Santa Ana, Calif., November 4, 2010 — MSC.Software Corp., a leader in multidiscipline simulation solutions that accelerate product innovation, today announced that Xi’an Thermal Power Research Institute in China has selected MSC.Software’s MD Nastran and Patran for thermal, structural and fatigue analysis in the design of steam turbine and thermal power systems.
Xi’an Thermal Power Research Institute is one of the leading thermal dynamics science and technology research institutes engaged in the development of eco-power generation technology for China’s energy power industry.
The institute is dedicated to research in renewable power solutions, focusing on energy-efficient power plant operations, optimizing efficient energy transfer and utilization while reducing pollutant emissions. XTPRI has been awarded with several national patents in China.
The institute’s ongoing quest for driving analysis efficiency has led them to conclude that multidisciplinary engineering simulation is one of the best solutions for fast and optimized designs.
The recent MD Nastran 2010 release helps users solve more classes of problems involving heat generation through new thermal-mechanical coupling features. Problems like brake pad heating, road-tire contact and manufacturing operations, to name a few.