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Events: Better Plant Cooling System Design Through Optimized System Simulation
Posted Mon March 25, 2019 @06:09PM
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Announcements Mentor - A Siemens Business will host Better Plant Cooling System Design Through Optimized System Simulation on 11th April 2019, 11am UK Time & 10am PST

Learn how to easily optimize your thermo-fluid system design projects using Simcenter Flomaster with HEEDs.

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Events: FLOW-3D Workshop at EDF
Posted Thu March 21, 2019 @08:20AM
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Announcements FLOW-3D will conduct a special workshop hosted by our partners at EDF will take place on June 18 – 19, 2019 in Lyon, France.

The workshop will be followed by an optional free tour of the Grand'Maison Dam, France's largest pumped storage hydropower plant located in Alomont on June 20.

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Tips for Rapid Viscous CFD Mesh Generation
Posted Tue March 19, 2019 @10:14PM
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News Pointwise has released the video Rapid Viscous CFD Mesh Generation for Propellers that shares some strategies to quickly construct a high-quality viscous mesh for an APC Slow Flyer 8 x 3.8 model aircraft propeller.

Quickly constructing a high-quality surface and volume mesh for a propeller can be a very intricate process. Geometrical features such as the blade tip and hub regions, may elicit highly skewed or stretched surface elements.

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Grid Generation: How CFD Meshing Time Can Be Reduced by 90 Percent
Posted Fri March 15, 2019 @03:26PM
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News Pointwise has published the case study, Automatic generation of high-quality meshes using Pointwise and Glyph, which details how Glyph scripts integrated with Pointwise can reduce meshing time from up to 15 hours to one or two and time spent on manual input from 12 hours to a few minutes.

The case study is based on a project that was commissioned by the U.S. Air Force under a subcontract from Bob Haimes, the principal investigator of the AFRL CAPS program, to allow Pointwise to automatically generate high-quality for any Engineering Sketch Pad (ESP) created geometry.

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Events: Analyze Your Time-Dependent Data 6 Times Faster
Posted Thu March 07, 2019 @05:20PM
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Announcements Tecplot will host How to Analyze Your Time-Dependent Data 6 Times Faster on Wednesday April 3rd.

This webinar will show you how the power of Python can take advantage of multi-process parallelism. Using Tecplot 360’s Python API, PyTecplot, you can get your results up to six times faster.

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New Software: Pointwise Adds Native Interface to Conceptual Design Software ESP
Posted Thu March 07, 2019 @02:17PM
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News Pointwise released an updated version of its computational fluid dynamics (CFD) mesh generation software. While primarily a maintenance release, it includes new geometry model import, improved CFD flow solver export, and user interface updates.

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