the Motion Control Utility (MCU) that enables users to easily introduce motions to geometries that occur due to forces or torques being applied.
10 common questions about EDEM GPU answered
Find out more about the EDEM GPU solver engine, why and when to use GPU and multi-GPU, recommended cards and what speed-up to expect.
4 things you need to know about bulk materials
The world is full of bulk materials! Whether you call them rocks, powder, grains, tablets, granules, there are 4 things you need to know about them and the reason why EDEM exists!
Post-process EDEM data in Python using ‘EDEMpy’
EDEMpy is a Python library for post-processing and analyzing EDEM simulation data - making it easy to extract specific data from a simulation deck and process that data in a customizable and reusable way.
A new breakage model for accurate simulation of particle damage and fragmentation
The EDEM Breakage model (based on Tavares, UFRJ) is able to address the different mechanisms of breakage including both surface damage and fragmentation.
Simulating powders in EDEM with the Powders Starter Pack
The Powders Starter Pack is a useful starting point for anyone needing to simulate the complex nature of powders. It consists of a selection of 9 example material models focusing on small particle sizes and representing a range of powder-materials.
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.
New Discrete Element Method Jobs platform – Connecting DEM experts with companies
A group connecting employers looking for candidates with DEM experience and professionals looking for a job where they can apply their DEM skills.