## Prandtl Meyer Shock Problem

Objective: To visualize Prandtl Meyer expansion fan over an expansion corner using converge and understand the effect of SGS parameter on the shock location. Background: When a supersonic wave flows around a convex corner, a centered expansion occurs at the Read more…

## Top universities for Mechanical Engineering in UK – Part 1

Introduction: UK is one of the best places to learn engineering given its rich and long history. There are many universities in UK which offer top-quality degrees in mechanical engineering. Here is a list of five such universities where you Read more…

## Erosion in Cyclone Separator

Introduction: A cyclone separator is primarily an air pollution control device and is used to separate pollutant or any matter particles from air as it passes through it. Since the walls of the cyclone separator are continuously bombarded by particles, Read more…

## Shock tube simulation

Introduction: Imagine a calm pool of water. Now what do you think will happen when a stone is thrown in the centre of it? It will generate concentric ripples from the point of impact, right? This is what a shock Read more…

## Energy Engineering for Mechanical Engineers in UK – Part 2

Introduction: Like I mentioned in the previous part of this article “Energy Engineering for Mechanical Engineers in UK – part 1”, Energy Engineering is expected to be a top player in a few decades since there is a constant demand Read more…

## Top universities in Germany for Mechatronics – Part 2

Introduction: Mechatronics is the integration of mechanical engineering with subjects such as control engineering, electronic engineering and computer science engineering. As it was mentioned in the first part of this article “Top universities in Germany for Mechatronics”, the scope for Read more…

## Energy Engineering for Mechanical Engineers in the UK – Part 1

Introduction: Energy is one of the most demanded resources today. Engineers are looking for new methods to generate renewable energies for mechanical systems to make them more economically efficient. Energy engineers are constantly looking for ways to reduce energy consumption Read more…

## Deriving the fourth order approximation of the 2nd order derivative

Introduction: In studies like numerical simulations and numerical methods, orders of approximation refer to how accurate an approximation is. The higher the order of approximation, the more accurate the value is. For example, a fourth order approximation value is more Read more…

## Transient simulation of flow over a throttle body

Introduction: In this project, we are going to simulate flow in an elbow joint that contains a throttle valve. This mechanism is widely used in carburettors and in the piping system in ships. In this project, we will study the Read more…

## Top universities in Germany for Mechatronics – Part 1

Introduction: When the industrial revolution happened, all the systems and appliances that were invented were fully mechanical. This had a number of performance issues. First of all, mechanic systems are not fully efficient due to loss of energy in the Read more…