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On this page, we present you our latest insights and press releases, but also tutorials and other interesting media.
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  • August 31st, 2018

Shared article - Artificial Intelligence driving future of car industry


With the automotive industry back to clocking top gear sales vehicle makers, component manufactures and retail service centres are back to boom time hiring.

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  • August 22nd, 2018

Shared article - 12 Engineering Gifts Every Engineer Will Like


Shopping isn’t always fun. Gift shopping can be one of those times you would rather outsource the task. You want your gifts to make an impact, but what do you get an engineer? Their left-brained nature makes it a mystery for most people about what they’ll really find useful.

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  • August 10th, 2018

Shared article - The Drive For More Energy Efficient Electric Vehicles


Technological developments and the increased focus on alternative sources of energy have led to a renewed interest in electric vehicles

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  • Diabatix
  • August 8th, 2018

Lecture - Air Cooling By Diabatix


Cooling by air is very relevant in applications such as microprocessors, electronics or batteries. Traditionally, air-cooled heat sinks consist of multiple parallel fins. These designs are very simple, but do not harness the full cooling potential. In this lecture Joris presents the solution of Diabatix, designed by our AI system. It contains three features which make it significantly more efficient than standard cooling solutions.

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  • August 2nd, 2018

Shared article - How Artificial Intelligence Has Impacted Engineering


A prominent feature in science fiction over the years has been artificial intelligence. Since the earliest days of computing, scientists and other thinkers have been fascinated by the notion of creating a machine capable of replicating the human brain.

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  • July 23rd, 2018

Press Release - Diabatix designs cooling installation with AI


Wat koeling met innovatieve technologie te maken heeft? Heel wat! Het beste voorbeeld daarvan is ongetwijfeld Diabatix. Deze Belgische start-up ontwerpt koelinstallaties met behulp van kunstmatige intelligentie. Wij spreken met Lieven Vervecken, de CEO van het Leuvense ingenieursbureau.

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  • July 19th, 2018

Press Release - Electric Hybrid Vehicle Technology Magazine - Thermal Management


"Temperature affects all cars, but it has an even bigger impact on electric vehicles. Cold impedes range, and batteries, motors and power electronics all require cooling, consuming much-needed energy. But new developments in thermal management are helping extend the range and lifetime of EVs" Richard N Williams

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  • Diabatix
  • July 17th, 2018

Engine Cooling


Engines are a preponderant heat source in both mobile applications and manufacturing machines. In this lecture, Joris delves into the cooling of engines. The first engine he studies is the combustion engine of a bomber plane manufactured just before WW II. The second engine is an electric motor, which was used in a manufacturing line. Surprisingly, engines are still cooled the same way today. How do current designs look like? Find it out on our website

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  • July 10th, 2018

Shared article - Quantum Car Battery


Quickly, new developments are rising up in the car industry. As an illustration machine learning is one of them. It makes it possible to develop improved materials faster than before. Our company works with AI to make sure our designs outperform in real-world circumstances. We evaluate different material options, comparing cooling capacity, energy efficiency, weight, and cost.

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  • July 2nd, 2018

News release - Datanews - Knack -


Diabatix to work with supercomputer Genius

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  • Ellen Vanderstraeten
  • June 29th, 2018

High-performance cooling designs


How can you recognize efficient cooling? In this lecture, Joris expounds on a heat sink for an IGBT, an electronic component. He highlights 3 features of Diabatix’ heat sink designs which lead to high performance cooling

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  • Ellen Vanderstraeten
  • June 22nd, 2018

Thermal measurements


How can you measure the temperature of something? In this video, Joris presents three ways of getting to know the temperature of a fluid or an object. The possibilities and the inner working of thermocouples, resistance thermometers, and infrared cameras are explained. This gives you the tools with which you can validate simulations or measure prototypes.

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  • Diabatix
  • June 8th, 2018

Paraview - How to visualize stramlines


Always wanted to know how to visualize streamlines? Find it out with Tech Queen Roxy! She will guide you through ParaView and at the meanwhile you will receive some useful Tips’Tricks.

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  • Diabatix
  • June 6th, 2018

Diabatix and Formula Student team Delft: an international, cross-border alliance


As a prominent innovator in AI top-end cooling and heat spreading technology, Diabatix acknowledges the need to broaden our horizons. It's the only way we will preserve our renowned position as a pioneer in the many technological areas of application where we operate. Our drive to expand and share expertise now also pushes us across national borders. Today, we put our highly professional mix of AI processes and human creativity in service of the ambitious FS Team Delft: the Formula Student team at the University of Delft, the Netherlands. Discover this fascinating collaboration that pushes both parties forward to unprecedented achievements!

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  • May 12th, 2018

Shared article - Here Are Three Factors That Accelerate The Rise Of Artificial Intelligence


With Diabatix we use AI to design our components to the optical size for our clients. We all know that AI is the next big thing of the tech-industry but did you also knew that AI are replacing traditional machine learning models to evolve precise and accurate models?

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  • May 6th, 2018

Shared article - Electrohydrodynamic cooling system to beat the heat on deep space missions


Whether it's for travel to Mars or any other mission outside Earth, heat is one of the biggest and most persistent threats to space travel. Effective cooling seems to boil down to exotic kinds of cooling.

