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Best Practice Guidelines for CFD of Turbulent Combustion
Posted Tuesday October 23 at 6:13pm
ERCOFTAC will host Best Practices Guidelines for CFD of Turbulent Combustion on 11-12 December 2018 at Imperial College, London.

Participants will learn the best practices in CFD of combustion systems. They will discover how to select models, how to validate numerical simulations, and which accuracy to expect.
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QuickerSim CFD Toolbox for MATLAB® – Comprehensive User Guide – Free Webinar
Posted Tuesday October 23 at 6:7pm
QuickerSim will host a Comprehensive User Guide webinar for the QuickerSim CFD Toolbox.

Learn how to use both basic and advanced QuickerSim CFD Toolbox for MATLAB functions, how to properly set up a case, how to generate a mesh using gmsh, and get to know the answers to the most frequently asked user questions.
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Hydrodynamic Design of a Turbocharger Pump and Turbine
Posted Sunday October 14 at 1:46pm
A recent ADT blog posting discusses how ADT designed a turbocharger system including both pump and turbine using the 3D inverse design approach available through the TURBOdesign Suite software and achieved 5 points improvement in efficiency.
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Computational Models of the Human Lung Show Potential for Personalized Medicine
Posted Tuesday October 9 at 5:14pm
Details of novel computational models of the human lung have been presented at the 10th International Aerosol Conference.

The personalized models, based on advanced mathematical modeling of the human body and lung geometry, can be used to predict how aerosols will be inhaled, deposited on airway walls, and absorbed and cleared by lung physiology.
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Turbomachinery Optimization by Coupling of ANSYS Workbench and TURBOdesign Suite
Posted Tuesday October 9 at 5:9pm
Advanced Design Technology will host Turbomachinery Optimization by Coupling of ANSYS Workbench and TURBOdesign Suite on Wednesday October 24th.

In this webinar, we will show how by seamlessly integrating 3D inverse design method TURBOdesign1 into Ansys Workbench turbomachinery designers can rapidly develop breakthrough designs that meet difficult multi-objective, multi-point, multi-disciplinary requirements.
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What’s New in Simcenter Flomaster Software V9.1
Posted Friday October 5 at 5:12pm
Mentor Graphics will host What’s New in Simcenter Flomaster Software V9.1 on Thursday October 25th.

In this complimentary web seminar, we would like to update you on the exciting new features that we’ve been working on in response to the feedback that you have been giving us. Learn about the changes we have made to increase your productivity and extend simulation applicability.
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Design Optimization of a Diffuser Pump Stage by 4 points in Efficiency
Posted Tuesday September 25 at 9:26am
In this project, the client asked ADT to perform a hydrodynamic design optimization of a strongly interacting diffuser pump stage using the inverse design code TURBOdesign1.

The focus of the design was to minimize the hydrodynamic loss generation, particularly in the diffuser channels.
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High-Order Mesh Generation for CFD Now Available in Pointwise
Posted Thursday September 20 at 4:16pm
The latest release of Pointwise’s computational fluid dynamics (CFD) mesh generation software delivers high-order, curved mesh generation, the fundamental building block required by the next generation of CFD solver software that promises dramatic increases in solution accuracy and computational efficiency.

"High-order numerical schemes hold a great deal of promise for improving the accuracy of CFD with the added benefit of a decrease in the number of mesh cells versus linear mesh methods," said John Chawner, Pointwise’s president.
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2018 FLOW-3D European Users Conference Proceedings Now Available
Posted Tuesday September 18 at 9:41pm
FLOW-3D is pleased to announce that the conference proceedings from the 2018 FLOW-3D European Users Conference are now available for download through our website.

