CFD Review  
Serving the CFD Community with News, Articles, and Discussion
 
CFD Review

User Preferences
Site Sponsorship
Headline Feeds
Mobile Edition
Privacy Policy
Terms of Service
twitter

Submit a CFD Story

Site Sponsors
CD-adapco
Pointwise: Reliable CFD meshing
ANSYS

Tell a Friend
Help this site to grow by sending a friend an invitation to visit this site.

CFD News by Email
Did you know that you can get today's CFD Review headlines mailed to your inbox? Just log in and select Email Headlines Each Night on your User Preferences page.

 
New Software: New version of PHOENICS Reader
Posted Thu January 16, 2003 @12:10PM
Print version Email story Tweet story
Post Processing Eugene writes "PHOENICS Reader is post processing software for PHOENICS (CHAM Ltd.) CFD Software (version 1.5 VR, 3.1, 3.3, 3.4 and 3.5). This a new and dynamic developing software for PHOENICS. The main objectives is creation a easy to use and helpful software.

Main features:

  • Parsing PHOENICS PHI file (ver. 1.5VR, 3.1, 3.3, 3.4 and 3.5)
  • Browse PHOENICS 3D data (use OpenGL) in 2D planes
  • Export selected data to formated ASCII file (for MathCAD, MathLab, MS Excel and etc.)
  • Draw data in graph mode (with export possibility)
  • Exactly draw of grid and data for your case
  • Full information about every grid cell
  • There are a lot of cases of PHOENICS data reduction in MathCAD
  • It works under Microsoft Windows 95-98/ME/2k/XP
  • For some details, read the News and see images gallery here
To see more about this software click below:
  • PHOENICS Reader (Last update 16/01/03)"
  • ( Post Comment | New Software )


    Events: First Fluent European Automotive CFD Conference
    Posted Wed January 15, 2003 @06:04PM
    Print version Email story Tweet story
    ANSYS FLUENT The Fluent offices across Europe are pleased to invite you to present and participate in the first ever dedicated Automotive CFD Conference in Europe. This event is a wonderful opportunity for the whole of Fluent's rapidly expanding European automotive CFD community to meet and present some of the best automotive fluid flow applications in the world.

    The conference will be a showcase for all the leading-edge CFD applications that Fluent's automotive clients are currently working on within analysis and design environments in Europe, including virtual prototyping and optimisation processes. It will also be a chance for many of the leading European automotive CFD engineers to connect with the latest automotive innovations in the Hardware & Software Partner Pavilion, and to hear leading keynote speakers from across Europe outlining the latest technology advances in automotive flow modeling.

    There will also be two substantial prizes for the best paper presented at the Conference and the best automotive CFD animation submitted, plus a printed Proceedings will be available at the event.

    The Conference will be held June 25-26, 2003 in the picturesque German town of Bingen, close to the magnificent River Rhine, where a social highlight will be a midsummer cruise as part of the cost of the conference.

    For more information and an online registration form, go to the conference website.

    ( Post Comment | Events )


    New Software: CFdesign v6.0 Debuts at SolidWorks World
    Posted Wed January 15, 2003 @10:36AM
    Print version Email story Tweet story
    News Blue Ridge Numerics Inc. has announced that it will be introducing CFdesign v6.0 for SolidWorksTM at this year’s SolidWorks World Conference, Januray 19 – 22, near Orlando, FL. CFdesign v6.0 is a leading multi-purpose CFD fluid flow and electronics cooling simulation software developed specifically for mechanical engineers working within SolidWorks and other leading MCAD systems.

    CFdesign v6.0 focuses on rapid product optimization with new capabilities to enable mainstream product development engineers working on tight deadlines. The speed in which CFdesign v6.0 uses highly complex SolidWorks assemblies to analyze and qualitatively compare design variations is what sets CFdesign apart from traditional CFD applications. On average, implementing CFdesign can reduce the time it takes to develop, test, and prove a new product design by 70% while reducing the costs associated with staff time and materials by 65%.

    Changes made to a component or assembly within SolidWorks are automatically reflected in CFdesign v6.0, eliminating the time-consuming task of creating and managing multiple geometry models during a project lifecycle. With CFdesign v6.0 there is always only one model and it is updated and managed within SolidWorks.

    ( Read Full Article | New Software )


    Events: CFD Simulation and Validation of Industrial Turbulent Flows
    Posted Wed January 08, 2003 @02:32PM
    Print version Email story Tweet story
    News NAFEMS is hosting an Awareness Seminar titled:

    Industrial Turbulent Flows: CFD Simulation and Validation
    Thursday 6th February 2003
    The Institution of Mechanical Engineers, London

    Do you trust the results of your CFD analysis?
    How do you justify that trust to your boss or customer?
    These are questions addressed by this NAFEMS CFD seminar.

