Harmonix Instruments Pty. Ltd., an Australian advanced acoustic design company run by A/Prof. Dr. Neil McLachlan, was recently commissioned to complete an exciting public space installation at Point Park, Lorimer St, Docklands. The interactive installation features playable bells and gongs with an aesthetic inspired by Australian native flora [...]
ADVEA attended the MUR Motorsports reveal of their 2014 Formula SAE vehicle on Friday night at the Sidney Myer Asia Centre, University of Melbourne, in an endeavour to keep in touch with talented young mechanical engineers with an automotive focus, and also to learn how computer-aided simulation tools such as Altair HyperWorks are being incre [...]
ADVEA is very proud of Andrew Miller, who we were involved with training in Computer-aided Engineering (CAE) while he was still at RMIT University. In fact, we introduced Andrew to CAE! We taught his first ever core Finite Element Method course, followed by a second structural optimisation course using FEM, which he elected to take.
The subs [...]
The 2014 Users Meeting proceedings are now available in the mF Resource Centre.
A summary of presentation titles is listed her for convenience.
Applications of modeFRONTIER in Liquid Propellant Rocket Engine Design
Material Modelling at Volvo Cars, Mapturing Set of Stress-strain Curves for Efficient Reuse
OPTIMHEX Proje [...]
ADVEA supervised Aydin Kulekci in his final year of Automotive Engineering on the topic of reverse engineering and re-designing a steering knuckle from a 2012 Toyota Camry. The purpose of the project was to teach Aydin topological optimisation and common linear elastic Finite Element Method solutions.
The 2012 Camry was used simply because th [...]
ADVEA recently supervised RMIT University final year project student, Jake Werden, in investigating methods for developing lane departure warning systems virtually. The below summary of his work has been provided based on the final deliverable of his project.
In his project Jake proposes the testing of lane departure warning algorithms which [...]
ADVEA will be attending the 18th Asia Pacific Automotive Engineering Conference (APAC18) to be held in Melbourne, Australia from 10th to 11th March 2015 as part of Automotive Week.
Automotive Week is a festival of automotive events, culminating in the first Formula One Grand Prix of the season. The conference theme “Meeting Regional Challenge [...]