Accurate and Rapid 3D Multi-Point Optimization of Turbomachinery
Posted Monday November 23 at 5:13pm
Emission regulations such as the EU ECOdesign or US Department of Energy Pump Systems directives require pumps to be designed based on their life cycle emissions and hence require pump stages to be optimized considering multiple operating points.
In this webinar Advanced Design Technology will show how new functionality in the newly released TURBOdesign Suite 6, which allows the three dimensional inverse design code TURBOdesign 1 to operate as a module inside ANSYS workbench, can streamline the process of setting up multi-point/multi-objective optimization of various turbomachinery components.
AxSTREAM Evolves Beyond the Flow Path
Posted Monday November 23 at 9:3am
SoftInWay Inc. has relaunched their industry leading flow path design, analysis and optimization software, AxSTREAM as a next generation turbomachinery development platform, capable not only of designing the flow path, but now also rotors, bearings, and other components.
SPEED v10 and Beyond
Posted Sunday November 22 at 8:10am
CD-adapco will host SPEED v10 and Beyond on December 3, 2015.
This product release webinar will take you through the most recent updates to our industry-leading Electric Machine Design solution, SPEED™, and will offer an exclusive preview of what is planned in future releases.
Modeling Comprehensive Oil & Gas Industry Solutions Using Flownex SE
Posted Friday November 20 at 4:59pm
Flownex® SE is a 1D thermal fluid analysis package that provides a complete solution for system and sub-system level design. Join this webinar on 8th December to see how Flownex® SE can help you to determine pressure drop (flow) and heat transfer (temperature) for the connected components of a complete system in steady state and transient, e.g. pumps or compressors, pipes, valves, tanks and heat exchangers.
FLOW-3D v11.1 New Capabilities Webinar
Posted Thursday November 19 at 10:55am
Flow Science is pleased to announce the release of FLOW-3D v11.1, its flagship CFD software known for its robustness and accuracy in solving free-surface flow problems.
Please join us for a webinar where we will discuss and show how to use the new capabilities in FLOW-3D v11.1. The webinar will be held on Thursday, November 19 at 1:00 pm EST. Learn more about this webinar and register online.
Design Exploration & Optimization with Heat Transfer
Posted Sunday November 15 at 10:15am
CD-adapco will host Design Exploration & Optimization with Heat Transfer on December 2 in Montreal, QC, Canada
The coupling of design exploration and optimization techniques with fully-developed CFD models has long been recognized as an effective way to improve product performance while reducing development time and cost. It is often, however, a perceived increase in time and cost that prevents the adoption of these techniques in the first place.
Real-time Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Thermal Analysis
Posted Friday November 13 at 3:12am
Recently Cradle announced the release of Cradle PICLS for Printed Circuit Board (PCB) thermal analyses.
PICLS is an easy to use, real-time, PCB thermal analysis tool that facilitates complex PCB heat transfer analyses.
CFD User Meeting - A Better Powertrain Simulation Process
Posted Wednesday November 11 at 6:11am
On December 1st, CD-adapco will host a complimentary workshop being held in the Metro Detroit area on how to optimize your powertrain design.
Presenters will look at how to apply Multidisciplinary Design Exploration methods to look at coolant and oil flows as well as heat transfer through the engine to reduce peak temperatures and prevent failure.
Mentor Graphics Announces Winners of Don Miller Award for Thermo-Fluid Design Excellence
Posted Tuesday November 10 at 2:7pm
Mentor Graphics has announced the winners of its first annual Don Miller Award for Excellence in System-Level Thermo-Fluid Design.
Mentor Graphics established the award to recognize exceptional use of Flowmaster® software in research and real-world applications. The inaugural award was presented to Andrea Tradii, Stefano Rossin and Riccardo De Paolis of GE Oil and Gas on October 19th at the 31st International CAE Conference in Verona, Italy.
Tessa Uroić Wins Inaugural Pointwise Wallpaper Contest
Posted Tuesday November 10 at 12:2pm
Pointwise just completed its first ever Wallpaper Contest to celebrate meshing artistry. The contest gave people who generate meshes for computational fluid dynamics (CFD) with the Pointwise software a chance to show off the aesthetic aspects of their grids. It also allowed the CFD community to decide which grid was the most beautiful.
EnSight Version 10.1.6 Features VR Support and Improved Metrics
Posted Tuesday November 10 at 10:5am
EnSight, the leading post-processor for Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) data, has released a new version of its software, EnSight 10.1.6.
EnSight provides the largest set of features of any visualization or post-processing tool for CFD solvers on the market. This powerful software allows users to display and document information from a wide variety of data formats.
Reducing Development Costs of Subsurface Equipment through Simulation
Posted Sunday November 8 at 1:43pm
CD-adapco will host Reducing Development Costs of Subsurface Equipment through Simulation on December 1, 2015.
As the oil and gas industry adapts to the “lower for longer” market, reducing costs and improving the production and efficiency of drilling and subsurface activities takes on even greater importance.
CFD Coupled with Discrete Element Modelling (DEM) to Aid Product Design
Posted Friday November 6 at 6:1pm
CD-adapco will host Discrete Element Modeling to Aid the Development and Manufacture of Composite Particulates for the Pharmaceutical, Food and Chemical Process Industries on December 7, 2015 in East Hyattsville, MD.
Please join us for this workshop as we explore the benefits of applying CFD and DEM in the pharmaceutical, food and chemical process industries.
ADT Releases TURBOdesign Suite 6.0
Posted Thursday November 5 at 6:50pm
Advanced Design Technology (ADT), a global leader in the development of advanced turbomachinery design methods and the TURBOdesign Suite today announces that its TURBOdesign Suite version 6.0 is now shipping.
This version of the company’s three-dimensional (3D) inverse design technology software provides a major update to the Suite with significant new functionality and new modules to enable a faster, more effective design process for all engineers.
Using CFD to Improve Valve and Pump Performance
Posted Thursday November 5 at 3:46pm
CFD ads often amaze us by showing flows over racing cars,advanced aircraft or other objects that we easily relate to. In contrast, CFD is also used to improve the performance of valves and pumps, seemingly more mundane applications. However, valves and pumps are found in almost all fluid systems, so the additive impact of these performance improvements can be significant.
Increase Productivity by Closing the Gap Between CAD and Analysis with Automated Workflows
Posted Monday November 2 at 6:45pm
CD-adapco will host Increase Productivity by Closing the Gap Between CAD and Analysis with Automated Workflows on November 12, 2015.
Dealing with the consequences of imperfect CAD has long been one of the biggest bottlenecks in CFD. Furthermore, reducing the costly process of manual CAD clean-up ensures an engineer's valuable time is spent gaining insight into product behavior and performance.
Hybrid RANS-LES Methods for Industrial CFD
Posted Monday November 2 at 4:37pm
ERCOFTAC will host Hybrid RANS-LES Methods for Industrial CFD (VI) - Overview, Guidance and Examples on 9-10 November 2015 at ANSYS in Otterfing, Germany.
EnSight Announces Guest Speakers for Japan User Group Meeting
Posted Tuesday October 27 at 12:20pm
CEI Software, makers of EnSight Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) visualization software recently announced two guest speakers for their Japan User Group Meeting (UGM).
Andrew Hobbs, Chief CFD/DEM Engineer for Astec Industries and Dave Bremer, Senior Developer for CEI will both make presentations at the event which will be held in Nakano, a suburb of Tokyo, Japan in November 2015.