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Paper on SIMPLE/R Algorithm Available
Posted Mon July 05, 2004 @01:27PM
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News Maciej Matyka has updated his paper titled "Solution to Two-Dimensional Incompressible Navier-Stokes Equations with SIMPLE, SIMPLER and Vorticity-Stream Function Approaches. Driven-Lid Cavity Problem: Solution and Visualization."

It is available in a PDF format on his home page.

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Ansys Engineers Financial Success
Posted Mon July 05, 2004 @01:04PM
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News The financial site Motley Fool has written a glowing review of ANSYS's finances which have met estimates for 26 consecutive quarters. It's nice to see engineering analysis companies mentioned in the financial media and for once the press is rewarding a company for having long-term goals rather than managing for short-term profit.

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New Software: PathScale, Absoft Offer Development Tools for AMD64
Posted Tue June 29, 2004 @08:12AM
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News techman wrote:

PathScale and Absoft Corporation have announced the results of a collaborative engineering initiative to assure optimum compatibility and interoperability between the PathScale EKO Compiler Suite for Linux-based AMD64 compatible systems and the Absoft Fx2™ Fortran/C/C++ Debugging Solution.

"Absoft has worked closely with PathScale to achieve seamless interoperability between our respective products, and we are now certifying the PathScale EKO Compiler Suite version 1.2 for use with our Fx2 Debugging Solution for Fortran and C/C++," said Wood Lotz, president of Absoft. "Internal tests at Absoft have verified that the advanced optimizations of the PathScale compilers are really quite fast and we are comfortable recommending our Fx2 Debugging Solution with PathScale compilers to Linux application developers."

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Make an Olympic CFD Splash on Your Computer Screen
Posted Tue June 29, 2004 @07:23AM
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ANSYS FLUENT Celebrate the 2004 Summer Olympic Games and CFD’s advances in aiding the world of elite sport in performance enhancement and competitive advantage with Fluent Inc. Fluent Inc. has created a unique computer wallpaper with a split CFD/underwater image depicting the young American swimming prodigy, Michael Phelps.

Michael Phelps is aiming to emulate the unsurpassed feat of the 1972 US Olympian, Mark Spitz by bringing the US home at least 7 Gold medals in the Athens Swimming Pool. While doing this, Phelps will be wearing a Speedo Fastskin FSII swimsuit, designed in no small part by the use of the FLUENT CFD code. The FLUENT CFD code has been utilized extensively to carry out a huge range of hydrodynamic flow simulations around specific elite athletes. The split CFD/underwater image of Phelps used in the Wallpaper perfectly shows how contours of frictional drag on Phelps' body while he is in the glide position can be simulated to a lifelike resolution today. This is an exciting milestone in the development of applying CFD to real world competitive scenarios.

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PTC Names Blue Ridge Numerics “Software Partner of the Year”
Posted Mon June 28, 2004 @02:07PM
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CFdesign The recent PTC/USER World Event in Nashville, Tennessee, provided the stage for PTC, the Product Development Company™, to announce Blue Ridge Numerics is the company’s Software Partner of the Year.

Blue Ridge Numerics was selected from more than 200 software and technology partners for providing innovative and high quality products and for its support of the PTC customer base.

"We're honored to recognize the winners of this year's awards," said Dick Harrison, PTC president and CEO. "We appreciate their investment in PTC and its products and their commitment to superior product development."

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ANSYS to Deliver Software on AMD Opteron
Posted Mon June 28, 2004 @01:57PM
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ANSYS CFX ANSYS, Inc., a global innovator of simulation software and technologies designed to optimize product development processes, today announced that the upcoming ANSYS 9.0 release will be ported to the AMD Opteron(TM) processor running the SuSE version of the Linux operating system.

The AMD Opteron processor allows companies to preserve their investments in 32-bit applications, while providing a transition path to 64-bit computing for those projects demanding high-performance capabilities.

"With design cycles shortening, users want the highest-performing processors to keep up with their increasingly intense software needs," said Ben Williams, vice president of AMD's Enterprise and Server/Workstation Business Segment. "By porting ANSYS software to the AMD64 platform, ANSYS users will have the power and speed to quickly create their simulation runs and be unhindered by processor limitations."

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