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Fluent Invites Submissions for CFD User of the Year Awards
Posted Thu October 27, 2005 @05:29PM
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ANSYS FLUENT Fluent Inc., world leader in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software and services, today announces the closing date of November 30th 2005 for all submissions to its annual “CFD User of the Year” Awards.

The winning candidates will be chosen to represent the best of the many applied CFD studies and papers published by users of Fluent’s industry-standard CFD software over the past year.

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Events: Seminar on Real World Simulation of Fluid Structure Interaction
Posted Thu October 27, 2005 @04:17PM
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ANSYS FLUENT Fluent and Abaqus invite you to attend a free morning seminar on Wednesday 23 November 2005 in Sheffield, UK.

The seminar offers the opportunity to learn about and discuss the very latest techniques of Fluid Structure Interaction.

It will introduce the main concepts of Fluid-Structure simulation and outline the main components of the FLUENT-ABAQUS solution. The benefits that this method delivers to the overall Product Development Process will also be highlighted. In addition to a live demonstration, several case studies from the Automotive, Aerospace and Medical Industries will also be presented.

For further information or to register for the seminar email events@fluent.co.uk.

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CFD Helps Improve Ore Separation by Flotation
Posted Tue October 25, 2005 @02:59PM
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News Flotation, a process where valuable minerals are separated from low-grade ore by entraining the minerals in the froth, is a very important part of modern mining. After 100 years of modern flotation, more money can be made by achieving a cleaner separation of minerals.

Now CFD techniques are being employed to study the physics of flotation and how the process can be improved.

“In flotation cells, the use of computational fluid dynamic model-ling has now come of age, and it is possible to gain an insight into the distribution of energy in various areas of a flotation tank,”

Much of this research is being carried out under the auspices of AMIRA’s P780A project.

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Research Prize Given for Efficient and Innovative CFD Solution
Posted Tue October 25, 2005 @02:38PM
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News Dr. Patrick Jenny, an engineer at the Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, has won this year's Latsis prize for his work on fluid dynamics.

The 39-year-old professor at the Institute of Fluid Dynamics was honoured for his "efficient and innovative solutions" in the computer-assisted simulation of complex fluid systems in nature and technology.

Specifically, Dr. Jenny has been researching probability density function (PDF) modeling of turbulent reactive flow, multi-phase flow in porous media and multi-scale modeling.

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Events: Computational Fluid Models for Store and Stage Separations Webinar
Posted Tue October 25, 2005 @10:26AM
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ANSYS FLUENT This webinar is particularly suited for engineers interested in using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) for solving store separation and stage separation problems. Additional general computed motions will be discussed as well.

The use of a six-degree-of-freedom (6 DOF) model will be demonstrated in the context of store and stage separation problems, which involve flow-dependent motions.

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Events: Fluid-Structure Interaction with FLUENT and ABAQUS
Posted Tue October 25, 2005 @08:27AM
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ANSYS FLUENT Please join us for this special event to learn about how the finite element program ABAQUS and the fluid dynamics code FLUENT provide best-in-class simulation solutions in their respective application areas. With the MpCCI technology provided by Fraunhofer SCAI, the two codes now can be used to simulate fluid-structure interaction (FSI).

This enables the user to simulate both sequential and fully coupled FSI problem with high accuracy. The communication of results between the two codes is handled by Fraunhofer SCAI technology MpCCI, making the FSI coupling between ABAQUS and FLUENT accurate and user friendly.

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