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Surface Wrapping Technology for Industrial CAE
Posted Thu March 13, 2008 @04:25PM
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Geometry Stephen Ferguson, Joel Davison and Jon Lewin
CD-adapco

Dealing with the consequences of ‘dirty’ or complicated CAD data has long been the biggest bottleneck in the CAE process and, until recently, was the single largest obstacle preventing the routine implementation of numerical simulation early in the industrial design process.

Although the route from CAD model to CAE solution has been much improved in recent years, with the introduction of better translators and CAD-embedded CAE simulation technology, there still exists a significant group of problems where CAD geometries are too big or complex to be handled easily.

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Business: Applied Math Modeling Partners with ANSYS for Online CFD Simulation
Posted Tue March 11, 2008 @05:01PM
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ANSYS Applied Math Modeling Inc. announced today that it has entered into an exclusive agreement with ANSYS, Inc. for the distribution, support and ongoing development of CoolSim, a product focused on modeling the thermal environment of data centers.

CoolSim is a hosted product that utilizes advanced ANSYS CFD solvers to compute the temperature, pressure and airflow within a data center.

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Application: The Microfluidics of Cilia Motion
Posted Fri March 07, 2008 @05:20PM
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Application The Fluidics and Biocomplexity Group at the University of Oxford focuses on problems in medicine and biology and on drawing inspiration from phenomena and mechanisms observed there to design devices that are of practical use.

An example of this approach is the investigation on cilia motion. The cilia we study are biological microfluidic actuators, long cellular protrusions that oscillate, often in a complicated fashion, and set the fluid around them in motion.

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Application: CFD Used to Develop Advanced Lighting
Posted Fri March 07, 2008 @04:42PM
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Application Dialight plc has selected Flomerics’ EFD.Pro engineering fluid dynamics software, embedded in Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire, for the design of advanced lighting systems based on light-emitting diode (LED) technology.

“Although power LEDs are becoming more efficient, a significant amount of input power translates into heat,” said Gordon Routledge, VP of illumination products, Dialight plc.

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Becoming a Design Partner
Posted Tue March 04, 2008 @04:18PM
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News Kamran Fouladi, Ph.D., P.E.
InfoMec Consulting

In a fiercely competitive market, organizations are continually seeking tools that provide them with strategic advantages. CFD can be such a tool for organizations that have design applications which concerns fluid dynamics problems.

Substantial efforts have been underway since 1980’s to make CFD an integral part of the design process. In fact, government research labs and commercial corporations in both aerospace and auto industries have been using CFD for decades and each one of them has probably been using number of in-house and commercially developed CFD codes simultaneously. Other industries have followed suit and CFD use is continuously on the rise.

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Application: Harpoon Speeds up CFD Analysis at Rieter Automotive
Posted Tue March 04, 2008 @09:09AM
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Application Designing the modern day car has become an extremely complex problem. Not only must the car be pleasing to the eye, but it must be comfortable, reasonably priced and fuel efficient as well.

Based in Winterthur, Switzerland, Rieter Automotive Systems is one of the leading global suppliers of systems solutions in the field of noise control and thermal management for the automotive industry. Rieter Automotive Systems offers innovative solutions within a Total Vehicle Approach to make cars more comfortable, lighter and more efficient.

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