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Events: Pointwise User Group Meeting
Posted Fri February 26, 2010 @07:06PM
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Announcements Presentations on topics ranging from aerospace to wind energy applications to scripting and hybrid meshing technology will highlight Pointwise's User Group Meeting on 13-14 April in Fort Worth, TX.

Speakers will focus on computational fluid dynamics (CFD) or other computational analysis for which Pointwise or Gridgen was used for meshing.

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Events: Modeling Reacting Flows with Detailed Chemical Kinetics
Posted Tue February 23, 2010 @10:10AM
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ANSYS ANSYS will host Modeling Reacting Flows with Detailed Chemical Kinetics in ANSYS CFD on Wednesday February 24th and again on Wednesday March 24th.

The one hour webinar will share experiences in modeling reacting flows with detailed chemical kinetics and summarize best practices for various real-life applications.

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Application: CFD Improves Olympic Bobsled Performance
Posted Tue February 23, 2010 @10:01AM
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Application The US Bobsled Team has been working with the Exa Corporation to study how air travels around bobsleds, and how that airflow could be improved to speed up their races.

Based on these models, the scientists came up with a new aerodynamic bobsled design to give the team an edge on the ice in Vancouver.

Read more in the LiveScience article.

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Business: Volkswagen Signs Master Agreement With ANSYS
Posted Mon February 22, 2010 @04:29PM
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ANSYS 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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