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Visualization: EnSight Helps Create New Alloys and Safer Cars
Posted Thu November 29, 2007 @10:56AM
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Application If an eastbound 10-year-old car traveling at 15 miles per hour crashes head-on with an identical new car traveling west at the same speed, with all factors aside from age being equal, which car will fare the accident better?

At first glance, this may seem like a familiar school child’s arithmetic problem, but it’s actually a highly sophisticated physics problem. Common sense and experience, of course, tell us that the new car is the better bet. A true scientific explanation, however, lies at the molecular level, beyond the perceptions of the naked eye—but not beyond the reach of researchers at Mississippi State University’s Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems (CAVS).

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New Software: FloXpress Adds CFD to SolidWorks 2008 for Free
Posted Mon November 26, 2007 @03:14PM
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News Flomerics announced that its FloXpress flow simulation software is fully embedded within SolidWorks® 2008 3D CAD software and is available free of charge to all SolidWorks 2008 users.

FloXpress is a cut-down version of the popular COSMOSFloWorks product – also developed by Flomerics – that enables engineers and designers to simulate complex, 3D fluid flow and heat transfer processes via a simple, wizard-driven user interface inside the SolidWorks user environment.

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Events: Successful High Pressure Die Casting Product Improvement with Simulation
Posted Wed November 21, 2007 @11:43AM
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Announcements You're invited to attend a live, online seminar where Flow Science will discuss a high pressure die casting project utilizing FLOW-3D®, a high level simulation tool. The seminar will be held Wednesday, November 28, 2007 at 1:00 PM EST.

This demonstration covers an industry project done by Littler Diecast Corporation who successfully redesigned a die casting gating and runner system to eliminate porosity problems.

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Business: OptimaNumerics names John Parkinson as Chairman of the Board
Posted Wed November 21, 2007 @10:47AM
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News OptimaNumerics, the leading provider of high performance numerical software, today announced that Dr John M Parkinson has been appointed as the Chairman of the Board.

“I am looking forward to working closely with John as we expand our leadership position in the high performance computing market,” said Dr Kenneth Tan, Founder and CEO. “John's skills and experience in the high performance computing market serving the most demanding customers will be invaluable in guiding the company to its next level of strength.”

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Visualization: CEI Receives Honors in HPCwire Readers' and Editors' Choice Awards
Posted Wed November 21, 2007 @10:37AM
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News Computational Engineering International, Inc. (CEI) has been recognized in the annual HPCwire Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards, presented at the 2007 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC07), in Reno, Nevada.

Diane Lieberman, publisher of HPCwire, revealed the list of winners at the HPCwire booth at SC07. CEI was recognized with the following honor: Readers’ Choice Award for Most Innovative HPC Visualization Product or Technology for CEI’s extreme visualization product, EnSight.

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Business: Ulrich Meier Joins OptimaNumerics as Vice President of Sales
Posted Fri November 16, 2007 @12:17PM
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News OptimaNumerics, leader in high performance numerical software, is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Ulrich Meier as Vice President of Sales with a global responsibility for direct and indirect sales of OptimaNumerics Libraries.

Dr Meier reports directly to Dr Kenneth Tan, founder and CEO. “I am very pleased to have Ulrich on board. His deep understanding of HPC technology and the needs of industrial, government and academic HPC users will lead OptimaNumerics to broader markets and application areas. There is a lot of potential not only in technical and scientific but also in enterprise HPC,” said Dr Tan.

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