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Sustainable Energy

In an industry pledged to cutting waste and increasing output efficiency, Mentor’s Energy Solutions will help you build better, more cost proficient systems, keeping you ahead of the competition.

Global solutions

With the volatility that has come about in past years within the energy and environmental sectors, it is increasingly important that power generation and their distribution systems are designed for optimum use and efficiency.

Mentor Graphics tools and services are used to help companies worldwide gain the maximum benefits from new and existing equipment, helping them accelerate product design, maximize efficiency, increase reliability and save money.

Products

Embedded into major MCAD systems Concurrent CFD software FloEFD is a full-featured 3D fluid flow and heat transfer analysis package to help Design Engineers optimize product design and speed up their workflow.... FloEFD™

In use by 75 of the top 100 electronics companies in the world, FloTHERM® is a powerful 3D computational fluid dynamics software that predicts airflow and heat transfer in and around electronic equipment,... FloTHERM®

Flowmaster is a 1D general purpose CFD solution for thermo fluid system engineers to model and analyze the fluid mechanics and pipe flow in complex systems. Flowmaster®

FloVENT® is a powerful Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software that predicts 3D airflow, heat transfer, contamination distribution and comfort indices in and around buildings of all types and sizes;... FloVENT®

Application Examples

Tanks

Flow distribution inside tank Tanks, hollow housings for the storage of fluids (whether gas or liquid), are  used across a wide range of industries.

Flow distribution inside tank

Tanks, hollow housings for the storage of fluids (whether gas or liquid), are used across a wide range of industries.

Pressure Distribution
In process industries they are used to store chemicals, pharmaceuticals and even petroleum. In this case the engineer needed to optimize the internal plate to minimize pressure loss. FloEFD was used to calculate the flow distribution and pressure loss inside the chamber.

Pressure Distribution

In process industries they are used to store chemicals, pharmaceuticals and even petroleum. In this case the engineer needed to optimize the internal plate to minimize pressure loss. FloEFD was used to calculate the flow distribution and pressure loss inside the chamber.

Flow Distribution To find the best design option for the tank, the engineer conducted “what-if” analysis with FloEFD. FloEFD makes it easy to modify solid models and analyze them. The process is simple: by using the cloning feature, users can create multiple variations of their designs and without having to reapply loads, boundary conditions, material properties etc the model can be analyzed again. Then the user can choose the best possible design among the various options. With FloEFD, improving and optimizing designs is easy.

Flow Distribution

To find the best design option for the tank, the engineer conducted “what-if” analysis with FloEFD. FloEFD makes it easy to modify solid models and analyze them. The process is simple: by using the cloning feature, users can create multiple variations of their designs and without having to reapply loads, boundary conditions, material properties etc the model can be analyzed again. Then the user can choose the best possible design among the various options. With FloEFD, improving and optimizing designs is easy.

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Customer Success

Schüco International

Simulation Improves Solar Cell Performance

Schuco uses FloTHERM computational fluid dynamics software to design more efficient photovoltaic panels and gain significant competitive advantage. View Success Story

“With FloEFD software we were able to evaluate 15 different alternatives very quickly and without cutting any metal. One of them provides the same performance as the previous design even though it is much less expensive to make because it does not require hydroforming.”

Toni Stamenov, Ingersoll Rand Energy Systems

 
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