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New Software: Hybrid CFD Modeling and Cloud Computing with Symscape's Caedium
Posted Wed October 19, 2011 @04:57PM
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News The latest release of Caedium (v3.0) by Symscape can now create and perform Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulations using hybrid models that mix faceted geometry (e.g., Google SketchUp models) with analytic geometry (e.g., CAD models).

Also Caedium now has the option to use the Microsoft Windows Azure cloud service to perform CFD simulations.

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New Software: CD-adapco Releases New Version of its Electric Machine Software
Posted Wed October 19, 2011 @04:53PM
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News In June 2011, CD-adapco acquired the electric machine software, SPEED. The version 2011 release is available with over 350 enhancements [pdf].

SPEED software allows users to design electric machines such as induction motors (polyphase/1-phase); brushless permanent-magnet motors (square wave/sine wave); d.c. brush motors; switched reluctance motors; and synchronous reluctance motors.

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Events: What's new in FINE/Open v2.11-1
Posted Fri October 14, 2011 @10:23AM
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Announcements Join NUMECA International for an Introduction to FINE™/Open v2.11-1 on October 17th at 3:00PM (Brussels).

This webinar offers an overview of new features and capabilities.

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Pointwise Announces Large Software Donation to Syracuse University
Posted Fri October 14, 2011 @10:16AM
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News Pointwise is pleased to announce the donation of 36 fully-supported licenses of its Pointwise computational fluid dynamics (CFD) mesh generation software to the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) in the L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science at Syracuse University. SU graduate and undergraduate students will use this software in both their research and coursework.

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Events: NUMECA International's 7th User Meeting
Posted Fri October 14, 2011 @10:14AM
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Announcements NUMECA is pleased to announce its 7th User Meeting, which will be held in Brussels on the 15th and 16th of November 2011.

This event will take place at the Renaissance hotel, in the heart of the EU district. You are kindly invited to join us for these 2 days of users’ presentations, product seminars and technical discussions, and to our dining event on November 15th.

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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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