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Join us for the 2018 European User Group Meeting

During June a group of scientists, design engineers and researchers from across Europe will visit Oxford for the OperaFEA European User Group Meeting. But what can they expect from the academic location of this year’s meeting? Oxford’s historical roots can be traced back to when it was originally a settlement in Saxon times. Located at [...] Posted in General

Fourth annual meeting of the Future Circular Collider study

OperaFEA will be exhibiting at the fourth Annual Meeting of the Future Circular Collider Study, taking place from 09 to 13 April 2018 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Come to the stand to talk through your requirements with Business Development Manager Dr Nigel Atkinson. The FCC Week features a scientific program, an industrial partnership program and exhibition and [...] Posted in General

Andrew Farebrother’s top 5 EUGM tips

As the time approaches for the OperaFEA European User Group Meeting, which takes place in the middle of June in Oxford, Account Manager Andrew Farebrother offers his top 5 tips to get the most out of the meeting.

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Chris Riley to speak at 5th IOP Superconductivity Summer School

Engineering Manager Chris Riley will speak at the 5th IOP Superconductivity School from 11-13 July 2018. This three-day summer school on superconductivity will deliver a brief introduction to superconducting materials and applications. The school is aimed primarily at postgraduate students but is also open to undergraduates, academics, engineers, consultants and other practitioners. Topics include: • [...] Posted in General,Superconducting Magnets

NAUGM Conference 2017

On September 26-27, 2017, Cobham Technical Services hosted this year’s North American User Group Meeting at the Hilton Lisle/Naperville located in Lisle, IL. This year a wide range of interesting and inspiring oral presentations were given by users with extensive knowledge of the software.  Attendees consisted of both newcomers as well as veteran users, giving them [...] Posted in General

Magnetic Signature Identification using Pareto optimization

Christopher Riley, Engineering Manager, Cobham Technical Services Abstract Determining the topology of a naval vessel from its measured magnetic signature is a classic inverse problem – what is the source of the observed response? This paper explores an alternative to classical inverse methods with a technique that is used in design optimization. Pareto optimization is [...] Posted in General,Magnets,Magnets Paper

Engineers and designers tell their Opera stories

In this short video a range of engineers and designers from companies such as CERN, Romax Technology and Tokamak Energy describe their experience of using Opera FEA Simulation Software, and how it has helped solve their challenges and make their designs as accurate as possible. Explore our Technical FAQ for simulation answers Posted in Charged Particle Devices,Electron Beam Guns,General,Magnets,Motors,Transformer Design Software

CERN and LHC-AUP developing quadrupole magnets

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is set to be upgraded to the High-Luminosity LHC and this will require over one kilometre of the machine needing to be replaced, Phys.org recently discussed. Installation isn’t set to begin until 2024 but scientists and engineers around the world are already starting to develop the new magnets that will [...] Posted in Accelerator Magnets,General,Magnets
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