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
CD-adapco
Pointwise: Reliable CFD meshing
ANSYS

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.

 
Business: BRN Sees Strong Growth, Adds Personnel
Posted Fri June 06, 2003 @02:12PM
Print version Email story Tweet story
CFdesign Blue Ridge Numerics Inc. has announced that it has added four experienced engineering professionals to its sales and support team to maintain its exceptional customer service while addressing the increasing demand for its CFdesign® software for fluid flow and heat transfer simulation in the U.S. as well as international markets.

“Our company is in the midst of a sixth consecutive year of record-breaking growth and we don’t see it slowing down anytime soon,” says Ed Williams, president of Blue Ridge Numerics Inc. (BRNI). “The newest members of our team each share our mission for putting CFD up front in the design process and they have the experience to really help current and future customers realize the full potential of CFdesign.”

( Read Full Article | Business )


New Software: Gridgen Version 15 Released
Posted Thu June 05, 2003 @09:59AM
Print version Email story Tweet story
Grid Generation Pointwise, Inc. began shipping Gridgen Version 15, the latest release of its meshing and pre-processing software for computational fluid dynamics (CFD), today to customers worldwide.

One major suite of new features is focused on minimizing the user's interaction with large and complex meshes. Specific tools include a CAD-style layer manager, pick masks, and grid groups. "As CFD has matured, so has the sophistication of our customers", said John Chawner, Pointwise's president. "They are applying CFD to ever larger and more complex geometries, and the tools in V15 will ensure that geometric complexity doesn't spill over to the meshing process itself."

A second suite of new features includes enhancements to Gridgen's hybrid meshing capabilities, specifically the extrusion of near-wall prism layers. Re-extrusion is a new tool for continuing the extrusion process for a mesh, including complete recall of all attributes and the ability to back-up the extrusion as well as continuing forward.

( Read Full Article | New Software )


New Software: ANSYS ANNOUNCES CFX-5.6
Posted Wed June 04, 2003 @10:39AM
Print version Email story Tweet story
ANSYS CFX ANSYS Inc. (NASDAQ: ANSS), a global innovator of simulation software and technologies designed to optimize product development processes, today announced the release of CFX-5.6 which provides increased accessibility to advanced computational fluid dynamics (CFD). CFX is used by companies around the world in a wide range of industries including aerospace, chemical processing, power generation, automotive, oil and gas, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, and many others to improve processes, solve performance issues and vastly reduce product time to market.

CFX-5 is the technology leader with its coupled multigrid solver that solves the full system of hydrodynamic equations simultaneously. This methodology, in addition to robustly providing highly accurate results, also is the basis for industry-leading parallel efficiency, thus allowing companies to solve these computationally intensive problems in far less time than ever before. Further, CFX-5 delivers near total interoperability between its wide range of models providing the realistic picture that leads to informed design decisions.

( Read Full Article | New Software )


Events: CFD for Pro/E at Pro/USER 2003
Posted Tue June 03, 2003 @02:16PM
Print version Email story Tweet story
CFdesign The growth of next-generation CFD software among product development teams around the world has led Blue Ridge Numerics to increase the number and variety of educational opportunities for attendees to learn about CFdesign v6 for Pro/ENGINEER at next week’s PTC User Conference in Orlando, Flordia.

During the conference, which begins on June 8th, attendees can meet with Blue Ridge Numerics engineers and CFdesign implementation experts.

Visit the CFdesign website for full details.

( Post Comment | Events )


New STAR-CD Magazine Available
Posted Thu May 29, 2003 @10:29AM
Print version Email story Tweet story
CD-adapco The latest issue of STAR-CD Dynamics, the customer magazine from the CD adapco Group, is now available to read or download.

The most packed issue ever contains all the latest product and corporate news from the Group and an ever expanding list of application stories.

An innovative new helicopter simulation technology has been developed by CSIR, SAAB fine tune their sunroof to eliminate aeroacoustic noise, Framatome model the latest pressurized water reactors and much more.

To either read online or download in pdf format, please visit the newsletter webpage.

( Post Comment )


New Software: NASA Offers Free CFD Software for Mac OS X
Posted Wed May 28, 2003 @12:12PM
Print version Email story Tweet story
NASA NASA Langley Research Center has released the Tetrahedral Unstructured Software System, or TetrUSS, for Mac OS X.

TetrUSS is an unstructured-grid flow analysis and design computational fluid dynamic (CFD) software system. The goal is to provide a validated capability to non-CFD expert users for performing rapid aerodynamic analysis and design of complex configurations.

The system consists of a loosely coupled set of software for geometry setup, grid generation, flow solution, and analysis.

TetrUSS is used in aerodynamics and fluid dynamics analysis, and has been used on major projects including High Speed Research / High Speed Civil Transport, Hyper-X, Abrupt Wing Stall, Mars Scout, Joint Strike Fighter and more. What's more, the software has been used in the civilian aerospace industry, academy, automotive, biomedical and civil engineering fields.

TetrUSS is available free-of-charge to U.S. entities, citizens, and permanent residents. In addition, a free 1-week TetrUSS training course is available monthly at NASA Langley Research Center, and is strongly recommended.

( Post Comment | New Software )


 
CFD Review Login
User name:

Password:

Create an Account

CFD Image Gallery
Click for full image

Quick Links
CFD Events | Calendar
CFD Jobs
(5 jobs)
CFD Links

CFD Vendors
AcuSolve
ANSYS
Avizo
AVL Fire
Blue Ridge Numerics
CD-adapco
CEI Software
CPFD Software
Daat Research
ESI Group
Exa
Intelligent Light
Flow Science
Mentor Graphics Mechanical
Metacomp Technologies
Numeca
Pointwise
Simerics
Software Cradle
Tecplot

Features
  • Interview with the Head of CFX Engineering Software Development
  • A Visit Inside CFX Engineering Software
  • Endangered Fish Benefit from CFD
  • Optimization of Marine Components Using CFD
  • A Case for Application-Specific CFD Meshing
  • Are Structured Methods Still The Workhorse?
  • Do GUIs Help or Hurt?
  • How Multigrid Solver Acceleration Works
  • CFD Modeling of an Internal Rotary Pump
  • State of the Art in Grid Generation
  • Older Stuff

    Wednesday May 28

  • CFDRC Announces Release 2003 of CFD-ACE+ (0)
  • Thursday May 22

  • FLUENT Eulerian Granular Model Suitability? (0)
  • Mixing Simulation Gets Easier (0)
  • Wednesday May 21

  • Fluent's Hosts European Automotive CFD Conference (0)
  • Sunday May 18

  • Simution of Bubble Column Reactors (0)
  • Friday May 16

  • Need Help with Two Phase Problem! (0)
  • CFD Demonstrates Safety of Nuclear Waste Facility (0)
  • Thursday May 15

  • Meet AVL at Several Upcoming Events (0)
  • Icepak Software is Hot in a Cold Market (0)
  • Wednesday May 14

  • CFX Seminars in Spain, Belgium & The Netherlands (0)
  • Tuesday May 13

  • CFD Plug-Ins for Pro/ENGINEER (0)
  • Sunday May 11

  • CFD Market Analysis Report Available (0)

  • Older Articles
    Yesterday's Edition

    Cabbage, n.: A familiar kitchen-garden vegetable about as large and wise as a man's head. -- Ambrose Bierce, "The Devil's Dictionary" All content except comments
    ©2014, Viable Computing.

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