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STAR-CCM+ v5.06: Now with Discrete Element Modeling
Posted Wed November 03, 2010 @03:11PM
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CD-adapco The introduction of a new Discrete Element Modeling capability into the latest release of CD-adapco's multi-disciplinary engineering software, STAR-CCM+, adds the ability to simulate bulk material handling and granular flows.

In addition, STAR-CCM+ v5.06 includes a broad range of new features and improvements, including more than 200 customer enhancement requests.

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New Software: Flow Science Announces Release of FLOW-3D/MP Version 4.1
Posted Wed November 03, 2010 @02:27PM
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News Flow Science, Inc. announces that a new release of the distributed-memory version of its FLOW-3D computational fluid dynamics software, FLOW-3D/MP, is now available.

FLOW-3D/MP Version 4.1 offers substantial performance improvements, up to 40x on 64 processor cores, giving FLOW-3D/MP users the opportunity to run larger and faster simulations than ever before.

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New Software: Moldex3D R10.0 Features Enhancements, Improved Workflow
Posted Thu October 28, 2010 @05:00PM
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News CoreTech System, the "True 3D" CAE simulation solution innovator has announced the release of Moldex3D R10.0, a plastics design and analysis software for precise injection molding simulation.

This release provides several breakthrough new functions and enhancements to further assist part and mold designers to optimize their product design with fast computation and accurate 3D simulation results at every stage of the production.

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Application: Accurate CFD Prediction for America's Cup Yacht Design
Posted Tue October 26, 2010 @09:11AM
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CD-adapco A research project, recently completed by Dr. Ignazio Maria Viola at the Yacht Research Unit of the University of Auckland, New Zealand, has demonstrated that the resistance of America’s Cup Yachts can be predicted with a high level of accuracy using CD-adapco’s engineering simulation tool STAR-CCM+.

Dr. Viola used two candidate monohull designs from the 32nd America’s Cup to compare numerical simulation results from STAR-CCM+ with experimental results from a towing-tank.

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Application: Using Advanced Technology to Predict Slug Flow
Posted Tue October 26, 2010 @09:01AM
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Application A PetroMin Pipeliner article [pdf] written by CD-adapco's Dr. Demetris Clerides explores the use of CFD to simulate, understand and resolve oil & gas flow assurance challenges.

CFD is a superb tool helping us to study several complex phenomena in our pipeline. We can predict wavy flow, slug flow, severe slugging, churn flow, annular flow, cavitations, heat transfer, phase change and even chemical reactions.

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Events: ANSYS Robust Design Optimization Webinar Series
Posted Fri October 22, 2010 @10:41AM
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ANSYS ANSYS will host a six-part Robust Design Optimization Webinar Series beginning November 2nd at 9AM EDT.

Along with our guest experts, we'll review topics from mesh morphing to closed loop parametric optimization. Join us for one or all of the six Robust Design Optimization sessions offered in November.

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