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Application: Flow Simulation Improves Photovoltaic Solar Panel Performance
Posted Fri September 12, 2008 @11:24AM
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Application Schueco, one of the leading producers of photovoltaic panels, used Flomerics’ Flovent computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software to redesign its products to improve their thermal performance so that 15% to 20% more panels can be used in a given space.

Today’s photovoltaic panels present a major thermal design challenge since every degree Centigrade of temperature rise reduces the power produced by 0.5%.

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Events: Final Call for Papers - NAFEMS World Congress 2009
Posted Fri September 12, 2008 @11:20AM
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Announcements Abstract submission deadline for the NAFEMS World Congress 2009 is October 6, 2008.

The NAFEMS World Congress 2009 will be THE International Congress on Simulation Technology for the Engineering Analysis Community. This is your opportunity to present at this world-renowned biennial Congress, and ensure that your organisation is part of the largest and most respected independent engineering analysis event on the calendar. The congress will be held June 16th-19th 2009 in Crete, Greece.

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New Software: SoftInWay Introduces Educational Version of Turbomachinery Flow Path Design Software
Posted Wed September 10, 2008 @09:03AM
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News SoftInWay relaunches its AxSTREAM Educational Version for Design and Optimization of Turbomachinery Flow Paths. The current version has a new key element - Streamline Solvers.

The beginning of this academic year was marked by a special offer from SoftInWay focused on improving the turbomachinery design experience. The company announces a bundle for its turbomachinery education version meant for use in colleges and universities.

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Business: Tubbesing and Future Facilities Partner to Optimize Data Center Cooling Efficiency
Posted Wed September 10, 2008 @08:37AM
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News Future Facilities and Tubbesing Sales Company’s subsidiary Data Center Planners (DCP) have announced a partnership aimed at providing improved data center cooling solutions to companies in Texas and Oklahoma.

DCP will model and simulate data centers using Future Facilities 6SigmaDC product suite. DCP will also sell and support 6SigmaDC.

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OpenFOAM CoAuthor to be Pointwise Visiting Researcher
Posted Fri September 05, 2008 @04:16PM
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News Pointwise announced today Prof. Hrvoje Jasak of Wikki Ltd. and University of Zagreb, Croatia will collaborate with Pointwise this autumn as a visiting researcher.

Prof. Jasak is a coauthor of OpenFOAM, a C++ library and software suite for numerical simulation in continuum mechanics. He will work with Pointwise’s development team on implementing a native interface between Pointwise’s meshing software and OpenFOAM.

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New Software: Upgrades Released for Tecplot 360 2008 and Tecplot Focus 2008
Posted Wed September 03, 2008 @09:13AM
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News Tecplot, Inc. has released upgrades for two of its industry-leading software products, Tecplot 360 2008 and Tecplot Focus 2008.

The upgrades help users create images and plots more quickly, display time and date on any axis, and generate enhanced non-Flash animations for PowerPoint.

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