# Medical Devices

## Multiphysics Simulation to Improve Design of Renewable Energy Production

Simulation plays a critical role in developing new technologies. Technologies that power our world using renewable sources are no exception. These technologies provide that energy with the added challenge of reducing reliance on non-renewable resources such as oil and natural gas. AltaSim Technologies, based in Worthington, Ohio, stands out as a leading provider of multiphysics […]

## Electromagnetic Modeling and Simulation: A Comprehensive Guide

Introduction Electromagnetic modeling and simulation are powerful tools used in a variety of fields, including physics, engineering, and telecommunications. These tools allow us to predict and analyze the behavior of electromagnetic fields in different environments and under various conditions. Electromagnetic modeling is the process of creating mathematical models that represent electromagnetic systems. These models are

## Differences Between Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and Finite Element Method (FEM)

Finite element analysis (FEA) and finite element method (FEM) are two terms that are often used interchangeably, but they have different meanings and applications. FEM is a “mathematical method” for solving problems of engineering and mathematical physics that involve complex geometries, loads, boundary conditions, and material properties. FEA is the “practical application” of FEM to simulate

## An Introduction to Microphone Simulation and Modeling

Introduction Microphone simulation and modeling are integral parts of audio technology, playing an important role in the design and development of microphones. These techniques provide insights into the performance of a microphone under different conditions, helping engineers optimize its design for superior sound capture. What is Microphone Simulation? Microphone simulation involves computational methods to predict

## Magnetic Field Simulation and Modeling: An Introduction

Introduction Magnetic field simulation and modeling are critical components of electromagnetism and electronics, playing a pivotal role in the design and development of various devices and systems. These techniques provide insights into the behavior of magnetic fields, aiding engineers in optimizing designs for superior performance. What is Magnetic Field Simulation? Magnetic field simulation involves computational

## Corrosion Simulation and Modeling: An Overview

Introduction Corrosion simulation and modeling are vital tools in the field of materials science and engineering. These techniques provide a deeper understanding of corrosion processes, enabling engineers to predict and mitigate corrosion in various materials and environments. What is Corrosion Simulation? Corrosion simulation is a computational method used to mimic the corrosion process in a

## A Brief Guide to Chemical Reaction Simulation and Modeling

Introduction Chemical reaction simulation and modeling are techniques that allow scientists and engineers to predict the outcomes of chemical reactions, optimize reaction conditions, and understand complex reaction mechanisms. What is Chemical Reaction Simulation? Chemical reaction simulation is a computational method used to model or mimic a chemical reaction on a computer. This technique involves the

## AltaSim’s Multiphysics Simulation Role in Knee Replacements

Medical devices continue to improve the health and lives of millions of people worldwide, and simulation plays a critical role in developing them. Simulations enable engineers to assess the performance of their medical devices for a wide range of conditions with greater patient safety and less expense than in vivo or in vitro testing. In a free upcoming webinar, Electromagnetic

## In Silico: The Role of Simulation in Medical Device Design

Medical device designers are responsible for many of the life-saving and life-enhancing therapies relied on by patients worldwide. From pacemakers to ablation tools to imaging devices, much of our current medical treatment would be impossible without the dedication of these engineers. But with the push to innovate comes a consistent pressure to develop new therapies

## It’s a Small World – Designing Piezoelectric Acoustic Transducers as Devices Miniaturize, Part 1

The increasing miniaturization and sophistication of electronic products–ranging from consumer media devices, to medical diagnostic tools, to defense-related sonar applications–presents a bounty of utility and ease for consumers, and an ongoing challenge for design engineers. These seemingly disparate products (audio/mobile device speakers, certain non-invasive medical devices and sonar arrays) share in common a reliance on