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3D Inverse Design of Centrifugal Compressor Impellers with Splitter Blades

In the design of centrifugal compressor impellers with splitter blades it is quite common to use the same blade...

Discover How FLEBU Cuts Design Time and Develops New Product Lines

FLEBU International in Norway, one of the leading fan and blower manufacturers in Northern Europe with major...

China North Engine Research Institute Rapidly Designs Centrifugal Compressor using 3D Inverse Design Methodology

The China North Engine Research Institute (CNERI), founded in 1958, is a professional vehicle engines development...

Design Optimization of Cryogenic Pump Inducer

In conventional design practice, helical inducers are commonly used for industrial inducer pump applications....

Inverse Design of Aeronautical Turbines in Avio S.p.A Design Process

When Avio S.p.A launched an internal review, it lead to a powerful revamp of the whole aero turbines design process,...

Playback TURBOdesign Suite 2021R2 Release Webinar

You have been invited to ADT's Webinar on TURBOdesign Suite 2021R2 Release on October, 14th. In this webinar, we...

How Daikin Industries Improved HVAC Fan Efficiencies Using TURBOdesign1?

Utilizing extensive air conditioning technology cultivated since developing Japan’s first air conditioner in 1951,...

Design of a Refrigeration Compressor Stage in R134

For this project, ADT engineers were asked to design the compressor stage using the refrigerant R134a for a cooling...

Parametric Design of a Waterjet Pump by Means of Inverse Design, CFD Calculations and Experimental Analyses

The present paper describes the parametric design of a mixed-flow water-jet pump. The pump impeller and diffuser...

Design of a Cooling Fan

The client, a world leading manufacturer of air and pressure cleaning systems, asked ADT to design a cooling fan...

Design of a Small 2-Stage Chiller Compressor

The customer, one of the world’s leading suppliers for HVAC industry, required the design of the compressor for an...

Playback Webinar: Automatic Optimization of Waste Water Pumps by 3D Inverse Design Method

The demand to reduce the amount of waste water is having considerable impact on design of waste water pumps as the...

We Are Pleased to Announce the Launch of Our Newly Redesigned Website

After months of hard work, we are thrilled to officially announce the launch of our newly redesigned website. The...

Application of 3D Inverse Design Methods for Development of Centrifugal Pumps at Grundfos

Founded in Denmark in 1945, Grundfos now has an annual turnover of £2.6 billion and has an annual production of more...

How to Perform a Multi-Objective Design Optimization on Mixed-Flow Pumps?

High specific speed mixed-flow pumps, which are widely used at drainage pumping stations or power plants, often have...

Online Event: Technology Day CASCON CFD Turbomachinery with ADT, CAFDEM & iSimQ

You're invited to a free online event on Wednesday, May 19 from 10:30 am – 12:00 pm to know more on the development...

How to Improve Efficiency in a Turbocharger Centrifugal Compressor?

TURBOdesign Suite has many success stories with companies designing highly optimized centrifugal compressors with...

Playback Webinar: Integrated Design Workflow for Hydrogen Compressor and Pump using TURBOdesign Suite and Ansys

You're invited to playback ADT & Ansys' webinar on the workflow integration to design hydrogen compressor and pump...

Optimization of Radial and Mixed-Inflow Turbines for Turbochargers using 3D Inverse Design Method

The radial and mixed-inflow turbines have been widely used for the turbocharger application. The design of a...

Playback Webinar: Development of Axial Contra Rotating Fans at ebm-papst St. Georgen with ADT’s TURBOdesign Suite

This webinar present a rapid and efficient design and optimization process for axial contra-rotating fans with...

Parametric Design of a Francis Turbine Runner by Means of a Three-Dimensional Inverse Design Method

The present paper describes the parametric design of a Francis turbine runner. The runner geometry is parameterized...

How Daikin Applied is achieving multimillion dollar performance gains with new HVAC Compressor Designs developed using 3D Inverse Design

Daikin Applied of Minneapolis, Minn., delivers engineered, flexible solutions for commercial, industrial and...

We invite you to a free training day with CAFDEM, ADT and ISimQ

CADFEM, ADT and ISimQ invite you to a free online training day with Prof. Dr. Mehrdad Zangeneh, Managing Director of...

