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FDA Round Robin Invitation
Posted Fri September 19, 2008 @04:15PM
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News The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) invites you to collaborate in a unique project, "Standardization of Computational Fluid Dynamic (CFD) Techniques Used to Evaluate Performance and Blood Damage Safety in Medical Devices."

The purpose of this project is to determine how computational fluid dynamics can be effectively used to characterize fluid flow and to predict blood damage in medical devices.

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Events: Engineering Simulation Energy Conference
Posted Fri September 19, 2008 @04:04PM
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Announcements ANSYS is pleased to host a uniquely positioned international event focused on engineering challenges and innovation in the energy industry.

Join us at the 2008 Engineering Simulation Energy Conference (ESEC, previously called the IOCC) November 11 and 12 in Houston, Texas, U.S.A. and network with engineers, mangers and executives from other energy companies who are inspired to meet the global demand in energy.

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BMW Sauber F1 Commended for CFD Use
Posted Wed September 17, 2008 @08:31AM
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News ANSYS, Inc., a global innovator of simulation software and technologies designed to optimize product development processes, today announced that a strategy of the BMW Sauber F1 Team to increase the reliance on engineering simulation software from ANSYS for its demanding racing car design and development program has been recognized by judges of the MITcon Manufacturing IT Awards, held by Manufacturing Computer Solutions magazine.

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Application: CFD Used to Design Automotive Vortex Generators
Posted Mon September 15, 2008 @01:44PM
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Application An Auto Speed article describes how vortex generators are now being used on a variety of high performance cars to lower drag.

In designing vortex generators for the Evo Lancer, Mitsubishi engineers used a combination of testing and CFD to optimize the design.

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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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