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Application: CFD Analysis of a Solar Powered Car
Posted Mon August 07, 2006 @10:47AM
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Application L.L.M. Boermans and J.P. Hemerik,
Delft University of Technology

Research students at the Department of Aerospace Engineering at the Delft University of Technology (DUT) used Gridgen to create high quality grids in their design of the solar powered cars Nuna 2 and Nuna 3 for the World Solar Challenge.

The World Solar Challenge is a biennial solar powered car race from Darwin to Adelaide, Australia. The 3000 kilometer race was won in 2001, 2003, and 2005 by cars designed by DUT.

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Events: COMSOL Users Conference Highlights Multiphysics Simulation
Posted Wed August 02, 2006 @12:15PM
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Announcements The COMSOL Users Conference 2006 will be held in several locations this fall and will combine hands-on training along with presentations from users and COMSOL technical staff.

Attendees will learn about the latest COMSOL products, discover the expanding range of applications possible with COMSOL Multiphysics, while making contacts and getting hands-on training.

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CD-adapco Launches STAR-Tutor Remote Training
Posted Tue August 01, 2006 @09:06AM
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News CD-adapco, the world-leading provider of full-spectrum CFD solutions has announced the launch of STAR-Tutor: the CD-adapco on-line tutoring service.

STAR-Tutor enables CD-adapco’s user base to train in specialist applications or improve their CFD know-how without leaving the office. Whether new to CFD, using simulation in a new application area, or picking up a CD-adapco solution for the first time, STAR-Tutor gets you up to speed, fast.

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Business: CD-adapco Selects Industry Veteran to Drive North American CAD/PLM-Embedded Solution Sales
Posted Tue August 01, 2006 @09:04AM
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News CD-adapco is pleased to announce that Mike Harrison has joined the company as Manager, CAD/PLM-embedded Solution Sales. Mr. Harrison brings to CD-adapco a 30-year background and solid track record of accomplishments in customer service, sales, sales management, and executive management in information technology, including the past seven years of directly applicable sales management experience in leading the growth of the up-front Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) business in North America for NIKA. Prior to that, he spent over 12 years in key executive and sales management positions with Division, Kubota, and Digital Equipment Corp.

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Events: Eighth Overset Grids Symposium
Posted Mon July 24, 2006 @03:36PM
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Announcements The 8th Symposium on Overset Composite Grids & Solution Technology will be held October 3-5, 2006, at the Gilruth Center of NASA's Johnson Space Center, in Houston, TX, USA.

This international symposium provides an open communication forum for mathematicians, scientists, and engineers from academia, industry, and government. The symposium organization is quite informal, and the primary purpose is to present and discuss new, current, and work in progress of the participants.

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New Software: OptimaNumerics Improves Intel Dual Core Performance
Posted Mon July 24, 2006 @03:32PM
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News OptimaNumerics, leader in high performance technical and scientific computing software, today announced support for the new Dual Core Intel Itanium 2 processor 9000 series. OptimaNumerics Libraries further enhances application performance for high performance computer users.

"New dual-core Intel Itanium 2 processors running with OptimaNumerics Libraries enables technical computing users to achieve higher levels of performance than ever before, and tackle ever larger and more advanced computations. OptimaNumerics is delighted to support the dual-core Intel Itanium 2 platform," says Dr Kenneth Tan, OptimaNumerics founder and CEO.

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