ADT & Franklin Electric publication: Multi-Objective Optimization of a High Specific Speed Centrifugal Volute Pump Using a 3D Inverse Design Coupled with CFD Simulations

Centrifugal pumps constitute a dominant portion of the world production of pumps, they also consume about 10% of...

Webinar: TURBOdesign Suite 2021R1 Release

You can from now on get a free access to our TURBOdesign Suite 2021R1 Release webinar. Over the past 21 years,...

Case Study: Application of TURBOdesign1 by Kubota Corporation of Japan to the Development of an In-line Type Hydraulic Turbine for Micro Power Generation

With the growing concern of global warming and the need for clean power generation, small-scale hydraulic turbines,...

Consultancy Summary: Techniques to Redesign an Industrial Compressor Stage

In this consultancy summary, the stage efficiency was improved by up to 5 points with improvement in stable...

Case Study: Develop Efficient Compact Fan Guide Vanes with TURBOdesign1

Today, with approximately 10,000 people in 57 subsidiaries and 17 production facilities worldwide, ebm-papst...

How to Improve the Design of a Mixed-Flow Transonic Compressor for an Active High-Lift System?

Aircraft electrification is one of the most promising trends in tackling global emissions. By using a 3D Inverse...

Prof. Mehrdad Zangeneh will give a Plenary Talk at the ISROMAC 2020 Conference

Advanced Design Technology will be present at the 18th International Symposium on Transport Phenomena and Dynamics...

Webinar: Design optimization of Francis turbine by TURBOdesign Suite

You can from now on playback ADT's webinar on the design optimization of Francis turbine stages by TURBOdesign...

ADT Update: September 2020

In this September update we'll take a look at some of recent news and updates from ADT. Discover how an inverse...

ADT Update: August 2020

In this August update we'll take a look at some of recent news and updates from ADT. This month we've released two...

ADT Update: July 2020

In this July update we'll take a look at some of recent news and updates from ADT. You can find out more about...

Turbomachinery in Refrigeration this World Refrigeration Day

ADT is proud to support World Refrigeration Day, Friday 26th June 2020. For many years we've been involved in...

How the New TURBOdesign Suite 2020 Enables Designers to Quickly Evaluate Designs

In the second blog introducing the new TURBOdesign Suite 2020 we are going to show how the new platform enables...

TURBOdesign Suite 2020: A Paradigm Shift in Turbomachinery Design

TURBOdesign Suite 2020 is coming this June. In this first look at our paradigm-shifting new software, Professor...

Performing Multi-Objective Pump Optimizations with 3D Inverse Design

At ADT we deal with many complex turbomachinery optimizations. Here, we discuss multi-objective pump optimizations...

Designing Optimal Fans Using TURBOdesign1 at Ebm-Papst

ebm-papst, global market leader in producing high quality fans and motors, used a 3D Inverse Design method to design...

ADT April Newsletter Update 2020

Welcome to our April update. Despite the current situation it's still a busy time for ADT. Along with the start of...

Design of Chiller Compressors using Low-GWP Refrigerants

ADT has been working with all major chiller manufacturers, the majority of which use TURBOdesign Suite, to help them...

Design of a 3 Stage Axial Turbine

An aeroengine manufacturer was involved in a highly competitive bidding process on a 3 stage LP turbine and asked...

Hydrodynamic Design of a Multi-Stage Pump

ADT engineers carried out the detailed design of a multi-stage submersible mixed-flow pump for oil and gas...

ALPHEUS: Augmenting Grid Stability Through Low Head Pumped Hydro Energy Utilization and Storage

ALPHEUS is a €5m project funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 program. In this post we explain the aims of...

ADT to Lead Blade Design for Pumped Hydropower Storage Project

ADT is part of the ALPHEUS project, funded by the EU's Horizon 2020 programme. Our role is going to be the blade...

Optimization of a Pump-as-Turbine Runner

At ADT we deal with many complex turbomachinery optimizations. In that vein, we discussed trade-offs in...

The Year Ahead in Turbomachinery at ADT

2020 promises to be an exciting year for ADT, with a calendar full of events and a brand new TURBOdesign Suite...

ADT September Newsletter Update

Welcome to our September update, where you can catch up with what's been going on at ADT over the summer, read our...

ADT August Newsletter Update

Welcome to our August update, where you can catch up with all the new content releases from the last month....

ADT to Present Pump Optimization and Cavitation Control at AJKFluids 2019

ADT are proud to be a silver sponsor of the ASME AJKFluids Conference 2019, where we'll be presenting papers on...

