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Business: ThermalAnalytics Awarded US Army Contract
Posted Wed January 22, 2003 @01:18PM
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News ThermoAnalytics, Inc. US, a leader in developing advanced engineering analysis software for thermal heat management and infrared signature prediction, has been awarded a contract to develop software for the U.S. Army.

The two-year, $730,000, contract will support the development of a specialized ground vehicle exhaust heating prediction program. The software will use advanced techniques for modeling the heat transfer from exhaust gas and the effect on surrounding vehicle components and the environment.

Read more about the project and see some examples under www.thermoanalytics.com or contact ThermoAnalytics by email.

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New Software: Thermal Analysis Software Released
Posted Wed January 22, 2003 @12:09PM
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News ThermoAnayltics, Inc. US, a leader in developing advanced engineering analysis software for thermal heat management and infrared signature prediction, has announced the release of version 7.0 of their software products.

Many new features were added into RadTherm, Radtherm/IR, RadTherm/RT and WinTherm with the new version. For a complete list of new features, enhancements and bug fixes included in 7.0 see the New Features for 7.0 page.

In the latest version, new interfaces were created to to couple RadTherm and most of the common CFD tools like Fluent or Star-CD.

For further information about the new release, about how to arrange a test drive, or to find out more about our engineering services please visit our website www.thermoanalytics.com.

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Events: French Turbomachinery Workshop
Posted Tue January 21, 2003 @11:12AM
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CD-adapco The CD adapco Group would like to invite all french speaking CFD users to our Turbomachinery workshop in Paris on the 14th February 2003.

At the workshop you will hear presentations on STAR-CD, pro-am, es-turbo and other CD adapco Group products that help the turbomachinery engineer to achieve a better understanding of the complex flows and processes involved in this area.

Also GE Thermodyn will describe how they have implemented STAR-CD into their design cycle.

For further information and a full agenda, please visit the workshop website.

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Call For Papers: AIAA Aerospace Sciences
Posted Mon January 20, 2003 @04:51PM
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Announcements The Call for Papers for the AIAA's 42nd Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, to be held 05-08 January 2004 in Reno, Nevada, has been released. You may see it on-line at www.aiaa.org (see the Conferences and Workshops page).

Abstracts are due by 02 May 2003 and should be submitted electronically via the web site listed above.

Of special interest to you may be the sessions sponsored by the Interactive Computer Graphics Technical Committee:

Papers are solicited on the design, development, and application of interactive computer graphics for aerospace sciences and engineering with emphasis on analysis, visualization, and information management.

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Events: New Series of Free CFX Web Events
Posted Mon January 20, 2003 @02:07PM
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ANSYS CFX CFX-5 Live!
January 23 at 2 pm EST
February 20 at 2 pm EST
March 20 at 2 pm EST

For those unfamiliar with CFX-5, this free live web seminar contains a step by step demonstration of CFX-5 from geometry creation and import, through meshing, to solution and post-processing. Features of CFX-5 to be demonstrated include grid adaption, parallelization set-up and CFX Expression Language. The demonstration is performed by a CFD engineer and there will be time for questions. To register visit the CFX Website.

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Application: CFD Improves Irrigation Components
Posted Mon January 20, 2003 @09:47AM
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Application By Mark Ensworth
Engineering Manager
Rain Bird Golf Division
Azusa, California

Engineers at Rain Bird's Golf Division used computer simulation to reduce the pressure loss in golf course irrigation components by more than 50%. Swing joints are the component that connects the sprinkler to the waterline in an irrigation system. There are several thousand of them in a typical golf course, most having three 90 bends that generate considerable pressure losses. Rain Bird engineers had the idea of reducing energy consumption by improving elbow design. Recognizing that the time and money involved in the build and test approach would be high, they used computational fluid dynamics (CFD) to simulate flow through the elbow. They discovered that increasing the cross-sectional area of each elbow and softening its corners substantially reduced pressure losses.

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