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!
Research Spotlights – how academics use Discrete Element Method simulation
Keeping up to date with projects EDEM academic users worldwide are working on.
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.
Simulating the effect of external liquid agents in granular materials with EDEM API
Learn how EDEM's Application Programming Interface can be used to model complex particle behaviors involving a liquid component such as wetting, coating and agglomeration.
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 is able to address the different mechanisms of breakage including both surface damage and fragmentation. It was developed following the latest advances in research and is based on well-established and validated physics.
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.
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.
Choosing Hardware for EDEM– how to avoid turning a thoroughbred into a donkey
Our technical team provides recommendations when it comes to choosing a processor (CPU), graphic card (GPU), memory and hard drive for running EDEM simulations.
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.
5 tips for creating great videos in EDEM
Find out how to make more realistic and dynamic videos in EDEM with those 5 key features. We'll show you how to use them with our step-by-step videos!
Designing construction and mining equipment – shorten design cycles and optimize equipment performance with bulk material simulation
This post looks at the challenges of designing construction and mining equipment and how bulk material simulation technology can be used for the design, performance analysis, and optimization of dump trucks, excavators, loaders, dozers and more.