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Application: CFD Aids Solar Car Project
Posted Sun September 18, 2016 @07:50AM
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Application Chasing the sun 3000km across the Australian Outback is a grueling test. And doing it in a solar-powered vehicle is an even bigger challenge. But every two years teams from around the world converge on Darwin, Australia, to make the journey to Adelaide in the solar-powered cars they have engineered specifically for the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge.

The Stanford Solar Car Project, a student-run, nonprofit organization within Stanford University, has been designing and building solar cars since 1989, and arrives in Darwin every two years with a stunning new vehicle.

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Business: Friendship Systems and Flow Science Form Partnership
Posted Fri September 16, 2016 @06:10PM
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News Flow Science, Inc. has announced a partnership with FRIENDSHIP SYSTEMS, developers of CAESES.

Optimization is an integral part of any design process that incorporates simulation. Flow Science and FRIENDSHIP SYSTEMS have partnered to offer FLOW-3D users a push-button solution that allows for automated optimization, including optimizing for geometry using the powerful CAD kernel that is native to CAESES.

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Events: Cabin Design and Analysis Using Thermo-Fluid System Simulation
Posted Fri September 16, 2016 @04:02PM
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Announcements Mentor Graphics will host Aerospace ECS – Cabin Design and Analysis Using Thermo-Fluid System Simulation on 29th September 2016 at 11am UK Time & 10am US Time (PST).

Join us for the first part of our Aerospace Environment Control Systems series. In this first installment, we will be focusing on the design of a cabin air distribution system using 1D computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software for simulating aerospace environmental control systems.

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Events: Steam and Gas Turbine Design Training Course 
Posted Tue September 13, 2016 @06:23AM
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Announcements SoftInWay will host a Steam and Gas Turbine Design: 5-Day Training Course on September 19 - 23 in Boston, Massachusetts.

This course will familiarize attendees with the basics of steam and gas turbine design. The program will start with a theoretical overview of turbine thermodynamics, gas dynamics and structural analysis, and end with typical examples implementing the suggested procedures.

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Events: Better Designs Faster with Integrated Fluid-Structure Interaction (FSI)
Posted Mon September 12, 2016 @08:21PM
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Announcements CD-adapco will host Better Designs Faster with Integrated Fluid-Structure Interaction on September 20, 2016.

From an aircraft wing flexing in flight, a ship propeller deforming in rough seas, or a tank stressed by sloshing liquid, fluids and structures are in concert all around us in the physical world.

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New Software: Unstructured Quadrilaterals & Hexahedral Layers Added to Pointwise Meshing Software
Posted Tue September 06, 2016 @11:42AM
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News Pointwise announces a major new release of its computational fluid dynamics (CFD) mesh generation software featuring unstructured quadrilateral surface meshing, unstructured hexahedral layer extrusion, and tetrahedral mesh clustering using sources.

"This latest release of Pointwise includes the broadest changes to the software’s core meshing functionality since 2007 when we introduced our T-Rex technique for boundary layer resolving hybrid meshes," said John Chawner, Pointwise's president.

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