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Flow Science Announces Its 2016 Americas Users Conference
Posted Tuesday May 31 at 8:54am
Flow Science, Inc. has announced that it will hold its 2016 FLOW-3D Americas Users Conference in Chicago, IL on September 22 at the Warwick Allerton.

All FLOW-3D, FLOW-3D/MP, and FLOW-3D Cast users — and anyone interested in the FLOW-3D product suite—are invited to attend the conference.
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North American Vehicle CFD Conference
Posted Thursday May 26 at 5:23pm
CD-adapco® are pleased to invite you to our North American Vehicle CFD Conference being held June 2 in the Metro Detroit area.

This complimentary event is a great opportunity to meet with colleagues in the ground vehicle industry, and your partners here at CD-adapco® to discuss how CFD simulation is helping engineers to Discover Better Designs, Faster .
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Software Cradle CFD Seminars Scheduled
Posted Thursday May 26 at 4:50pm
Cradle North America will be hosting CFD seminars in Dayton, OH and Detroit, MI through June and July.

The seminars will cover usage of SC/Tetra and scSTREAM for various applications.
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Expanding Horizons in Engineering Simulation of Fluid Flow & Heat Transfer
Posted Monday May 23 at 4:22pm
CD-adapco will host Expanding Horizons in Engineering Simulation of Fluid Flow & Heat Transfer on June 15, 2016 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) has grown by leaps and bounds over the last 20 years, becoming a viable tool for engineering companies looking to reduce time to market, reduce testing and rework costs. Simulation software also allows engineers to learn more about their products earlier in the design process.
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NUMECA Lunch & Learn Session at the ASME 2016
Posted Monday May 23 at 2:51pm
NUMECA International is pleased to invite you to its FREE Lunch & Learn Session at the ASME Turbo Expo in Seoul, South Korea.

This free Lunch & Learn will take place on Tuesday, June 14, at 12:45 p.m. at the COEX, Convention & Exhibition Center - Room 1A & 1B.
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A Hands-On Introduction to Engineering Simulations
Posted Wednesday May 18 at 4:30pm
Cornell University is offering the free online course A Hands-on Introduction to Engineering Simulations beginning June 1, 2016.

In this hands-on course, you’ll learn how to perform engineering simulations using a powerful tool from ANSYS, Inc. This is a problem-based course where you’ll learn by doing.
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Concepts NREC & NUMECA Announce Strategic Partnership for Turbomachinery Design & Analysis Software
Posted Tuesday May 17 at 8:18pm
Combined Offering Provides Complete Solution – From Preliminary Design to 3D CFD Detailed Analysis

Leading turbomachinery design and analysis software companies, Concepts NREC and NUMECA International, have announced a strategic partnership to offer their combined capabilities to the turbomachinery industry.

Concepts NREC is well known for its Agile Engineering Design System® that includes preliminary design modules for all classes of turbomachinery. NUMECA International is globally recognized for its leadership in turbomachinery specific Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD).
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Happy Volute Days - Get Your CFD-Ready Volute Model
Posted Tuesday May 17 at 9:4am
CAESES has launched Happy Volute Days to promote their turbocharger & pump volute design software.

Would you like to have a parametric volute model at hand, ready to use in CFD? No defeaturing, no surface healing, easily adjustable with a single click, and if you want: fully integrated with your CFD code.
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Tecplot Acquired by Vela Software
Posted Monday May 16 at 1:25pm
Tecplot, Inc., a leading provider of visual data analysis software for engineers and scientists in the aerospace and oil & gas vertical markets, today announced that it has been acquired by Vela Software, an operating group of Constellation Software, Inc. (TSX:CSU).

Tecplot also announced that co-founders Don Roberts and Mike Peery, who previously served as CEO and Chairman, respectively, will retire. Tom Chan, Tecplot’s Vice President of Customer Development and a 20-year employee of the company, was named President.
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ADT Releases TURBOdesign Suite 6.1
Posted Friday May 13 at 4:51pm
Advanced Design Technology (ADT), a global leader in the development of advanced turbomachinery design methods and the TURBOdesign Suite today announces that its TURBOdesign Suite version 6.1 is now shipping.

This version of the company’s three-dimensional (3D) inverse design technology software provides major improvements and enhancements to the Suite.
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Lattice-Boltzmann Methods for Industrial Applications
Posted Friday May 13 at 3:47pm
ERCOFTAC will host Lattice-Boltzmann Methods for Industrial Applications: Overview, Guidance & Examples on 13-14 June 2016 in ONERA, Paris, France.
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Pointwise Webcast will Demonstrate Strategies for Localized Remeshing for Parametric Models
Posted Thursday May 12 at 4:24pm
Pointwise will premiere a Let’s Talk Meshing webcast entitled, Localized Remeshing Strategies for Parametric Models in Pointwise on 25 May at 10 a.m. CDT (GMT-5).

Afterwards from 11 a.m. - noon, the Pointwise engineer who created the webcast will be available online to answer your questions.
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CFD Thermal Analysis for Electronic Systems
Posted Tuesday May 10 at 8:4am
Mentor Graphics will host CFD Thermal Analysis for Electronic Systems on June 2nd.

If you have experienced the costs of product thermal failures or significant late stage design reworks based on prototype thermal testing, you will know the value of learning and applying good design practices for thermal management of electronics products in the design cycle.
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Life Saving Potential with CFD Simulation
Posted Tuesday May 10 at 1:59am
Altair's Innovative Intelligence blog features an article on CFD use in the medical field: Cerebral Aneurysm Prediction: Life Saving Potential with CFD Simulation.

This article examines the potential benefits of using CFD in analyzing cerebral aneurysms. Applying CFD simulations towards analyzing aneurysms aids researchers by allowing them to look inside an artery to view the shear stress and pressure distributions on the aneurysm.
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Oil, Gas and Chemical CFD Conference
Posted Monday May 9 at 5:55pm
CD-adapco® is pleased to announce the 3rd biennial Oil, Gas and Chemical Conference taking place in Houston, TX on May 19th and 20th.

Leading professionals will share their experiences in the application of CFD in the oil & gas and chemical industries to improve designs and reduce cost, without compromising safety.
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Classroom Training on FINE™/Marine
Posted Sunday May 8 at 3:19am
Get acquainted with the full FINE™/Marine suite, from your project requirements to the solution!

NUMECA will host Classroom Training on FINE™/Marine in Brussels, Belgium on May 23rd-27th.
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AxSTREAM Used to Develop New Turbopump for JAXA
Posted Saturday May 7 at 1:36pm
ASIRI (Advanced Science & Intelligence Research Institute Corp), leading research institutes in Japan, has expanded collaboration with SoftInWay to the space exploration sector, by using AxSTREAM® to work on development of an advanced turbo pump for liquid rocket for JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency).
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Streamline your In-Cylinder Design Processes to Reduce Testing & Manual Analysis
Posted Friday May 6 at 11:5am
CD-adapco will host a workshop on In-Cylinder Design on May 10, 2016 in Elmhurst, IL.

Imagine achieving better designs, faster and with less testing or manual analyst effort. Until recently, process automation of combustion engine thermal efficiency, cooling system packaging and coupling in-cylinder and powertrain thermal analysis have been minimal at best. Individual systems had to be designed in isolation and then integrated afterwards. This manual, laborious process left little time for optimization or design exploration... until now.
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