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Thiago Ebel

Does Meanline Design Still Make Sense in the Era of CFD and Optimization?

Does Meanline Design Still Make Sense in the Era of CFD and Optimization?

By Thiago Ebel
Jan 25, 2019

  PCs and workstations are getting faster every year, following Moore's Law. With all this power and speed, the “virtual prototyping” of turbomachinery, using CFD simulations and optimization...

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Do You Design Turbomachinery with a Pocketknife or a Sushi Knife?

Do You Design Turbomachinery with a Pocketknife or a Sushi Knife?

By Thiago Ebel
Dec 21, 2018

Years ago, I got a pocketknife as a gift, and I absolutely loved it, still do. It came in handy during my college years, when I was really into camping and trekking. As the years went by, it stayed...

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Turbomachinery is the Key for Sustainable Development

Turbomachinery is the Key for Sustainable Development

By Thiago Ebel
Jun 15, 2017

While common sense might lead one to conclude otherwise, increasing energy consumption worldwide is a good thing. Higher per capita energy consumption is associated with a higher quality of life:...

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