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CD-adapco Wins Desktop Engineering Readers' Choice Award
Posted Mon October 03, 2005 @10:05AM
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News CD-adapco, the leading provider of CAD-embedded flow simulation solutions has announced that STAR-CD v3.24 received the Desktop Engineering's Readers' Choice Award for May 2005. Desktop Engineering selected the winner by determining the number of reader enquires received in response to the product announcements published in the February 2005 issue of Desktop Engineering. The STAR-CD v3.24 announcement received the most enquiries.

This latest release of CD-adapco’s CFD code, is packed with new features aimed directly at the engine-modeling world, including Extended Coherent Flame Model (ECFM) combustion models.

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Events: Morpher Based Shape Optimization for CFD Applications
Posted Mon October 03, 2005 @09:58AM
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News This free webinar, sponsored by Detroit Engineered Products, Engineous, and Fluent Inc. features step-by-step instruction showing how to carry out a morpher based shape optimization exercise for CFD analysis. Industry experts will present several shape optimization scenarios involving real-world applications.

The agenda will include an:

  • overview of morpher based shape optimization process
  • demonstration showing how to morph and parametrize CFD models
  • demonstration of how to set up an optimization plan, run and review results
  • presentation of several real life CFD optimization scenarios

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Events: FloWizard 2 for University Users Webinar
Posted Mon September 26, 2005 @08:49AM
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News Fluent presents "FloWizard 2 for University Users" Webinar specifically designed for professors involved with teaching undergraduate thermal science courses or design courses, as well as professors and students employing FLUENT, or other CFD tools, for academic research or design projects. Make plans to join us for this exciting webinar, Thursday, Oct. 13 at 2 p.m. EST.

Core Objective

This webinar will inform the audience about the core capabilities of Fluent’s newest CFD tool, FloWizard. FloWizard is a rapid flow modeling CFD tool, meaning it is designed from top to bottom for obtaining flow solutions in an expedient fashion. A new design oriented interface and many automated features, such as fully automated mesh generation, equate to a straight forward and simple to use CFD tool.

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Events: Integrating the FlowLab into Engineering Curriculum
Posted Fri September 23, 2005 @12:43PM
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News Faculty involved with instruction of the thermal sciences, including fluid mechanics, transport phenomena, and related lab activities - this webinar is for you! Join Fluent for a special webinar entitled "Integrating the FlowLab Virtual Fluids Laboratory into Engineering Curriculum". The webinar will take place on Thursday, Oct. 6 at 2 p.m. EST.

Core Objective

This webinar will inform the audience about the core capabilities of Fluent’s virtual fluids laboratory, FlowLab. Case studies will be reviewed to highlight how this student-friendly CFD tool has been used at the University of Iowa, at Penn State University, and by other North American universities.

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New Software: CD-adapco Releases STAR-CCM+ Update
Posted Fri September 23, 2005 @08:54AM
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News CD-adapco is proud to announce the release of version 1.08 of STAR-CCM+, "the next generation CFD solution". Users will be able to benefit from the solver's very latest developments, including speedup and solution accuracy.

STAR-CCM+ is unique in the current CFD marketplace. The combination of CD-adapco’s polyhedral cell technology, an easy-to-use front-end and state-of-the-art object-oriented, client-server software, means STAR-CCM+ empowers Engineers to solve their flow and thermal problems like no other CFD code. Polyhedral cells have the synergistic properties of quick and easy meshing (even with the most complex geometries) showing significantly improved solution accuracy over tetrahedral methodologies, while using less memory.

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New Software: ADT Releases TURBOdesign-2
Posted Fri September 23, 2005 @07:49AM
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News Advanced Design Technology the global leader in advanced turbomachinery design codes, are pleased to announce the commercial release of TURBOdesign-2 Version 1.0.0.

TURBOdesign-2 is an Aerodynamic design code for application to turbomachinery blades; the software is based on a 3D viscous transonic inverse design method. TURBOdesign-2 has been developed mainly for the design of turbomachinery components such as transonic fans where shock and boundary layer interaction effects are significant.

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