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Events: Simulating Instantaneous Dam-Break Flows
Posted Mon August 22, 2011 @04:40PM
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Announcements Flow Science invites you to participate in a free webinar presented by engineers from Flow Science and Northwest Hydraulic Consultants.

The webinar will explore analysis performed by Northwest Hydraulic Consultants to validate FLOW-3D for the simulation of sudden dam-break flows using high-quality experimental data from the European IMPACT dam-break project.

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Events: Getting started with OpenFOAM
Posted Mon August 22, 2011 @04:28PM
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Announcements Mechartes Researchers Pvt Ltd will host Getting started with OpenFOAM 2.0 on September 12th and 16th, 2011. The four hour webinar is divided into two two-hour sessions.

The objective of the webinar is to introduce OpenFOAM® with its existing capability and provide hands on experience to practicing CFD engineers.

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Events: Mixing Tank Optimization Using Quality by Design in ANSYS Workbench
Posted Mon August 22, 2011 @09:20AM
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Announcements ANSYS will host Streamline Mixing Analysis and Quality by Design Using ANSYS Workbench on Tuesday, August 23, 2011 at 9:00 A.M. EDT, 1:00 P.M. GMT.

Increased emphasis on Quality by Design (QbD) for efficient and consistent process output is changing the way simulation tools are used in the process industry.

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Events: CPFD Barracuda Training Course
Posted Fri August 19, 2011 @04:38PM
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Announcements CPFD Software, LLC, the creators of the Barracuda® simulation package for particle-fluid systems, today announced the fall 2011 schedule for their popular training courses.

The course Modeling of Industrial Fluidized Systems using CPFD Barracuda will be held September 26-30 and November 14-18, 2011. The five-day training courses are both to be held at the company’s Albuquerque, NM, headquarters office.

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NASA Langley & Optimal Solutions Team Up To Provide Adjoint-Based Design Optimization
Posted Fri August 19, 2011 @04:30PM
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News An Optimal Solutions article describes how NASA Langley's FUN3D CFD software can be combined with Sculptor to provide Adjoint-Based Optimization.

In the context of design optimization, adjoint-based methods offer a very efficient alternative to traditional forward-mode sensitivity analysis using black-box finite-differencing, direct differentiation, operator overloading, or complex-variable formulations.

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Business: SGI Acquires OpenCFD Ltd
Posted Wed August 17, 2011 @07:53PM
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News SGI, a trusted leader in technical computing, announced that it has completed the acquisition of OpenCFD Ltd., the leader in open source computational fluid dynamics.

"Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) is one of the most important application areas for technical computing," said SGI CEO Mark J. Barrenechea. "With the acquisition of OpenCFD Ltd., SGI will be able to provide our customers the market's first fully integrated CFD solution, where all the hardware and software work together."

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