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  • Ellen Vanderstraeten
  • May 3rd, 2018

Why S-shaped cooling channels are bad and how to improve


In this video, Joris Coddé (CTO of Diabatix) explains the standard cooling solution for machine components and electronics: the liquid cold plate with an S-shaped cooling channel. It is stressed why such a design poses a problem for the electronics mounted on such a cold plate; the electronics near the outlet of the cooling channel are subject to an increased risk of overheating.

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  • Ellen Vanderstraeten
  • May 3rd, 2018

3 ways of heat transfer in a campfire


In this video, Joris explains the 3 modes or ways of heat transfer taking place when boiling water on a campfire. The physics driving each mode are uncovered. This way, you can identify and gauge heat transfer processes in both industry and real life yourself.

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  • April 28th, 2018

Shared article - Quantum Correlations Reverse Thermodynamic Arrow of Time


This experiment explains more about quantum correlations reverse thermodynamic arrow of time. We all know that heat always moves from hot to cold but did you knew that this could also influence our way of thinking about the origins of the universe? Read the article to find out more about this break through experiment.

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  • April 26th, 2018

News release - Engineeringnet


Studententeam ontwikkelt koelsysteem met AI

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  • April 26th, 2018

News release - Robtv


Raceteam KU Leuven pakt uit met wereldprimeur

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  • April 20th, 2018

Shared article - The Electronics Cooling System 400 Million Years in the Making


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  • Diabatix
  • April 18th, 2018

Diabatix and Formula Electric Belgium: firmly in pole position!


Diabatix pioneers in cutting-edge cooling technology. Infallible artificial intelligence stemming from our engineers’ human creativity is a differentiating factor in the most diverse high-end applications: from aircraft construction over informatics to even Formula 1. The mix of AI and human ingenuity raises the bar to dazzling heights at Diabatix, higher than at any other company in the world. We are the only digital engineering agency to offer this innovative expertise. As pioneers in the Flemish knowledge economy we gladly support budding homegrown engineering talent. Meet Formula Electric Belgium, the electronic equivalent of Formula 1 in Flanders!

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  • April 13th, 2018

Shared article - Artificial Intelligence is the engine of the fourth industrial revolution


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  • Hans Clijsters
  • March 16th, 2018

Video: AI at work


A couple of days ago, we showed you a picture of the amazing design of an optimal aircooled heatsink. In the following video, you can see how the A.I. converges towards an optimal topology. Enjoy!

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  • Hans Clijsters
  • March 15th, 2018

Prototype of a heatsink


Great work by the prototyping guys. An aluminium prototype of one of our designs, ready to go to the testing department. Beautiful!

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  • Hans Clijsters
  • March 12th, 2018

Air cooled heatsink 2.0


Ever wondered if we can do better than parallel cooling fins? In this example we go for the optimal topology of an existing air cooled unit.

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  • Diabatix
  • March 12th, 2018

[Tutorial 3] Paraview - The art of mesh quality visualisation


It's simple, a bad mesh will make your CFD-life hard. Tech Queen Roxy illustrates how you can inspect the mesh quality of an OpenFOAM case before running the simulation. Make sure to check https://github.com/Diabatix/OpenFOAM-... to download the writeMeshQuality utility.

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  • Diabatix
  • February 26th, 2018

[Tutorial 1] Paraview - How to visually check your mesh from the outside and inside


This video shows how you can visually check the quality of your mesh in paraview. It is explained how you can visualize the mesh by selecting the option surface with edges in the representation toolbar. In addition, the steps for visualizing internal cells by using the clip filter and enabling the crinkle clip option are shown.

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  • Hans Clijsters
  • February 17th, 2018

Optimal housing electric motor


Check this out: a housing for electric motors, with built in heatfins for optimal cooling. Result: Motor operates at 10°C lower!

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  • Diabatix
  • February 13th, 2018

[Tutorial 2] Paraview - Tips & Tricks: Save time by saving states


Never underestimate the value of time! Our one and only Tech Queen Roxy demonstrates how you can save a bunch of it by using states in Paraview. A state is the collection of all filters and settings you have applied on one case. By saving this state and by loading it and applying it to a similar case, you can easily automate repetitive work. Check it out!

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  • Hans Clijsters
  • February 3rd, 2018

Video: Temperature uniform heatsink


In this video, you can see how our AI engineering system comes up with the optimal shape of liquid cooling channels to achieve an extremely uniform temperature spread. Enjoy!

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  • Diabatix
  • June 9th, 2017

Diabatix on Kanaal Z - "Unleashing the cooling revolution"


Last June, the Belgian business channel Kanaal Z made a video report on Diabatix. Our co-founders Lieven and Joris were interviewed about our revolutionary solution to cool batteries and engines more efficiently.

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  • Lieven Vervecken
  • February 24th, 2017

Web-Based Tool Guides Thermal CFD Design


Many engineers struggle with the thermal design of their product. Thermal analysis and design is a specialty among engineers, but most engineers do not dig deep enough to gain the experience necessary to become an expert. Additionally, the complexity of the fluid flows in real parts disrupts efforts to simplify this design process.

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  • Lieven Vervecken
  • March 7th, 2017

Guidelines to successfully fail in CFD


Sometimes you cannot avoid being successful, despite how hard you try. However, if you carefully follow these 10 guidelines, failure is almost unavoidable. Moreover, you might even be lucky enough to drag along all people working with you. So if you have the ambition to fail at whatever CFD project given to you, make sure to follow these guidelines to the letter.

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