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Application: Simulation of Human Flight in Wingsuits
Posted Wed May 28, 2008 @08:54AM
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Application Flomerics and Matchstick Productions have released a short video which for the first time reveals the complex 3D airflow around a wingsuit that enables human beings to glide through the air like a bird.

The video combines actual footage of human flight in wingsuits with airflow simulations using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software.

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Software Cradle and WSU Open Center for High Performance Computing
Posted Tue May 27, 2008 @04:53PM
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News On April 11, 2008, Software Cradle Co. Ltd. headquartered in Osaka, Japan and the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at Wright State University (WSU) in Dayton, OH signed a collaboration agreement marking the official opening of the Center for High Performance Computing at the WSU Joshi Research Center.

The partnership will focus on fluid/thermal simulation and applications research and will provide students and participating engineers the opportunity to solve real world design problems using Software Cradle’s suite of state-of-the-art Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software products.

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Top 3 CFD Pains
Posted Fri May 23, 2008 @12:16PM
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News Optimal LLC has received a strong response to its CFD Pain Survey that inquires about significant pain or bottlenecks associated with CFD applications.

The current top three CFD pains include: 1) Software expense (71% respondents indicating intense or searing pain); 2) Mesh generation (67%); and 3) Geometry creation/clean-up (65%).

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Business: Blue Ridge Adding CFdesign Resellers in Key Global Markets
Posted Thu May 22, 2008 @02:55PM
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News Blue Ridge Numerics, the fastest growing CFD software company in the world for nearly a decade, is expanding its sales and support footprint in Asia and Europe. We have a proven, profitable method for growing business that we can teach to qualified partners.

BRN are looking for resellers that understand the immense business potential of upfront CFD and can supply the dedication and experience necessary to find, secure, and keep customers.

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Events: Understanding the Flow Physics of Coolants
Posted Thu May 22, 2008 @01:07PM
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News Join Tecplot for a presentation by the University of Cincinnati titled Understanding the Flow Physics of Coolants on Tuesday, June 3rd at 11:00am PDT (2:00pm EDT).

This presentation will show the use of advanced software tools to study the physics of airflow and how it impacts the performance of aircraft engines.

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Events: Secondary Particle Transport in Deterministic Simulations
Posted Thu May 22, 2008 @01:05PM
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News Tecplot will be hosting a webinar by a guest presenter covering Secondary Particle Transport in Deterministic Simulations on Thursday, May 29th at 11:00am PDT (2:00pm EDT).

The webinar is presented by the University of Florida.

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