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Business: ANSYS Announces Strategic Agreement with FMC Technologies
Posted Mon April 30, 2012 @09:43AM
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News ANSYS and FMC Technologies have executed a long-term strategic agreement for simulation software that can standardize design analysis and provide scalability for growth.

FMC Technologies is a leading global provider of technology solutions for the energy industry. The energy industry is under incredible pressure to increase efficiency, maximize recovery and decrease environmental impact.

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Application: CFD Leads to Winglet Performance Improvement
Posted Mon April 30, 2012 @09:36AM
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Application Seattle-based Aviation Partners (API) is ready to flight test a slate of new technologies with the goal of allowing aircraft operators to boost fuel economy and correspondingly produce less carbon without the need to buy new aircraft.

Along with variations on the winglet theme, including spiroids, split winglets and scimitar tips, API is also investigating ways to reduce drag with modified wing shapes and placement of vortex generators to prevent airflow separation just forward of the ailerons and spoilers, and in aft-body areas.

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New Software: Desktop Engineering Announces the Launch of XFlow 2012
Posted Mon April 30, 2012 @09:27AM
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News Desktop Engineering (DTE), a leading engineering software solutions provider and strategic business partner of MSC Software, has announced the UK launch of MSC’s XFlow 2012; a state-of-the-art Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) solution.

The latest release of XFlow has been written to run on all Linux platforms as well as Windows, and also now features distributed memory processing across HPC clusters to offer near linear scalability of analysis.

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Business: TechNavio Releases Global CFD Market Forecast
Posted Thu April 26, 2012 @11:19AM
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News TechNavio has released their Global Computational Fluid Dynamics Market 2011–2015 report based on an in-depth analysis of the market with inputs from industry experts.

The report covers the Americas and the EMEA and APAC regions; it also covers the Global Computational Fluid Dynamics market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

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Pointwise Sponsors SAE Design Competition
Posted Tue April 24, 2012 @08:49PM
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News Pointwise, Inc. is sponsoring five teams for the SAE Collegiate Design Series 2012, as well as the SAE Aero Design East and West competitions this spring.

“We’re thrilled to continue our sponsorship of student teams for these SAE events,” said John Chawner, Pointwise’s president. “Seeing how computational fluid dynamics (CFD) can impact their designs often lights a spark that leads to a career interest in computational simulation. Or at least it should improve their designs and help them place higher in the results. We wish all of them the best of luck.”

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Business: Flow Science Announces Software Development Agreement
Posted Fri April 20, 2012 @05:49PM
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News Flow Science, Inc. announces the conclusion of an agreement with Complex Flow Design AS of Trondheim, Norway, concerning the development and distribution of a new product, MassFLOW-3D™, for the simulation of sediment gravity flows as mechanisms for the formation of hydrocarbon reservoirs in deep marine environments.

This new product is aimed at petroleum industry geologists and geophysicists interested in improving their ability to locate hydrocarbon reservoirs in deep water deposits.

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