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Finite Element Analysis

Projects - High Speed Electric Motors

High Speed Electric Motors

Both electromagnetic and mechanical finite element modelling are powerful tools for designers of electric machines. For high-speed applications, some examples of the areas where Best Solution can provide modelling support are: Rotor containment can losses (caused by modulation of rotor field by stator teeth) Rotor stress distribution resulting from shrink fitting of containment cans Rotor …

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Best Solutin - Projects - Induction Heating

Induction Heating

Induction heating processes are commonly used to harden, anneal and bond metals. Induction processes are attractive because they include the following advantages: * Induction heating is clean – no contaminants are introduced and parts can be contained in vacuum or inert gas chambers. * Induction heating is highly consistent and controllable, so is ideal for …

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Projects - Magnetic Resonance Imaging - MRI

Magnetic Resonance Imaging – MRI

In MRI scanners, the requirements for high field homogeneity and low leakage field are severe and conflicting, since the large mass of soft magnetic material required to provide shielding can distort the central field. Best Solution has experience in modelling MRI magnets and the associated shielding arrangements. Usually using Vector Fields 3d Opera finite element …

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Best Solutin - Projects - Thermal Imaging Actuator

Thermal Imaging Actuator

Our mechanical design services enabled Best Solution to design a high-performance scanning actuator for a military thermal imaging application. The actuator was capable of very rapid reciprocating motion while requiring much lower power input than conventional motor technology. The internal geometry of the actuator was optimised using parametric finite element models, and the hardware performance …

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Best Solutin - Projects - Subsea Equipment Capsules

Subsea Equipment Capsules

A very straightforward finite element model enabled the wall thicknesses and internal radii of an electronics enclosure to be determined for a deep-sea monitoring application. The axis-symmetric model consisted of a single parametric region with appropriate boundary conditions and external pressure loading. This apparently simple axis-symmetric model included a glass dome for a deep-sea optical …

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Best Solutin - Projects - Ansys EMAG

Ansys EMAG

Best Solution uses a range of software tools to provide our customers with support in the design and performance simulation of products or processes that involve the use of magnetism. These encompass anything from the modelling of an induction heating process to the simulation of the start-up performance of a d.c. motor. Ansys EMAG is …

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Projects - High Field Hybrid Magnet

High Field Hybrid Magnet

Best Solution’s customer, Oxford Instruments are world leaders in the design and manufacture of special superconducting magnets. Best Solution were able to provide modelling support on a high field, hybrid magnet project, which used a combination of superconducting, and copper coils, for a magnet with a bore flux density of up to 40 Tesla. The …

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Projects - Stresses in Corrosion Monitoring Housing

Stresses in Corrosion Monitoring Housing

The photograph here shows the housing for an oil pipeline corrosion monitoring spool. The housing profile was adjusted for minimum stress using a parametric finite element model. The adjustments involved the optimisation of several internal radii and a tapering wall thickness. In the mechanical design project the use of parametric methods meant that Best Solution …

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