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Events: Simulation in Product, Equipment and Component Development
Posted Tue May 30, 2006 @10:08AM
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Announcements NAFEMS, The International Association for the Engineering Analysis Community, has announced the confirmed agenda for the Seminar "Simulation in Product, Equipment and Component Development", to be held in Porto, Portugal on June 22nd 2006.

Companies across Portugal and Spain, and all over the world, are under pressure to accelerate product development and save costs. Numerical techniques in computational simulation offer a key in the development of complex products, such as aircraft, cars, trains, ships or offshore systems, and components and industrial processes.

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New Software: CD-adapco Releases STAR-CCM+ V2
Posted Sun May 28, 2006 @12:21PM
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News Today marks a watershed for CAE as CD-adapco, the leading provider of full-spectrum Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) solutions, has announced the second major release of STAR-CCM+.

First released in 2004, STAR-CCM+ combines the very latest CFD and computing technology, delivered in an environment that is easier to use than any other tool on the market. This release adds state-of-the-art meshing technology and a wealth of advanced physics to STAR-CCM+'s capabilities.

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Application: Coolit Analysis Improves Thermal Design
Posted Sun May 28, 2006 @12:19PM
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Application The whole point of simulation software is to test ideas on the fringe. Simulation takes little investment and turnaround is faster than with prototypes.

A Machine Design article investigates the use of Coolit CFD software to improve the thermal performance of a Honeywell process-control system. Thermal specialists reasoned that if each module were tilted at the correct angle, room air could enter the bottom right side of each module, flow across it and exit the top left side.

But would it work? Physical testing could cost thousands, so they turned to simulation.

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Events: Flow Induced Noise Simulation Seminar
Posted Wed May 24, 2006 @04:05PM
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Announcements LMS International will host a webseminar on the simulation of flow induced noise on June 1st, 2006.

The aero-acoustics simulation tools from LMS help you evaluate the noise from unsteady flow phenomena like vortex shedding and turbulent boundary layers by coupling Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) methods with Computational Acoustics.

The aero-acoustics simulation tools from LMS offer a set of capabilities and user-friendly interfaces to transform the time-domain CFD data into equivalent aero-acoustics sources in the frequency domain. State-of-the-art acoustic BEM analyses will then return accurate predictions of the noise levels generated by these sources.

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Events: Pump and Fan 3D Inverse Design Workshop
Posted Wed May 24, 2006 @02:48PM
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Announcements Advanced Design Technology (ADT) will host a two day aero/hydrodynamic design training workshop for incompressible flow turbomachinery applications on June 29-30, 2006 in Detroit.

The workshop will introduce the inverse design process and compare this with conventional design. It will enable participants to apply the unique features of TURBOdesign-1 3-D inverse design code, coupled with TURBOcfd in the hydrodynamics/aerodynamics design of their own specific blade row, under the supervision of experienced design staff from ADT.

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FLOVENT Wins Expert's Choice Award
Posted Wed May 24, 2006 @02:39PM
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News Flomerics' Flovent software for airflow prediction in buildings has been awarded the Expertís Choice Award for Software from Controlled Environments Magazine. Flovent software was selected by an independent panel of judges as the best software package in the contamination protection and controlled environment industry.

The award stated that: "No matter how complex the airflow application is, this modeling software enables the user to understand it more comprehensively through the medium of virtual reality and computer 3-D animation." Dr. Andy Manning, Director of Engineering for Flomerics, Inc. said that: "We are extremely pleased that Controlled Environments Magazine has recognized the industry-leading capabilities of Flovent software through their Expert's Choice Award."

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