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Events: Generating Aerodynamic Databases with Hydra
Posted Tue November 29, 2016 @05:46PM
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Announcements Tecplot will host How Aerion Technologies Generates Aerodynamic Databases with Hydra: A Framework in Python Using Cart3D, GoCart and Tecplot on December 8th at 10am PST.

Aerodynamic databases are comprised of a large number of CFD runs that when composited together can predict aspects of performance over a variation in operating conditions or design variables.

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Application: 'Corkscrew' Shape of Blood Flow in Heart's Upper Chamber May Signal Lower Stroke Risk
Posted Tue November 29, 2016 @02:34PM
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Application Using specialized CT scans of a healthy heart and one with heart disease, a team of Johns Hopkins cardiologists and biomedical engineers say they’ve created computer models of the “shape” of blood flow through the heart’s upper left chamber that someday may help predict stroke risk.

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Selecting an Appropriate Turbulence Model
Posted Tue November 29, 2016 @12:05PM
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News has published a concise article on the various turbulence models available in commercial CFD software packages. The article lists the various models in use, their theoretical basis, advantages, and disadvantages.

Various empiric or semi-derived turbulence models have been created to help engineers to find the best model to fit their system of study, but this process could take a lot of trial, error and physical testing.

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Events: How to Add CFD Into a Fluid Mechanics Course
Posted Tue November 29, 2016 @10:24AM
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Announcements Siemens PLM Software will host How to Add CFD Into a Fluid Mechanics Course on December 13th.

Faculty often want to add computational fluid dynamics (CFD) into their Fluid Mechanics courses, but don’t know how to make it fit into their already crowded syllabus. In addition, CFD class projects are sometimes limited due to learning curve challenges that involve the creation of geometries and meshing. Are there better ways to teach CFD techniques, especially to undergraduates?

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Events: Automotive Lighting - A Spotlight on Solar Radiation
Posted Mon November 28, 2016 @02:27PM
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Announcements Mentor Graphics will host Automotive Lighting – A Spotlight on Solar Radiation on 14th December, 10am UK Time & 10am PST.

Join this web seminar to see how you can use FloEFD for the simulation of solar radiation in automotive lights.

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Events: Webinar on FINE™/Marine
Posted Mon November 28, 2016 @09:22AM
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Announcements Numeca International will host a webinar on Ship Maneuvering simulations in a Dedicated Marine Software Environment on November 30th.

Accurate prediction of maneuverability performance in the design stage enables a designer to take appropriate decisions in good time to achieve his objectives. Maneuvering includes consideration of acceleration, zigzag, turning, course-keeping, etc.

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