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FORTRAN Creator John Backus Dies
Posted Wed March 21, 2007 @11:11AM
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News John W. Backus, who assembled and led the IBM team that created Fortran, the first widely used programming language, which helped open the door to modern computing, died on Saturday at his home in Ashland, Ore. He was 82.

Fortran, released in 1957, was "the turning point" in computer software, much as the microprocessor was a giant step forward in hardware, according to J.A.N. Lee, a leading computer historian.

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New Software: FLOW-3D Version 9.2 Released
Posted Wed March 21, 2007 @06:34AM
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News Flow Science, Inc. announces the availability of a new release of its FLOW-3D® computational fluid dynamics software. Version 9.2 of FLOW-3D® offers faster solutions, decreased computer resource requirements, unique physical modeling and unparalleled accuracy in solving free-surface problems.

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Events: Advanced Research Workshop on Fire Computer Modeling
Posted Tue March 20, 2007 @10:27PM
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Announcements The Advanced Research Workshop on Fire Computer Modeling will take place in Santander, Spain on October 19, 2007.

The goal of the workshop is to bring together numerical and experimental practitioners in fire dynamics, and foster discussion and exchange of knowledge about the current state of fire modeling.

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Business: CAE and CFD Specialist Kevin Colburn Joins CEI
Posted Fri March 16, 2007 @03:53PM
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News Kevin E. Colburn, a computational fluid dynamics (CFD) engineer and specialist in computer-aided engineering (CAE) with more than a decade of experience, has joined CEI to head the company’s Houston office in the role of sales manager.

In addition to serving clients within Texas, Colburn will be responsible for new and existing accounts throughout the Southwest.

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Events: Power Generation System Design
Posted Fri March 16, 2007 @03:48PM
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Announcements Flowmaster presents an educational, web-based seminar regarding the use of system-level simulation to help solve challenges faced during the design of cooling systems for all types of power generation facilities.

DATE/TIME: Tuesday, March 20, 2007 at 2:00pm EST (expected duration: 45 minutes)
COST: No charge.

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New Software: EFD.Pro Now Supports Pro/ENGINEER Mechanica
Posted Mon March 12, 2007 @08:28AM
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News Flomerics Ltd. has announced that EFD.Pro, its popular Engineering Fluid Dynamics (EFD) analysis software, now supports Wildfire 3 as well as an integrated interface with Pro/ENGINEER Mechanica for structural analysis.

EFD.Pro, which is embedded in Pro/ENGINEER, is used by best-in-class manufacturers to design and optimize products within the aerospace, automotive, HVAC, valves, medical device and fire protection industries.

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