CFD Review  
Serving the CFD Community with News, Articles, and Discussion
 
CFD Review

User Preferences
Site Sponsorship
Headline Feeds
Mobile Edition
Privacy Policy
Terms of Service
twitter

Submit a CFD Story

Site Sponsors
Siemens PLM Software
Pointwise: Reliable CFD meshing
Software Cradle

Tell a Friend
Help this site to grow by sending a friend an invitation to visit this site.

CFD News by Email
Did you know that you can get today's CFD Review headlines mailed to your inbox? Just log in and select Email Headlines Each Night on your User Preferences page.

 
Accurately Determining Casting Defect Locations
Posted Tue September 18, 2007 @01:41PM
Print version Email story Tweet story
Announcements Flow Science and Tecplot Inc. are offering an eSeminar to demonstrate the combined power of their respective software solutions in tackling defect locations in castings using powerful modeling and post-processing tools. The seminar will be held Thursday, September 27, 2007 from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PDT.

Sponsor CFD Review

Two case studies will be presented:

Case 1: Simulation of Steel Casting Anomaly
A medium-sized foundry was having problems with a relatively small casting where gaseous anomalies were forming on some of the cope surfaces. Suspecting that hot spots were developing during pouring and generating excess mold gas, the foundry used simulation to determine if this was the cause.

Case 2: Simulation of an Aluminum Engine Block Made by Lost Foam Casting
A large foundry was plagued with porosity in their top-selling engine block, with scrap rates often reaching 80%. With lost foam casings, the burning of the foam by the liquid metal during pouring does not always proceed as imagined, so the foundry turned to simulation to resolve critical anomalies.

Highlights will include:

  • Dynamically making changes to your displayed results (no re-rendering)
  • Using multiple mesh blocks to effectively capture a domain
  • Looking at 3D views with planes and slices
  • Working with the FLOW-3D FAVOR and TruVOF methods
  • Using surface contours to locate high-defect regions
  • Eliminating the extra step of writing out a third-party file format
  • Seamlessly interfacing with Microsoft Office to present your results

[ Post Comment ]

Geomagic DSSP Technology and CFD Fuel Richard Childress Racing Renaissance | ERCOFTAC 2007 Autumn Festival  >

 

 
CFD Review Login
User name:

Password:

Create an Account

Related Links
  • Flow Science
  • seminar
  • Tecplot
  • More on Announcements
  • Also by nwyman
  • This discussion has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

    Try to relax and enjoy the crisis. -- Ashleigh Brilliant All content except comments
    ©2017, Viable Computing.

    [ home | submit story | search | polls | faq | preferences | privacy | terms of service | rss  ]