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New Software: DAKOTA toolkit available
Posted Tue April 16, 2002 @06:20PM
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Open Source Sandia has released the source code to their optimization toolkit DAKOTA. DAKOTA provides a flexible interface between simulation software and the latest algorithms for optimization, uncertainty quantification, parameter estimation, design of experiments and sensitivity analysis.

Sandia researchers have been developing DAKOTA for about eight years. The initial work focused on optimization methods, but has since branched out into uncertainty quantification and other areas. It has been used internally at Sandia and externally by researchers at Los Alamos and Lawrence Livermore national laboratories in conjunction with DOE’s Accelerated Strategic Computing Initiative (ASCI) program.

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Stepping Up CFD
Posted Tue April 16, 2002 @08:35AM
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News The April issue of Mechanical Engineering Magazine has a feature article on CFD. Stepping Up CFD features a brief interview with CFD researcher and author Milovan Peric and two application stories.

Dr. Peric notes that the increase in available computing power, along with ease-of-use technologies is causing the widespread adoption of CFD in the engineering field.

"Furthermore, CFD tools will become part of a global computer-aided engineering environment, interacting with other design tools to make optimization tasks faster, easier, and more reliable," Peric said.

The application stories feature the optimization of tangentially fired boilers and sand erosion in petroleum pipeline equipment.

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New 22" SGI Flat Panel Display
Posted Mon April 15, 2002 @12:51PM
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Hardware SGI has announced a new flat panel display. The 22-inch F220 has attached speakers, accepts S-video, composite video, VGA, and DVI-D input, comes with a remote control, and looks beautiful at 1600x1024 resolution. It also has a $3,999 US list price.

This will be what all the fashionable desktop computers will be wearing this year. Now if I could only get one or two to try out...

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Application: EASA helps new burner project
Posted Fri April 12, 2002 @05:41PM
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by Frederic Aguile and Alain Quinqueneau, Gaz de France

How do we make our CFX models and results available to our project partners?

That was the critical question when we wrote our proposal for funding under the European Union Brite-Euram programme. In the subsequent project, called MECBURN, a consortium of a gas supplier, burner manufacturers and end users aim to develop a new generation of gas-fired industrial burners. Success depends on close collaboration between modellers and experimentalists to refine the design in the light of a detailed understanding of burner operation at different scales and thermal ratings. So good communication and easy accessibility of the models and their predictions are crucial if the benefits of CFD modelling are going to be realized.

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Events: HP Sponsors CAE Seminar
Posted Fri April 12, 2002 @12:32PM
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News HP is sponsoring a full-day seminar in the Detroit area on May 14, 2002, featuring industry experts from 20 leading CAE software companies.

In addition to hearing two keynote speakers, participants will have the opportunity to choose from four tracks: Crash; Multi-Physics (including structures and finite element); Computation Fluid Dynamics (CFD); and Noise, Vibration and Harshness (NVH). You can find more details about this event, including registration information, at the HP site.

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Features: Application-Specific Meshing
Posted Thu April 11, 2002 @05:27PM
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Grid Generation A new feature article has been posted which makes A Case for Application Specific CFD Meshing.
In order to extend the benefits of CFD to product engineers, CFD meshing must be enhanced through specialized meshing applications which automate the mesh generation process and replace CFD jargon with terminology familiar to designers.

Read this article and more in the Features Section.

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