About Hemant Punekar

Hemant has been working at ANSYS for close to 11 years. His area of expertise is mutliphase flow, especially the phase change processes. For the last year or so, he has been working closely with the free surface development group of ANSYS Fluent.

Modeling Waves to Keep the Sea Clean

In 2013, over 4400 million tonnes of crude oil was extracted, which caters to roughly 33% of the global need for energy. Most of this oil is extracted from offshore sites and transported to shores for further processing. During this production and transport, if an accidental release of the crude or processed oil occurs, it is called Oil Spill. With the advancement of technology, volumes of oil spilled have reduced over last few decades, however, factors of human error and natural calamity can never be completely ruled out. Continue reading