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Events: Improving Aluminum Plant Energy Efficiency
Posted Wed April 05, 2006 @01:32PM
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News Fluent will host an online event titled Improving the Energy Efficiency of a Secondary Aluminum Plant Through a Plantwide Assessment on April 13, 2006 from 10-11 am EDT.

This online seminar is intended to demonstrate how measurements and modeling can result in significant energy savings in a secondary aluminum plant.

Energy costs represent a significant cost of production for an aluminum plant. These energy costs are expected to rise at a much higher rate than any other cost for the plant in the near future.

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New Software: Pointwise Offers Gridgen on SGI Prism
Posted Wed April 05, 2006 @08:50AM
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News Pointwise announces the availability of their CFD meshing software, Gridgen Version 15.09, on the Silicon Graphics Prism Deskside workstation.

"The first SGI workstation to which Gridgen was ported was a Model 2400 back in 1987," said John Steinbrenner, Pointwise's Vice President of Research and Development. "We are very excited to continue our 19 year relationship with SGI on their latest workstation, the Prism."

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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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