Creating Optimum Waterjet Pump Designs with 3D Inverse Design

Welcome to our July update, where we take a look at our latest paper of the month on waterjet pump design, the...

ADT to Showcase Multi-Disciplinary Optimization for Turbomachinery at ASME Turbo Expo 2019

ADT will be at the 2019 Turbo Expo in Phoenix this June. We're going to be showcasing TURBOdesign Suite at Booth 404...

ADT May Newsletter Update

Welcome to our May update, where you can see what ADT has been up to and read our paper of the month, which looks at...

How to Design Radial-Inflow Turbine for Organic Rankine Cycle?

ADT engineers designed a radial-inflow turbine for organic rankine cycle for a leading energy manufacturer. 

Optimizing Volute Design in a Centrifugal Compressor for Industrial Cooling

Johnson Controls, a global manufacturer of heating and cooling products, uses TURBOdesign Volute to design and...

ADT April Newsletter Update

Our April update looks at an upcoming 'Technology Day' event packed with turbomachinery expertise, reveals our...

Turbomachinery & Simulation: From Design to Optimization

ADT, CADFEM and ISimQ are jointly hosting a "Technology Day" on Turbomachinery & Simulation: From Design to...

Design Optimization of an Axial Multistage Turbodrill Turbine

Advanced Design Technology engineers designed a unique turbodrill turbine with high-torque at low speeds as well as...

Design of a Chiller Compressor for Domestic CHP (R1233zd(E))

Advanced Design Technology engineers carried out the complete aerodynamic design of a brand-new centrifugal...

ADT March Newsletter Update

Here at ADT we want to keep you updated with all our latest news and projects. This month we're looking at our most...

An Update to TURBOdesign Suite 6.7

Advanced Design Technology have released a patch for our TURBOdesign Suite package. The new patch includes some...

Using TURBOdesign Suite to Design and Optimize a Blower System

ARC'TERYX, the Vancouver-based outdoor clothing and sporting good manufacturers, used Advanced Design Technology's...

Optimizing a Fuel Pump Impeller for Cavitation and Efficiency

Advanced Design Technology used TURBOdesign Suite to redesign the fuel pump impeller of a major supplier to the...

A Monthly Update from Advanced Design Technology

Want to keep up with all the latest news from Advanced Design Technology? Our e-newsletter is the best way to stay...

Download Your Copy of TURBOnews

The latest issue of turbonews is now available for download!Issue 16 of turbonews from Advanced Design Technology is...

Multi-objective Optimization of a Variable Geometry Turbocharger (VGT)

Advanced Design Technology was asked by a leading automotive manufacturer to use TURBOdesign Suite to optimize their...

Optimizing the Efficiency and Cavitation Performance of High Speed Pumps

A Case Study by Franklin Electric

How to Create Robust Modelling and High Definition Blade Geometry

In the last blog, we highlighted the new modules in TURBOdesign Pre for the meanline design of axial fans and pumps...

Performance Improvement in Meanline Design of Axial Fans and Pumps Stages

The version 6.7 update to TURBOdesign Suite provides significant new features and functionality to enable designers...

Introducing TURBOdesign Suite v6.7

The version 6.7 update to TURBOdesign Suite provides significant new features and functionality to enable designers...

Optimization of a Pump-as-Turbine Runner using the 3D Inverse Design Method

How to use multi-point optimization to solve challenging modern turbomachinery design?

Using a conventional design approach, automatic optimization is very computationally expensive as parameterizing the...

Hydrodynamic Design of a Turbocharger Pump and Turbine with 5 points improvement in efficiency

 

One of the world’s leading manufacturers of customized pumps asked Advanced Design Technology to design a complete...

Integrating TURBOdesign1 with Ansys Workbench to Meet Energy Efficiency Requirements on Pumps

 

Population growth coupled with the huge increase in urbanization and growing middle classes in developing...

Turbomachinery Blade Design using 3D Inverse Design Method, CFD and Optimization Algorithm

 

Computer technology and numerical methods have rapidly developed and complex internal flows within turbomachinery...

White Paper: Discover How 3D Inverse Design Method Supports Leading Pump Manufacturers to Meet Emissions Legislation

The main two key drivers of the emission’s legislation regulations are the EU Ecodesign and US pump efficiency...

