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Events: Crystallization Webinar
Posted Thu April 22, 2004 @04:05PM
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News Please join Fluent Inc. and Dr. Allan Myerson, Philip Danforth Armour Professor of Engineering and Provost at the Illinois Institute of Technology on May 21, 2004 at 2:00 EST for this online seminar on calculating PSD coupled with fluid mechanics, with a focus on crystallization processes. This webinar is open to attendees from the US and Canada only.

Join population balance experts Dr. Allan Myerson of IIT and Dr. Kumar Dhanasekharan of Fluent Inc. in this seminar to learn about predicting size distribution along with transport phenomena and chemical reactions.

Who Should Attend this Presentation?

This seminar will provide an introduction to population balance methods in CFD. Engineers, engineering managers, and scientists dealing with particle/ bubble/ droplet size distribution in their process or with applications such as crystallization, fluidization, bubble columns, etc. would benefit from this informative webinar.

No prior experience with population balance methods or CFD is necessary.

To register, visit the webinar website.

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Events: Cluster Computing For CFD Webinar
Posted Thu April 22, 2004 @04:00PM
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News Fluent Inc., in partnership with Linux Networx, invites you to attend our latest on-line technical series presentation entitled "Cluster Computing for CFD." This webinar is being held on Thursday, April 15, 2004 at 2:00 pm ET.

Today's advanced CFD simulations require increased model fidelity and accuracy to meet the expectation of faster solutions and quicker turnaround times. To accomplish this requires increased computing resources, so many industries are turning to Cluster Computing environments as a cost- effective, robust solution. This webinar is a great opportunity to learn more about this new technology and how to effectively deploy it within your organization.

For additional information and to register for the webinar visit the webinar website:

Act now to make your reservation, space fills quickly!

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New Software: New Tool for CFD Design Optimization
Posted Wed April 21, 2004 @11:19AM
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News Daat Research Corp. announces a powerful new tool, OptimizeIt, that transforms design optimization into a faster, more effective and efficient process. An integral part of the newly released Coolit v5.55 thermal and flow simulation software, OptimizeIt can be used for assessing a system’s sensitivity to design variations and for optimizing the system’s design.

Design optimization process is a key task for thermal designers, and OptimizeIt completely automates it. Typically, design optimization involves setting up and solving multiple cases and then comparing results to find the best performing design. With Coolit v5.55, the user now simply defines what design parameters can be varied and the objective of the design. Once the problem is defined, Coolit takes over automatically setting up and solving the cases, and reporting the computed results identifying the best design.

OptimizeIt is just one of many enhancements in Coolit v5.55. Others include the ability to enter component positions and other quantities as an arithmetic function rather than a number, significantly improved model viewing and manipulation options. There are also solver algorithm advancements that improve convergence speed for certain classes of problems by an order of magnitude. Coolit v5.55 is available for delivery now.

For further information contact: or visit

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Events: Call for Papers - AIAA Aerospace Sciences
Posted Wed April 21, 2004 @10:17AM
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Announcements The 43rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit will be held 10-13 January 2005 in Reno, Nevada. The AIAA's Meshing, Visualization, and Computational Environments technical committee, formerly known as the Interactive Computer Graphics TC, invites papers describing those tools and techniques that enable successful application of computational simulations such as CFD, CAA, and CEM for real problems. Specifically, papers that describe advavnced techniques and extreme applications are invited in the following areas:
  • Computational geometry, including CAD-CAE interoperability
  • Meshing, including surface and volume grids, grid adaption, and moving meshes
  • Postprocessing, including multi-dimensional and transient visualization, feature detection, knowledge capture, and engineering animation
  • Collaborative environments, including user interfaces, internet technology, virtual reality, and linkages to design optimization and advanced engineering environments

Authors are also encouraged to submit their manuscripts, either before or after the meeting, to the Journal of Aerospace Computing, Information, and Communication for publication.

Abstracts are due by 07 May 2004 at Questions should be directed to John Dannenhoffer,

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New Software: ACUITIV™ Software Introduces Interactive CFD Visualization Solution
Posted Wed April 21, 2004 @10:10AM
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Post Processing ACUITIV™ Software, a leading provider of next-generation Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) visualization software, today announced the availability of ACUITIV v4.0. With the significant enhancements contained in this new release, ACUITIV Software now delivers a fully interactive, enterprise-class CFD visualization solution for industries worldwide, including automotive, aerospace & defense, power, and chemical processing.

Built on ACUITIV’s cutting-edge architecture which is based on VR Juggler™ and OpenGL™, ACUITIV v4.0 provides customers with a new suite of interactive tools for transient model visualization, multi-PC visualization sessions, and steady-state model support. ACUITIV v4.0 opens new avenues for engineers, designers, and marketers to assist in their efforts to dramatically reduce time and cost of analysis, as a single solution can now be used enterprise-wide to analyze, communicate and collaborate on a design.

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New Software: AMD Launches AMD Core Math Library 2.0
Posted Tue April 20, 2004 @08:36AM
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News techman wrote in with this AMD 64bit computing news:

AMD has announced the availability of AMD Core Math Library (ACML) version 2.0, an advanced tool that allows software developers to further exploit the large memory space and ground-breaking performance enhancements offered by the AMD64 architecture.

ACML 2.0 provides an expanded feature set, optimization of existing features and improved performance. Developers using ACML 2.0 can achieve greater code accuracy and speed of delivery while maximizing performance and functionality of x86-based applications running on 32-bit Windows® and 32- and 64-bit Linux operating systems. ACML 2.0 also helps build the foundation for the Windows software developer in preparation for 64-bit capable Windows availability.

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