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New Software: CAD Connection Software Links Design and Simulation
Posted Mon September 25, 2006 @08:45AM
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News Fluent Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of ANSYS, Inc., a global innovator of simulation software and technologies designed to optimize product development processes, has announced the release of Fluent Connection 1.1 software that helps streamline the process of creating simulation models based on design data from leading computer-aided design (CAD) packages.

Integrating core CAE technologies with the most popular independent design tools has been a key part of the ANSYS strategy for nearly a decade; this latest release brings direct integration to the Fluent products as well.

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Events: EnSight Training Offered
Posted Mon September 25, 2006 @08:39AM
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News CEI will hold two training courses for their EnSight visualization software in October near their headquarters in North Carolina.

Advanced EnSight Training
October 17-18, 2006

The advanced training course is a hands-on class that focuses on sophisticated features and options in EnSight, especially those related to animation. Either prior attendance in an introductory class or significant practical experience with EnSight is a prerequisite.

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Application: Surfing Scientists Use Harpoon to Design Custom Surfboards
Posted Fri September 22, 2006 @12:39PM
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Application Two surfers in Hoboken, NJ, have set out to make their mark on the sport of surfing, but their plan doesn’t include riding the perfect wave. Instead, they’ve taken to the lab with another strategy in mind.

Dror Kodman and Brian Sweeney are master’s degree candidates in the Product Architecture and Engineering (PAE) program, directed by Professor John Nastasi, at Stevens Institute of Technology. Working under the guidance of Dr. Len Imas, the two surfing scientists are jointly working on a master’s thesis that aims to use computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis to match a surfer and surfing conditions to an optimal surfboard design.

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Application: Optimizing Ruggedized Power Supplies
Posted Fri September 22, 2006 @08:30AM
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Application Canadian electronics manufacturer, Filtran is using CoolitPCB to design ruggedized power supplies for a major military telecom application in which ambient temperature pushes against the upper design limit of the components. Because little margin is available, accurate thermal analysis is crucial.

Filtran first heard of CoolitPCB from another manufacturer during its search for an effective, low-cost thermal analysis software.

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New Software: Simmetrix Releases Parallel MeshSim
Posted Fri September 22, 2006 @08:27AM
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Grid Generation Simmetrix Inc., the leading provider of component software for simulation-based design and CAD/CAE integration, today announced the release of Parallel MeshSim.

Parallel MeshSim provides a breakthrough technology for meshing of very large scale simulation problems based on a unique approach to meshing parallelization. Parallel MeshSim does not require the model representation to be reduced to a facet-based representation with a loss of data, but rather works directly with the GeomSim modules providing parallel mesh generation directly on geometry defined by the major geometry kernels (ACIS, Granite, Parasolid). Facet-based representations of geometry are also supported but not required.

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New Software: Matched Meshing Now Available in Harpoon
Posted Tue September 19, 2006 @04:54PM
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Grid Generation Sharc Ltd announced today the release of new Matched Meshing software which has been included in the latest version of Harpoon.

Harpoon is extremely useful for meshing complex geometry quickly and with very little effort. One of its major strengths is that it does not require a watertight surface mesh so can cope with imperfect CAD geometry. If you have already invested the time to create a surface mesh now you can still enjoy all the benefits of a Harpoon volume mesh while retaining the initial surface mesh.

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