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Events: Trek Bikes R&D Engineer to Keynote CFdesign Events
Posted Tue November 01, 2005 @06:17PM
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News Blue Ridge Numerics, Inc. is pleased to announce Damon Rinard, R&D Engineer in Trek's Advanced Concept Group, will keynote two upcoming CFdesign Customer Forums.

His presentation will reveal how CFdesign helped Lance Armstrong win his seventh Tour de France and how Trek uses CFdesign to accelerate product development and generate better products. Damon will share correlation data between CFdesign and wind tunnel experiments as confirmation of CFdesign capabilities for external aerodynamics.

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BAR Honda CEO on CFD Technology
Posted Mon October 31, 2005 @02:44PM
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News has an interview with BAR chief executive Nick Fry discussing the recently completed season and looking ahead to next year. When questioned about a possible new F1 regulation requiring a Centreline Downwash Generating (CDG) rear wing, Mr. Fry had this to say:
On the new CDG wing, I think a lot more work needs to be done to ensure it is the right answer. We're one of the biggest proponents of CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) technology but it only gives you a good guide for what you should be doing, it doesn't have the resolution to give you all the answers. I feel more work, more modelling and more wind tunnel tests need to be done to make sure that this new rear wing proposal really is the way to go.

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Putting the Spin in CFD
Posted Mon October 31, 2005 @02:34PM
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News Desktop Engineering has posted an article titled Putting the Spin in CFD which covers CFD as a tool for studying rotating components.
CFD (computational fluid dynamics) helps engineers study many of the issues involved in rotating component behavior. It provides a way to save a great deal of time and money in obtaining the necessary information, and assists engineers in designing better quality rotating equipment.

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Fluent Invites Submissions for CFD User of the Year Awards
Posted Thu October 27, 2005 @05:29PM
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News Fluent Inc., world leader in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software and services, today announces the closing date of November 30th 2005 for all submissions to its annual “CFD User of the Year” Awards.

The winning candidates will be chosen to represent the best of the many applied CFD studies and papers published by users of Fluent’s industry-standard CFD software over the past year.

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Events: Seminar on Real World Simulation of Fluid Structure Interaction
Posted Thu October 27, 2005 @04:17PM
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News Fluent and Abaqus invite you to attend a free morning seminar on Wednesday 23 November 2005 in Sheffield, UK.

The seminar offers the opportunity to learn about and discuss the very latest techniques of Fluid Structure Interaction.

It will introduce the main concepts of Fluid-Structure simulation and outline the main components of the FLUENT-ABAQUS solution. The benefits that this method delivers to the overall Product Development Process will also be highlighted. In addition to a live demonstration, several case studies from the Automotive, Aerospace and Medical Industries will also be presented.

For further information or to register for the seminar email

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CFD Helps Improve Ore Separation by Flotation
Posted Tue October 25, 2005 @02:59PM
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News Flotation, a process where valuable minerals are separated from low-grade ore by entraining the minerals in the froth, is a very important part of modern mining. After 100 years of modern flotation, more money can be made by achieving a cleaner separation of minerals.

Now CFD techniques are being employed to study the physics of flotation and how the process can be improved.

“In flotation cells, the use of computational fluid dynamic model-ling has now come of age, and it is possible to gain an insight into the distribution of energy in various areas of a flotation tank,”

Much of this research is being carried out under the auspices of AMIRA’s P780A project.

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