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Quality & Reliability of CFD Simulations III: Quantifying Uncertainty
Posted Tue February 13, 2007 @01:07PM
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Announcements CFD is increasingly used in engineering design, safety analysis and environmental assessments. A key question which arises is the accuracy of CFD simulation, especially when test or field data is sparse or unavailable.

This seminar brings together current and potential users of CFD to examine the quantification of uncertainty for industrial and environmental applications.

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New Software: CD-adapco Releases STAR-CAD Gateways V4.10
Posted Tue February 13, 2007 @11:48AM
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News CD-adapco announces the release of STAR-CAD Gateways V4.10, the latest version of the industry leading CAD and PLM-embedded front-ends for STAR-CD V4 and STAR-CCM+ V2.04.

The STAR-CAD Gateways are add-ons to the full-spectrum Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) products STAR-CD and STAR-CCM+, specifically created to enable engineers and analysts to undertake calculations directly within their CAD environment. Because the CFD model is fully associative with the CAD geometry, any design changes made in response to simulation results or otherwise, are automatically reflected in the CFD model, and subsequently the solution.

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Why dont we understand turbulence?
Posted Thu February 08, 2007 @04:24PM
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Help Desk A reader wrote in about an interesting Wired article: Why dont we understand turbulence?.
The trouble is complexity. When a stream of water or air goes turbulent, groups of molecules form vortices of widely varying sizes that interact in seemingly random ways. To determine the outcome, wed have to measure the initial conditions to an impractical degree of precision. And in any case, tracking a zillion particles is beyond the reach of any conceivable computer.

Wonder if anyone might have something to add or comment? A wiki area is available to capture the debate.

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Events: Metacomp User Group Meeting 2007
Posted Thu February 08, 2007 @04:21PM
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Announcements Metacomp's user-group meeting will take place at the Embassy Suites Mandalay Beach, Oxnard, California USA, September 25th and 26th, 2007.

We would like to invite all our current and future customers as well as our software/hardware partners to attend. We would also encourage your active participation in the presentation segment so that you can share your unique experiences with our software.

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New Software: Flomerics Releases Engineering Fluid Dynamics V7.3
Posted Tue February 06, 2007 @03:39PM
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News Flomerics Ltd. has announced the release of the latest version of its popular Engineering Fluid Dynamics (EFD) analysis software suite. Version 7.3 includes: 64-bit processor support for increased analysis power, speed and user convenience; support of CATIA V5 R17 in both 32- and 64-bit formats; and an integrated interface with MSC Patran for finite element analysis.

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Events: NAFEMS World Congress 2007 Registration Now Open
Posted Tue February 06, 2007 @09:49AM
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Announcements NAFEMS, The International Association for the Engineering Analysis Community, has opened registration for its 11th International Conference to be held in Vancouver, Canada, on May 22nd-25th 2007.

The Congress will bring together world leading industrial practitioners, consultancies, academic researchers and software developers with a common interest in engineering analysis. NAFEMS are proud to announce ABAQUS/SIMULA as Principal Sponsor of the 2007 Congress, and are delighted to have the involvement of the AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics) as co-sponsors.

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