Solution to the challenges of energy sector is not only by switching to renewable energy but also to overhaul the design process from traditional to simulation-driven.

Growing concerns over excess consumption, production bottle necks, sustainable and environmental issues are leading energy companies to upgrade power plant efficiency and move to renewable energy-based technologies. To solve these challenges, an innovative engineering approach is required.

Product and process workflow verified by engineering simulation is helping modern day engineers to design and validate new products and processes virtually and swiftly, therefore, time to market can be shortened, costs associated with development & experiment can be minimized and the most complex physics challenges can be addressed and solved to deliver true innovation.

Optimaxx provides CFD/FEA consulting and project services with experience and expertise to help design and optimize energy & renewables systems and equipment. Our services cover a broad range of applications involving steam/coal power plant, gas turbine power plant, nuclear power plant, water turbine, wind turbine, and solar power plant, etc.

Capabilities:
  • Simulate, calculate and predict efficiency and power generated by steam and gas turbines to improve efficiency.
  • Examine steam quality produced in nuclear steam generators.
  • Assess performance of rotating machinery in power plants such as pumps, compressors and turbines.
  • Predict efficiency and power generated by water and wind turbines.
  • Examine performance and potential energy generation by solar cells.
  • Structural analysis of piping systems to analyze their strength and durability.
  • Fluid Structure Interaction (FSI) analysis of energy systems and equipment such as wind turbine, pumps, fans and compresssors.
  • Combustion and chemical reaction analysis of biomass boilers, burners or furnaces, etc.

Project Examples:

CFD Simulation of a Simplified Nuclear Steam Generator to Improve Geometric Efficiency

Combustion Simulation in a Gas Turbine to Predict Performance and Efficiency

CFD Simulation of an Axial Pump to Evaluate Head and Efficiency

CFD Simulation of a Centrifugal Compressor to Improve Blade Geometry and Design

Wind Turbine Simulation to Improve Performance & Efficiency

CFD Simulation of a Gravitational Water Vortex Turbine to Predict Electrical Power

CFD Simulation of an Air-Cooled Condenser to Improve Cooling Capacity

Stress Analysis of a Pipe Joint for Leakage Prediction and Durability