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: ACUITIV Signs Distribution Agreement With YuriX Visual Simulation
Posted Mon December 01, 2003 @10:56AM
Print version Email story Tweet story
Post Processing ACUITIV™ Software, the leading provider of next-generation Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) visualization software, today announced a distribution agreement with YuriX Visual Simulation SL (YuriX). Under the terms of the agreement, YuriX will offer ACUITIV Software’s award-winning CFD visualization solution throughout Spain and Portugal and will provide sales, service and support. This announcement demonstrates ACUITIV Software’s commitment to being at the forefront of the growth curve by establishing a global presence with leading distribution and technology partners in one of the highest growth markets for CFD solutions in Europe.

( Read Full Article | Business )


New Software: Fluent Announces Coupling with Aspen Plus
Posted Mon December 01, 2003 @10:47AM
Print version Email story Tweet story
ANSYS FLUENT Fluent Inc., Aspen Technology, Inc., and Enductive Solutions, Inc. have announced the availability of a powerful standalone toolkit that interfaces FLUENT®, the world’s leading computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software for detailed flow analysis of process equipment, and Aspen Plus®, the leading process modeling software for the chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, and power industries. The integration of CFD and process simulation enables companies to better understand and optimize the fluid mechanics that drive overall process performance and efficiency.

CFD is a vital technology for simulation, visualization, and prediction of fluid flow, heat and mass transfer, and chemical reactions. It is a critical part of the computer-aided process engineering (CAPE) lifecycle for manufacturing companies around the world. Throughout the process industries, Fluent's CFD simulations are delivering major business benefits by enabling engineers to design for better equipment performance, more effective scale-up, improved safety, and higher productivity.

The development of the integrated software tools were funded in part by the Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy to be used to simulate and visualize advanced plant concepts in support of the DOE's Vision 21 program. The National Energy Technology Laboratory sought a solution to integrate power-plant process simulation with detailed plant component software to meet DOE's goal of modeling the performance of these complex systems.

( Read Full Article | New Software )


Pointwise Announces Special Program for CFX Users
Posted Tue November 25, 2003 @12:06PM
Print version Email story Tweet story
News Pointwise, Inc. today announced a special program for engineers using the popular CFX and CFX-TASCflow computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software. Between now and 31 January 2004, CFX users can add a Gridgen license to their existing CFX-Build preprocessor for 50 percent off Gridgen’s list price.

“Many CFX users like Gridgen’s flexibility in creating structured, unstructured, and hybrid grids all in one program,” said Dr. Richard Matus, V.P., Sales and Marketing at Pointwise. “And when they factor in being able to use Gridgen’s powerful scripting language to automate many tasks, Gridgen is a natural supplement for CFX users.”

( Read Full Article )


A New Tool for Reacting Flow Analysis
Posted Tue November 25, 2003 @11:44AM
Print version Email story Tweet story
CD-adapco The CD adapco Group and Reaction Design jointly announce the release of STAR/KINetics, a software tool for simulating processes involving both rate-based chemistry and complex fluid dynamics.

STAR/KINetics is a close coupling of STAR-CD, the leading tool for complex flow simulation, with proprietary solvers and components of CHEMKIN®, Reaction Design's powerful chemical kinetic simulation package. STAR/KINetics allows researchers to seamlessly solve reacting flows with comprehensive treatment of both detailed chemistry and intricate flow geometries, including heterogeneous interaction at gas-solid interfaces. The tool's great strength lies in an unrivalled ability to predict the interplay between fluid transport, heat transfer, and chemistry in applications ranging from materials processing, to combustion, and to chemical manufacture.

( Read Full Article )


AMD Opteron Processor Update
Posted Sun November 23, 2003 @07:09PM
Print version Email story Tweet story
Hardware techman wrote in with news regarding AMD's 64-bit Opteron processor:

  • AMD has announced new additions to the AMD Opteron processor family which adds support for registered PC3200 memory speeds, which is DDR-1 memory operating at 400 MHz. The Sciencemark 2.0 Stream benchmark, designed to measure 1P workstation performance on advanced scientific calculations, shows an improvement in performance of up to 28% when registered PC3200 memory is utilized.

  • Sun Microsystems and AMD have announced a strategic alliance through which Sun will deliver new AMD Opteron processor-based Sun Fire systems and versions of the Solaris Operating System (OS) and the Java platform as well as Linux OS.

  • PathScale, developer of innovative software and hardware solutions to accelerate the performance and efficiency of Linux clusters, has unveiled a suite of high-performance compilers for the AMD Opteron processor. PathScale compilers leverage the AMD Opteron processor's high-performance 64-bit functionality and remarkable industry-leading price/performance benefits, including 32-bit capability. Initial benchmarks on real application code and initial SPEC results show that the PathScale Compiler Suite is the highest performance 64-bit compiler for AMD Opteron-based Linux servers by a margin of up to 40 percent.
  • ( Post Comment )


    CFX Holds Successful German Conference
    Posted Fri November 21, 2003 @02:11PM
    Print version Email story Tweet story
    ANSYS CFX CFX Conference 2003 Germany was held November 4-6, 2003 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.

    Over 100 participants attended 36 lectures in two parallel sessions. The lectures covered almost all fields of CFX applications including turbomachinery, chemical process, HVAC, and fire & safety. In addition, topics such as fluid-structure interaction, optimization and acoustics were addressed.

    Thomas Frank gave a plenary lecture,"Numerical Simulations of Multiphase Flows using CFX 5", and Florian Menter delivered "Recent Advances in Turbulence and Transition Modeling in CFX 5". These presentations generated lots of lively discussion.

    ( Read Full Article )


     
    CFD Review Login
    User name:

    Password:

    Create an Account

    CFD Image Gallery
    Click for full image

    Quick Links
    CFD Events | Calendar
    CFD Jobs
    (2 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

    Friday November 21

  • Fluent is Official Supplier to Dale Earnhardt, Inc. (0)
  • Thursday November 20

  • CFD Simulation for Better Fuel Cell Design (0)
  • Monday November 17

  • FLUENT CFD Conference, 2003 for India and South East Asia (0)
  • First CFX South America Users Conference Successful (0)
  • Friday November 07

  • CD adapco e-news Available (0)
  • Private Spaceship Control Problems Fixed (0)
  • Thursday November 06

  • STAR-CD and STAR CCM European User Conference (0)
  • Wednesday November 05

  • New AMD Opteron Clusters Announced (0)
  • Tuesday November 04

  • Fluid Flow & Heat Transfer in Pro/E Seminar (0)
  • Monday November 03

  • Gaining Access to Advanced Turbulence Models (0)
  • CFD Algoritms Compared (0)
  • Saturday November 01

  • AMD64 Support For Windows Visual Studio .NET (0)

  • Older Articles
    Yesterday's Edition

    He who laughs has not yet heard the bad news. -- Bertolt Brecht All content except comments
    ©2014, Viable Computing.

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