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Events: Virtual Flow Loop Testing for Valves
Posted Thu April 30, 2020 @09:50AM
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Announcements simulationHub will host Virtual Flow Loop Testing for Valves on Thursday, May 7th, 2020.

Understanding flow through valves is essential in optimum valve design. CFD helps in predicting valve performance and gives a good insight into the flow physics. During this webinar, you will be introduced to the capabilities and applications of the Autonomous Valve CFD app.

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Application: Vertical Wiper Blades Reduce Aircraft Drag
Posted Thu April 23, 2020 @09:09AM
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Application Aerodynamics testing on the KC-135 Stratotanker confirmed vertically mounted wiper blades reduce aircraft drag by approximately 1% during cruise conditions, potentially saving the Air Force $7 million annually in associated fuel costs.

Across the KC-135 fleet, blades are positioned horizontally on the windshield as part of the aircraft’s original 1950s design.

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Events: Mesh Adaptation Live Q&A
Posted Wed April 22, 2020 @04:17PM
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Announcements Pointwise will host a Live Q&A Webinar where Nick Wyman and Steve Karman, Pointwise, Inc., and Paul Galpin, iSimQ will be fielding your mesh adaptation questions at 10 a.m. CDT (UTC -5) on Tuesday, 28 April 2020.

Simulation-driven design relies heavily on high-quality CFD simulation results. Mesh adaptation is an essential tool for controlling discretization error in your simulations. Pointwise provides a solver-independent mesh adaptation method that maintains adherence to geometry.

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Application: Push-Button Design Optimization of a Race Car Front Wing
Posted Tue April 21, 2020 @03:00PM
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Application CAD-Based Design Optimization of a Race Car Front Wing, a joint webinar from Pointwise and Phoenix Integration about automated meshing enabled push-button design optimization has been released.

If you have ever seen the front wing of a Formula 1 vehicle, you would think you are staring at a piece of modern art and not one of the greatest contributors to the downforce and handling of the vehicle. Current front wing designs are intricate and no two are the same, a testament to the complexity of the flowfield experienced by each vehicle as it makes its way around the track.

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Application: How to Mesh a Frozen Drone
Posted Tue April 14, 2020 @05:30PM
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Application Icing is a severe hazard that significantly limits the usage of autonomous unmanned aerial vehicles. Simulating the effects of icing is difficult with one of the most challenging tasks being creation of high-quality meshes of multiple complex ice shapes in a timely manner.

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Application: Performance Evaluation of Ball Valve for different V-port Angles
Posted Mon April 13, 2020 @09:23AM
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Application simulationHub has posted the article Performance Evaluation of Ball Valve for different V-port Angles describing the simulation of precision control valves used extensively in the chemical processing industry.

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