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Events: Reacting Flow with FLUENT/KINetics Training Course
Posted Mon July 18, 2005 @08:24AM
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Announcements Join us for a one-day training course on Reacting Flow Modeling designed for existing users of FLUENT. The focus of the course is using FLUENT in conjunction with Reaction Design's KINetics module, which offers a new way to model detailed gas-phase and surface chemistry within FLUENT 6.2.

The training course will be held on August 12, 2005, 9:00 am-5:30 pm. The class is offered as a third day of training following Reaction Design's introductory two day training on using CHEMKIN to solve reacting flow problems involving detailed kinetic mechanisms. Experienced CHEMKIN users may elect to sign up for only the FLUENT/KINetics portion of the course if they are already familiar with the material covered in the first two days of the course.

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New Software: NIKA Announces Version 6.0 of EFD Product Family
Posted Mon July 18, 2005 @07:40AM
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News NIKA GmbH, the leading provider of fluid flow and heat transfer simulation software for engineers, today announced the release of the latest generation of their Engineering Fluid Dynamics (EFD) product family. EFD.Lab, EFD.V5 for CATIA V5 and EFD.Pro for Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire will feature the new EFD 6.0 engine.

Version 6.0 will offer new physical models that enable analysis of even more complicated designs, automatic interfaces to popular Finite Element Modeling (FEM) programs as well as a new postprocessor for analysis results visualization.

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New Software: New CFD Software Liberates PCB Designers
Posted Fri July 15, 2005 @03:20PM
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News New, powerful and highly affordable CoolitPCB frees PCB designers to do their own board level thermal analyses. EEs now can accurately predict the thermal behavior of their designs and pinpoint optimum component placement on their boards. There is no need for expert knowledge of heat transfer or CFD; CoolitPCB's intelligent user interface steers the user through the solution process. But users shouldn’t be fooled by this simplicity. Under the hood is the robust, proven and advanced computational engine, developed by Daat Research Corp., that has been successfully used for hundreds of design projects.

At $3900 for a perpetual license, CoolitPCB costs a small fraction of competing tools, yet there is no compromise in functionality. The software will enable the import of board designs from CAD and EDA software, perform testing for standard JEDEC forced, free convection, slots as well as custom setups.

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Advice on Taking the CFD Plunge
Posted Fri July 15, 2005 @02:10PM
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News Desktop Engineering has posted some advice for people looking to get started with CFD.
Cruising the websites of more than 50 companies that sell CFD-related programs feels like walking into a CFD big-box store and not knowing which aisle to start browsing.
Wander aimlessly no longer: The following primer is for purchasing the right CFD software for your application. We went to the intrepid experts at a variety of software companies for guidance.

So, what do you think, is this a fair assessment of how to start with CFD?

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New Software: CFdesign 8.0 Released
Posted Wed July 13, 2005 @02:17PM
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CFdesign Disrupting the low-end/ high-end classifications often assigned to CFD software, Blue Ridge Numerics has announced the commercial availability of CFdesign® v8.0, full-spectrum fluid flow and heat transfer simulation that dramatically simplifies access to an expanded suite of cutting edge analysis capabilities to accelerate and economize product development.

Intended for use by multi-tasking engineers that do not have the time or inclination to make a career of CFD, CFdesign v8.0 contains breakthrough simulation, visualization, and collaboration tools.

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Events: Fluent's European Automotive CFD Conference a Success
Posted Wed July 13, 2005 @01:52PM
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ANSYS FLUENT Fluent’s European Automotive CFD Conference (EACC) held in Frankfurt, Germany has proved to be a huge success. The number of attendees virtually doubled from those present in 2003, with almost 300 delegates, plus press representatives from Europe’s most influential automotive publications in Germany, France, the UK and Italy, all attending.

In addition to presenters from many of the most high-profile companies in automotive and automotive–related Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) and hardware vendors, there were attendees from 20 countries at the event proving the importance of the conference to the automotive industry across Europe and beyond. There was also a large exhibition space where 26 exhibitors showcased their products and services.

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