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Business: Volkswagen Signs Master Agreement With ANSYS
Posted Mon February 22, 2010 @04:29PM
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News ANSYS, Inc., a global innovator of simulation software and technologies designed to optimize product development processes, today announced that Volkswagen AG, one of the world's largest car producers, has signed a master agreement with ANSYS and intends to widen its use of the most comprehensive engineering simulation solution available today.

The strategic decision to use ANSYS software was due both to the bandwidth of applications that can be addressed as well as to the innovative ANSYS Workbench platform that allows for a substantial process compression.

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Application: CFD for an 'F1 in Schools' Dragster
Posted Mon February 22, 2010 @04:26PM
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Application F1 in Schools is an international competition for student teams (aged 9-19) to design, analyze, build, and race CO2 jet-powered cars (dragsters).

Students get to use state-of-the-art 3D CAD/CAM software to design and build their dragsters. Performance optimization through analysis of the dragster design is also encouraged, which inevitably leads to CFD calculations.

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New Software: A CFD Plug-In for Google SketchUp
Posted Mon February 22, 2010 @03:59PM
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News Khamsin, a plug-in for CFD modeling within the Google SketchUp conceptual modeler, is now available.

Google SketchUp is an easy to use 3D architecture modeler which complements Khamsin's targeted use in the building industry.

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Events: ANSYS for HealthCare
Posted Wed February 17, 2010 @07:03PM
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News ANSYS will host ANSYS for Health Care in Rome, Italy on March 3, 2010.

Simulation and virtual prototyping play an increasing role in the complexity of biomedical investigations and products. In the seminar, Italian experts will present their latest research, experiences and applications.

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Events: Coupling 1D and 3D CFD
Posted Wed February 17, 2010 @06:57PM
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Announcements NAFEMS will host Coupling 1D and 3D CFD: The Challenges and Rewards of Co-Simulation on March 17th, 2010 in Gaydon, UK.

One dimensional (1D) CFD allows engineers to understand the flow rates and pressures, and how they might change, within a network flow system of interconnected components such as pipes, valves, junctions, pumps, controllers, fans and compressors – particularly as the operating state of the components changes, for example, as pumps speed up or valves close.

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New Software: Moldex3D eXplorer for NX
Posted Wed February 10, 2010 @09:19AM
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News CoreTech System (Moldex3D) Co., Ltd., a leading true 3D injection molding simulation innovator, announced today that it has signed a partner agreement with Siemens PLM Software to join their Solution Partner Program as a Software & Technology Partner.

At the same time, CoreTech System also announced the immediate availability of Moldex3D eXplorer for NX, its first product integrated with NX™ software, the digital product development solution from Siemens PLM Software.

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