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Practical Shape Optimization using CFD
Posted Tue December 09, 2014 @11:03AM
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News Today’s engineering firms have embraced optimization as a critical component within simulation-driven design. Although the algorithms are reasonably mature and well understood, the different methods for the shape variation of critical surfaces and components are not.

The free FRIENDSHIP SYSTEMS whitepaper gives a comprehensive overview of the various methods available today and their relative strengths and weaknesses for conducting practical shape optimization using CFD.

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FS Dynamics Commits to CD-adapco Simulation Software Tools for Three More Years
Posted Wed November 26, 2014 @10:14AM
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News CD-adapco™, the largest privately held CFD focused provider of Computer Aided Engineering software, recently finalized a three-year contract, worth over €1M, with FS Dynamics.

Since it was founded 10 years ago, FS Dynamics has rapidly grown to become the leading supplier of CAE services in the Scandinavian region, focusing on the application of CFD and FEM technology to solve a wide range of technically-challenging industrial engineering problems.

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NUMECA On-Demand
Posted Tue November 25, 2014 @07:11AM
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News NUMECA On-Demand powered by CPU 24/7 GmbH provides High Performance Computing (HPC) resources on-demand with a completely pre-configured NUMECA workplace environment including all NUMECA software products and licenses.

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ANSYS on the Cloud? Making Remote Visualization Work
Posted Tue November 11, 2014 @02:56PM
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News A recent ANSYS blog post relates efforts to facilitate remote solution visualization: Increasingly, we’re hearing from ANSYS customers who are interested in running simulation on the cloud. Along with enthusiasm for elastic capacity, we also hear a lot of questions about feasibility.

One set of these questions centers around the challenge of moving big simulation datasets between the end-user desktop and the cloud computing engine.

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Prof. Bensow Awarded Pointwise Meshy Award for Best Mesh
Posted Thu November 06, 2014 @11:21AM
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News Prof. Rickard Bensow of Chalmers University of Technology has been named recipient of the Pointwise Meshy Award for his grids relating to how cavitation on a ship propeller is affected by the installation upstream of energy efficiency improving stator blades that change the propeller inflow.

Prof. Bensow was awarded a trophy and his name was added to those of the three previous winners on the trophy kept at Pointwise headquarters.

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ANSYS Optimised Simulations with CPU 24/7 HPC On Demand
Posted Wed November 05, 2014 @09:58AM
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News We at CPU 24/7 keep working with the market leader ANSYS in order to develop first-class on-demand cloud simulation solutions for engineers and scientists.

CPU 24/7 offers a ready-made ANSYS High Performance Computing (HPC) environment, also for a short period of time, starting from 2 days minimum licensing.

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