(April, 2022) The simulation provider ANSYS has announced availability of a new white paper on “The Race to Net Zero: Sustainable Aviation.”
The paper provides an introduction to the engineering challenges and different propulsion technologies — including hybrid electric, hydrogen, and sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) — that can help make the aviation industry more green and sustainable.
PITTSBURGH, PA, March 22, 2022 – Long-term Ansys customer Vestas extended its use of Ansys (NASDAQ: ANSS) simulation across its entire product chain to help it create safer wind turbine control solutions. Ansys solutions enabled a more complex wind turbine control system design that delivers additional value and numerous competitive advantages to Vestas customers in the race to net zero.
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Wind turbine controllers are responsible for optimizing power performance and preventing component damage across the range of wind conditions. Instead of relying on third-party programmable logic controllers (PLCs), Vestas wanted to integrate more safety capabilities into a unique system design, with the flexibility to execute safety functions in more distributed, complex ways. To be successful, the Vestas team needed to address complex sensor fusion (merging data from multiple sensors) and create control algorithms requiring more system power.