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Fluent Releases FloWizard V2 for Rapid Flow Modeling
Posted Tue August 23, 2005 @01:15PM
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News Fluent Inc., the worldwide leader in computational fluid dynamics (CFD), has announced the immediate release of FloWizard V2 today. FloWizard leads in "rapid flow modeling" a flexible approach to CFD simulation that allows for accurate and quick engineering design validation much earlier in the product development cycle. FloWizard V2 builds on the success of the product's 2004 debut, which already gained a strong following in the design engineering community worldwide.

"Where CFD is still often perceived as a complex, scientific discipline, FloWizard now brings the ability to rapidly model flows to all stages in the product design process," said Paul Bemis, Vice President of Marketing at Fluent. "With the release of FloWizard V2, and its availability on our unique Remote Simulation Facility (RSolve), we can now offer flow modeling solutions on large parallel clusters starting at only $7000 per year (US). Offering such a fully integrated solution using a ‘pay as you go' delivery subscription service is yet another 'industry first' introduced by Fluent in the CAE industry."


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FloWizard V2 introduces many new features, including CAD integration features that will benefit Unigraphics, SolidWorks, and Solid Edge users. Designs created using these tools can now be read directly without translation to intermediate, generic CAD file formats. New CAD and mesh file import formats are CATIA V5, NASTRAN, PATRAN, and ANSYS, ensuring compatibility with all major CAE software. Additional enhancements in FloWizard V2 are compressible flow physics, heat exchanger models, and new post-processing features including iso-surfaces, arbitrary plane cuts, and point probes, thus extending the range of problems that can be analyzed by designers. The new Web-based access to Fluent's remote simulation facility brings highly secure supercomputer performance to design engineers' desktops from anywhere in the world, freeing up their workstations for other tasks.

FloWizard is Fluent's revolutionary, general-purpose rapid flow modeling software. FloWizard's unique interface was created based on extensive usability studies at major corporations and it incorporates hundreds of years of in-house applied CFD experience from Fluent's worldwide experts. Its goal is to make the use of CFD among designers just as fast, easy and common as CAD software is today. FloWizard has been adopted in industrial corporations globally as the rapid flow modeling standard in their design departments.

By rapidly modeling fluid flows to determine a product's performance earlier in the design process, FloWizard users need fewer physical prototypes, can identify optimum designs sooner, and increase the efficiencies of their designs and engineering processes. Break-through rapid flow modeling features of FloWizard include "Guide Me" features; collaboration; automatic geometry clean up and meshing; flow volume extraction; a fully automated flow model setup and solution process; and automated post-processing, data extraction and report generation.

"Fluent has radically lowered the entry barriers to the broad based use of flow modeling with FloWizard V2," said André Bakker, the FloWizard Product Manager at Fluent. "It guides the user to rapidly turn a CAD model into a fluid flow analysis model. Gone are the long timeframes and considerable start-up costs associated with other companies' CFD software, thanks to FloWizard's high-level of automation and the new RSolve option."

FloWizard V2 is available for immediate shipment. For information on product configuration and pricing please contact a Fluent sales representative (Phone: (603) 643-2600 in the U.S.) or visit the FloWizard website to request a one-on-one product demo or to find your local contact.

Flow pathlines
Flow pathlines in the valve predicted by FloWizard V2.

 

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