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  • Seismic Imaging Techniques Adapted to Medical Ultrasound

    Understanding Ultrasound Imaging Ultrasound imaging is a common tool in hospitals used to create pictures of the inside of a patient’s body. It's often used for examining unborn babies ...

  • Microfluidic Droplet Generation – Finite Element Modelling

    There is a growing interest, both in industry and academia, in using microfluidic techniques (e.g., cross-flow, flow focussing, and co-flow) to generate droplets in a controlled manner. Such processes ...

  • Digital Twin – What is it, how to build it and how to derive value from it?

    Digital Twins rely on capturing and processing accurate real-world data by combining it with a virtual model.  The three pillars for developing a successful, real-world data-driven, functional digital twin ...

  • Strain Gauging – Why Use Them, How They Work and How We Can Help

    Why Strain? Engineers are interested in the effects of applied stresses and forces on structures. Most of the time these stresses are predicted via mathematical methods such ...

  • Mathematical Modelling of Liquid Crystals Using COMSOL Multiphysics

    Optimizing Liquid Crystal Displays: Effective 1D and 2D Modelling Incorporating Elasticity, Electrostatics, and Fluid Flow Effects.

  • Machine Learning Fundamentals, Applications, and Expert Insight

    When working with data, there are an enormous number of possible metrics that can be recorded and an enormous number of ways of analyzing them. When developing a work ...

  • Engineering on Christmas films: Xi’s top 5 picks!

    We hope everyone is staying safe and getting into the Christmas spirit. We hope in the festive period you will manage to reflect, recharge and get ready for a healthy and prosperous new year. Following on from our debate about Xi’s top engineering films, the team has debated (again) our top 5 Christmas films, but, this time we dig even deeper into the engineering aspect of them.

  • Speech Intelligibility Index (STI) & STIPA | Speech Intelligibility Measurements

    What is speech intelligibility, Speech Transmission Index (STI) and STIPA? Why is it important and how is it measured? For Public Address & General Alarm (PAGA), Public ...

  • Ultrasonic Non-Destructive Testing | Finite Element Modelling

    Where is ultrasonic non-destructive testing used? From offshore wind turbines, desalination plants, bridges and rail lines, to boats, aircraft motors, pipelines and our own bodies, maintenance is a (hopefully) ...