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Events: CPFD Barracuda Training Course
Posted Fri August 19, 2011 @04:38PM
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Announcements CPFD Software, LLC, the creators of the Barracuda® simulation package for particle-fluid systems, today announced the fall 2011 schedule for their popular training courses.

The course Modeling of Industrial Fluidized Systems using CPFD Barracuda will be held September 26-30 and November 14-18, 2011. The five-day training courses are both to be held at the company’s Albuquerque, NM, headquarters office.

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NASA Langley & Optimal Solutions Team Up To Provide Adjoint-Based Design Optimization
Posted Fri August 19, 2011 @04:30PM
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News An Optimal Solutions article describes how NASA Langley's FUN3D CFD software can be combined with Sculptor to provide Adjoint-Based Optimization.

In the context of design optimization, adjoint-based methods offer a very efficient alternative to traditional forward-mode sensitivity analysis using black-box finite-differencing, direct differentiation, operator overloading, or complex-variable formulations.

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Business: SGI Acquires OpenCFD Ltd
Posted Wed August 17, 2011 @07:53PM
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News SGI, a trusted leader in technical computing, announced that it has completed the acquisition of OpenCFD Ltd., the leader in open source computational fluid dynamics.

"Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) is one of the most important application areas for technical computing," said SGI CEO Mark J. Barrenechea. "With the acquisition of OpenCFD Ltd., SGI will be able to provide our customers the market's first fully integrated CFD solution, where all the hardware and software work together."

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New Software: Intelligent Light Delivers CFD "Triple Crown" with FieldView 13
Posted Mon August 08, 2011 @11:15AM
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News Intelligent Light’s FieldView 13 is an entirely new release of their flagship product. Three years in development, FieldView 13 delivers a CFD "Triple Crown": unprecedented graphics performance and image quality plus integrated CFD Data Management – a completely new concept in CFD post-processing.

"We can now view animated transient filling sequences, and at the same time rotate, move and zoom to gain new insights."

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Events: Recent Improvements to Pushbutton CFD
Posted Thu August 04, 2011 @08:58AM
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Announcements Join Concepts NREC for the Recent Improvements to Pushbutton CFD webinar to be held August 25th at 10:00 AM EST.

Computational Fluid Dynamics, or CFD, can be a useful tool in the design process of turbomachinery, but the accuracy of performance data obtained from CFD typically depends on the skill of the designer/engineer in generating grids, setting up boundary conditions, and interpreting results.

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New Software: Flow Science Releases FLOW-3D Version 10
Posted Mon August 01, 2011 @03:02PM
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News Flow Science, Inc. announces the availability of a new release of its FLOW-3D computational fluid dynamics software. FLOW-3D version 10.0 is a major release that features fluid structure interaction and thermal stress evolution models that simulate and analyze the deformations of solid components and solidified fluid regions and resulting stresses in response to pressure forces and thermal gradients.

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