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Application: Ebm-papst Utilizes TURBOdesign-1 in Optimal Fan Design
Posted Fri February 02, 2007 @02:24PM
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Application Ebm-papst is one of the largest fan manufacturers in the world with a turnover exceeding 900M Euro. Recently they carried out an extensive benchmark of many different design methods available worldwide in order to make their design process faster and more efficient. As a result of this extensive evaluation they concluded that TURBOdesign-1 by Advanced Design Technology Ltd provides the best solution.

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Business: Robert Brown Joins SoftInWay as VP Sales and Marketing
Posted Fri February 02, 2007 @02:21PM
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News SoftInWay, Inc., a leading provider of advanced turbomachinery design software, and the creator of the AxSTREAM™ Design and Optimization suite of programs, announced today that Robert M. (Bob) Brown has joined the company as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Brown is responsible for managing revenue generation and new market penetration worldwide.

“We are excited to have an experienced sales and marketing professional of Bob’s caliber at SoftInWay,” said SoftinWay President Dr. Leonid Moroz. “The company is poised to further expand our market penetration in the U.S., Asia and Europe, and we believe Bob is the right person to take us to the next level.”

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CD-adapco Releases Best Practice Guidelines on CAD for Simulation
Posted Thu February 01, 2007 @10:18AM
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News CD-adapco, the only CAE provider to deliver CAD-embedded flow and thermal solutions for all four major CAD packages (STAR-CAD Series), today announce an exciting new development in CAD for simulation. CD-adapco’s Best Practice Guidelines on CAD for Simulation directs users on how to use CAD to optimize their flow and thermal simulation.

This initiative is consistent with CD-adapco’s goal of transferring their industry leading CAE know-how and expertise to their partners.

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Laser Cutting System Achieves 40x Performance Enhancement
Posted Mon January 29, 2007 @05:49PM
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News Fico, member of the Besi Group, used engineering fluid dynamics analysis software EFD.Pro to obtain an amazing 40x performance enhancement in their new laser cutting system. The company successfully optimized airflow in their new equipment to deal with the dust created as a result of the cutting process. As a result, system maintenance intervals increased from 15 minutes to 11 hours in record time.

"In the past this process would have consisted of trial and error and would certainly have taken a lot longer than 90 days," explained Peter Venema, engineer. "When we proved that we had a reliable model, we were able to speed up the process significantly."

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Flomerics' FLO/PCB Thermal Software is Finalist in IEC's 2007 DesignVision Awards
Posted Mon January 29, 2007 @05:42PM
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News The International Engineering Consortium (IEC) has announced that FLO/PCB thermal design software from Flomerics is one of only three finalists in the PCB Design Tools category of their prestigious 2007 DesignVision Awards. Finalists were chosen from among a record number of competing products by a panel of judges selected from DesignCon’s Technical Program Committee.

"We are delighted that the IEC has recognized FLO/PCB software as one of the top three PCB design tools in 2007," said Dr. Mike Reynell, Director of Marketing for Flomerics. "FLO/PCB dramatically streamlines the PCB design process by providing thermal simulations at a very early phase before routing and other design details are established."

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Application: Sandia National Laboratories Uses EnSight to Test the Boundaries of Nanowires
Posted Wed January 24, 2007 @04:18PM
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Post Processing While nanowires are relatively new in the world of science, their unique mechanical, electrical, and optical properties make great research candidates. Researchers such as Jonathan Zimmerman, a Principal Member of Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories, are learning more about the inherent potential of these miniature wires.

Nanowires are very tiny wires with dimensions of the order of a nanometer (10^-9 meters). They are composed of metals such as silver, gold, or iron, or semiconductors such as silicon, zinc oxide, and germanium. Nanowires are not found in nature, so to perform research on them, they must first be fabricated in the lab.

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