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New Software: EnSight Adds Support for KIVA
Posted Tue February 26, 2008 @06:26PM
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News KIVA-4, the newest version of the KIVA code, has many new capabilities including parallelization and unstructured mesh simulations. These features present a great potential for efficient computations with complex geometry on high-end cluster systems. However, KIVA-4 has different data structure than previous versions of KIVA.

Song-Charng Kong from Iowa State University collaborated with CEI to develop an EnSight converter for this new version of the KIVA code.

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New Software: Symscape Releases SymLab v1.2
Posted Tue February 26, 2008 @06:21PM
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News Symscape is pleased to announce the latest SymLab release (v1.2) now supports Linux as well as Windows.

SymLab is a unified simulation environment which can be extended using add-ons, such as SymLab Professional, into a complete Computer-Aided Engineering system for fluid flow analysis.

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Business: Design Tech Systems to Distribute AxSTREAM in India
Posted Mon February 25, 2008 @09:38AM
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News SoftInWay, an innovator in advanced turbo-machinery design software, today announced that it has increased its sales and service network in India by adding Design Tech Systems to its team of international distributors for distribution of its AxSTREAMô Suite of Multidisciplinary Design Optimization software for axial and centrifugal compressors, turbines and other types of turbomachinery.

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STAR-Works Reviewed, Awarded Pick of the Week
Posted Wed February 20, 2008 @10:22AM
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News STAR-Works, CD-adapcoís CAD-embedded CFD tool for SolidWorks has been chosen by DEís Editor-at-Large Tony Lockwood as his Pick of the Week.

In reviewing the product, Lockwood had this to say: "STAR-Works 14.4 integrates directly into SolidWorks, becoming a natural, nudge-free part of your SolidWorks design cycle. Since STAR-Works 14.4 is powered by CD-adapcoís world-class STAR-CCM+ solver technology, it is industrial strength. Only it does not make you suffer trying to use out-of-your class power. In spite of its power, STAR-Works is for designers and project engineers who need to ensure that they are on the right track, not analysis Ph.D.s, although the high priests can certainly leverage it."

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Business: Evolution of Commercial CFD
Posted Wed February 20, 2008 @10:17AM
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News syguy writes
"The evolution of the commercial Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) industry from the original pioneers makes for an interesting trip through time. Join me as I trace the ancestry of current day CFD vendors in Evolution of Commercial CFD."

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New Software: Introducing CFdesign for PTC Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 4.0
Posted Fri February 15, 2008 @04:35PM
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News Blue Ridge Numerics today announced the immediate availability of CFdesign for Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 4.0, providing a parametric CAD-driven flow and thermal analysis environment ideally suited for mechanical, thermal, and mechatronics design engineers. Providing added flexibility for PTC customers, this new edition of CFdesign also supports CoCreate OneSpace 3D.

A long-time PTC Platinum Partner Solution, CFdesign for Pro/ENGINEER empowers engineers who want answers early in the process and donít have time to work through the inherent barriers found in traditional CFD.

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