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Oil & Gas Modelling and Simulation Best Practice & Tech Trends
Posted Wednesday February 10 at 9:46am
ERCOFTAC will host Oil & Gas: Modelling & Simulation Best Practices & Technology Trends on 20-21 April 2016 in Kongsberg, Oslo, Norway.

This seminar comes in a period where oil prices have been on the decline since June 2014, due to several factors, from the impact of shale gas, economic slump in major emerging markets, to excess availability of low cost oil out of the Middle East.
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New CFD and Geometry Interfaces in Pointwise Meshing Software
Posted Tuesday February 9 at 8:34pm
Pointwise announces the latest release of its meshing software featuring updated native interfaces to computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and geometry codes.

"This new production release of Pointwise includes updated support for the Kestrel CFD solver," said John Chawner, Pointwise’s president.
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Webinar FINE™/Marine v5.1rc New Features Webcast
Posted Thursday February 4 at 11:49am
Discover the new features of NUMECA's CFD marine suite for marine engineers and naval architects.

Join us on 17 February for this free webinar session and learn how this new version of FINE™/Marine will boost your productivity, from mesh generation to results visualization, while giving you a deeper insight in the flow physics, and ask all your questions in live to the experts!
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ESI Group Launches ESI Cloud CFD SaaS Platform
Posted Wednesday February 3 at 11:41pm
ESI Group, pioneer and world-leading solution provider in Virtual Prototyping for manufacturing industries, has announced the launch of ESI Cloud: a reliable, scalable, multitenant and secure SaaS Platform designed to deliver advanced engineering simulation in the cloud, across multiple physics and engineering disciplines.

ESI Cloud offers designers and engineers cloud-based computer aided engineering (CAE) solutions across physics and engineering disciplines. ESI Cloud combines ESI’s industry tested virtual engineering solutions integrated onto ESI’s Cloud Platform with browser based modeling, visualization, and real-time collaboration tools.
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International Conference on the Finite Volume Method: Applications & Numerics
Posted Tuesday February 2 at 8:49am
We are pleased to announce the first International Conference on the Finite Volume Method: Applications & Numerics to be held in Beirut, Lebanon, July 11-14, 2016 .

Since 1991, the CFD group at AUB has witnessed a tremendous regional increase in the use of CFD, at both academia and industry. This has translated into a growing and dynamic CFD community in the region and a rapidly expanding CFD market in terms of applications and capital.
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Solving the Technology Demands of the Refining & Petrochemical Industries
Posted Monday February 1 at 10:30pm
CD-adapco will host Simulation to Solve Changing Technology Demands of the Refining & Petrochemical Industries on February 25th in Houston, Texas.

The refining and petrochemical industries are undergoing tremendous change. On one hand, the influx of cheap shale gas demands fuel flexibility of combustion processes in crackers. On the other hand, crudes are becoming heavier, but the requirements on sulfur content in fuels are becoming more stringent to meet pollution control regulations. All of this results in the demand of cutting-edge technology that can meet the needs and reduce cost of production at the same time.
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The Quality of Cream and CFD
Posted Sunday January 31 at 7:19pm
Cream is an oil-in-water emulsion consisting of dairy fat extracted from whole milk by centrifugal separation. If the stresses created by the separation process are too high, the cream undergoes a phase transition that transforms it into a water-in-oil emulsion known as butter.

Minimizing stresses is especially important during the cream's final cooling storage process, which determines the quality of the cream. To produce high quality cream, the production facility must maintain a uniformly cold stirring tank which generates "instant" cooling effects while minimizing the stresses to the cream.
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Advanced Design Technology Appoints Gary Panes as Commercial Director
Posted Sunday January 31 at 12:35pm
Advanced Design Technology (ADT), a global leader in the development of advanced turbomachinery design methods and the TURBOdesign Suite has recently announced the appointment of Gary Panes as Commercial Director. Gary will report directly to Mehrdad Zangeneh, Founder and Managing Director of ADT.
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Attend NAFEMS CFD seminar in Torino FREE!
Posted Thursday January 28 at 2:46pm
The NAFEMS Computational Fluid Dynamics in Engineering Simulation Seminar is taking place in Torino, Italy on 16th March 2016.

