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Ride the Digital Wave with CFD Simulation
Posted Thursday June 17 at 4:58pm
In the first episode of the Siemens Engineering Innovation podcast Stephen Ferguson is joined by surf enthusiast and sports CFD engineer Luca Oggiano, who is the co-founder and CEO of Nabla Flow. Together they discuss the impact that digital twins have on the surfing industry, and how we can use digital waves to test them.
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SoftInWay Receives Research Contract for Turbomachinery Design Methodology
Posted Wednesday June 16 at 8:2am
Since last September when SoftInWay announced its award of a NASA SBIR contract to leverage artificial intelligence to improve turbomachinery designs for use in high power-density engines, the company’s engineering team has been hard at work.

Thanks to their efforts, SoftInWay was awarded the Phase II contract to expand upon its work developing an axial compressor map generation program that leverages an autonomous self-training AI.
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Ensure Your Competitive Advantage with Omnis™
Posted Tuesday June 15 at 2:55pm
Another great line-up of Cadence CFD webinars is organized this month. Learn about a wide range of topics from the comfort of your office and ask your questions live to our experts.

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A Detailed Loss Analysis Methodology for Centrifugal Compressors
Posted Tuesday June 8 at 9:8am
In order to meet the ever-growing requirements on high efficiency and wide operational range for centrifugal compressors for applications such as chillers, fuel cell compressors, turbochargers and industrial processes, an effective detailed loss analysis is required by the designer.

ADT will host A Detailed Loss Analysis Methodology for Centrifugal Compressors on June 30th at 9 AM or 4 PM BST. In this webinar, an evaluation methodology for computational fluid dynamics simulations have been developed to quantify the loss generation based on entropy production rate in the flow field.
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Siemens Acquires Nextflow Software
Posted Thursday June 3 at 4:46pm
Siemens announced today that it has acquired Nextflow Software, an independent provider of advanced particle-based computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solutions. Nextflow Software will become part of Siemens Digital Industries Software, where its offering will expand the Simcenter™ software portfolio, part of the Siemens’ Xcelerator™ portfolio of software and services, with rapid meshless CFD capabilities to accelerate the analysis of complex transient applications in the automotive, aerospace, and marine industries such as gear box lubrication, tank sloshing or electric motor spray cooling.
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Determining the Coefficient of Hydrodynamic Torque Using CFD
Posted Thursday June 3 at 2:42pm
In quarter-turn valves, torque is the turning effort required to rotate the valve’s closure member or hold it in position. Knowing the valve torque is essential in actuator sizing.

The simulationHub team has written an article on this topic in the recently published Valve World magazine.
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CadenceLIVE Americas 2021 Virtual Event
Posted Tuesday June 1 at 4:43pm
CadenceLIVE brings together technology users, developers, and industry experts to connect, share ideas and best practices, and inspire design creativity.

Join us June 8-9 for two days of exciting keynotes and interesting user presentations, and connect with us and our partners and sponsors in our virtual Designer Expo.
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Altair Releases Updated Simulation Solutions
Posted Friday May 28 at 10:29am
Altair, a global technology company providing solutions in simulation, high-performance computing (HPC), and artificial intelligence (AI) announces the release of its latest simulation solutions, including comprehensive computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and expanded capabilities in electronic system design (ESD). Updates include all major CFD solutions under a single license, expanded end-to-end electronic system design capability, and seamless access to the cloud.
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CFD Shortens Development Time for Cadillac’s Lyriq eVehicle
Posted Thursday May 13 at 9:16am
Cadillac’s engineering team helped shrink the Lyriq’s development timetable by nine months using computer aided testing. The system uses computational fluid dynamics and a process GM calls virtual design, development, and validation.
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Integrated Design Workflow With ADT & Ansys
Posted Tuesday April 27 at 12:43pm
ADT & Ansys will host Integrated Design Workflow for Hydrogen Compressor and Pump using TURBOdesign Suite and Ansys on May 27th, 2021 at 4 pm GMT.

In this webinar, you will learn how to approach the design of high performance hydrogen compressor and pump, and discover how TURBOdesign Suite combined with Ansys Workbench can be used to design these turbomachinery components.
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Cadence Acquires Pointwise to Expand System Analysis Offerings
Posted Monday April 19 at 8:42am
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDNS) announced today that it has acquired Pointwise, Inc., a leader in mesh generation for computational fluid dynamics (CFD). The addition of Pointwise’s technologies and experienced team supports the Cadence® Intelligent System Design™ strategy and further broadens its system analysis portfolio, complementing the recently acquired NUMECA CFD technology.
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End-to-End Aerodynamics CFD Simulation of a Car
Posted Tuesday April 13 at 8:10am
Simulate and optimize the full aerodynamic performance of a car early in the design process: save valuable time and get accurate results running any number of design variations using templated workflows.

NUMECA will host a free webinar tomorrow, Wednesday April 14th, presenting the end-to-end CFD workflow for aerodynamic simulation of three design variants of the DrivAer car model.
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CFD for Heat Transfer Simulation and Thermal Analysis
Posted Friday April 9 at 6:25pm
Airflow Sciences will host CFD for Heat Transfer Simulation and Thermal Analysis on 13 April 2021 at 12 pm ET / 9am PT / 18:00 CET.

The FREE live webinar will cover best practices for CFD simulation of heat transfer using the AzoreCFD software.
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Development of Axial Contra Rotating Fans at ebm-papst
Posted Friday April 9 at 2:7pm
ADT and ebm-papst will host Development of Axial Contra Rotating Fans at ebm-papst St. Georgen with ADT’s TURBOdesign Suite on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 9 am GMT.

This webinar will present a rapid and efficient design and optimization process for axial contra-rotating fans.
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CFD Analysis Solves Mystery of Baseball Pitch Trajectory
Posted Friday March 26 at 2:28pm
In professional baseball and major league baseball, pitchers often use a breaking ball called a forkball or split as a decisive pitch. These balls are known to be difficult to hit because the batter feels as if the ball is falling rapidly at the plate.

A team led by Professor Takayuki Aoki of Tokyo Institute of Technology (Titech) has conducted research using the supercomputer TSUBAME3.0 at the Global Scientific Information and Computing Center, and performed a numerical fluid dynamics simulation of a baseball flying at high speed while rotating, calculating the seams in detail.
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Siemens Extends Simcenter STAR-CCM Capabilities
Posted Tuesday March 9 at 6:5pm
Siemens Digital Industries Software announces the availability of the latest release of Simcenter™ STAR-CCM+™ software, which has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) High Performance Computing (HPC) Competency status. This designation recognizes that Siemens has demonstrated deep experience helping customers optimize their HPC workloads for performance and efficiency using AWS’s elastic and scalable cloud infrastructure.
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CFD for Structural Designers & Analysts
Posted Tuesday March 9 at 2:54pm
The NAFEMS training course CFD for Structural Designers & Analysts will begin March 10th.

This 3-session, live online course will cover a range of topics, all aimed at the structural designer and analyst who needs to get to grips with CFD.
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NUMECA Webinar Wednesdays - Ensure your competitive advantage with OMNIS™
Posted Thursday February 25 at 3:39pm
NUMECA goes LIVE every Webinar Wednesday

Explore new and exciting technology that will bring you a guaranteed productivity gain. Learn how OMNIS™ gets you accurate results, faster and at a greatly reduced cost, thanks to dedicated application workflows which cut down on pre-processing and simulation run time.
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