Hydraulic Development of High Speed Pump-Turbines by the Inverse Design Method

In recent years an increased interest in pump-turbines has been recognized in the market. The rapid availability of...

Come and See Us Present our Paper at the IAHR 2018 Kyoto

 

Advanced Design Technology is pleased to announce that we will be presenting our paper on 'Optimisation of a...

Design of a double-suction fan stage to improve efficiency by up to 4 points

Our client is one of the leading turbomachinery manufacturers. In this project, they asked ADT to perform a complete...

Design Optimization of Fans Workshop

1 Day Workshop Optimising Fan Design Performance using 3D Inverse Design

 

Design optimization to improve axial turbine stage efficiency by 6%

One of the leading manufacturers of turbodrills for the oil and gas drilling industry asked ADT to carry out the...

Performance Optimization of a Fan Stage using the 3D Inverse Design Method

Get the webinar recording on Performance Optimization of a Fan Stage using the 3D Inverse Design Method.

In this...

Everything You Need to Know About Pump Blade Design Optimization

In this post we look at the design and optimization of pump blades using a 3D Inverse Design method. We also discuss...

How to Design Fans to Reduce Manufacturing Costs and Increase Efficiency?

Ebm-Papst Mulfingen was founded in 1963 and started with the external-rotor motor which was rediscovered as an ideal...

Carver Pump cuts design time, increases design efficiency and product line using 3D Inverse Design

Carver Pump has been one of the world’s leading centrifugal pump manufactures companies since 1938, they used a 3D...

Redesign of Transonic Compressor Rotor using a 3D Inverse Design Method

In this paper, we explore the redesign of a transonic compressor using the 3D inverse design method. In the inverse...

We're exhibiting at ASME Turbo Expo 2018

Visit us at stand 411A, 12th-14th June!

 

 
 
Now in its 63rd year, ASME Turbo Expo is recognized as the...

Design of 3D Centrifugal Compressors with Superior Performance

One of the key challenges the automotive industry is facing is improvement of engine fuel economy with the aim of...

ADT to Unveil the Latest Version of TURBOdesign Suite at this Year's 13th International Conference on Turbochargers and Turbocharging

Advanced Design Technology (ADT), a global market leader in advanced design software for turbomachinery components...

Introducing TURBOdesign Suite v6.6 for turbomachinery design and optimization

Flow Characteristics of Pump-Turbine Runners With Large Blade Lean

Frequent changes in the operating modes pose significant challenges in the development of a pump-turbine with high...

Theory and Process Behind the Inverse Design of Pumps

The Inverse Design process, theory and application for the pump industry.

ADT at FAN 2018

Advanced Design Technology is pleased to be a part of the International Conference on Fan noise, Aerodynamics,...

Optimize Axial Fan Design Using Inverse Design

In this post we look at designing an axial fan by the 3D Inverse Design method. The entire design process includes...

3DLab and Optima to Export Geometries into Desired CFD Tools using TURBOdesign v6.4

In TURBOdesign v6.4 3DLab - A new export of geometries capability has been added to generate and partition flow...

New TURBOdesign Suite module for integration with STAR-CCM+

TURBOdesign Link-CCM+ is a new application which allows integration of TURBOdesign Optima, TURBOdesign1, TURBOdesign...

M4 Generic Method for Meridional Geometry Parameterization

The version 6.4 update to TURBOdesign Suite provides significant new features and functionality to enable designers...

Introducing TURBOdesign Suite v6.4 for turbomachinery design and optimization

A Robust Mixing Plane Method and its Application in 3D Inverse Design of Transonic Turbine Stages

A robust mixing plane method satisfying interface flux conservation, nonreflectivity and retaining interface flow...

ADT presents TURBOdesign Technology at 14th AICFM Conference 2017

Mehrdad Zangeneh (Managing Director) and Peng Wang (Turbomachinery Design Engineer) of Advanced Design Technology...

Global TURBOdesign Symposium Highlights

Advanced Design Technology (ADT) hosted their Global TURBOdesign Symposium on Monday 6th and Tuesday 7th November at...

What is blade loading and how is it specified?

Blade loading is the single most important aerodynamic design parameter in turbomachinery blades, it defines both...

Supercritical CO2 compressor and turbine design using 3D inverse design

 

Design High Performance Centrifugal Compressor Vaned Diffusers

The design of the vaned diffuser of a centrifugal compressor is still based on a considerable amount of empiricism...

