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Internship in applied simulations

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Objective of the internship is to carry out thermal-fluid-dynamic simulations to evaluate the performances of a GCB during operation under steady state and transient electrical loads. Additionally, 1D simulation is applied to speed up the simulation process for parameter studies. The simulations will be carried out with the software Ansys Maxwell, Fluent and Dymola.

The candidate will receive dedicated assistance and support from the Hitachi Energy engineers and scientists. Optional is the planning/design of validation experimental tests in collaboration with the Hitachi Energy Technology Center Team and Hitachi Energy Corporate Research Center.


  • Literature search on recent work regarding GCBs
  • Thermo-fluid-dynamic simulation to assess performances of a GCB by means of the software Ansys Maxwell and Fluent
  • Improvement of 1D simulation software in Dymola
  • Data post-processing, analysis and evaluation of the results
  • Propose improvements to the simulated case in collaboration with the Hitachi Energy team


  • Background in fluid-dynamics and thermal management
  • CAD knowledge
  • CFD background (ANSYS FLUENT is a plus)
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, German is a plus
  • Ability to work in a team, as well as willingness to handle responsibilities independently
Informazioni basilari
Lieu Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Type d'emploi Full time
De l'expérience Internship
Fonction du poste Intern
Contrat Intern (Fixed Term) (Trainee)
Date de publication 2023-04-25
Numéro de réference R0018224
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