Case Studies

AltaSim Technologies guides engineers through multiphysics simulations so they can bring their products to market more rapidly, at a lower cost and with an optimized design.  To help see how working with AtlaSim impacts our clients, we have put together brief case studies of how our simulation gurus provided a unique solution in recent projects.

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Radio Frequency Heart Catheter

A client of AltaSim’s was developing a new heart catheter device to treat atrial fibrillation. The device uses many electrodes to ablate tissue.....

October 2022 Case Study
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Manufacturing Machine Design

A client of AltaSim’s is developing machinery for a novel manufacturing method they’re implementing that includes operating at high temperatures.....

Communication Satellites

A client of AltaSim’s designs and manufactures products that are used in communication satellites. Product failures in space can be catastrophic....

August 2022 Case Study
July 2022 Case Study

Catalytic Reactor Simulation

A client of AltaSim’s designs and manufactures systems that convert gas into multiple products through a catalytic reactor. The reactor produces a synthesis reaction from gas flowing through a porous catalytic media......

Air Treatment Systems

One of AltaSim’s clients designs and manufactures automated continuous UV-C air treatment systems. The company’s systems treat contaminated air that is an invisible threat to patients......

June 2022 Case Study
May 2022 Case Study

Designing Gas Cylinders

One of AltaSim’s clients designs and manufactures cylinders that contain high pressure gases. Their cylinders are manufactured to the highest safety and quality standards while maintaining portability. Our client was in the middle of a cylinder design project when a regulatory agency introduced.....

Transformers

One of AltaSim’s clients designs and manufactures transformers, inductors and power supplies for industrial applications. The company has extensive experience in developing their products for military, electrostatic precipitators and oil & gas applications. Many of their products generate significant heat....

April 2022 Case Study
March 2022 Case Study

Wafer Manufacturing

One of AltaSim’s clients supplies process control equipment for the manufacturing of electronics components that are used in everyday products like personal computers, cell phone and hybrid cars.  They were working with one of their customers to develop a new manufacturing process for electronics packaging. The process included heating the packaging.........

Acoustics

One of AltaSim’s recent clients struggled to develop unique transportation solutions for urban environments. The product includes an array of acoustic sensors to assess the surrounding urban conditions to safely navigate on city streets. The physical prototypes did not provide the expected response, and our client had a short time-window to develop an improved design for field testing.....

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Factory Heat

One of AltaSim's recent clients is a manufacturer that uses heat treatment in their factory. The outdoor air temperature can reach 100 ⁰F in the summer. The indoor air temperature often exceeds 120 ⁰F during these months. The plant manager has spent approximately $500,000 improving the HVAC system for the factory without much success in decreasing the air temperature....

Manufacturing BNNTs

Epic Advanced Materials (Epic), one of AltaSim's clients, is developing manufacturing methods to produce Boron Nitride Nanotubes (BNNTs) in significantly greater volume and a much lower cost than current manufacturing methods can produce.  The manufacturing method is complex, with many input parameters, and Epic desired to develop a better understanding of the effects of these parameters on the manufacturing process...

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Electronics Cooling and Processor Placement

One of AltaSim's recent clients develops electronics components with high-speed processors. They are developing a new version of an existing product that has a smaller form factor. To accommodate this change in geometry, our client needed to move the processor to a new location within the component, that could reduce the air flow around the processor...

Optimizing Manufacturing Processes

One of AltaSim's recent clients develops optical devices that include a thin film coating on a glass lens. This coating modifies the element's reflection and /or transmission to change the optical performance of the component. During manufacturing, our client experienced high cracking rates and excessive distortion in some lenses...

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Simulating Sensor Arrays

One of AltaSim's recent clients develops sensor arrays for locating resources in a complex background environment. Recent experiments showed that combining multiple sensor arrays operating on different physics significantly improved the accuracy of the sensor arrays...

Manufacturing Ovens

One of AltaSim's recent clients manufactures lithium-ion batteries components used in automobiles. Our client is increasing its manufacturing capabilities by adding additional ovens. They were unsure about the cooling rate in the last stage of the ovens...

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Electromagnetic Component Prototype

One of AltaSim's recent clients designs and manufactures components for high-conductivity electrical power applications. The customer required a custom product design that met or exceeded a stringent requirement on inductance...

Fluid-Structure Interaction Simulations by AltaSim

One of AltaSim's recent clients is designing a hydraulic actuator pumping system.  The system has many moving parts and the flow depends on the interaction and deformation of these parts...

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Radio Frequency Simulations for Long Distance Communications

One of AltaSim’s recent clients is designing a device that floats in the ocean and communicates with ships located kilometers away. The client wanted to be confident their antenna design would enable transmission even when the buoy was in rough seas...

CFD Simulation to Demonstrate Advantages of Client’s Product

One of AltaSim’s recent clients is working to develop technology to flow a unique fluid through a piping system. They are seeking to expand their market share and need accurate data to present to their customers...

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