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Events: Rapid, High-Quality Meshing for Ship Drag Analysis
Posted Tue July 31, 2012 @01:17PM
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Announcements Pointwise, Inc. will present a free webinar Structured Meshing for Low-Speed Ship Maneuvering Simulations at 11 a.m. CDT on 22 Aug.

The accuracy and reduced cell count provided by structured meshes are nearly a prerequisite for ship resistance prediction for naval vessels because of free-surface effects and very high Reynolds numbers.

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Events: coolingZONE-12 Conference to Include CFD Focus Track
Posted Thu July 26, 2012 @04:32PM
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Announcements The practical use of CFD and simulation tools is a focus of the coolingZONE-12 conference in Cambridge, MA, from August 27-30, 2012.

Three noted engineers will show how software-based studies help provide better cooling solutions for overheated hardware.

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CFD for Mechanical Design Engineers
Posted Thu July 26, 2012 @03:28PM
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News CIMdata has produced the white paper CFD for Mechanical Design Engineers - A Paradigm Shift for Better Design and Mentor Graphics is providing it free of charge.

This paper provides CIMdata’s perspective on Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) analysis; the motivations for its use, its value and future, and the importance for making CFD available to all engineers earlier in the product design/development lifecycle.

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New Software: Cubit 13.2 Mesh Generation Software Released
Posted Tue July 24, 2012 @02:17PM
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News csimsoft announced today the release of Cubit 13.2, the latest version of the Cubit pre-processor for generating high-quality tetrahedral and hexahedral meshes for the CFD and FEA communities.

The latest version of Cubit includes improved meshing and geometry features, a new 64-bit tet mesher, and improved third-party format support.

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Events: Practical Introduction to CFD
Posted Tue July 24, 2012 @02:10PM
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Announcements NAFEMS will host Practical Introduction to CFD beginning August 28th and running through September 18th 2012.

This four-week online training course will include one 2.5 hour session per week and offers attendees the fundamental knowledge for using CFD in real life engineering applications.

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Scaling Legacy Codes to Tens of Thousands of Processing Elements
Posted Thu July 19, 2012 @09:32AM
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News With more processors being readily available on large computing systems today, there have been many discussions involving the potential scalability of legacy codes/numerics concerning their ability to fully utilize large core count machines.

The prevailing thought and conclusion of those involved in the discussions were that legacy codes could not scale well on thousands of processors, let alone tens of thousands of processors.

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