In addition to presentations on the latest developments in the FLOW-3D product family, speakers from Pöyry Energy GmbH, Roche Diagnostics GmbH, ArianeGroup GmbH, Mott MacDonald, EDF-CIH, Österreichisches Gießerei-Institut, JBA Consulting, Form Srl, Vienna University of Technology, Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, AQUATIS and Endurance Overseas contributed to a successful and informative conference.
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NUMECA International Acquires FlowKit
Posted Wednesday September 12 at 3:18pm
NUMECA International, a global leader in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) multiphysics and optimization, is pleased to announce today the recent acquisition of all shares of the Lausanne-based company Flowkit Ltd., a technology company specialized in Lattice Boltzmann methods.

This acquisition comes two years after the parties signed an exclusive partnership for the industrial exploitation of the Lattice Boltzmann (LB) code PALABOS.
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Learning 3D Flow for Interactive Aerodynamic Design
Posted Friday September 7 at 8:53am
Researchers Nobuyuki Umetani and Bernd Bickel have published their work on a data-driven technique to instantly predict how fluid flows around various three-dimensional objects.

CFD simulation of new designs, even in the case of minor changes, is computationally expensive since it requires solving the Navier-Stokes equation for many time steps. To accelerate the process, Umetani and Bickel propose a machine learning framework which predicts aerodynamic forces and velocity and pressure fields given a 3D shape input.
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Early Bird Registrations for the NUMECA User Meeting 2018 Ending Soon
Posted Thursday September 6 at 1:31pm
Join NUMECA experts and top industry speakers from Rolls-Royce, Van Oossanen, MMG – Mecklenburger Metallguss, University of Stuttgart, MAN Energy Solutions, Damen Shipyard, Royal IHC and many, many more!

The NUMECA User Meeting is a unique opportunity to get up to speed on the latest developments and witness some of our brand new cutting edge technology such as our Lattice Boltzmann approach, Discrete Element Modeling solution, the capabilities of our OMNIS™ platform and much more.
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Waste Heat Recovery Workshop
Posted Wednesday September 5 at 9:49am
SoftInWay will be hosting a Waste Heat Recovery Workshop on September 25th, just one day before the Engine ORC Consortium in Lyon, France.

The goal of this 1 day course is to provide engineers with a better understanding of what waste heat recovery (WHR) systems are and how they can greatly benefit the way we look at our processes.
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NUMECA User Meeting 2018
Posted Monday August 27 at 3:37pm
NUMECA will host the NUMECA User Meeting 2018 on October 16-17 in Berlin, Germany.

It is a unique opportunity to get up to speed on the latest developments and witness some of our brand new cutting edge technology such as our Lattice Boltzmann approach, Discrete Element Modeling solution, the capabilities of our OMNIS™ platform and much more.
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Better Boundary Layer Resolution Added to Pointwise's CFD Meshing Software
Posted Friday August 24 at 3:58pm
Pointwise has released a new, updated version of its computational fluid dynamics (CFD) mesh generation software.

Building on experiences gained through participation in CFD workshops, this new release includes the ability to customize the near-wall mesh for accurate and efficient boundary layer resolution.
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Optimize Axial Fan Design using Inverse Design
Posted Wednesday August 22 at 9:3am
A new Advanced Design Technology blog article discusses how an axial fan was designed by the 3D inverse design method.

The designed blade shape was put to CFD (computational fluid dynamics) for performance prediction and the DOE (design of experiments) method was used to analyze the effects of the designing parameters on the functionality of the fan.
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The Ultimate Guide to Writing Import and Export Plugins
Posted Sunday August 12 at 4:38pm
Pointwise, Inc., the choice for CFD meshing, announced a new white paper, "The Ultimate Guide to Writing Import and Export Plugins," that will help you fully integrate Pointwise into your workflow by customizing it with your file formats.

One of the most frequent requests that Pointwise receives is to add native import and export capability for a grid file format. Unfortunately, there are not enough hours in the workday to fulfill all of these requests.
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MantiumFlow Demo Edition Upgraded
Posted Saturday August 11 at 5:41pm
The demo version of MantiumFlow has been updated to work with the newest OpenFOAM versions.

For Windows users, it will be of interest that blueCFD 2017-2 is now also supported. The combination of MantiumFlow and blueCFD makes it very easy to run CFD simulations on this platform.
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