Engineering Love

Engineering Love

It’s National Engineer’s Week in the US this week. A similar event takes place in the UK in March. I’ve…

Heat Your Home Office for 8p a Day. Part 5 – Putting it All Together

Heat Your Home Office for 8p a Day. Part 5 – Putting it All Together

Simulation should never be done for its own sake. 3D computational simulation is still a relatively young technology in the…

Heat Your Home Office for 8p a Day. Part 4 – Comfort Temperature

Heat Your Home Office for 8p a Day. Part 4 – Comfort Temperature

Have you ever wondered why, after a winter night, some of your car windows are iced over whilst others are…

Heat Your Home Office for 8p a Day. Part 3a – Was Dave Right?

Heat Your Home Office for 8p a Day. Part 3a – Was Dave Right?

It’s always nice to get some comments on your blog. When starting writing blogs about 4 years ago I was…

Heat Your Home Office for 8p a Day. Part 2 – Thermal Interception

Heat Your Home Office for 8p a Day. Part 2 – Thermal Interception

We often do things that we intuitively feel are beneficial, often without realising just why. One of the beauties of…

Heat Your Home Office for 8p a Day. Part 1 – Really?

Heat Your Home Office for 8p a Day. Part 1 – Really?

Dylan Winter, boat owner, film maker and blogger, made a youtube video about a year ago showing how four tealights…

Where’s the Best Place to Put a Radiator in a Room? Part 5: Get a Job

Where’s the Best Place to Put a Radiator in a Room? Part 5: Get a Job

Effective use of a Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulation tool requires at least a working knowledge of fluid dynamics itself….

Where’s the Best Place to Put a Radiator in a Room? Part 4: Premature Simulation

Where’s the Best Place to Put a Radiator in a Room? Part 4: Premature Simulation

One thing the Mechanical Analysis Division is not guilty of is vendor hubris. Despite the passion we have about our…

Where’s the Best Place to Put a Radiator in a Room? Part 3: 13% Better

Where’s the Best Place to Put a Radiator in a Room? Part 3: 13% Better

Conventional wisdom has it that the best place to put a radiator in a room is under the window. However,…