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FIELDVIEW 7.1 Now Available
Posted Mon June 11, 2001 @09:05AM
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Post Processing Intelligent Light has made version 7.1 of their post-processor FIELDVIEW available. Highlights include a Red Hat Linux version, support for CGNS, and enhanced parallel capabilities.
You Should Get This Release:
  • If you are using Parallel FIELDVIEW or Client-server mode, the enhancements will greatly benefit you. And, FV7.1 adds new clients for HP and SUN to the FIELDVIEW 7 offering of SGI-64 and Windows;
  • If you need to run FIELDVIEW on Intel hardware with the Red Hat LINUX O/S;
  • If you are using STAR-CD, FLUENT, CFX-5, SCRYU (in Japan) or any solver that uses FV-UNS files as output, you need this release because of a bug fix in handling face-based results;
  • If you are using unstructured grids and need a way to review grid/cell topology, Crinkle Surfaces in FV7.1 will be of great benefit;
  • If you need to use CGNS files with FIELDVIEW.

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Honeywell Selects AEA Blade Design Software
Posted Thu June 07, 2001 @08:40AM
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News The CFX web site has an article up concerning Honeywell Turbocharging Systems' selection of CFX-BladeGen for turbocharger design.
This will be used by Honeywell to enhance the design of turbochargers, typically for marine, mining, construction, military, aviation and power generation applications, enabling Honeywell's engineers to produce a wide range of design options within reduced time-scales, thus reducing total design and prototype cost.

CFX-BladeGen incorporates the extensive turbo-machinery design and analysis expertise of AEA Technology into a user-friendly graphical environment. The product is a three-dimensional software tool that allows rapid design of rotating machinery bladed components that are typically used for pumps, compressors, fans, blowers, turbines, expanders, turbochargers and inducers.

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Fluent Offers Industry Targeted Seminars
Posted Wed June 06, 2001 @10:14AM
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News Fluent is offering a number of free, industry-specific seminars designed to provide an overview of CFD and demonstrate the effectiveness of CFD in industry.

Fluent's Automotive Headquarters will host several "CFD in the Automotive Industry" seminars.

Fluent Europe will host a seminar on CFD in the Power Industry.

Also, in conjunction with the Air & Waste Management Association Annual Conference, Fluent will hold a seminar on Environmental Flow Problems.

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CFDRC Biomedical Seminar in Aachen, Germany
Posted Wed June 06, 2001 @09:40AM
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News CFDRC have extended their biomedical device modeling seminar series to include Germany.
July 5, 2001
Schoss Rahe
Aachen, Germany

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Dodge Uses CFD to Get Back Into NASCAR Racing
Posted Mon June 04, 2001 @01:55PM
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Application When Dodge (DaimlerChrysler) decided to sponsor a NASCAR race car after an absence of more than 20 years, they used CAD/CAM/CFD to design the new car.
“We will have gone from an idea to competitive race cars in 500 days. Without these new tools, we couldn’t have done it.”

...CFD program can also help the teams by creating situations that aren’t possible at the track or in a wind tunnel. Simulating a rolling-road situation, for example, allows engineers to predict how two or Using supercomputers at DaimlerChrysler headquarters, engineers check aerodynamic properties (top) as well as various under-the-skin elements of the car. more cars of similar (two Dodges) and different shapes (they also have the computer files on Pontiac, Chevrolet and Ford) would behave in a drafting situation and how cars would behave when racing close to a wall. They also can predict the behavior of a Dodge with its front end blocked off with tape (for qualifying), partially blocked (cool days) or open (hot days).

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AEA Technology Will Sell CFX Business in 2002
Posted Mon June 04, 2001 @10:54AM
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News The AEA Technology board of directors has announced that they are in exclusive talks with an undisclosed party to buy the Hyprotech business from AEA Technology Engineering Software.

A completed Hyprotech sale would leave CFX as the sole business of AEA Technology Engineering Software because the profitable n-Code business was moved over to AEA Technology Rail last year.

...the Board considers that the disposal of Hyprotech offers more value than continuing to pursue strategic partnerships. Exclusive discussions regarding the disposal of the Hyprotech business are proceeding with the aim of agreeing terms in this half of the group's financial year.

The performance of the CFX business is improving and the Board expects to sell this business during the course of 2002.
There is no mention of possible parties interested in aquiring CFX.

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