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Overview of FLOW-3D CAST's Lost Foam Workplace
Posted Monday April 22 at 5:12pm
Flow Science is pleased to invite you a FLOW-3D CAST webinar on April 25 at 1pm EDT focused on lost foam casting simulations.

In this technical webinar, metal casting engineer Ajit D’Brass will provide an overview of FLOW-3D CAST’s lost foam workspace.
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Comparing CFD Software
Posted Wednesday April 17 at 4:53pm
ResolvedAnalytics has released Part 3 of their blog series Comparing CFD Software.

Catch up on the first 2 parts discussing CAD-Embedded and Open-Source CFD Software Packages, and read the most recent part about Semi-Comprehensive CFD Software Packages.
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Balancing Meshing Time with Solution Accuracy
Posted Tuesday April 9 at 10:56am
In 1963, Craig Breedlove set the world land-speed record in the Spirit of America, a record that he would later reclaim several more times in the next two years. Fifty years later, Breedlove has decided that it is time to bring the title back to America. In a new team led by Breedlove, the Spirit of America is being revived with the goal of once again claiming a new world record for land-speed vehicles.

Historically, land-speed vehicles were shaped by rule of thumb aerodynamics. However in the 50 years since the first turbojet vehicle officially set a land-speed record, computational fluid dynamics (CFD) has matured to a point where it can be inexpensively used to help simulate performance characteristics on such vehicles.
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Abstract Submission for the FLOW-3D European Users Conference 2019
Posted Tuesday April 9 at 10:52am
The FLOW-3D European Users Conference 2019 will be held June 3-5 at the Diana Sheraton Majestic in Milan, Italy.

Join engineers, researchers and scientists from some of Europe’s most renowned companies and institutions to hone your simulation skills, explore new modeling approaches and learn about the latest software developments.
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CFD Used to Develop Propeller With Reduced Underwater Radiated Noise
Posted Wednesday April 3 at 2:48am
Large cargo ships routinely have Underwater Radiated Noise (URN) signatures from their propellers of 150dB+, louder than jet engine take-off noise. Oscar Marine has developed a new propeller design which reduces URN by between to 17dB and 21dB (an over 100 times reduction in noise power) in the frequency range most damaging to marine fauna.
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Designing Rotating Machinery 20x Faster
Posted Tuesday April 2 at 8:40pm
During this NUMECA webinar, you will learn how to save hours of engineering and CPU time with our streamlined workflow and lightning fast solver technology.

We’ll be focusing on a gas radial turbine whose design and analysis is typically complex due to aerodynamic and structural constraints.
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Better Plant Cooling System Design Through Optimized System Simulation
Posted Monday March 25 at 6:9pm
Mentor - A Siemens Business will host Better Plant Cooling System Design Through Optimized System Simulation on 11th April 2019, 11am UK Time & 10am PST

Learn how to easily optimize your thermo-fluid system design projects using Simcenter Flomaster with HEEDs.
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FLOW-3D Workshop at EDF
Posted Thursday March 21 at 8:20am
FLOW-3D will conduct a special workshop hosted by our partners at EDF will take place on June 18 – 19, 2019 in Lyon, France.

The workshop will be followed by an optional free tour of the Grand'Maison Dam, France's largest pumped storage hydropower plant located in Alomont on June 20.
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Tips for Rapid Viscous CFD Mesh Generation
Posted Tuesday March 19 at 10:14pm
Pointwise has released the video Rapid Viscous CFD Mesh Generation for Propellers that shares some strategies to quickly construct a high-quality viscous mesh for an APC Slow Flyer 8 x 3.8 model aircraft propeller.

Quickly constructing a high-quality surface and volume mesh for a propeller can be a very intricate process. Geometrical features such as the blade tip and hub regions, may elicit highly skewed or stretched surface elements.
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How CFD Meshing Time Can Be Reduced by 90 Percent
Posted Friday March 15 at 3:26pm
Pointwise has published the case study, Automatic generation of high-quality meshes using Pointwise and Glyph, which details how Glyph scripts integrated with Pointwise can reduce meshing time from up to 15 hours to one or two and time spent on manual input from 12 hours to a few minutes.

