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Application: Seasons in the Sun
Posted Mon April 21, 2014 @08:27AM
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Application By Ahthavan Sureshkumar,
Chief Engineer (2011–2013),
Blue Sky Solar Racing,
University of Toronto, Canada

During the 2013 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in Australia, 38 solar-powered vehicles from 22 countries participated in a grueling 3,000-kilometer timed race. The technical and logistical challenges for this student competition are almost insurmountable; they require a truly dedicated team of individuals to make it a reality.

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New Software: Hybrid Hex-Tet Meshing in Latest Pointwise Release
Posted Thu April 17, 2014 @09:36AM
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News Pointwise announces the latest release of its Pointwise computational fluid dynamics (CFD) meshing software featuring an extension of the company’s advanced T-Rex hybrid meshing technique to generate near-wall layers of hexahedral cells.

“As our T-Rex technique for generating hybrid prism-tet meshes with boundary layer resolution continued to evolve, our customers collectively expressed a strong interest in using hex cells in the boundary layer instead of prisms,” said Dr. John Steinbrenner, Pointwise’s vice president of research and development.

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Events: Call for Abstracts - 14th FLOW-3D European Users Conference
Posted Thu April 17, 2014 @08:31AM
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Announcements The call for abstracts for the 14th FLOW-3D European Users Conference (Vienna, Austria) closes Friday, April 25th.

We invite you to share your experiences, present your success stories and obtain valuable feedback from your fellow FLOW-3D users and Flow Science staff.

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Events: Call for Papers - The 2nd OpenFOAM User Conference 2014
Posted Mon April 14, 2014 @11:28AM
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Announcements ESI Group invites worldwide OpenFOAM users to present at the 2nd OpenFOAM User Conference to be held October 7-9 in Berlin, Germany.

Topics relevant to the following industries are most welcome: Automotive and Ground Transportation, Chemical, Marine, Energy, Heavy Industry.

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Events: Vehicle Battery Pack Cooling Upfront Design Studies using CAD Embedded CFD
Posted Mon April 14, 2014 @08:44AM
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Announcements Mentor Graphics will host Vehicle Battery Pack Cooling Upfront Design Studies using CAD Embedded CFD on 30th April 2014 at 11.30am UK Time & 1pm US Eastern Time.

Controlling battery temperature is key for maintaining optimum battery performance for vehicle range in different modes of operational modes and environment conditions beside ensuring battery design life is achievable.

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Events: Supersonic Aircraft Design with Pointwise and SU2
Posted Thu April 10, 2014 @11:05AM
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Announcements Pointwise will host a joint webinar on 29 April with Stanford University, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics entitled Supersonic Aircraft Shape Design Powered by SU2 and Pointwise.

The webinar, at 11 a.m. CDT (GMT -5), details how Pointwise and the open-source SU2 computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solver can be used to tackle supersonic aircraft design.

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