Common Power Systems The expert team at SimuTech has extensive capabilities and experience in the design and engineering of steam turbines with ANSYS CFD and FEA software for structural, thermal and fluid dynamics, as well as fatigue analysis with fe-safe.
Over more than 30 years, SimuTech's
Rochester office has established itself as a leader in the steam turbine industry, specializing in physical testing services such as modal testing & MAC and blade frequency testing. Please contact us at any time to see how we can assist you. Common power system simulation elements
Design Element Challenges Simulation Benefits Steam Turbines Part life/erosion Costly downtime for failed equipment Thermal stresses Determine and then design for likely nucleation and condensation regions Maximize part life through optimizing fatigue/creep trade-offs Motors & Generators Need to dissipate large thermal loads with a minimum of parasitic power losses Generating a clean voltage signal Determine generator characteristics before creating a physical prototype: Subtransient reactance Open-circuit saturation curve Output voltage signal harmonic distortion Heat transfer in air passages Balance of Plant: Fans & Pumps Heat exchangers Valves & Seals Condensers Maximize efficiency Design for uneven flow distribution Reduce erosion in virtual prototypes Transmission Systems Failures can affect thousands of customers Keeping electric field strengths within specifications Designing for complex failure modes Simulate complex coupled physics during the design process Improve safety and reliability