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Events: Free ANSYS CFX Seminar
Posted Tue February 15, 2005 @09:30PM
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ANSYS CFX Integrated with all popular solid modelling systems, ANSYS CFX software provides both engineers & specialists with faster, more accurate results & reduces reliance on expensive physical tests. ANSYS ICEM-CFD high performance meshers generate superior CFD grids in less time for both CFX users and companies with other solvers.

Join us at one or both of our half-day free awareness seminars on March 9th in Manchester, UK if you are new to fluid modelling or are you looking to improve your CFD meshing or simulation solutions.

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Events: FLUENT 6.2 Worldwide Webinar
Posted Tue February 15, 2005 @09:22PM
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ANSYS FLUENT Please join Fluent for our FLUENT 6.2 Worldwide Webinar to be presented on Thursday February 24, 2005 1pm (GMT) (8am ET) and again on Tuesday March 1, 2005 2pm (GMT) (9am ET).

This free webinar will give you the chance to see some of the exciting new features and functionality in the pending release of FLUENT 6.2, the latest version of our flagship product.

The webinar will last for one-hour with a question and answer session at the end of the presentation.

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New Software: IBRIX Software Improves Linux Cluster Performance
Posted Tue February 15, 2005 @09:59AM
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News IBRIX™, Inc., inventor of the Segmented File System™, has announced that the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at the University of Texas at Austin has implemented IBRIX Fusion™, an enterprise-class, fully-integrated parallel file system solution for a high performance research computing cluster.

TACC, a leading research center for advanced computational research, provides high-end computing, visualization, data storage, networking resources, and support services to researchers at UT Austin and throughout Texas and the United States. Since deploying IBRIX Fusion, TACC has seen a marked improvement in application speed and productivity, enabling the Center to provide superior performance to users.

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Reaction in a Bubble Column (Ozonizer)
Posted Sat February 12, 2005 @10:38PM
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Help Desk Ozone writes "Hello,

I want to study ozonization reactions and also the hydrodynamics using FLUENT. For the time being, we want to start with a simple phenomenon: Ozone-rich air will be bubbled into the water, and in the gas phase, the ozone will decompose to oxygen. Due to the increase in the number of moles, the volume of the bubbles will increase i.e. the bubble hold-up will go on increasing. We want to study how this effects the hydrodynamics.

Can you please suggest:

  1. Which reaction model I should choose? Volumetric reactions or particle surface reactions?
  2. This should be a multiphase model; but when I choose e.g. mixture model, the option for reaction does not come.
Please suggest a way out.
Ozone"

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Application: CFD Streamlines Fan Design for New Marine Corps Amphibious Vehicle
Posted Fri February 11, 2005 @05:18PM
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Application By the end of the decade, the Marines will go into combat riding in General Dynamics Amphibious Systems’ new Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV) — a hybrid tank/boat designed to carry 17 combat equipped marines and a three-person crew over both land and sea at speeds of up to 30 miles per hour.

The contract to improve the environmental control system (ECS) that circulates and cools the cabin air was won by Fairchild Controls Corp. The company has been supplying sophisticated pneumatic, hydraulic and cooling systems to the aerospace and defense industries for 40 years.

The challenge was to improve airflow and minimize operational noise while remaining within a strict budget. In order to meet the deadline for delivering combat-ready EFVs in 2008, Fairchild Controls also needed to design, test and qualify the improved ECS in just 14 months.

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Business: New Fluent Office in China Consolidates Rapid Growth in the Asia Pacific Region
Posted Thu February 10, 2005 @12:09PM
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ANSYS FLUENT Fluent Inc., the worldwide leader in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software and services announces the opening of a new office in Shanghai, China. Fluent is the largest and fastest growing CFD software and services supplier in China. The country’s recent rapid industrialization has led to its GDP approaching 60% of that of the USA. There is a demand for the best in leading edge engineering simulation software and Fluent’s new office reflects its commitment to the Chinese market with a full suite of CFD software sales, technical support, consulting and development services.

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