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Simulation Shows Athletes Face Dangerous Conditions at Tokyo Games
Posted Mon August 23, 2021 @06:36PM
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Application A new simulation showing the impact of the heat and humidity in the Tokyo Stadium has highlighted the dangerous conditions facing athletes, risking heatstroke, dehydration and exhaustion, at the hottest Games on record.

Engineers at Hexagon's Manufacturing Intelligence division, whose simulation software is used by manufacturers such as Airbus, Toyota, and Samsung, simulated the effects of the hot, humid conditions on a male athlete competing in the 10,000m race (the longest stadium-based track race). Despite the race taking place after sunset, the simulations show athletes still face gruelling conditions.

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Determining the Coefficient of Hydrodynamic Torque Using CFD
Posted Thu June 03, 2021 @02:42PM
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Application In quarter-turn valves, torque is the turning effort required to rotate the valveís closure member or hold it in position. Knowing the valve torque is essential in actuator sizing.

The simulationHub team has written an article on this topic in the recently published Valve World magazine.

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CFD Shortens Development Time for Cadillacís Lyriq eVehicle
Posted Thu May 13, 2021 @09:16AM
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Application Cadillacís engineering team helped shrink the Lyriqís development timetable by nine months using computer aided testing. The system uses computational fluid dynamics and a process GM calls virtual design, development, and validation.

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CFD Analysis Solves Mystery of Baseball Pitch Trajectory
Posted Fri March 26, 2021 @02:28PM
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Application In professional baseball and major league baseball, pitchers often use a breaking ball called a forkball or split as a decisive pitch. These balls are known to be difficult to hit because the batter feels as if the ball is falling rapidly at the plate.

A team led by Professor Takayuki Aoki of Tokyo Institute of Technology (Titech) has conducted research using the supercomputer TSUBAME3.0 at the Global Scientific Information and Computing Center, and performed a numerical fluid dynamics simulation of a baseball flying at high speed while rotating, calculating the seams in detail.

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28X Increase in Simulation Speed by Using Pointwise Meshes
Posted Tue February 09, 2021 @02:51PM
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Application Pointwise released the case study, 28X Increase in Simulation Speed by Using Pointwise Meshes which explains how in collaboration with NASA GRC, ADSCFD applied the ADSCFD GPU accelerated CFD with Pointwise meshes to reduce simulation times by 28x.

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Mesh Adaptation That Works
Posted Tue December 15, 2020 @05:24PM
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Application Pointwise has published the case study, Mesh Adaptation That Works, which explains how Pointwise and ISimQ have developed a new mesh adaption process that achieves the hopes and promises of adaption from long ago by removing mesh generator skill from the CFD analysis process to produce consistent, high-quality simulation results.

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