TwinMesh - Reliable Mesh Generation for Rotary PD Machines
Posted Monday October 12 at 2:27pm
CFX Berlin has just released a new webpage for its TwinMesh grid generation software.
The TwinMesh software is CFX Berlins' in-house developed meshing software for rotary positive displacement (pd) machines that automatically generates high quality structured grids of the rotating flow volumes of such machines.
The Proper Mesh Can Dictate the Accuracy of Results
Posted Thursday October 8 at 3:33pm
Thermal and airflow simulation for electronics cooling thermal design applications presents unique challenges. Typical applications include many surfaces on which boundary layers form, e.g. tops of components, heatsink fins, boards, etc. The most accurate prediction of the pressure and temperature gradients associated with these surfaces is provided by Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and the solution of the governing Navier-Stokes conservation equations.
Using Engineering Software to Teach Turbulence
Posted Monday October 5 at 3:12pm
CD-adapco will host Using Engineering Software to Teach Turbulence on October 22.
Turbulence is the most common state of fluid flow. But
what are the most effective ways to teach the concepts and
tools needed in using and developing turbulence models and
turbulence simulation methods? And are there techniques
that will improve student retention?
Focus on Faster Mechanical Simulation
Posted Friday October 2 at 9:0am
Intel and ANSYS surveyed design engineers to learn more about their use of simulation. The survey showed that 68% of respondents are forced to limit the size and amount of detail in simulation models at least half the time.
To learn more about how modern hardware and software can optimize your enigneering team’s design process, download Focus on Faster Mechanical Simulation, the second in a series of benchmarking studies produced by Desktop Engineering with Intel, Dell and independent software vendor sponsors.
4th International Workshop on High Order CFD Methods
Posted Thursday October 1 at 5:0pm
The 4th International Workshop on High Order CFD Methods will be held at the occasion of the 7th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering to be held in Crete, Greece in June 5-10, 2016.
The workshop aims at advancing and assessing high-order CFD methods for aeronautic applications.
More Compatibility in Latest Pointwise Mesh Generation Software
Posted Wednesday September 30 at 10:46am
Pointwise announces the latest release of its meshing software featuring new native interfaces to computational fluid dynamics (CFD) codes.
"Despite being primarily a maintenance release, this new production version of Pointwise includes new native interfaces to three software packages," said John Chawner, Pointwise’s president.
CFD and Experimental Tests Help Improve Fan Models for Electronics
Posted Wednesday September 30 at 8:31am
Cooling fan air flow inside electronic devices is critical for component cooling. Yet traditional representation of the fan by the Pressure-Flow (PQ) curve and swirl ratio make for a simple fan model but over-simplifies the actual physics.
In this narrated interview, Professor Hajime Nakamura, from the National Defense Academy of Japan, discusses how the combination of CFD simulations using Cradle SC/Tetra software and experimental tests were used to explore and improve cooling fan model characterization.
Best Practices in Combustion CFD, Flame Stabilization, & Combustion Instabilities
Posted Thursday September 24 at 5:7pm
ERCOFTAC will host Best Practices in Combustion CFD, Flame Stabilization, & Combustion Instabilities at the Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands on 3-4 November 2015.
The lectures of this course, all by well-known experts in the field, will range from combustion basics to applications with focus on model selection and validation, radiative heat transfer, gas turbines and flame stability.
Aero-Vibro-Acoustic Simulation of Exhaust Systems and Mufflers
Posted Wednesday September 23 at 4:23pm
Are you looking for a fast, accurate and complete solution for determining Ducts and Exhausts/Mufflers noise performance and emissions sound quality?
Join NUMECA for this FREE webinar on FINE™/Acoustics, NUMECA’s integrated environment for the Aero-Vibro-Acoustic simulation, on September 30th, 2015!
Immersed Boundary Cartesian Meshing For Electronics Cooling Applications
Posted Wednesday September 23 at 12:37pm
Mentor Graphics will host Immersed Boundary Cartesian Meshing For Electronics Cooling Applications on Tuesday, September 29th.
In this webinar, we discuss the meshing technology that underpins FloTHERM XT and how it supports your design process and assists productivity.
PyFR Shortlisted for Three HPCwire Awards - Vote Now!
Posted Wednesday September 23 at 8:32am
The PyFR open-source high-order multi-GPU accelerated CFD solver has been shortlisted for three HPCwire Readers Choice Awards.
Each year the HPCwire Readers’ Choice Awards are determined by HPCwire readers across the HPC community, to recognize the most outstanding individuals and organizations in the industry.
Pointwise Brings Its Let's Talk Meshing Workshop to Germany
Posted Tuesday September 22 at 9:33am
The first international Pointwise Let's Talk Meshing Workshop is being co-hosted by Pointwise and CFD Beratung at the Höchstleistungsrechenzentrum (HLRS), Universität Stuttgart on Monday, 16 November in Stuttgart, Germany.
The Let’s Talk Meshing Workshop is a one-day meshing event with presentations, demonstrations and discussions of the latest and greatest mesh generation tools.
CAESES Experience Day
Posted Tuesday September 22 at 8:25am
Are you interested in experiencing CAESES® and its key capabilities in a quick 1-day hands-on session?
In our CAESES® Experience Days, we show you what CAESES® is all about and how it works. And, how much fun it is! FRIENDSHIP SYSTEMS invites you to the next CAESES® event in Stuttgart, Germany on Thursday, October 22, 2015.
NUMECA Releases FINE™/Turbo & FINE™/Design3D v10.1
Posted Friday September 18 at 11:9am
NUMECA is glad to announce the official release of FINE™/Turbo & FINE™/Design3D version 10.1.
Several 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™/Turbo and FINE™/Design3D.
Speakers Announced for the 2015 FLOW-3D Americas Users Conferences
Posted Thursday September 17 at 6:22pm
Flow Science has announced the speakers for its 2015 FLOW-3D Americas Conferences, to be held on September 22 in Denver, CO and September 25 in Montreal, QC.
FLOW-3D users from both the commercial and academic arenas will present and discuss their work, including topics such as modeling hydro power plants, simulating dam breaks and subsequent flooding, and solving manufacturing issues.
Introducing 3Dlab and New Features in TURBOdesign Suite
Posted Thursday September 17 at 5:47pm
ADT will host Introducing 3Dlab and New Features for Multi-Disciplinary Optimization in TURBOdesign Suite on September 30th.
TURBOdesign Suite is a unique aerodynamic and hydrodynamic 3D design software package that allows users to design, analyze and optimize all types of turbomachinery, such as axial, mixed-flow, or centrifugal pumps, compressors, fans, turbines and torque converters.
Pointwise Awarded U.S. Air Force Contract for CFD Mesh Generation Development
Posted Wednesday September 16 at 1:34pm
Pointwise has been awarded a 2-year, $1.2 million contract from the U.S. Air Force Materiel Command, Arnold Engineering Development Complex for continued enhancement and maturation of the company’s overset grid assembly feature suite and related technologies.
This new award, a Commercialization Readiness Program (CRP) extension to Pointwise’s recently completed Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II contract, gives Pointwise’s Applied Research team the opportunity to develop and enhance techniques ranging from overset grid inspection and remediation, to near-body viscous layer and automated off-body meshing.
Automotive Lighting 101
Posted Wednesday September 16 at 8:33am
Mentor Graphics will host Automotive Lighting 101 on September 24th.
This webinar will focus on the fundamentals of automotive lights including geometry and requirements on CFD software. We will demonstrate the complexity and discuss the physics necessary to solve the simulation tasks of modern automotive lighting engineers.