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NIKA Chosen as PTC Platinum Partner
Posted Tue April 04, 2006 @08:59AM
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News NIKA GmbH, the leading provider of fluid flow and heat transfer simulation software for engineers, has announced that it has become the latest PTC Platinum Partner.

PTC, the Product Development Company bestows Platinum Partner status to a select group of companies that offer highly integrated, complementary technologies for manufacturers who need to create winning products and gain a competitive edge in their markets.

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Need Help with 2D Panel Method Code
Posted Fri March 31, 2006 @10:45PM
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Help Desk joshua_123_99 writes "Hi guys,

I just completed writing a code for calculating the surface pressure of a 4 digit 2D aerofoil section, using the panel method and the classic Hess and Smith approach, in the c language, however my results are not correct>

Can someone help me regarding this matter?

Thank you,

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New Software: OpenFOAM CFD Toolbox V1.3 Released
Posted Fri March 31, 2006 @08:44AM
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News OpenCFD are pleased to announce the release of version 1.3 of their OpenFOAM open source CFD toolbox. OpenFOAM uses finite volume numerics to solve systems of partial differential equations ascribed on any 3D unstructured mesh of polyhedral cells.

Version 1.3 contains numerous developments aimed towards improving the efficiency and robustness of OpenFOAM for large-scale engineering CFD.

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New Software: Alpha-Novatech Adds HeatSinkDesigner Library
Posted Thu March 30, 2006 @02:12PM
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News Alpha-Novatech, a well-know supplier of heat sinks, has made their products available for download in HeatSinkDesigner format.

HeatSinkDesigner is thermal software focused on finding the optimal heat sink for a particular application. It will rapidly optimize a custom heat sink design or find the best available off-the-shelf heat sink. HeatSinkDesigner is often used to quickly select heat sinks before creating a CFD model.

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Events: Fluent Announces Focused Symposia as Part of CFD Summit
Posted Thu March 30, 2006 @09:07AM
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ANSYS FLUENT Fluent will host application-focused symposia as a part of the 2006 CFD Summit, May 22-23, 2006 at the Hyatt Regency in Monterey, CA. During the day one program, learn about the most recent developments in commercial CFD. Day two features the application-focused symposia with leading practitioners.
Aerospace Symposium [pdf]
Talk with industry visionaries about the increasing use of and future potential of commercial CFD codes.
Electronics Fluids Modeling Symposium [pdf]
This event will provide you with information about state-of-the-art modeling techniques for electronics, thermal management, packaging, semiconductors and fuel cell systems.
Healthcare Fluids Modeling Symposium [pdf]
This symposium will provide you information about state-of-the-art modeling techniques for biopharmaceutical manufacturing, drug formulation, drug delivery systems and physiological flows.

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New Software: CFdesign Certified as Integrated CFD Solution for Autodesk Inventor
Posted Wed March 29, 2006 @09:42AM
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CFdesign Blue Ridge Numerics is pleased to announce CFdesign® v8.0 upfront CFD software is certified as an integrated simulation tool for Autodesk Inventor® 11.

The integrated appications work together to transform a standard workstation PC into an interactive, 3D flow bench, thermal test rig, and wind tunnel. Native Inventor 11 assemblies serve as zero-cost prototypes. Most importantly critcal product performance information not available from physical testing is revealed to the engineer.

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