    Simulation validation may be defined as "the process of determining the degree to which a model is an accurate representation of the real world, from the perspective of the intended uses of the model". But how do you know if your simulation is accurate? Simulations of Turbulent flows in particular can be difficult to validate

    Come to this seminar and learn why validation is necessary, how to validate a CFD simulation and how to incorporate validation practices into day-to-day industrial simulations.

    ( Read Full Article | Events )


    Research: CFX makes a Big Bang in Aero-Acoustics
    Posted Wed January 08, 2003 @11:13AM
    Print version Email story Tweet story
    ANSYS CFX by Christiane Montavon, CFX

    The physics of aero-acoustics makes modeling a challenging task; pressure fluctuations produce noise, which propagates over large distances far from its source. To simulate these phenomena, it is necessary both to model the detailed fluctuating flow in the neighborhood of the sound source, and the far-field propagation effects.

    The primary aim of the EU Alessia Project has been to develop software tools for the simulation of fluctuating flows, with particular focus on flow-induced acoustics. The partners in the project are CFX, Technical University of Munich, Shell, Alfa Laval, LMS and Fiat Corporate Research.

    ( Read Full Article | Research )


    Events: Call for papers - CFD in the Minerals and Process Industries
    Posted Mon January 06, 2003 @09:44AM
    Print version Email story Tweet story
    Announcements The organising committee are pleased to announce that the
    Third International conference on CFD in the Minerals and Process Industries will be held at :
    Hilton on the Park
    Melbourne, AUSTRALIA
    between the 10-12 December 2003.
    Conference Web Site http://www.cfd.com.au/cfdconf

    The conference will cover the application of CFD in the mineral processing, metal production, power generation, chemicals, food, oil and gas and other industries. CFD is proving an invaluable tool in the design and optimisation of equipment and processes in these industries.

    The conference continues a successful series of meetings aimed at promoting and advancing the application of CFD in the minerals and process industries where technologies often involve challenging aspects such as multiphase flow, combustion, phase change, non-Newtonian flow, etc.

    The program will present papers on a wide variety of applications including coal combustion, hydrocyclones, casting, fluid beds, smelting, furnaces, slurries, steelmaking, crystallisation, stirred tanks, granular flow and many others.

    Authors wishing to submit a paper are required to send a brief 200 word abstract to cfd@minerals.csiro.au

    The deadline for abstract submission is 28th February, 2003. Further information on abstract submission can be found under author information from the conference web page.

    A short flyer on the conference can be downloaded from http://www.cfd.com.au/cfdconf/CFDflyer1.pdf

    To ensure that you receive updates on the conference complete the pre-registration form on the web site http://www.cfd.com.au/cfdconf

    ( Post Comment | Events )


     
    CFD Review Login
    User name:

    Password:

    Create an Account

    CFD Image Gallery
    Click for full image

    Quick Links
    CFD Events | Calendar
    CFD Jobs
    (6 jobs)
    CFD Links

    CFD Vendors
    AcuSolve
    ANSYS
    Avizo
    AVL Fire
    Blue Ridge Numerics
    CD-adapco
    CEI Software
    CPFD Software
    Daat Research
    ESI Group
    Exa
    Extendsive Solutions
    Intelligent Light
    Flow Science
    Mentor Graphics Mechanical
    Metacomp Technologies
    Numeca
    Pointwise
    Simerics
    Software Cradle
    Tecplot

    Features
  • Interview with the Head of CFX Engineering Software Development
  • A Visit Inside CFX Engineering Software
  • Endangered Fish Benefit from CFD
  • Optimization of Marine Components Using CFD
  • A Case for Application-Specific CFD Meshing
  • Are Structured Methods Still The Workhorse?
  • Do GUIs Help or Hurt?
  • How Multigrid Solver Acceleration Works
  • CFD Modeling of an Internal Rotary Pump
  • State of the Art in Grid Generation
  • Older Stuff

    Friday January 03

  • Advanced CFD for Aerospace Applications (0)
  • Monday December 30

  • CFD In Ship Hydrodynamics Conference (0)
  • Friday December 20

  • Airpak 2.1 Released (0)
  • Thursday December 19

  • CFD Provides Value to Solutia (0)
  • Dynamic Meshing for Moving Body Problems (0)
  • Monday December 16

  • CxC - Parallel Computing Development System Released (0)
  • Friday December 13

  • The First Indian CFX Conference a Success (0)
  • Thursday December 12

  • FIELDVIEW 8.2 Released (0)
  • Wednesday December 11

  • CD Adapco Japan, ITI Sign Agreement (0)
  • Friday December 06

  • AFC Air Flow Consulting AG Opens Website (0)
  • Thursday December 05

  • Astrophysics Solver FLASH 2.2 Available (0)
  • Tuesday December 03

  • CFX Wins Multi-Year Order from Siemens (0)

  • Older Articles
    Yesterday's Edition

    Logic is a pretty flower that smells bad. All content except comments
    ©2014, Viable Computing.

    [ home | submit story | search | polls | faq | preferences | privacy | terms of service | rss  ]