Dana’s Use of a New Validated Approach for Advanced Design of Powertrain

Dana Incorporated is a valued automotive powertrain supplier because of the capabilities and value of their products. The Advanced Methods group at the Dana Technical Center looked for innovative technology that can be used in the engineering and design process for their products. In 2015, they evaluated the ability of Particleworks to predict the accumulation of oil on the surface of a rotating component within one of their axle assemblies. Particleworks is able to predict the oil accumulation on the spinning wheel on the right side of the axle assembly (top images are the side view, bottom images are the top view), with quite good matching the behavior in the actual physical test. Read the full success story here: https://enginsoftusa.com/pdfs/CFD-and-Multibody-Dynamics-combined-simulation-of-powertrain.pdf