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Dynamic simulation

Dynamic simulation can be useful within several areas, such as vehicles, wind turbines and pumps where dynamic simulation serves many purposes, including determination of loads/tensions, demonstration of dynamic (and aeroelastic) stability, performance evaluation (controller evaluation/optimization), experimental design, optimization, etc.
Our qualified colleagues have much experience with the following tools which cover a wide range of areas:

  • MSC Adams
    • Co-simulation with Simulink (used for controller integration etc.)
    • Tyre modelling
    • Flexible objects
    • Collision analysis
    • Explosion analysis
    • Large deformations (deep drawing etc.)
  • Project Chrono
    • Soil simulation
    • Granular flow
    • Vehicle-Soil interaction

As well as the following tools specifically targeted at wind power:

  • HAWC2
  • HAWCStab2
  • FLEX5
  • FAST
  • Bladed

However, one of the greatest challenges of dynamic simulation is post-processing of data from the tools listed above. Therefore, our employees often use programs such as MATLAB and the development language Python in order to extract, process and visualize results so that they are easy to understand for a wide range of people, which helps to maximize the value of the conducted analyses.
As regards standards and the basis of calculation for dynamic simulation, our employees have in-depth knowledge of IEC 61400-1 (edt. 3 and 4) as well as additional standards (IEC 61400-12, IEC 61400-13, DIBt 2012, etc.) which specifically focus on wind turbines.

What do we offer?

We help you find the right tools for your specific dynamic challenge and offer a strong business partner who helps you to achieve the optimal output of your investments. Including visualization and documentation of the conducted simulations containing a detailed description of the simulated system as well as the simulated events/situations. Below you find a list of specific tasks we can help you with. Please contact us if your specific task is not listed below:

  • Performance evaluation (including controller performance evaluation and tuning)
  • Calculation of loads/tensions (on sub-components in your dynamic system), including simulation of systems with flexible objects
  • Demonstration of stability, both in terms of dynamics and aeroelasticity
  • Visualization and post-processing of dynamic results in MATLAB and Python
  • Simulation of systems subject to large deformations (explosions, deep drawing, collision, etc.)
  • Demonstration of dynamic results in the field by means of accelerometers, IMUs (Inertial Measurement Unit), strain gauges, etc.