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Business: ESI Acquires OpenCFD
Posted Wed September 12, 2012 @01:40PM
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News ESI Group, pioneer and world-leader in Virtual Prototyping and Virtual Engineering solutions, today announces the acquisition of OpenCFD Ltd., the leader in the Open Source Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software segment, from SGI, the trusted leader in Technical Computing.

ESI Group consequently becomes the owner of the OpenFOAMŪ trademark, widely recognized in automotive, energy, aerospace and other industry sectors, and assumes responsibility and initiative for the further development, quality and support of the software.

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New Software: Autodesk Labs' Project Falcon Technology Preview Available
Posted Wed September 12, 2012 @01:19PM
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News Autodesk Labs' Project Falcon is a free technology preview that simulates air flow around vehicles, consumer products, buildings, or other objects of your choosing in a virtual wind tunnel.

Project Falcon makes use of a revolutionary automatic meshing technology that can handle flow around any geometry at any stage of design.

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New Software: SpaceClaim Engineer and Simerics MP Now Directly Integrated
Posted Wed September 12, 2012 @09:05AM
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News SpaceClaim, the leading provider of flexible and affordable 3D direct modeling for engineering design and manufacturing, and Simerics, Inc., creators of the 3D CFD simulation tools Pumplinx and Simerics MP for high fidelity virtual testing of complex fluid systems, announced today a direct integration between SpaceClaim Engineer and PumpLinx/Simerics MP.

PumpLinx and Simerics MP provide unsurpassed speed, accuracy, and numerical strength in simulating the heat transfer and fluid dynamics of complex systems.

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New York Power Authority to Model Flows at Niagara Falls Facility
Posted Wed September 12, 2012 @08:48AM
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News Flow Science, Inc. announced today that the New York Power Authority (NYPA) has chosen FLOW-3D as its simulation software for studying water flows at its various hydropower facilities in New York State.

NYPA intends to use this software extensively to enhance its modeling capabilities for its Niagara Power Project and, in due course, expand its use to its other projects and facilities.

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New Software: Khamsin SketchUp CFD Plugin Updated
Posted Mon September 10, 2012 @05:16PM
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News Hibou Scientific Software Pty Ltd is pleased to announce the release of Khamsin version 0.8.

Khamsin, a SketchUp Plugin for CFD Modelling, is an extension to the SketchUp 3D environment that allows for the full settings and monitoring of OpenFOAM and Dolfyn CFD simulations.

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Events: Cubit Scripting and Parameterization Webinar
Posted Mon September 10, 2012 @05:13PM
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Announcements csimsoft will host Cubit Scripting and Parameterization Webinar on Wednesday September 19th at 10am MDT.

Dr. Karl Merkley will demonstrate how to use Cubit's powerful scripting and journal file features to parameterize models for design sensitivity.

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