FloMASTER v8.0 - Industrial Fluid System Simulation
Posted Sunday January 22 at 7:7am
Mentor Graphics will host FloMASTER V8.0 - Industrial Fluid System Simulation on 1st February 2017 at 11am UK Time and 10am PST.
Sign up to see how the latest version of FloMASTER can help you tackle complex design problems and provide a more easily accessible solution to a wider range of fluid system engineers.
Get to know FieldView 16.1
Posted Saturday January 21 at 10:50am
Intelligent Light will host the online event Get to know FieldView 16.1 on January 31, 2017 and February 1, 2017.
Please join us for a demonstration of the new FieldView 16.1 Update from Intelligent Light.
Increasing Mixing in Microchannels using Design Optimization
Posted Friday January 20 at 5:3pm
The latest blog post from Flow Science discusses optimizing microchannel geometry using the design optimization software, CAESES®, from Friendship Systems GmbH.
Mixing fluids can be very important in the design of miniaturized chemical and biochemical analysis systems. However, the mixing of fluids at the micro-scale is challenging because of an inherent lack of any mechanism to induce the mixing.
Compressing the Thermal Design Process with FloTHERM XT
Posted Tuesday January 17 at 7:29am
Mentor Graphics will host FloTHERM XT: Compressing the Thermal Design Process on 25th January 2017, 11am UK Time & 10am PST.
This presentation will start off by reviewing the thermal design process, it will then look at how by incorporating FloTHERM XT, you can reduce your design process times by a factor of at least 2 when compared to traditional general-purpose simulation products.
Tecplot 360 2017 Release 1 Has Major New Capabilities
Posted Sunday January 15 at 7:2pm
Tecplot, Inc., developer of the leading data visualization and analysis software for engineers and scientists, has announced the general availability of Tecplot 360 2017 Release 1.
Three major new capabilities are included in the 2017 release of Tecplot 360, including: Chorus, PyTecplot, and SZL Server.
Motorsports Heat Exchanger Optimization
Posted Wednesday January 11 at 12:25pm
Mentor Graphics will host Motorsports Heat Exchanger Optimization on 18th January 2017, 10am UK Time and 10am PST.
For our first web seminar of 2017, we are venturing into the world of motor racing! Heat exchangers are used across a wide range of applications in the automotive and motorsports world. In addition to adhering to the constraints of tight installation conditions, every little gain in performance is demanded.
Turbomachinery CFD in the Cloud
Posted Sunday January 8 at 4:53pm
CFD Support will host Turbomachinery CFD in the Cloud – An Easy Guide to Access and Use OpenFOAM for Turbomachinery on Demand on January 10, 2017.
Join this webinar and find out first-hand how easy it is to access and use OpenFOAM for turbomachinery apps in the Cloud to improve your product design, resulting in ten to hundred-fold speed-ups, allowing for complex geometries with fine meshes processed in less time.
Road to Hydro Contest 2017 - Official Software Solutions
Posted Thursday January 5 at 7:57am
"Carry more, faster, using less energy"
Join Numeca on January 12th for an interesting webinar about the processes and software solutions used to design the boats for this year's Hydro Contest. A contest aimed at designing, building and piloting the most energy efficient boats, the road towards a more energy efficient marine future.
Wind Load on Structures - Modelling & Simulation Best Practices
Posted Wednesday January 4 at 9:52pm
ERCOFTAC will host Wind Load on Structures: Modelling & Simulation Best Practices and Technology Trends on April 4-5, 2017 at the Danish Inst. of Technology, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Turbulent wind loads are prevalent across a myriad of engineering structures, whether as micro-climate – terrain interaction,inducing locally strong gusts on village houses, or a Wind Turbine farm, to hurricane weather systems, dangerously buffeting cranes perched on high rise buildings, under construction, across the Miami skyline.
Software Cradle Joins MSC Software Corporation
Posted Monday January 2 at 5:11am
MSC Software Ltd. and Software Cradle Co., Ltd. have announced that MSC Software Corporation has acquired all of the stocks of Software Cradle on December 15, 2016 and Software Cradle has become an MSC Software company.
Software Cradle is a Japanese firm highly valued as an innovative computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software vendor for automotive, turbomachinery, electronic, building and civil engineering sectors.
Pump Design for Reduced Costs & Improved Efficiency
Posted Sunday January 1 at 9:0pm
Cost reduction is a driving force in pump design. The manufacturing cost of centrifugal and mixed pumps generally varies with the volume of the pump. To reduce manufacturing costs, the pump diameter must be reduced for a given head which results in an increase in head coefficient.
Pointwise Broadens Script Language Support for CFD Mesh Generation
Posted Thursday December 29 at 12:23pm
The latest release of Pointwise’s computational fluid dynamics (CFD) mesh generation software has been extended such that its Tcl-based Glyph scripting language can be called from any scripting language including Python.
This new Glyph Server feature was motivated by a user’s presentation at the Pointwise User Group Meeting 2016.
Oil & Gas Modelling & Simulation Best Practices & Technology Trends
Posted Tuesday December 27 at 5:1am
ERCOFTAC will host Oil & Gas: Modelling & Simulation Best Practices & Technology Trends on 15-16 March 2017 at the Frazer Nash Consultancy, Dorking, UK.
The seminar aims are to capture latest modelling and simulation practices and issues surrounding upstream-downstream technologies, where network digitisation is becoming a clear driver to scope operational excellence, in an environment where oil prices appear to have stablised at a level, that allows both producers and solution providers, a viable business space.
17th FLOW-3D European Users Conference
Posted Thursday December 22 at 2:59pm
The 17th FLOW-3D European Users Conference will be held June 5-7, 2017 at the Avenida Palace Hotel in Barcelona, Spain.
The annual Users Conference is an exciting event where users advance their simulation skills through interactions with Flow Science staff engineers, collaboration with other users, exploring new modeling approaches, and learning about the latest software developments.
NUMECA Releases Version 7.1 of FINE/Acoustics
Posted Thursday December 22 at 9:56am
Numeca International is glad to announce the Official Release of FINE™/Acoustics version 7.1.
Several major improvements and new capabilities, described in the section 'New features' of the documentation, have been introduced to ease your daily work and extend the scope of application of FINE™/Acoustics.
Hybrid RANS-LES Methods for Industrial CFD (VII)
Posted Wednesday December 21 at 10:2am
ERCOFTAC will host Hybrid RANS-LES Methods for Industrial CFD (VII) on 22-23 May 2017 at the University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.
Turbulence is one of the last remaining challenges in the simulation of fluid flows. Although RANS (Reynolds-Averaged Navier Stokes) turbulence models are still very widely used, these approaches are being slowly supplanted by Large Eddy Simulation (LES).
3-Day AxCYCLE Workshop
Posted Wednesday December 21 at 8:58am
SoftInWay will be hosting a 3 day AxCYCLE Workshop on Janurary 18 - 20.
This online training workshop provides participants with an understanding of the design, analysis and optimization of thermodynamic cycles using AxCYCLE™.
CPFD Software Releases Barracuda Virtual Reactor 17.1
Posted Thursday December 15 at 5:58pm
CPFD Software, LLC today announced the latest release of Barracuda Virtual Reactor®, engineering software for simulation and analysis of the operation of fluidized bed reactors and other gas-solid systems.
The latest release of Barracuda Virtual Reactor (version 17.1) is now even faster - delivering simulation results in a shorter time. Other enhancements include new and improved methods for handling
boundary conditions enabling faster model set-up and easier control of bulk particle dynamics across model boundaries, and expansion of thermal and chemical kinetics modeling capability.