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New Software: Harpoon - ‘The Extreme Mesher’ Raises the Industry Standard for Meshing
Posted Tue February 28, 2006 @09:15AM
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News Sharc Ltd, a world leader in meshing technologies, has announced the release of version 2.0 of its flagship meshing software, Harpoon -‘The Extreme Mesher’.

Key enhancements to the code include a new boundary layer meshing algorithm, broadening its range of applications in all industries.

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Fluent Participates in Diesel Emissions Reduction Consortium
Posted Tue February 28, 2006 @09:11AM
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News Fluent Inc., world leader in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software and services, announces that it will once again participate in the International Diesel Emissions Reduction Consortium (DERC), which was introduced last year by the Engine Research Center (ERC) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The purpose of the DERC is to assist diesel engine manufacturers and related industries to meet future diesel engine emissions regulations.

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Application: "Dr. Ice" and His Skeleton Crew
Posted Mon February 27, 2006 @06:53PM
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Application By David Curtis,
Sports Engineering Research Group (SERG), Sheffield University, Sheffield, UK
Reprinted from Fluent News

The United Kindom is not renowned for its climate being conducive to winter sports. However, with the Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy in February 2006, a new breed of athlete has come along. Kristan Bromley, the top-ranked skeleton bobsled competitor in the UK, and current European Champion, is a leading British medal prospect. He was also the first British male to win a winter sports world cup series when he dominated the 2003/2004 season. Bromley is perhaps unique in the sport because he has a Ph.D. in ice sports technology, and saw the value of CFD in his previous job with the defense company BAE.

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Events: 8th Symposium on Overset Composite Grids & Solution Technology
Posted Mon February 27, 2006 @03:00PM
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Announcements The 8th Symposium on Overset Composite Grids & Solution Technology provides an open communication forum for mathematicians, scientists, and engineers from academia, industry, and government. The technical organization is informal, and only oral presentations are required.

The symposium will be held October 3-5, 2006 in Houston, TX.

The goals of the symposium are as follows:

  • Communicate recent work, new research ideas, and work in progress.
  • Exchange ideas involving overset grid technologies, including unsteady and moving body problems, and emerging hybrid strategies.
  • Provide an opportunity for interaction between researchers, developers, and practitioners.

Symposium Brochure [pdf]

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NAFEMS Launches Autosim Project
Posted Mon February 27, 2006 @09:47AM
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News Thirty-two of Europe’s leading automotive companies have joined forces to launch the EC funded Autosim project, which will ensure that the entire European automotive industry is making the most effective use of engineering simulation techniques. The three-year project is supported by €600,000 of funding from the European Commission and is co-ordinated by NAFEMS, the International Association for the Engineering Analysis Community, an independent not-for-profit membership organization with more that 700 member organisations in over 30 different countries. The scope of NAFEMS activities encompasses all simulation technology, including Finite Element Analysis (FEA), and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD).

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Events: Free Gridgen Standard Training Course
Posted Fri February 24, 2006 @09:32AM
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Announcements Are you interested in learning how to generate good grids in the shortest possible time? If so, you are invited to attend a free two-day Gridgen training course.

March 14-16, 2006
Pointwise, Inc.
213 South Jennings Avenue
Fort Worth, Texas

You will learn the best approaches to many common meshing challenges and become familiar with the use of Gridgen. Come to Gridgen Training to learn about the latest features you can use to make your job easier. If you are not currently a user and are considering licensing Gridgen, come to training to see for yourself how Gridgen can accelerate your projects.

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