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Events: ESI Group Announces Training Dates for 2007
Posted Wed November 08, 2006 @04:22PM
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Announcements ESI Group, the world leader in advanced CFD, has announced training dates for 2007.

ESI Group’s CFD training solution is built by taking into consideration your basic, intermediate and advanced training needs. In addition to standard courses, ESI Group offers a dedicated training program tailored to your needs and knowledge of the software, with flexible training times, content and duration. Customized courses take place either at one of ESI Group’s worldwide learning facilities or on-site at your facility.

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Application: Perfecting a Life-Saving Blood Pump
Posted Wed November 08, 2006 @03:44PM
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Application The MicroMed DeBakey Ventricular Assist Device (VAD), an axial flow blood pump implanted in a patient’s chest to bypass his ailing heart, is being refined with the help of Apple technology.

Professor Marek Behr of RWTH Aachen University uses finite element analysis (FEA) techniques and a Xserve cluster and Mac desktops to make blood pumps such as the MicroMed DeBakey VAD even more durable and patient-friendly.

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Stanford University Professor to Receive Prestigious Elmer A. Sperry Award
Posted Mon November 06, 2006 @09:19AM
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News The Elmer Sperry Board of Award is pleased to announce that Antony Jameson, Thomas V. Jones Professor in the School of Engineering at Stanford University in Stanford, California, has been chosen to receive the 2006 Elmer A. Sperry Award.

The Elmer A. Sperry Award was established in 1955 to commemorate the life of Elmer A. Sperry, whose many inventions – including the gyroscope, the first electric automobile, and aid and sea navigational aids – contributed to the advancement of many modes of transportation. The award, consisting of a certificate and medal, will be presented to Jameson on January 7, 2007, in conjunction with the AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting in Reno, Nevada.

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TecPlot 360 Reviewed
Posted Tue October 31, 2006 @05:22PM
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Post Processing MCAD Online has posted a review of the TecPlot 360 post processing software. TecPlot 360 is CFD & Numerical Simulation Visualization Software. It combines vital engineering plotting with advanced data visualization in one tool.
The developer’s background is within the CFD industry, so the availability of CGNS, Fluent, KIVA, and PLOT3D including name and boundary files shouldn’t come as a surprise. In addition, the system allows you to directly read FEA-focussed datasets from Abaqus, Ansys, Fidap, LS-Dyna, MSC.Nastran, MSC.Patran, PAM-Crash, SDRC-Ideas.

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Business: CEI Sets Up Houston Office
Posted Tue October 31, 2006 @06:35AM
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News CEI, a leader in simulation software for engineering and science, has established an office in Houston, and is seeking a business development manager to head up its regional sales and support operations.

CEI sees the new office as an opportunity to expand its business in industries that have a growing need for software used to analyze, visualize and communicate critical data for oil and gas, aerospace, construction, medical, and other industries prominent in Houston and the surrounding region. The company’s existing customers in the region include Bechtel, ExxonMobil, Lockheed, NASA, Shell, the Texas Advanced Computing Center, and University of Texas, Texas A&M and Rice University.

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Events: North American Symposium on Design Integration
Posted Mon October 30, 2006 @08:25PM
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News NAFEMS, The International Association for the Engineering Analysis Community, has announced the Symposium on the Integration of Analysis in Product Design, to be held on November 13th 2006 in Chicago, Illinois.

NAFEMS is an independent not-for-profit body with the sole aim of promoting the effective use of engineering simulation methods such as finite element analysis, multibody system dynamics and computational fluid dynamics.

Integrating analysis with the product design process is one of the most talked about topics in the analysis community today. Software vendors, industrial users, and engineering managers all realize the vital importance of timely integration of analysis in the design process, but the visions, opinions and priorities placed on this can vary from one company to the next.

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