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Application: Dam Break Modelling to Help Flood Planning
Posted Tue June 14, 2011 @05:13PM
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Application CSIRO scientists have developed powerful modelling techniques to help understand the full impact of flooding that occurs when dams collapse.

The research has been helping China’s disaster management authorities better understand the full impact of the catastrophic flooding that would occur if one of China’s, and the world’s, biggest dams collapsed.

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New Software: Symscape's Caedium Bursts CFD to the Cloud
Posted Tue June 14, 2011 @05:10PM
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News In collaboration with Microsoft, Symscape has developed a burst to Windows Azure capability for the next release of Caedium (v3) running on Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 SP1.

The new feature will allow Caedium users to better optimize their designs by performing more CFD simulations unbounded by on-premises hardware limitations thanks to the elastic resource scaling of the cloud-based Azure service.

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Events: Best Use of CFD for Heat Sinks and Systems Modeling
Posted Thu June 09, 2011 @12:39PM
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Announcements Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc, ATS, will present a free technical engineering webinar Tips, Tricks and Techniques for the Best Use of CFD for Heat Sink and System Modeling, on Thursday, June 23, from their Boston-area headquarters.

Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulation software is an essential part of the thermal professional's tool box and often the starting point in the design of a thermal management solution. Proper CFD saves an engineer time and cost in a design. ATS will discuss general tips and tricks in working with CFD.

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Multiple Meshes from A Single Mesh
Posted Thu June 09, 2011 @12:31PM
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Announcements A recording of Hundreds of Meshes from One CAE Mesh is available from Optimal Solutions.

Optimal Solutions, the leader in real-time volumetric design optimization, presented webinar as part of their Dr. Sculptor Series.

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Business: Flow Science Opens Office in Japan
Posted Thu June 09, 2011 @12:27PM
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News Flow Science, Inc. announces the opening of an office in Tokyo, Japan for sales and support of its FLOW-3D computational fluid dynamics software.

The local company, Flow Science Japan, Inc., has taken offices located in the NJ Tawaramachi Building at 1-3-15 Nishi Asakusa Daito-ku in Tokyo.

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Virgin Racing Splits with CFD Technical Director
Posted Wed June 08, 2011 @01:07PM
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News Virgin Racing have axed technical director Nick Wirth following a disappointing start to their second season in Formula 1.

In a bid to cut costs, Wirth pioneered the use of computer technology, known as CFD, to design and develop their car. But the team have yet to score a point and the car remains four seconds off the pace.

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