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Feature: Grid Generation State of the Art
Posted Tue May 01, 2001 @08:28PM
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Grid Generation Hop on over to the features section for an in depth look at the State of the Art in Grid Generation.
In this article, I will describe the current state of the art in CFD grid generation. I will restrict myself to methods which are currently available in production software and in widespread use and I will describe the strengths and weaknesses of each.

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Fluent - Concepts NREC Strategic Alliance
Posted Fri April 27, 2001 @10:09PM
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News The commercial CFD giant Fluent and Concepts NREC, a leader in turbomachinery design and testing services, today announced a strategic alliance whereby they would jointly target the turbomachinery design and analysis market.
The combined offering provides the world's most complete solution for design and analysis of turbomachinery systems.

Dr. Ferit Boysan, President of Fluent, was quoted as saying "Fluent intends to dominate the turbomachinery CFD market and the partnership with Concepts NREC is a key part of that strategy."

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AEA Offers CFD Web Seminars
Posted Fri April 27, 2001 @11:28AM
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News In what I believe to be an industry first, AEA Technology will offer a series of 1 hour web seminars on CFD ranging from use of their BladeGen and ProMixus products to applications for industry.
They are designed for engineers and business managers who want to receive an overview of how CFX can help solve their flow problems but who may not have time to attend a full one-day seminar in person.

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STAR-CD 2001 North American User Conference
Posted Fri April 27, 2001 @11:07AM
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Announcements Computational Dynamics is hosting their 2001 North American User Conference on May 21 - 22, at the Northfield Hilton, Troy, Michigan.
... It will include two days of presentations, a variety of demonstrations and a User Forum. Presentations will be given by our clients from a variety of industries including: automotive, power generation, combustion, aerospace and architectural engineering.
The meeting is free to all STAR-CD users.

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Turnkey CFD Systems
Posted Fri April 27, 2001 @10:39AM
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News Now this is a new approach, CFDRC and Dell are offering Turnkey CFD Systems at no extra charge to the customer.
When your system arrives it is ready to go from day one with CFDRC software. You don't worry about installation procedures, 'license keys' or 'lock codes', and you know that all hardware components work optimally with our codes for the highest computation efficiency. Best of all, the installation is free.

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CUBIT 5.0 Released
Posted Thu April 26, 2001 @04:36PM
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Grid Generation The latest version of CUBIT, a solid-modeler based mesh generator, has been released at Sandia.
Mesh generation algorithms include quadrilateral and triangular paving, 2d and 3d mapping, hex sweeping and multi-sweeping, tet meshing, and various special-purpose primitives. Our smoothing algorithms are state of the art and are incorporated into volume sweeping.

...we are making steady progress on reducing the time to mesh, making CUBIT the tool of choice, ensuring CUBIT algorithms and datastructures scale well to large (~100 million element) meshes...

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