Reading Time: 4 minutes Introduction: Broadly speaking, mathematical analysis can be solved linearly and nonlinearly. In order to understand the situations in which nonlinear analysis is used it is important to know the circumstances for its execution.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Introduction: The human vision is an important asset which allows the interpretation of several aspects in the world. These perceptions are numerous, for instance, observing a tree on the street, it is possible to notice different aspects of the plant such as colors, textures and shapes.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Background: Often, within the industry, we are faced with unexpected phenomena during operations: clogging, failures, poor distribution of materials and loads, among others. In order to approach these cases, a common and expensive solution is to acquire new machinery.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Background: Aiming to innovate and break with the traditional human resources professionals selection methods, KOT searched for alternatives which would indeed guarantee suitable new hires. The result was the creation of the “KOT BUILD UP” competition which compels students to actively apply the knowledge acquired at university.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Introduction: The inspection and analysis are two very important tools when it comes to the promotion of the integrity of an asset. They can be used, for instance, to verify potential flaws in the project, unforeseen/unknown phenomena investigation and the supply of technical support for maintenance planning.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Introduction: Within the engineering context, Project Auditing, also known as Design Review or Cross Check, consists on the verification of a wide spectrum of the project in different disciplines such as mechanical, civil or structural engineering.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Introduction: In general, three methodologies stand out in the search for solutions to problems within the field of engineering, namely: analytical, experimental and numerical methods. To understand the numerical method it is necessary to know the others methodologies listed. In this article we will present the concept of the three methods and explore the...
Reading Time: 3 minutes Background: The Computer Fluid Dynamics analysis (CFD) is known for applying Finite Volumes Methods (FVM) to fluid flow problems, heat transference, amongst others, grounding itself on the concept of numerical and thermo fluid dynamic methods.