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Comet-Works Joins STAR-Works in Offering Mainstream CAD with CFD
Posted Fri March 07, 2003 @09:34AM
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News The STAR-Works code is established as the technology-leading tool for engineers who need a single CAD and CFD solution to speed product development, cut costs and improve product quality. Combining the best-in-class CFD code STAR-CD with the market-leading SolidWorks CAD system, offers the best of both worlds: easy entry into 'simple' flow simulation together with unlimited headroom to access the most advanced CFD when needed.

For the many industries that do not require the full sophistication of advanced CFD, a new code 'Comet-Works' has been developed. This offers streamlined performance, along with the subset of CFD, which is most frequently required by industry. What is fundamentally different from rival 'minimalist' codes is that the Comet-Works solver exploits the very latest technologies for geometry handling, automatic polyhedral meshing and fast, memory-efficient numerics. Comet-Works delivers the fastest, most accurate and robust solutions for basic CFD analysis.


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Steve MacDonald, Chief Executive of the CD adapco Group, says:

"As the only major CFD company to be a SolidWorks Solution Partner, we at the CD adapco Group are able to offer our customers the added assurance of a commitment to collaboration with SolidWorks. With Comet-Works as an alternative to STAR-Works we are able to satisfy the spectrum of demands from the growing community of CFD users that need to work within their preferred SolidWorks environment. ".

Paul Carey from Halcrow, a leading UK consultancy firm, says:

"We have been using STAR-Works since the CD adapco Group first released it in the spring of 2002 to study ventilation strategies in a variety of buildings. We have successfully used STAR-Works to investigate the airflow and heat transfer characteristics within a nuclear reactor vault. The vault has a highly complex geometry but by using some convenient symmetry planes the SolidWorks front end enabled us to quickly develop an accurate model. The integration of the CFD code within this environment made it easy to add or change the flow conditions and run any number of cases. This made it easy to establish the effects of changing airflow rates on the temperature distribution within the vault. Likewise, studying the effects caused by changes in geometry are also quickly achieved. I would recommend STAR-Works to anyone that requires fast and accurate CFD solutions, delivered entirely within the highly user-friendly SolidWorks CAD environment".

For more information regarding Comet-Works or STAR-Works, please contact us.

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