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Industry Solutions – Aerospace

ANSYS engineering analysis software has been widely used in all aerospace design applications. To learn more about projects that have been done with ANSYS software, please see information below on specific aerospace components.

Besides simulation software and services, SimuTech is an industry leader in gas turbine blade testing and modal testing to the aerospace industry.

SimuTech Consulting Projects in the Aerospace Industry:
  • Mach 5 rocket nozzle steering design
  • Thrust and flow analysis of space shuttle rocket engine with steering from eccentric drag caused by variable chamber impingement
  • Supersonic design study of various wing profiles, various angle of attacks, and altitude
  • Pre-stressed PSD Random Vibration of electronics PCB assembly
  • Fuel coupling piping fatigue analysis
  • Development of programs for automation of jet engine simulations
  • Airworthiness analysis of engine systems
  • Advanced mesh development for engine component thermal/structural analysis
Airbus Cabin Airflow
Airflow in Cabin
Rotordynamics
Rotor Dynamics
Nacelle Mesh
Nacelle Meshing

Meet Our Aerospace Expert

SimuTech's Aerospace Expert Butch Vision

Butch Vision
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Aerospace Resources

Areas of Expertise:

  • Design and analysis of augmenters, nozzles, and external components for military engines (F110, F119, and F135)
  • High cycle fatigue analysis using random and sinusoidal inputs
  • Low cycle fatigue analysis of high temperature components: engine and wing anti-ice systems and turbine exhaust cooling ducts
  • Engine component qualification testing per RTCA-D0-160D

Background:

  • MS in Mechanical Engineering from University of Tennessee Knoxville
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering from University of Florida

Applications:

  • Titanium potable water tanks on Boeing aircraft
  • Exhaust components on Sikorsky helicopters
  • APU exhaust ducts on PW6000
  • Heads-up display on Boeing aircraft
  • Flexible & V-band clamps

aerospace applications Electronics Aerostructures Cabin and Cockpit Nacelle Wings Landing Gears Engine Design Fuel, Air and Hydraulics Systems Flaps and High Lift Devices Auxiliary Power Units


Electronics

Electronics

  • Avionics Cooling
    • Conjugate heat transfer
    • Thermal stress
  • Modal Analysis
    • Random vibration
    • Drop test
    • Pre-stressed modal analysis
  • Safety and durability
    • Impacts
    • Perforation
  • Rack assemblies
    • Stress
    • Fatigue
  • EM Interference
    • High and low frequency

Aerostructures

Aerostructures

  • Metallic & composites materials
  • Weight & mass control
  • Welding, riveting, bonding
  • Mechanical systems
  • Safety systems
    • Oxygen delivery
    • Exits
    • Slides

Cabin & Cockpit

Cabin & Cockpit

  • Air conditioning
    • Natural, mixed and forced convection
    • Comfort indices, PPD, PMV (ISO 7730)
    • Humidity
    • Solar loading
  • Seating arrangements
    • Locking system
    • Stress prediction
    • Belts
    • Fatigue
  • Overhead compartment
    • Durability & fatigue
    • Openings
    • Modal analysis

Nacelle

Nacelle

  • Pylon design
    • Stress & deformations
    • Fatigue
    • Vibrations
    • Mechanical systems
  • Impacts & perforations
    • Bird strikes
    • Blade shedding
  • Core-compartment
    • Thermal environment
    • Ventilation
    • Fire extinction
  • External shape
    • Inlet
    • External aerodynamics
    • Aeroacoustics
    • Mixer & chevrons
    • Icing

Wings

Wings

  • External Aerodynamics
    • Advanced turbulence & transition modeling
    • Best-in-class meshing
  • Perforations & impacts
  • Welding & riveting
  • Fatigue
  • Fluid-structure interaction
    • One and two way Interaction
    • Aeroelasticity analysis
  • Anti-icing systems
  • Fuel tanks

Landing Gears

Landing Gears

  • Acoustics
  • Flow
  • Mechanical systems
    • Multibody flexible dynamics
  • Stress & deformation
  • Braking systems
    • Thermal transients
  • Tires
    • Deformation
    • Explosion and perforation

Engine Design

Engine Design

  • Complete turbo system
    • Fan
    • LP and HP compressors
    • Combustion chamber
    • HP and LP turbines
  • Installations
    • Mixers & chevrons
    • Inlets
    • Core-compartment
    • Leaks & fire extinction
    • Fixings & attachments
  • Multi-disciplinary
    • Stress
    • Thermal
    • CFD
    • Combustion
    • Rotordynamics
    • Bird strikes & blade shedding

Fuel, Air & Hydraulics Systems

Fuel, Air & Hydraulics Systems

  • Multi purpose
    • Valves, pipes, ducts, tanks
    • Bleed
    • Compressor lines
    • Filters
    • Mixing
    • Air, skydrol, fuel
  • Optimization
    • Fully parametrized process
    • Design of experiments
    • Design for Six Sigma
  • CAD integration and connectivity
    • Workbench bi-directional connectivity
    • FLUENT for Catia V5
  • Fluid structure interaction
    • One-way stresses and deformations
    • Two-way moving & deforming bodies
    • Multibody flexible dynamics
  • Multiscale modeling
    • 1D software couplings

Flaps & High Lift Devices

Flaps & High Lift Devices

  • Performance
    • Lift, drag, weight
  • Transients
    • Moving and deforming bodies
    • One and two-way fluid-Structure interactions
    • Multibody flexible dynamics
  • Acoustics
    • Modal analysis
    • External CAE couplings
  • Structures
    • Stress and deformations
    • Axis and bearings
    • Fatigue

Auxiliary Power Units (APU)

Auxiliary Power Units (APU)

  • Complete Turbo System
    • LP and HP compressors
    • Combustion chamber
    • HP and LP turbines
  • Installations
    • Alternators
    • Inlets
    • Core-compartment
    • Leaks & fire extinction
    • Fixings & attachments
  • Multi-Disciplinary
    • Stress
    • Thermal
    • CFD
    • Emag
    • Combustion
    • Rotordynamics
    • Blade Shedding