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CD-adapco Vehicle Simulation Resource Center Launched
Posted Wed March 04, 2009 @06:10PM
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CD-adapco CD-adapco has announced the launch of their new Vehicle Simulation Resource Center. The center has been established to provide engineers with access to application briefs related to the simulation of: Aerodynamics and Vehicle Thermal Management; In Cylinder Modeling, Powertrain Analysis; Passenger Comfort; Aftertreatment; and Fuel Cells. Additional topics will be added in the coming months.

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Application: Embedded CFD Helps Reduce Number of Thermal Prototypes
Posted Wed March 04, 2009 @05:58PM
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Application Azonix used FloEFD software from the Mentor Graphics Corporation Mechanical Analysis Division (formerly Flomerics) to reduce the number of thermal prototypes required from up to 12 to 1 on its new Terra embedded computer.

"FloEFD computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software enables design engineers without a fluid analysis background to perform thermal simulation," said James Young, Design Engineer for Azonix. "The result is that we got the design right the first time, only had to make one prototype, and avoided expensive design changes that typically occur in the late stages of the development process."

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Events: Pointwise Meshing Seminar
Posted Mon March 02, 2009 @10:52AM
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Announcements Pointwise, Inc. has been receiving an increasing amount of interest in both Pointwise and Gridgen from Scandinavian and Northern European engineers. In response, Pointwise, Inc. will be hosting a Meshing Seminar in Göteborg, Sweden to be held at the Radisson SAS Hotel on March 19, 2009.

You are invited to join two engineers from Pointwise, Inc. to learn more about reliable meshing for computational fluid dynamics.

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Events: Flowmaster Offers Free Educational 1D CFD Webinars
Posted Mon March 02, 2009 @10:41AM
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Announcements Flowmaster will be running two educational web-based seminars regarding the use of 1D thermo-fluid system simulation to help solve challenges faced during the design of aircraft fluid systems.

Air Management Systems Webinar will be held March 5, 2009 at 1:00pm CST.

Aircraft Fuel Systems Webinar will be held March 10, 2009 1:00pm CST.

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Visualization: 2009 Ensight Calendar Contest Winners
Posted Mon March 02, 2009 @10:36AM
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News Thank you to everyone who submitted an image for the 2009 EnSight calendar. The winning images have been posted on the CEI website.

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Application: CFD Analysis Helps Combat Congenital Heart Disease in Children
Posted Thu February 26, 2009 @10:56AM
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Application By Andrea Siedsma
UC San Diego

Congenital heart defects account for five times more deaths annually than all childhood cancers combined. Alison Marsden, an assistant mechanical and aerospace engineering professor at the University of California at San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering, has developed a unique set of computer modeling tools that are expected to enhance pediatric surgeons’ ability to perform heart surgery on children. Marsden’s work focuses on designing and using simulation tools to provide a way of testing new surgery designs on the computer before trying them on patients, much like, for example, engineers use computer codes to test new designs for airplanes or automobiles.

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