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Fluent Offers Free Collection of CFD Screen Wallpapers
Posted Wed March 01, 2006 @09:50PM
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ANSYS FLUENT Flows of gases and liquids have always had an aesthetic appeal to both the scientific community and to the general public at large; be it a Leonardo da Vinci water sketch, a turbulent Van Gogh sky in Southern France, or a Hiroshige Ando lithograph of a large wave about to engulf an open boat.

The advent of Computational Fluid Dynamics over the last 20 years has amplified this perception of fluid flow phenomena in the mind of the viewer with a range of very colorful visual representations of flows in everyday objects and situations.

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Africa's First America's Cup Team to use Fluent
Posted Wed March 01, 2006 @01:48PM
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ANSYS FLUENT Africa’s first ever team to enter the America’s Cup yacht racing series has signed a two-year deal with Fluent to use its world-leading CFD software. Fluent has partnered with each of the past three winners of the world’s most high-tech yacht racing contest and will now attempt to make history by helping Team Shosholoza, based in Cape Town, South Africa claim an unlikely victory in 2007.

The use of CFD in America’s Cup yachting has increased rapidly in the past 10 years, creating a situation reminiscent of F1, where Fluent’s record is even more impressive.

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New Software: Harpoon - ‘The Extreme Mesher’ Raises the Industry Standard for Meshing
Posted Tue February 28, 2006 @09:15AM
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News Sharc Ltd, a world leader in meshing technologies, has announced the release of version 2.0 of its flagship meshing software, Harpoon -‘The Extreme Mesher’.

Key enhancements to the code include a new boundary layer meshing algorithm, broadening its range of applications in all industries.

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Fluent Participates in Diesel Emissions Reduction Consortium
Posted Tue February 28, 2006 @09:11AM
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ANSYS FLUENT Fluent Inc., world leader in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software and services, announces that it will once again participate in the International Diesel Emissions Reduction Consortium (DERC), which was introduced last year by the Engine Research Center (ERC) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The purpose of the DERC is to assist diesel engine manufacturers and related industries to meet future diesel engine emissions regulations.

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Application: "Dr. Ice" and His Skeleton Crew
Posted Mon February 27, 2006 @06:53PM
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Application By David Curtis,
Sports Engineering Research Group (SERG), Sheffield University, Sheffield, UK
Reprinted from Fluent News

The United Kindom is not renowned for its climate being conducive to winter sports. However, with the Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy in February 2006, a new breed of athlete has come along. Kristan Bromley, the top-ranked skeleton bobsled competitor in the UK, and current European Champion, is a leading British medal prospect. He was also the first British male to win a winter sports world cup series when he dominated the 2003/2004 season. Bromley is perhaps unique in the sport because he has a Ph.D. in ice sports technology, and saw the value of CFD in his previous job with the defense company BAE.

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Events: 8th Symposium on Overset Composite Grids & Solution Technology
Posted Mon February 27, 2006 @03:00PM
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Announcements The 8th Symposium on Overset Composite Grids & Solution Technology provides an open communication forum for mathematicians, scientists, and engineers from academia, industry, and government. The technical organization is informal, and only oral presentations are required.

The symposium will be held October 3-5, 2006 in Houston, TX.

The goals of the symposium are as follows:

  • Communicate recent work, new research ideas, and work in progress.
  • Exchange ideas involving overset grid technologies, including unsteady and moving body problems, and emerging hybrid strategies.
  • Provide an opportunity for interaction between researchers, developers, and practitioners.

Symposium Brochure [pdf]

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