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Events: CFD Meshing Seminar
Posted Thu June 19, 2003 @04:20PM
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Grid Generation ICEM CFD will hold a free one day seminar on the ICEM CFD meshing tools. The semiar is scheduled for July 30, 2003 at the Royal Air Force Museum, Cosford, UK.

The seminar will cover the core ICEM CFD mesh generation tools as well as some new vertical applications such as ICEM CFD CART3D. The biggest advantage of the core meshing systems over existing tools is the ability to handle poor CAD data. ICEM CFD can mesh CAD with holes and overlaps as well as meshing over 'sliver surfaces'. In many cases, users can completely remove the 'CAD Clean-Up' phase from their process which reduces time and therefore costs.

To see the tools in action and have the opportunity to discuss your requirements in detail please register your interest as soon as possible as spaces are limited.

After the seminar there will be a tour of the Aerospace Museum that includes an extensive collection of WWII aircraft as well as a flight simulator.

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Events: CD adapco Group German and French User Conferences
Posted Thu June 19, 2003 @09:45AM
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News The CD adapco Group would like to invite you to attend this years local user conferences in Germany and France.

German User Conference
October 13 - 14, 2003

French User Conference
October 15 - 16, 2003

At both meetings you will be able to meet with CD adapco Group employees and fellow industry profesionals. Learn about the product developments, hear user presentations and attend focussed parallel sessions.

For more information, please visit our website.

We look forward to seeing you in October.

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Fluent Upgrades Remote Simulation Facility
Posted Wed June 18, 2003 @08:35AM
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News Fluent Inc., the world leader in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software, announces an upgrade to its Remote Simulation Facility (RSF). Due to the broad reception to this new service, Fluent has added an additional 96 Gflops of capacity with the addition of a Linux Networx Evolocity(R) II cluster system.

The Fluent Remote Simulation Facility lets users exploit supercomputer capacity with unlimited Fluent processes using "pay as you go" methods through a highly secure Internet portal. This provides an excellent solution for Fluent users with a periodic need for high performance data processing.

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New Software: Heatsink Optimization Software Released
Posted Tue June 17, 2003 @08:45AM
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News Fluent Inc., world leader in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software, and Qfinsoft Technology Inc. of Canada, announces the release of the latest version of the popular heat sink optimization software tool Qfin 3.0. This software is a part of the electronics cooling software suite from Fluent that includes Icepak 4.0 and Icepro 3.1. Qfin 3.0, an easy-to-use tool for designing optimized heat sinks, is sold exclusively by Fluent throughout the world. In the United States, Applied Thermal Technologies Inc., which is a sister company of Fluent, sells Qfin as a stand-alone product.

According to Dr. Jan Visser, President of Qfinsoft, Qfin has been developed as a heat sink design and optimization tool to cut the time and effort involved in designing optimized heat sinks. Along with a completely new design interface, a more advanced network solver that can solve multiple fans on the same heat sink, Qfins accuracy over a wide range of complex heat sink geometries has been improved.

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AVL Used in Design of Ward's Ten Best Engines
Posted Fri June 13, 2003 @09:23AM
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News The engines on Ward's Auto World's 10 Best Engines may have come from America, Germany and Japan, but some of the brains behind the brawn have roots in Austria.

Ward's editors nominated 29 engines for Best Engines consideration. All were required to be available in regular production 2003 vehicles and all were judged against one another - there were no categories or other means of artificial competition.

Six of the seven automakers on this year's 10 Best list use AVL software in their engine development processes. The final verdict: the automakers that produced 9 out of the 10 best engines are aided by AVLs growing expertise and powerful suite of powertrain simulation software.

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CFX Extends Support of Itanium Platform
Posted Thu June 12, 2003 @05:25PM
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News Continuing its longstanding relationship with HP, ANSYS Inc. (NASDAQ: ANSS), a global innovator of simulation software and technologies designed to optimize product development processes, today announced that CFX-5.6, the latest version of the companys best-in-class computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software, is now available on 64-bit Intel Itanium 2-based workstations running HP-UX 11i.

The move will give CFX customers access to more computing power, reducing the time required to optimize all aspects of fluid-flow analysis within their overall product design and manufacturing processes. CFX-5 is already the technology leader with its coupled multi-grid solver that simultaneously solves the full system of hydrodynamic equations. HPs Itanium-based workstations give engineers the power they need to tackle much more complicated problems than previously possible on 32-bit machines.

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