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ACUITIV Visualization Software Discontinued
Posted Tue March 08, 2005 @03:54PM
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News Fuel-Tech has announced [pdf] the discontinuation of their CFD visualization product ACUITIV introduced in 2002. One of ACUITIV's key features was support for immersive environments such as the CAVE. The software was characterized as an interactive, enterprise-class CFD visualization solution for industries worldwide, including automotive, aerospace & defense, power, and chemical processing.

Fuel-Tech will offer the CFD visualization technology to interested third parties for further commercialization.

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New Software: FLUENT 6.2 Raises the Industry Standard for CFD
Posted Tue March 08, 2005 @03:30PM
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News Fluent Inc., the world leader in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software and services, today announced the release of the latest version of its flagship CFD software, FLUENT 6.2.

This release has over 300 new capabilities that aim to broaden the range of possible CFD applications in all industries. Key enhancements to the core FLUENT solver have led to dramatic speed-ups and improved accuracy without compromising robustness and ease of use. FLUENT 6.2 has been beta-tested extensively by users and subjected to the most comprehensive real-world industrial test matrix available in the CFD industry today. Beta users have reported impressive performance improvements in FLUENT 6.2 compared to its already notable predecessor, FLUENT 6.1.

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CD-adapco Appoints New VP of Marketing and Biz Development
Posted Tue March 08, 2005 @03:13PM
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News CD-adapco, the leading provider of advanced CAE and flow-simulation software, has announced the appointment of CAE industry veteran Dr. Dennis Nagy as its new Vice President of Marketing and Business Development. "With over 30 years of experience in all aspects of CAE, from R&D through executive management, Dennis brings a valuable set of abilities and experiences to augment out company's leadership and accelerate our growth," said Steve MacDonald, founder and President of CD-adapco.

Prior to joining CD-adapco, Dr. Nagy held various executive positions in the CAE world including CEO of Engineous, Senior VP of Worldwide Sales and Support at MSC.Software, VP of Marketing at Fluent, and most recently VP of International Business Development at Blue Ridge Numerics.

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Events: Workshop on the Basics of Fluent
Posted Mon March 07, 2005 @06:55AM
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News Join the Department of Chemical Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences during APOGEE (March 14-18, 2005) for a two-day Fluent seminar. At this free seminar, you’ll learn how you can handle Fluent problems — from pre-processing to solution to post-processing.

Attendees will be given participation certificates.

Email for details.

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Design Engineers Using CFD?
Posted Sat March 05, 2005 @09:53PM
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Help Desk ddunava writes "I realize this may be a simple question, but I need general feedback from the User Community about the feasibility of Design Engineers using CFD. We have a sister division that has decided to acquire a major CFD program for use by their Design Engineers, and our analysis group has strongly recommended against it. Please advise ASAP, thanks."

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Business: Flow Science Announces New Marketing Associate
Posted Sat March 05, 2005 @09:50PM
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News Flow Science, Inc. has announced it has entered into an agreement with PV Engineering Co. for the latter firm to represent Flow Science’s FLOW-3D® computational fluid dynamics software in Greece for both sales and engineering consulting purposes.

Flow Science, Inc. is a privately-held software company specializing in high fidelity fluid dynamics modeling software for industrial and scientific applications worldwide.

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