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Fluent UGM A Success
Posted Thu August 29, 2002 @10:27AM
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News Seemingly immune from the doom and gloom pervading much of the high tech industry, the FLUENT Users’ Group Meeting (UGM) in June featured record attendance. About 280 people attended the three-day event in Manchester, NH, up 10% from last year.

The event was sponsored by some of the leading hardware vendors in the business. Hewlett-Packard was the gold sponsor, Silicon Graphics the silver sponsor, and Sun, IBM, and Compaq (now Hewlett Packard) served as bronze sponsors.

The CFD Pavilion, a highlight of the meeting, featured 22 partner booths, information on Fluent products and services, and posters by Fluent staff illustrating the latest in CFD technology.

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Features: A Visit Inside CFX Engineering Software
Posted Mon August 26, 2002 @04:32PM
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CFD Review by Nick Wyman

On August 1st I visited CFX Engineering Software in Waterloo, Ontario Canada and was given previews of several upcoming software packages from this tier-1 CFD vendor.

The Waterloo office is home to CFX's software development teams for CFX-TASCflow, CFX-TurboGrid, CFX-Post and the largest portion of the CFX-5 team, in addition to a portion of the sales and support group for North America. There are approximately 60 employees in the office, half of whom are involved in software development.

My visit was hosted by Dr. Jeff Van Doormaal, product development manager for CFX-TurboGrid, CFX's grid generation software tool for turbomachinery applications.

Note: For your chance to ask CFX Engineering Software about CFD development, add your question to this discussion.

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Business: Nika Fluid Solutions Awarded EFD.Lab Distribution
Posted Mon August 26, 2002 @01:27PM
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News Mike Harrison, President and CEO of Nika Fluid Solutions, today announced the company has been awarded exclusive distribution rights for the Americas and Asia Pacific of a new software package called EFD.Lab. This software, named for engineering fluid dynamics, shortens product development time in applications that use liquids, gases or heat transfer.

The new software, ideally suited to improve the design of fluid flow applications, such as intake manifolds and radiator or air compressor systems, also maximizes the efficiency of aircraft or automotive air-handling systems. It also uses advanced CAD modeling techniques to shorten the time required for product design and reduces the need for elaborate prototype testing, thus compressing the time required to bring new products to market.

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Events: Aeroacoustics Workshop
Posted Fri August 23, 2002 @05:48PM
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North American CFD workshop: Aeroacoustics
September 20th, Novi, MI, USA

As part of a series of upcoming CFD workshops being offered by CD-adapco; on September 20th, at 9.00 am you are invited to a 3 hour session on Aeroacoustics.

Aeroacoustics is a discipline generating significant interest today. The understanding of aeroacoustics phenomena, aimed ultimately towards noise suppression is important for reasons such as comfort, safety, avoiding component failure and meeting noise regulations.
The work shop will demonstrate how CFD can be used to reliably predict noise levels and help understand how to minimize it using the state-of-the-art modeling techniques available today.

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Fluent Announces Remote Simulation Facility
Posted Wed August 21, 2002 @01:25PM
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News Fluent has announced the general availability of its Remote Simulation Facility (RSF). The Fluent Remote Simulation Facility lets users exploit supercomputer capacity using "pay as you go" methods through a highly secure Internet portal.

The Fluent RSF is specifically designed to handle highly parallel simulations, often characterized by large volumes of sensitive customer data, over the Internet. It is optimized for large-scale simulations and/or the concurrent execution of many simulations, such as those found in sensitivity analysis or optimization. The facility uses state-of-the-art security and systems infrastructure technology from providers including Cisco, Sun, SGI, and Hewlett Packard. This service is ideal for Fluent CFD users who require occasional "surge" capacity for time-critical simulations, or periodic simulations of large models.

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New Software: New Engineering Tools
Posted Wed August 21, 2002 @08:41AM
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News Engineering Software is proud to announce that it has developed new engineering tools that quickly, easily and reliably calculate thermodynamic and transport properties of gaseous, liquid and solid species, contain coefficients for the calculation of physical properties (the user has the capability to use the coefficients to carry out independent engineering calculations involving physical properties of various species), carry out steam approximations for both saturated and superheated areas and analyze power cycles, power cycle components/processes and compressible flow.

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