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Unit Conversion From 3D to 2D
Posted Fri January 21, 2005 @06:08PM
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Help Desk Raj writes "Hi-

I have this experimental tank (38 x 9 x 9 cm) that has a circular inlet of 1.2 cm diameter. In my experiments, I have the flow coming in at the rate of 60 mL/minute. Now the problem is - when I have to simulate this in CFD, I need the velocity of flow coming in.

So, from the equation Q = V.A, I can get the inlet velocity, but I am simulating this in 2D (38 x 9 cm), where the inlet is represented by a line 1.2 cm in length. What will be the inlet velocity for this case? Will it be the same as I get from the above equation for 3D simulation?"

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Business: ANSYS Awarded General Services Administration Contract for CFX Products
Posted Fri January 21, 2005 @06:00PM
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ANSYS CFX ANSYS, Inc., a global innovator of simulation software and technologies designed to optimize product development processes, has announced that it has been awarded a contract by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) to sell its CFX® products and services, joining the other ANSYS® tools available to Federal customers through the GSA program.

"Our goal is to provide a cost-effective suite of engineering simulation solutions to government agencies," said Jim Cashman, president and CEO at ANSYS, Inc. "Now, with the addition of CFX being awarded a contract, we are able to provide our complete product suite, and better serve our federal customers and prospects."

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Help in Using Fluent
Posted Fri January 21, 2005 @05:59PM
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Help Desk Pankaj Hande writes "Hi,

I am a Graduate Student. I have an assignment to analyze the effectiveness of mixing two streams of air using Fluent. I don't know anything about Fluent and Gambit. Can anyone please give me a direction to proceed, tutorials, etc. to start off. Anything that can help me in modelling the problem and solving it in Fluent.

Regards
Pankaj"

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Business: NIKA Selects CFD Technologies as UK Distributor
Posted Fri January 21, 2005 @05:53PM
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News NIKA GmbH, the leading provider of fluid flow and heat transfer simulation software for engineers, has selected CFD Technologies as a distributor for its family of Engineering Fluid Dynamics (EFD) products. NIKA develops and distributes EFD.Lab, an industry leading fluid flow and heat transfer simulation program, as well as EFD.V5, which offers seamless integration between Dassault Systèmes’ CATIA V5 and NIKA’s analysis technology. CFD Technologies will sell and support both EFD.Lab and EFD.V5 in the United Kingdom.

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Help With SIMPLE Algorithm
Posted Fri January 21, 2005 @10:07AM
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Help Desk parshuram writes "Hi Everybody,

I am writing code for 2D channel flow by using SIMPLE algorithm. Initially the flow is developing but afterwords, oscillations are comming in to solution. What could be the reason for this?"

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Events: EACC 2005 - Call for Papers
Posted Thu January 20, 2005 @10:16AM
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Announcements The early days of January are the right time to wish you a happy New Year for 2005 and to transmit Fluent's wishes for you to have both business and professional success in your company or institution.

It is also a good time to renew our invitation to you to participate in the second European Automotive CFD Conference (EACC) which we are holding at the Congress Center of Frankfurt (Germany) on the 29th and 30th June 2005.

This event is a renewed opportunity for the whole of Fluent's extensive European automotive CFD community to get together again and keep abreast of the latest technical developments in our industry. It is also an ideal place for you to present your work to a knowledgeable and interested audience and to get some valuable feedback from experts and peers working on comparable tasks across the continent.

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