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Business: ANSYS First in Shareholder Performance Index
Posted Tue February 17, 2009 @09:41AM
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News ANSYS, Inc., a global innovator of simulation software and technologies designed to optimize product development processes, today announced that it has been named number one in the software and services sector on Oliver Wyman’s Shareholder Performance IndexSM (SPI). This international ranking assesses the performance of firms in the communications, media and technology (CMT) industries. With an overall SPI score of 317 — three times the average — ANSYS placed 21st out of the 450 CMT companies on the list. In the technology sector, ANSYS ranked fifth, just behind well-known computer and consumer electronics manufacturers.

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Events: Vehicle Simulation Online Event
Posted Tue February 17, 2009 @09:37AM
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Announcements CD-adapco will host Vehicle Simulation, Improving Product Performance, Cost and Time-to-Market on 26 Feb, 2009 at 15:00 GMT (10 AM EST, 15:00 CET).

Vehicle manufacturers are under constant consumer driven pressure to produce innovative designs that are aesthetically appealing, environmentally friendly (in terms of fuel efficiency and emissions) and are cost effective. Manufacturers from the automotive, trucking, heavy equipment and even the defense industry all are increasingly relying on vehicle simulation to not only improve product performance, but also to reduce time-to-market and prototyping costs.

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Visualization: LSU Mathematician Uses EnSight to Predict Structural Failure
Posted Mon February 16, 2009 @01:27PM
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Application By Kara L. Gray,
New Horizon Consulting

When the I-35W Bridge in Minneapolis collapsed during the evening rush hour on August 1, 2007 killing 13 people, millions were stunned by the tragic scene. Images of cars, semi-trucks, and even a school bus, teetering some 115 feet over the mighty Mississippi River left many wondering, “Could that happen here, where I live?” In the days that followed, motorists around the country gave more careful consideration to the bridges and overpasses that they travel every day, which before had never garnered a second thought. While the specific cause of the collapse remains undetermined, most experts agree that some mechanical failure is to blame.

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Events: 7th ANSYS & FZD Short Course and Workshop on Multiphase Flow
Posted Mon February 16, 2009 @01:16PM
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ANSYS Multiphase flows are of great interest to a large variety of industries. The power generation, nuclear reactor technology, food production, chemical process, aerospace and automotive industries are all driving forces in this complex field.

The 7th ANSYS & FZD Short Course and Workshop on Multiphase Flow - Simulation, Experiment and Applications will be held May 26 - 28, 2009 at Forschungszentrum Dresden-Rossendorf e.V. in Dresden.

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Events: Introduction to ANSYS Professional Services
Posted Fri February 13, 2009 @10:06AM
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Announcements With well over one thousand of the world’s best engineering minds, ANSYS has unparalleled experience overcoming some of the toughest engineering and design problems with innovative solutions.

ANSYS will host a webinar on February 26, 2009 at 2pm EST to provide an overview of ANSYS Professional Services.

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Events: NAFEMS Two Day Practical CFD Analysis Training Course
Posted Fri February 13, 2009 @09:34AM
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Announcements NAFEMS, the only independent not-for-profit organisation with the aim of promoting the effective and reliable use of CFD, addresses this requirement by providing this two day example-driven, practical course in Coventry, UK on 13th and 14th May 2009.

The Practical CFD Analysis Training Course offers excellent guidance on how to judge which approximations are acceptable and appropriate for solving a wide range of practical problems.

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