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A Step Change in Electronics Thermal Design
Posted Thu June 20, 2013 @02:14PM
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News As electronics components power density increases alongside packaging and enclosure geometric requirements – finding appropriate electronics cooling strategies remains critical.

To further maintain market leading position, beside ensuring thermal design requirements for reliable performance are met, companies must continue to seek out development time savings both in tools, processes and people.

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Fast and Cost-Effective Compressor Map Generation with Cloud-Based CFD
Posted Thu June 20, 2013 @02:10PM
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News Cloud computing opens up exciting new possibilities for turbomachinery aero design. With the ability to rent CFD capacity on demand, you'll be able to carry out aero analysis without limits and pay only for what you use.

In this Aerodynamic Solutions case study, you'll learn how massive CFD capacity can be applied "on demand" to compress core aero analysis tasks without the need for large investment.

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Business: RBF Morph Now Available Directly from ANSYS
Posted Thu June 20, 2013 @01:56PM
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News RBF Morph, providing the world’s fastest mesh morphing tool, announces that thanks to a license and distribution agreement in place with ANSYS Inc., the RBF Morph™ add-on for ANSYS® Fluent® is now directly available from ANSYS.

As demonstrated in several industrial applications, the awarded Radial Basis Functions Mesh Morphing Technology enables shape optimization of top sized CFD models, reducing time to market and product costs.

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Events: Mathematical Methods & Tools in UMQ
Posted Tue June 18, 2013 @03:38PM
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Announcements ERCOFTAC is proud to announce a two day course on the key topic of Mathematical Methods and Tools in Uncertainty Management and Quantification to be held October 24-25 in Paris, France.

Since 2010 ERCOFTAC has been delivering the topic, on both sides of the Atlantic, where it offered both novice and seasoned design engineers and analysts a great opportunity to fathom out the idea of bounding our designs and analyses under Uncertainty Quantification.

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New Software: Mesh Diagnostics and Solver Interfaces Featured in Latest Release of Pointwise
Posted Tue June 18, 2013 @03:35PM
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News Pointwise announces the latest release of its Pointwise computational fluid dynamics (CFD) meshing software which includes enhanced techniques for evaluating mesh quality and new native interfaces to CFD solvers.

“At the end of the day, mesh generation is all about running the CFD solver and that’s why we continue to invest in native CFD solver interfaces,” said John Chawner, Pointwise’s president.

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The Five Myths of Computational Fluid Dynamics
Posted Fri June 14, 2013 @08:58AM
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News Mentor Graphics has made the white paper The Five Myths of Computational Fluid Dynamics available free of charge.

This white paper explains the impact of the latest advances in CFD software that helps companies use CFD to improve product performance, reduce time to market, and lower engineering costs. Yet the previous disadvantages of CFD persist as myths, preventing greater use of CFD in the early phases of mechanical design.

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