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Introduction to Tridiagonal Solutions

  1. 1. © 2008 Tridiagonal Solutions Pvt. Ltd. 100 NCL Innovation Park
  2. 2. Tridiagonal Solutions • Company formed by experts from national lab and industry – NCL Innovation Park ( – Up and running since August 2006 • Focus is on ‘Compute, Innovate & Develop’ • Provides engineering solutions and services to a wide range of manufacturing industry – Product development – Performance enhancement solutions © 2008 Tridiagonal Solutions Pvt. Ltd. 2
  3. 3. Our Focus © 2008 Tridiagonal Solutions Pvt. Ltd. 3
  4. 4. Portfolio Performance Reactor Product Enhancement Engineering Development of Industrial & Scale-up Solutions: Fluidic Flow Processes Solutions Devices/ Software Training and Mentoring • Performance Enhancement Solutions – Using CFD, reactor engineering & customized models/ physical models/ experiments – Scale-up/ batch to continuous/ process intensification • Products/ Products Development Solutions – Lower order models (in-house codes, gPROMS/ Excel …) – CAE solutions (ANSYS, OpenFOAM, DEM …) © 2008 Tridiagonal Solutions Pvt. Ltd. 4
  5. 5. Enhancing Flow Processes • Pump, Cooling of Server Rack, Tail Lamp, Heat exchangers, Cyclones, Electronics Cooling … Stator Rotor passage of Temperature Submersible Pump Contours in automotive tail lamp Electronics Cooling Shell and Tube Heat Developed coolers for Exchanger server racks © 2008 Tridiagonal Solutions Pvt. Ltd. 5
  6. 6. Reactor Engineering & Scale-up Solutions • RAPIDTM Methodology – Reactor Analysis and Performance Improvement Diagnostics • Oxidation Reactor, Fusion Reactor, Polymerization Reactor, Fixed bed Vapor phase Reactor, Furnaces 6 Literature Values CFD Simulation 5 4 3 2 1 0 Disk Turbine Pitched-mid Pitched-top Vapor Phase Multiphase Stirred Coal Fired Boilers Reactor Tank Reactor © 2008 Tridiagonal Solutions Pvt. Ltd. 6
  7. 7. Product Development Solutions • Product development of fluidic devices – Requirement analysis/ identification of key flow features – Evolving ideas and evaluating them using CFD – CFD validation of final design – Guidance on experiments, if necessary • Some examples – Air intake filters, change over valve, inhaler Redesigned filter Optimized Inhaler © 2008 Tridiagonal Solutions Pvt. Ltd. 7
  8. 8. Product Development Solutions • Development of software products – Requirement analysis/ identification of key features – Selecting appropriate platforms • FORTRAN, C++, VB.NET – Verification and testing – Documentation and support • Some examples – Air bag inflator, stirred reactor simulator, data center cooling simulator, in-cabin climate simulator High Fidelity Model with Excel Front End © 2008 Tridiagonal Solutions Pvt. Ltd. 8
  9. 9. Training and Mentoring • Customized short term courses and workshops – CFD for reactor engineering – Multi-scale modelling – Multiphase flows – Multiphase reactor engineering • Industry specific CFD training – Automotive, Steel, Chemical & Process, Power • Develop and license courseware/ hands on sessions – Agreement with SEED Infotech © 2008 Tridiagonal Solutions Pvt. Ltd. 9
  10. 10. Tridiagonal’s Key Competencies • Established methodology and best practices – Selecting right tools & multi-scale modelling approach • Unique capabilities in modeling complex, multi-phase and reacting flows • Significant experience and expertise in applying such models to industrial process equipment for realizing performance enhancement – Solution focused than tool focused • Expertise in customizing commercial computational tools – CFD: FLUENT, GAMBIT, CFX, ICEM, EDEM • Develop methodology & strategies to get best value out of CFD software • Custom developed scripts and routines – Reactor engineering: gPROMS – General purpose: FORTRAN, C++, VB, Excel programming • Experience of working on a wide range of projects – Large multinational clients © 2008 Tridiagonal Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Capabilities 10
  11. 11. Advantage Tridiagonal • Unique blend of CFD, reactor engineering, cold flow simulations, product development and training expertise and experience – “One-stop shop” for engineering solutions – Ability to select right tools for the job! • Proven ability to execute large CFD and reactor engineering projects and translating computer simulations to real life products and performance enhancement – Compute, Innovate & Develop is not just a slogan ! • Proven track record of building teams of engineers performing full time modelling and simulation – Established connections with academic institutes worldwide to hire engineers with appropriate background © 2008 Tridiagonal Solutions Pvt. Ltd. 11
  12. 12. Confidentiality & IP Protection • Tridiagonal is committed to protect the confidential information and intellectual property of our clients • We are sensitive to the fact that success of business of our clients and our business as solution provider, is closely linked to the confidential information protection as well as intellectual property protection • Confidentiality and Non disclosure Agreement (NDA) between Tridiagonal and the client – Draft as per agreement between the two parties. Sample draft attached to the email • Confidentiality and NDA between Tridiagonal and its employees – Drafts prepared by recognized lawyers in India © 2008 Tridiagonal Solutions Pvt. Ltd. 12
  13. 13. Data Security Will be used up on Can be Current Practice specific request implemented • No active media • Physical and network • Work performed on policy: All media segregation of work client machines situated connections disabled space at client location via on desktops and • Access to the VPN compute machines segregated area using • 24 hour security and except FTP and access control cards surveillance of the segregated area secure network • Electronic records of • Secured FTP access to the • Manage FTP logs segregated area • Network security • User desktops and measures such as compute machines frequent change in completely separated user passwords • Destruction of data upon completion of project © 2008 Tridiagonal Solutions Pvt. Ltd. 13
  14. 14. Current Status • State of the art computing facilities – Multi-core clusters/ adequate licenses • Team Tridiagonal: 22 employees – Mostly Masters/ Doctorates from renowned institutes © 2008 Tridiagonal Solutions Pvt. Ltd. 14
  15. 15. Engagement Modes • Project by project mode – Dedicated project manager • Time and materials contract – Dedicated account manager – Reduces paper work & realizes faster turn around time • Offshore development center – Dedicated team and dedicated ODC head – Option of ‘build, operate & transfer’ © 2008 Tridiagonal Solutions Pvt. Ltd. 15
  16. 16. Closure • Tremendous potential: Compute, Innovate, Develop • Delivered value to our customers through cost effective and innovative solutions & services • Tremendous scope to leverage Tridiagonal competencies for achieving productivity enhancements © 2008 Tridiagonal Solutions Pvt. Ltd. 16