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Events: ANSYS 12.0 Meshing for Automotive Applications
Posted Wed May 27, 2009 @04:27PM
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News ANSYS will host a webinar on the use of ANSYS 12.0 meshing tools for automotive applications on Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at 9:00 A.M. EDT and again on Thursday, June 18, 2009 at 4:00 P.M. EDT.

ANSYS Workbench 2.0 meshing tools allow greater automation, which are perfect for design optimization and upfront simulation. The existing tools such as ANSYS ICEM CFD and ANSYS TGrid have also been updated at release 12.0.

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Application: Cornell Pump Company Experiences 100x Speed Up Generating Performance Curves
Posted Wed May 27, 2009 @09:30AM
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Application Blue Ridge Numerics, Inc. today announced that Cornell Pump Company experienced a 100x speed up of a full transient system-level simulation and performance curve generation using the new CFdesign Motion and high performance computing (HPC) Modules, released earlier this month.

Cornell design engineers were able to perform a series of transient simulations to develop a complete performance curve, enabling evaluation of a centrifugal pump design in only two hours, down from 200 hours, resulting in a significant reduction in product development time.

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Business: ANSYS Reports First Quarter 2009 Results
Posted Wed May 27, 2009 @09:21AM
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News ANSYS, Inc., a global innovator of simulation software and technologies designed to optimize product development processes, has announced first quarter 2009 results.

"Overall, we had a challenging quarter, but we still delivered earnings at the upper end of our guidance, with strong gross and operating margins. As expected, we were highly impacted by the combination of the uncertain macroeconomic environment and stiff currency headwinds." stated Jim Cashman, ANSYS president and CEO.

Overall, earnings rose $12M over Q1 2008 while profit margin dropped slightly from 47.3% to 46.1%. ANSYS estimates 2009 earnings to be in the range $502M - $552M

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EnSight CFD How To Tutorial
Posted Tue May 19, 2009 @04:07PM
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Post Processing CEI has released a new tutorial Introduction to EnSight CFD, covering some of the basics of EnSight CFD operation, including an overview of the windows and panels, powerful right click menus and click-n-go features.

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Events: CAE High Performance Computing Seminar
Posted Thu May 14, 2009 @08:37AM
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Announcements This free one-day seminar is for CAE/CFD application users. CB Technologies, CD-adapco, HP and Simulia have joined together to provide information on benchmarking and scaleout of STAR-CCM+ and Abaqus CAE on the new HP Intel architecture platforms.

The seminar will be held Tuesday, May 19, 2009 at the Madison Restaurant in Long Beach, CA.

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Pointwise Working with USAF to Improve Overset Meshing
Posted Wed May 13, 2009 @05:58PM
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News Pointwise has contracted to work with the U.S. Air Force to improve overset meshing as part of the Air Force’s Small Business Innovation Research program, according to Nick Wyman, Pointwise’s director of Applied Research. Pointwise’s Applied Research Group will work with the Arnold Engineering Development Center to couple Pointwise’s state of the art meshing tools with production overset grid assembly software.

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