Hydrodynamic Design of Pump Diffuser Using Inverse Design Method and CFD

A new approach to optimizing a hydrodynamic design of pump diffuser is presented, based on a three-dimensional...

Key Advantages of 3D Inverse Design in Turbomachinery Design Process

Turbomachinery designers are under pressure to quickly deliver high performing designs. This challenge presents...

Design of a Propeller Fan using 3D Inverse Design Method and CFD for High Efficiency and Low Aerodynamic Noise

Three-dimensional inverse design method, where the 3D blade profile is designed for a specified blade loading...

Design of a Box Fan Rotor Using 3D Inverse Design

In this paper, a 3D inverse design code TURBOdesign1 is applied in a parametric way to the design of a box fan...

Optimization of Fan Noise by Coupling 3D Inverse Design and Automatic Optimizer

In many electronic cooling applications, axial fans are coupled directly with heat sinks and this has resulted in...

TURBOdesign1 Optimizes Fan Design

Searching for new tools to make the design process faster and more efficient? TURBOdesign1  was chosen as it was the...

Low Weight, High Speed Automative Fan Design by 3D Inverse Design Method

The cooling system of modern automobiles is the subject of intense reflections to maximize efficiency and reduce the...

Performance Optimization of a Centrifugal Fan

 

You hear about it everywhere: design optimization. The world requires more efficient and reduced emissions...

3D Inverse Method Improves Pump Design

 

Multi-Objective Optimization of a Centrifugal Pump Stage

 

Our client of a large global pump manufacturer provides a full range of pump series for a variety of applications.

3D Inverse Design Method for Development of Centrifugal Pumps

Grundfos are one of the world’s leading pump manufacturers for circulators, heating and air-conditioning as well as...

Performance Optimization of a Centrifugal Pump Stage

Rotodynamic pumps, ranging in type from very low specific speed centrifugal through mixed- and axial-flow pumps,...

Development of New Vertical Line Shaft Pumps with Andritz Group

International technology Group ANDRITZ is a global leading supplier of plants, equipment, and services for...

How Soler & Palau Developed Faster Axial Fan Design Using TURBOdesign1

Soler & Palau Ventilation Group, one of the world’s leading fan manufacturers with over 50 years of experience,...

How to Make Big Performance Gains and Meet Efficiency Standards in Compressor Design

Daikin Applied used an inverse design approach to design a compressor with significant gains in efficiency to meet...

Aerodynamic Design of Small Chiller Compressor for Domestic CHP Applications

The customer, one of the leading manufacturers of high speed rotating machines, asked ADT to carry out the complete...

Design of High Efficiency Compressors with Low GWP Refrigerants

Refrigerants are used in many applications such as stationary and mobile air conditioning and refrigeration systems....

Inverse Design of Aeronautical Turbines

When Avio S.p.A launched an internal review, it lead to a powerful revamp of the whole aero turbines design process,...

Optimization of a pump-turbine runner

Pumped hydro energy storage (PHES) is currently the only proven large-scale (>100 MW) energy storage technology. The...

Pump Design for Reduced Costs & Improved Efficiency

 

A 3-D inverse design method provides better cavitation control and reduces manufacturing costs

Cost reduction is...

New Features in TURBOdesign Volute in Version 6.2

Volutes have a major effect on the performance of radial compressor, pumps, and turbines. They can affect the stage...

3D inverse Design Helps Military OEM Develop Unique Cooling Fans

A US based defence contractor, an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of life support systems (LSS) for military...

Complex geometrical shape design with TURBOdesign Shaper

Traditionally, the design and optimization of complex shapes have been computationally expensive and improvements...

Turbomachinery Efficiency and Emissions Reduction Through Automatic Optimization

Learn the advantages of 3D inverse design.

A Closer Look at the Impact of Optimization of Ducts, Intakes, Exhausts and Volutes on Reduction of Aerodynamic Noise and Vibration in Fans and Blowers

Aerodynamic noise is a rising source of concern for fans and blowers manufacturers across all industries, but...

How to Design Fast and Accurate Optimized Turbocharger Impeller

Engineers are constantly under pressure to deliver high-quality performance turbomachinery. Most designers work with...

TURBOdesign Suite at Turbochargers International Conference

We delighted engineers, designers and industry experts at the 12th International Conference on Turbochargers and...

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