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is widely used in engineering as an analysis and design tool. Today, CFD simulations underpin the design of a wide range of components within, for example, the automotive, aerospace, chemical and power generation industries, where CFD has proved to reduce significantly product design and development cost and time-to-market.
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Classroom Training on FINE™/Marine
Posted Thursday January 28 at 12:24pm
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 February 22nd to 26th.
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GET FIRED UP! Combustion Simulation in the Process Industry
Posted Thursday January 28 at 9:41am
CD-adapco will host the webinar Combustion Simulation in the Process Industry on January 30, 2016.

Increasing energy efficiency, reducing environmental impact, enabling fuel flexibility and improving system reliability are the common design goals of the chemical industries and of combustion systems in process (glass, steel, cement, metallurgy, petroleum refining, industrial gases).*

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Siemens to Acquire CD-adapco
Posted Monday January 25 at 8:36pm
Siemens and CD-adapco have entered into a stock purchase agreement for the acquisition of CD-adapco by Siemens. The purchase price is $970 million. CDadapco is a global engineering simulation company with software solutions covering a wide range of engineering disciplines including Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Solid Mechanics (CSM), heat transfer, particle dynamics, reactant flow, electrochemistry, acoustics and rheology.
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Flow Science Releases FLOW-3D/MP v6.1
Posted Saturday January 23 at 6:10pm
Flow Science has announced the release of FLOW-3D/MP v6.1, the high-performance computing version of its flagship CFD software, FLOW-3D. FLOW-3D/MP v6.1 is fully synced with the latest developments in FLOW-3D version 11.1, including active simulation control, batch post processing and report generation.
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Meshing Considerations for Adjoint-based Mesh Adaptation
Posted Wednesday January 20 at 4:16pm
Pointwise will premiere a Let’s Talk Meshing webcast entitled, Meshing Considerations for Adjoint-based Mesh Adaptation on 27 January at 10 a.m. CST (GMAT -6). Afterwards, from 11 a.m. - noon, our Pointwise engineer who created the grid will be available online to answer your questions.
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CFD in the Marine & Offshore Design Process
Posted Wednesday January 20 at 9:50am
CD-adapco will host CFD in the Marine & Offshore Design Process on February 23, 2016 in New Orleans, LA.

Are you involved in the design or operation of offshore vessels or platforms? Or perhaps you would like to understand how you can reduce the need for towing tank testing by using CFD, or explore new, advanced methods for using CFD to design energy efficient vessels? If so, we are holding an educational seminar you shouldn't miss.
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Maximizing the Accuracy of Your FloTHERM Models Using T3ster Measurements
Posted Tuesday January 19 at 9:52am
Mentor Graphics will host Maximizing the Accuracy of Your FloTHERM Models Using T3ster Measurements on 20th January 2015 at 11am UK Time & 10am US PST.

This webinar will introduce the new capability in FloTHERM v11.1 to automatically calibrate FloTHERM models to match T3Ster measurements. T3Ster measurements capture the full transient thermal characteristics of a device, and converts this into industry standard Structure Function curves.
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Tecplot 360 EX 2016 Release 1 is Now Available
Posted Tuesday January 12 at 12:49pm
Tecplot, Inc., developer of the leading data visualization and analysis software for engineers and scientists, has announced the general availability of Tecplot 360 EX 2016 Release 1.

For Tecplot 360 EX 2016 Release 1, Tecplot focused on strengthening many of the software’s existing capabilities. The highlights of the new version include easier license management, better support for polyhedral data, improved animation methods, an all-new macro debugger, and greater Mac support.
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Upcoming Classroom Training at NUMECA
Posted Tuesday January 12 at 9:44am
New upcoming Classroom Training Sessions are available at NUMECA’s offices in Brussels, Belgium.

Session topics include:

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