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Application: CFD Improves Cement Manufacture
Posted Mon August 10, 2009 @11:16AM
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Application ANSYS, Inc., a global innovator of simulation software and technologies designed to optimize product development processes, today announced that its software is helping aixprocess, a German engineering consultancy, to explore process improvements that will make cement manufacturing more profitable and more environmentally responsible.

The business has been investigating replacing traditional fossil fuels — which are becoming increasingly difficult to extract, expensive to use and are of limited quantity — with alternative fuels. The efforts of aixprocess are part of a collaborative project sponsored by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, aimed at using fluid dynamics modeling tools to identify process improvements needed to help cement manufacturers remain competitive in today's business world.

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Business: Flow Science Announces Association with Econocap Polska
Posted Thu August 06, 2009 @10:26AM
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News Flow Science, Inc. announced it has entered into an agreement with Econocap Polska Sp. z o.o, for that company to market and support Flow Science's products, including, FLOW-3D, FLOW-3D/MP, and FLOW-3D Cast for both sales and engineering consulting in Poland.

FLOW-3D Cast is a casting process simulation software jointly developed by Simtech Systems Oy (Finland) and Flow Science and based on the FLOW-3D solver, presently available only in Europe and Asia.

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Application: Researchers Saving Lives with Improved Artery Stent Design
Posted Thu August 06, 2009 @10:23AM
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Application Researchers at Virginia Military Institute are working to improve artery stent effectiveness. Heart disease, often caused by partially blocked coronary arteries, is the most common cause of death in the world.

According to the American Heart Association, about one in four stent patients will experience restenosis, a repeated narrowing of the stented artery, less than six months after the procedure. The VMI team is combining simulation with animation software from Computational Engineering International (CEI) to help identify a possible cause for restenosis and to find solutions that might help reduce the risk of developing it.

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Events: ANSYS Ask the Expert Series
Posted Mon August 03, 2009 @01:00PM
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News ANSYS will host several Ask the Expert webinars on the use of their products.

The one-hour seminars will run in August and September.

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Research: Visualizing the Inception of Flow Separation
Posted Fri July 31, 2009 @11:57AM
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News Researchers from MIT, San Diego State University, and United Technologies have developed a breakthrough methodology that allows engineers to precisely determine the location and angle of flow separation in both 2D and 3D as well as steady and unsteady flow conditions.

A Desktop Engineering article explains how “Our understanding of flow separation has just taken a big leap forward.”

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Events: ANSYS Icepak 12.0 Webinar
Posted Fri July 31, 2009 @10:47AM
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News Join ANSYS for a free one-hour webinar and see how Icepak 12.0 users are benefiting from the insight that computer simulation offers.

The webinar will be held August 4th at 4pm EDT and again on August 6th att 9am EDT.

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