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New Software: OpenCFD Release OpenFOAM V1.5
Posted Fri July 18, 2008 @06:59AM
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News OpenCFD are pleased to announce a major, new release of version 1.5 of their OpenFOAM open source CFD toolbox.

Version 1.5 contains improvements for simpler setup, running and post-processing of OpenFOAM cases, including new command line execution and argument features, dictionary directives and macro substitution and improvements to parallel scaling on larger number of processors.

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Events: Application Oriented CFD for the Aerospace and Defence Industry
Posted Wed July 16, 2008 @10:55AM
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Announcements CD-adapco and the West of England Aerospace Forum are pleased to present you with a unique opportunity to experience the advances in CFD technology that are expanding the use of computational simulation throughout the modern aerospace design process.

The event will be held 23 July, 2008 in Clevedon, North Somerset, UK.

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Events: Meeting the Challenge of Sustainable Building Design with CFD
Posted Wed July 16, 2008 @10:48AM
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Announcements CD-adapco invites you to an exclusive two-hour seminar that will explore how Computational Fluid Dynamics simulation can contribute to the design of sustainable buildings.

The free seminar will be held July 30th at the University of California Berkeley, SimBuild 2008.

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Events: Accurately Predicting Complex Cooling Flows
Posted Wed July 16, 2008 @10:41AM
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Announcements CD-adapco is hosting a free seminar and hands-on workshop on Accurately Predicting Complex Cooling Flows on July 17th in Plantsville, CT.

Attend this free seminar to find out how flow simulation will help you be more profitable by speeding up the design cycle and the time to market. During the seminar, get hands-on experience. Then take the software with you for a free trial.

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Application: CFD Used in Novel Compressor Design
Posted Tue July 15, 2008 @07:29AM
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Application A Eureka Magazine article describes the development of a new compressor design using CFD analysis by Imperial Consultants – the spin-off consulting arm of Imperial College’s mechanical engineering department.
Its basic principle is that the rotor moves round the inside of the pumping chamber in such a way that air is forced outwards towards the periphery and through valves by the space between rotor and chamber narrowing down to a pinch point. “The idea is to combine the low mechanical losses of a centrifugal compressor with the high gas compression efficiency of a reciprocating compressor” says John Hammerbeck.

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Events: CEIViz '08 Speaker List Announced
Posted Tue July 15, 2008 @07:21AM
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Announcements CEI announces the training and technical program for CEIViz ‘08, the second international conference for high-performance visualization. CEIViz ‘08 will be held at the Radisson Lord Plaza in Baltimore, MD, September 23-25, 2008.

The second biennial conference will offer training and tutorials on CEI’s EnSight visualization software, technical papers on leading-edge applications, and forums for formal and casual networking.

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