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New Software: CFdesign v8.0 Released for Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire
Posted Fri May 12, 2006 @09:50PM
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CFdesign Blue Ridge Numerics, the fastest growing CFD company in the world and leader of the emerging upfront CFD software category, is announcing the availability of CFdesign® v8.0 for PTC® Pro/ENGINEER® Wildfire™ 3.0. Pro/ENGINEER is a 3D product design solution that helps companies develop detailed, intuitive and realistic digital product representations.

This new version of CFdesign v8.0 provides a fully parametric fluid flow and heat transfer simulation solution driven and controlled by native Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 3.0 assemblies, allowing mechanical design engineers to make faster, smarter decisions in a collaborative environment before the physical test phase.

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Perfect Flight At Last
Posted Fri May 12, 2006 @08:40AM
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News New flow simulation software developed at the Army High-Performance Computing Research Center (AHPCRC) incorporates automatic mesh generation technology directly in the flow solver allowing the mesh to adapt to changing conditions and geometries during the simulation.

In the Desktop Engineering article Perfect Flight At Last, Dr. Andrew Johnson of the AHPCRC describes how moving mesh CFD techniques offer new ways to model complex fluid-structure interactions such as a hummingbird’s hovering flight.

In early 2005, we began working with the new parallel programming language Unified Parallel C (UPC) with the goal of building new types of codes that would be difficult or impossible to implement using MPI. We quickly recognized that UPC would allow us to create a new type of CFD code that supported much more complex simulations, including dynamic mesh methods.

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Events: PLM Road Map 2006
Posted Thu May 11, 2006 @10:32AM
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Announcements CPD Associates is sponsoring PLM Road Map 2006 to be held September 27-28, 2006 in Dearborn, MI.

Join Donald H. Brown, leading industry analysts from CPDA, key industry players, and front-line implementation experts as they discuss their experiences in addressing strategic PLM topics. Find out about their successes in making technology work by linking it across the whole product lifecycle, the obstacles they encountered on the way, and how they developed strategies to overcome them.

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Events: Turbulence Workshop Scheduled
Posted Wed May 10, 2006 @09:23AM
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ANSYS FLUENT Turbulence modelling is a key element in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD). Despite this, a single mathematical model that covers all kind of turbulent flows has not yet been derived. Instead, an engineer must choose from a wide range of different turbulence models, each having it´s advantages and disadvantages. This is, however, not really surprising since the objective of turbulence modelling is to approximate an extremely complicated phenomenon.

Fluent Sweden AB will host a Turbulence Workshop intended for CFD engineers who face turbulent flows in their daily routine and are looking for efficient ways of ensuring reliable results. The workshop will be held June 7-9, 2006 in Gothenburg.

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Business: Blue Ridge Numerics Receives Strategic Capital Investment
Posted Tue May 09, 2006 @03:28PM
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CFdesign Blue Ridge Numerics has received an infusion of working capital from a strategic partner, Global Environment Fund, to expand sales and marketing, expedite the development of CFdesign, and sustain leadership of upfront CFD category.

"Today’s financial investment along with the on-going strategic support of GEF provides Blue Ridge Numerics the working capital and resources necessary to fully realize our business mission," stated Blue Ridge president, Ed Williams. "Today we are better positioned to accelerate the rate of innovation to benefit our customers and to capitalize on future opportunities such as acquisitions and a public offering."

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New Software: Extreme CFD Visualization at an Entry-Level Price
Posted Mon May 08, 2006 @02:09PM
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Post Processing CEI has announced EnSight Lite, new software that delivers essential features of the company's EnSight extreme visualization software at half the price. EnSight Lite is aimed at small- and medium-sized companies, large companies looking to maximize their visualization investment across the enterprise, and academic institutions.

"EnSight Lite represents the most advanced visualization functionality ever offered at this price point," says Darin McKinnis, CEI's vice president of marketing and sales. "It offers the powerful core visualization features used by the world's leading engineering and scientific organizations, and provides an easy migration path to other products in the EnSight family."

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