The case study is based on a project that was commissioned by the U.S. Air Force under a subcontract from Bob Haimes, the principal investigator of the AFRL CAPS program, to allow Pointwise to automatically generate high-quality for any Engineering Sketch Pad (ESP) created geometry.
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Analyze Your Time-Dependent Data 6 Times Faster
Posted Thursday March 7 at 5:20pm
Tecplot will host How to Analyze Your Time-Dependent Data 6 Times Faster on Wednesday April 3rd.

This webinar will show you how the power of Python can take advantage of multi-process parallelism. Using Tecplot 360’s Python API, PyTecplot, you can get your results up to six times faster.
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Pointwise Adds Native Interface to Conceptual Design Software ESP
Posted Thursday March 7 at 2:17pm
Pointwise released an updated version of its computational fluid dynamics (CFD) mesh generation software. While primarily a maintenance release, it includes new geometry model import, improved CFD flow solver export, and user interface updates.
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Introducing Simcenter Flomaster v.9.2
Posted Tuesday March 5 at 4:54pm
Mentor - A Siemens Business will host Introducing Simcenter Flomaster v.9.2 on 14th March 2019, 11am UK Time & 10am PDT.

With the latest Simcenter Flomaster release, version 9.2, the focus has been on extending simulation applicability and post processing of results.
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New UberCloud Compendium with 36 CFD Case Studies
Posted Tuesday March 5 at 2:47pm
UberCloud has published a new Compendium of CFD Case Studies summarizing CFD cloud projects performed together with the engineering community over the last six years.

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is widely used in the engineering community to simulate all kinds of fluid flow phenomena, be it just fluid flow or aerodynamics, or be it in a multi-physics scenario coupled with other physics simulation solvers like e.g. with Finite Element Analysis (FEA) to simulate material behavior (like fluid-structure interaction for an airplane wing design), or even more complex fluid-structure-electrical interaction simulation of a personalized living heart.
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Predicting Hydrodynamic Torque for Valves Using simulationHub
Posted Thursday February 28 at 5:18pm
simulationHub will host Predicting Hydrodynamic Torque for Valves Using simulationHub on Thursday March 14th at 2pm IST.

During this webinar, you will understand the importance of hydrodynamic torque in rotary valves and, through a case study, analyze how the hydrodynamic torque varies with the change in valve type.
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PTC and ANSYS Bring Real-time Simulation to Design Engineers
Posted Thursday February 28 at 11:52am
PTC has announced the release of the Creo® Simulation Live solution, a new offering combining PTC’s and ANSYS’ world-class capabilities in design and simulation.

Creo Simulation Live brings real-time simulation directly into the design environment, allowing design engineers to see the impact of their decisions as they make them. With Creo Simulation Live, product designers now have design guidance as a normal, real-time part of their workflow.
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Volute Optimisation Webinar
Posted Friday February 22 at 9:51am
GridPro will host Volute Optimisation by CAESES + GRIDPRO + TCFD on Tue, Mar 5, 2019 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM CET.

Optimisation based design is now widely used in CFD. However challenges to develop fully parametric geometry, automatic grid generation and the ability to seamlessly exchange the information with the CFD solver is a real problem.
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Boom Supersonic Partners with NUMECA for Supersonic Aircraft Development
Posted Tuesday February 19 at 1:12pm
NUMECA International, a global leader in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), multiphysics, and optimization, today announced a new partnership with Boom Supersonic (Boom), an innovative company building history’s fastest supersonic airliner.

Through this partnership, Boom is aiming to create a dramatically streamlined and highly automated workflow, both utilizing NUMECA’s expertise in creating solutions to provide quality results with the highest reliability and the fastest solution time of any code and amplifying the strengths of Boom’s world-renowned design team.
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