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Events: Pointwise User Group Meeting 2008
Posted Tue June 03, 2008 @03:10PM
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News Pointwise, Inc. is pleased to announce the Pointwise User Group Meeting 2008 will be held at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Downtown Fort Worth on 5-6 November, 2008.

The meeting will include special Pointwise and Gridgen training seminars, presentations by Pointwise staff on new product developments, exhibits by our partners, and user presentations.

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Application: HVAC Cross Flow Fan Aero-Acoustics
Posted Tue June 03, 2008 @03:09PM
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Application By Dr. Teng-Kiat Lim
Chee-Onn Chan
Department of Research and Application,
O.Y.L. R&D Center,
Selangor, Malaysia

OYL R&D have been using FLUENT since 2004. As experience within the CAE group has grown with FLUENT, so our experimental testing and prototyping procedures have been greatly optimized.

The CAE group continues to develop its use and knowledge of CFD in order to provide the best service to our air-conditioner customers.

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Georgia Tech Motorsports Wins CFdesign Award
Posted Mon June 02, 2008 @10:56AM
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News Blue Ridge Numerics is pleased to announce the Georgia Institute of Technology Motorsports Team has earned the 2008 FSAE CFdesign computational fluid dynamics award, presented during the Formula SAE 2008 competition held May 14-18th at the Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan.

Blue Ridge Academic Program Leader, Maureen Kennedy, presented the award to Georgia Tech Sophomore aerospace engineering student, Tom Kwasniak, for his excellent use of CFD to effectively re-design an intake manifold.

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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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