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The Proper Mesh Can Dictate the Accuracy of Results
Posted Thu October 08, 2015 @03:33PM
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News Thermal and airflow simulation for electronics cooling thermal design applications presents unique challenges. Typical applications include many surfaces on which boundary layers form, e.g. tops of components, heatsink fins, boards, etc. The most accurate prediction of the pressure and temperature gradients associated with these surfaces is provided by Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and the solution of the governing Navier-Stokes conservation equations.

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Focus on Faster Mechanical Simulation
Posted Fri October 02, 2015 @09:00AM
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News Intel and ANSYS surveyed design engineers to learn more about their use of simulation. The survey showed that 68% of respondents are forced to limit the size and amount of detail in simulation models at least half the time.

To learn more about how modern hardware and software can optimize your enigneering team’s design process, download Focus on Faster Mechanical Simulation, the second in a series of benchmarking studies produced by Desktop Engineering with Intel, Dell and independent software vendor sponsors.

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PyFR Shortlisted for Three HPCwire Awards - Vote Now!
Posted Wed September 23, 2015 @08:32AM
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News The PyFR open-source high-order multi-GPU accelerated CFD solver has been shortlisted for three HPCwire Readers Choice Awards.

Each year the HPCwire Readers’ Choice Awards are determined by HPCwire readers across the HPC community, to recognize the most outstanding individuals and organizations in the industry.

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Introducing 3Dlab and New Features in TURBOdesign Suite
Posted Thu September 17, 2015 @05:47PM
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News ADT will host Introducing 3Dlab and New Features for Multi-Disciplinary Optimization in TURBOdesign Suite on September 30th.

TURBOdesign Suite is a unique aerodynamic and hydrodynamic 3D design software package that allows users to design, analyze and optimize all types of turbomachinery, such as axial, mixed-flow, or centrifugal pumps, compressors, fans, turbines and torque converters.

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Pointwise Awarded U.S. Air Force Contract for CFD Mesh Generation Development
Posted Wed September 16, 2015 @01:34PM
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News Pointwise has been awarded a 2-year, $1.2 million contract from the U.S. Air Force Materiel Command, Arnold Engineering Development Complex for continued enhancement and maturation of the company’s overset grid assembly feature suite and related technologies.

This new award, a Commercialization Readiness Program (CRP) extension to Pointwise’s recently completed Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II contract, gives Pointwise’s Applied Research team the opportunity to develop and enhance techniques ranging from overset grid inspection and remediation, to near-body viscous layer and automated off-body meshing.

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CD-adapco Carrying Forward the Vision and Passion of President and CEO, Steve MacDonald
Posted Mon September 14, 2015 @08:35AM
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News CD-adapco announces with profound sadness the passing of its President, CEO and Co-founder, Peter “Steve” MacDonald who died late on Wednesday, September 2, 2015.


Throughout his 35 years of leadership, Steve passionately pursued his vision of “no-compromise” engineering simulation applied to real world products and processes. In fulfilling that vision, Steve’s primary objective was to achieve his customer’s goals and to push the capabilities of CD-adapco’s software products beyond the merely possible.

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