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Application: Respirator Modeling - Fit and Function
Posted Thu October 13, 2011 @05:32PM
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Application When the National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST) needed to come up with a safer, more effective respirator mask for firefighters, it turned to a company that has made its living combining finite element analysis (FEA) with computational fluid dynamics (CFD): Predictive Engineering Inc. in Portland, Oregon.

Respirator masks have historically been designed with a lot of silicone rubber to slop over a range of faces. This works adequately for many facial sizes but not for all.

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Webinar: Practical Applications for Real World Engineering Design Challenges
Posted Tue October 11, 2011 @01:30PM
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Announcements Tecplot, Inc. will host the next in a series of free webinars on Simulation Analytics on Thursday, October 20 at 10 AM PDT.

This session will demonstrate how you can use this new methodology to qualitatively and quantitatively evaluate your CFD projects.

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2012 ANSYS Hall of Fame Competition
Posted Tue October 11, 2011 @01:23PM
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Announcements Submit your video or image based on ANSYS software for the ANSYS Hall of Fame. Ten winners will be exhibited in the ANSYS Hall of Fame on

Three entries will be selected Best in Show by an internal judging panel. These entries will be highlighted in the ANSYS Hall of Fame on and receive an Apple iPad 2.

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Business: Icon Searching for US Sales Partnerships
Posted Tue October 11, 2011 @01:18PM
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News ICON CFD is looking for experienced Sales Agents/Partners in the US to help continue it's growth and build long term business relationships in the CFD market.

ICON seeks collaboration with partners to promote the ICON FOAMpro service throughout continental USA.

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Discrete Simulation of Fluid Dynamics
Posted Fri October 07, 2011 @03:25PM
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News Royal Society Publishing has recently published a double volume Discrete Simulation of Fluid Dynamics Methods and Applications compiled and edited by Luca Biferale, Peter V Coveney, Sauro Succi and Stefano Ubertini.

The two CFD-themed volumes are available for free through December 31st, 2011.

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Events: Integrating OpenFOAM into Automotive CAE Systems
Posted Mon October 03, 2011 @02:49PM
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Announcements scapos AG and CEI GmbH will host Integrating OpenFOAM into Automotive CAE Systems on October 12-13, 2011 in Sankt Augustin, Germany.

The agenda includes the keynote presentation "Benchmarking OpenFOAM" by Dr. G. Rapin of Volkswagen AG.

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