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Events: Multiphase Flows in Industrial Applications Conference
Posted Tue January 28, 2003 @02:08PM
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News Multiphase Flows in Industrial Applications Course and Conference
April 28th - 30th 2003
Dresden, Germany

Multiphase flows are of great interest to a large variety of industries. The power generation, food production, chemical process, and automotive industries are all driving forces in this physically and phenomenologically complex field.

A one-day course will be followed by a two-day conference.

The goal of this conference is to bring together experimental and numerical practitioners, and foster the exchange of knowledge between the two sides. Experts from both areas are called upon to present their research and application results to a receptive worldwide audience. Sponsored by CFX Germany and Forschungszentrum Rossendorf e.V.

Abstracts are currently being accepted.

The short course is designed to provide knowledge on the use of numerical and experimental methods for multiphase flows.

Participants will receive an overview of the possibilities and limits of both modern experimental methods and computational fluid dynamics (CFD). Valuable information on the applicability of CFD for daily tasks will be provided.

The lecturers are acknowledged experts in the areas outlined above.

For more information or to register visit the Conference Website.

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Application: CFD Used to Troubleshoot Centrifugal Fan Coal Dust Accumulation
Posted Mon January 27, 2003 @02:36PM
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Application From the Technology & Innovation Centre,
Larsen & Toubro Limited, Baroda, India

Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T) is one of the leading engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) players in the refinery and power sectors in Asia. The Technology and Innovation Centre of L&T at Baroda has been using CFX TASCflow extensively for flow and combustion applications to evaluate the reliability of in-house-designed equipment as well as critical out-sourced equipment.

The software has played an important role in understanding, designing and troubleshooting of equipment. Recently, CFX-TASCflow was used to troubleshoot a centrifugal fan used in a coal-dust environment. The fan was accumulating dust unevenly on the impeller vanes, causing severe vibration problems and leading to frequent shutdowns. On visual inspection, it was found that dust was collecting near the tip of the fan vanes, which might be due to the sticky nature of the dust and the high curvature of the vanes near the tip.

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Events: AVL FIRE and SWIFT Training
Posted Fri January 24, 2003 @09:40AM
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AVL After the successful release of FIRE v8.1.1 and SWIFT v3.1.1, AVL is pleased to provide professional upgrade training for our customers and prospects in Graz, Austria. For both FIRE and SWIFT a basic introduction and an advanced training will be provided to give our customers a comprehensive overview of the new features.

If you are interested in basic training and a subsequent free demo license, get detailed information on

Training Dates:
FIRE Basic 3-4 Feb, 2003
FIRE Advanced 5-7 Feb, 2003
SWIFT Basic 10-11 Feb, 2003

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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 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

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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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