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Application: Modeling Helps Identify Dangerous Waves
Posted Mon November 05, 2007 @04:03PM
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Application Big waves in fierce storms have long been the focus of ship designers in simulations testing new vessels.

But a new computer program and method of analysis by University of Michigan researchers makes it easy to see that a series of smaller waves—a situation much more likely to occur—could be just as dangerous.

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Blue Ridge Named to Deloitte's Fast 50 for Fifth Consecutive Year
Posted Mon November 05, 2007 @03:56PM
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News For the fifth consecutive year Blue Ridge Numerics, Inc. has been recognized by Deloitte’s prestigious Technology Fast 50 Program as one of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in the region. Deloitte & Touche LLP is one of the nation’s leading professional services organizations.

On this year’s list Blue Ridge Numerics ranks #26 based on 275% revenue growth over a five year span, from 2002 through 2006.

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DOE Sponsors Research into CFD for Blast Furnace Ironmaking
Posted Fri November 02, 2007 @09:41AM
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News Pulverized coal injection (PCI) for blast furnace ironmaking has become widely used in North America to improve furnace operating efficiencies. In the PCI process, fine granules of coal are blown into the furnace in large volumes, partially replacing coke, which is expensive and environmentally hazardous to produce and handle.

But, there are still unknown aspects to the PCI process, and a new study has been initiated by the U.S. Dept. of Energy under its Industrial Technologies Program to discover more about the process and how it alters the efficiencies of blast furnaces.

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Application: BMW Sauber F1 Team Races to the Front After Increased Emphasis on CFD
Posted Thu November 01, 2007 @02:46PM
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Application ANSYS, Inc., a global innovator of simulation software and technologies designed to optimize product development processes, today announced that ANSYS engineering simulation software assisted the BMW Sauber F1 Team, who has more than double last year's points total in the 2007 Constructors' Championship.

Prior to the season, the BMW Sauber F1 Team signed an extended agreement with Fluent Deutschland, a subsidiary of ANSYS, Inc., to use FLUENT(R) computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software to run powerful engineering simulations on its new supercomputer -- one of the largest in Europe -- rather than invest in a second wind tunnel.

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New Software: CFdesign and SpaceClaim Partner for CAD-Neutral CFD
Posted Tue October 30, 2007 @05:00PM
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News Blue Ridge Numerics announced today the company has joined in partnership with SpaceClaim Corporation, the leading provider of CAD-neutral modification solutions for the extended product development team, to offer CFdesign for SpaceClaim Professional 2007. The joint solution empowers engineers to conduct design-driven flow and thermal trade-off studies without having to be CAD operators.

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Samsung Heavy Industries Makes Big CFD Purchase
Posted Mon October 29, 2007 @01:35PM
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ANSYS ANSYS, Inc., a global innovator of simulation software and technologies designed to optimize product development processes, today announced that the global shipbuilding company Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (SHI) in Seoul, Korea has selected ANSYS technology to improve the quality and fluid dynamics of their tankers, vessels and other products.

SHI contracted with the ANSYS channel partner Advanced Technology Engineering Service Co., Ltd. (ATES) in Korea for 128 parallel licenses of ANSYS computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software. This is the largest parallel license add-on ever completed in the Korean shipbuilding industry.

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