Tecplot 360 2017 Release 1 Has Major New Capabilities
Posted Sunday January 15 at 7:2pm
Tecplot, Inc., developer of the leading data visualization and analysis software for engineers and scientists, has announced the general availability of Tecplot 360 2017 Release 1.
Three major new capabilities are included in the 2017 release of Tecplot 360, including: Chorus, PyTecplot, and SZL Server.
Motorsports Heat Exchanger Optimization
Posted Wednesday January 11 at 12:25pm
Mentor Graphics will host Motorsports Heat Exchanger Optimization on 18th January 2017, 10am UK Time and 10am PST.
For our first web seminar of 2017, we are venturing into the world of motor racing! Heat exchangers are used across a wide range of applications in the automotive and motorsports world. In addition to adhering to the constraints of tight installation conditions, every little gain in performance is demanded.
Turbomachinery CFD in the Cloud
Posted Sunday January 8 at 4:53pm
CFD Support will host Turbomachinery CFD in the Cloud – An Easy Guide to Access and Use OpenFOAM for Turbomachinery on Demand on January 10, 2017.
Join this webinar and find out first-hand how easy it is to access and use OpenFOAM for turbomachinery apps in the Cloud to improve your product design, resulting in ten to hundred-fold speed-ups, allowing for complex geometries with fine meshes processed in less time.
Road to Hydro Contest 2017 - Official Software Solutions
Posted Thursday January 5 at 7:57am
"Carry more, faster, using less energy"
Join Numeca on January 12th for an interesting webinar about the processes and software solutions used to design the boats for this year's Hydro Contest. A contest aimed at designing, building and piloting the most energy efficient boats, the road towards a more energy efficient marine future.
Wind Load on Structures - Modelling & Simulation Best Practices
Posted Wednesday January 4 at 9:52pm
ERCOFTAC will host Wind Load on Structures: Modelling & Simulation Best Practices and Technology Trends on April 4-5, 2017 at the Danish Inst. of Technology, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Turbulent wind loads are prevalent across a myriad of engineering structures, whether as micro-climate – terrain interaction,inducing locally strong gusts on village houses, or a Wind Turbine farm, to hurricane weather systems, dangerously buffeting cranes perched on high rise buildings, under construction, across the Miami skyline.
Software Cradle Joins MSC Software Corporation
Posted Monday January 2 at 5:11am
MSC Software Ltd. and Software Cradle Co., Ltd. have announced that MSC Software Corporation has acquired all of the stocks of Software Cradle on December 15, 2016 and Software Cradle has become an MSC Software company.
Software Cradle is a Japanese firm highly valued as an innovative computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software vendor for automotive, turbomachinery, electronic, building and civil engineering sectors.
Pump Design for Reduced Costs & Improved Efficiency
Posted Sunday January 1 at 9:0pm
Cost reduction is a driving force in pump design. The manufacturing cost of centrifugal and mixed pumps generally varies with the volume of the pump. To reduce manufacturing costs, the pump diameter must be reduced for a given head which results in an increase in head coefficient.
Pointwise Broadens Script Language Support for CFD Mesh Generation
Posted Thursday December 29 at 12:23pm
The latest release of Pointwise’s computational fluid dynamics (CFD) mesh generation software has been extended such that its Tcl-based Glyph scripting language can be called from any scripting language including Python.
This new Glyph Server feature was motivated by a user’s presentation at the Pointwise User Group Meeting 2016.
Oil & Gas Modelling & Simulation Best Practices & Technology Trends
Posted Tuesday December 27 at 5:1am
ERCOFTAC will host Oil & Gas: Modelling & Simulation Best Practices & Technology Trends on 15-16 March 2017 at the Frazer Nash Consultancy, Dorking, UK.
The seminar aims are to capture latest modelling and simulation practices and issues surrounding upstream-downstream technologies, where network digitisation is becoming a clear driver to scope operational excellence, in an environment where oil prices appear to have stablised at a level, that allows both producers and solution providers, a viable business space.
17th FLOW-3D European Users Conference
Posted Thursday December 22 at 2:59pm
The 17th FLOW-3D European Users Conference will be held June 5-7, 2017 at the Avenida Palace Hotel in Barcelona, Spain.
The annual Users Conference is an exciting event where users advance their simulation skills through interactions with Flow Science staff engineers, collaboration with other users, exploring new modeling approaches, and learning about the latest software developments.
NUMECA Releases Version 7.1 of FINE/Acoustics
Posted Thursday December 22 at 9:56am
Numeca International is glad to announce the Official Release of FINE™/Acoustics version 7.1.
Several major 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™/Acoustics.
Hybrid RANS-LES Methods for Industrial CFD (VII)
Posted Wednesday December 21 at 10:2am
ERCOFTAC will host Hybrid RANS-LES Methods for Industrial CFD (VII) on 22-23 May 2017 at the University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.
Turbulence is one of the last remaining challenges in the simulation of fluid flows. Although RANS (Reynolds-Averaged Navier Stokes) turbulence models are still very widely used, these approaches are being slowly supplanted by Large Eddy Simulation (LES).
3-Day AxCYCLE Workshop
Posted Wednesday December 21 at 8:58am
SoftInWay will be hosting a 3 day AxCYCLE Workshop on Janurary 18 - 20.
This online training workshop provides participants with an understanding of the design, analysis and optimization of thermodynamic cycles using AxCYCLE™.
CPFD Software Releases Barracuda Virtual Reactor 17.1
Posted Thursday December 15 at 5:58pm
CPFD Software, LLC today announced the latest release of Barracuda Virtual Reactor®, engineering software for simulation and analysis of the operation of fluidized bed reactors and other gas-solid systems.
The latest release of Barracuda Virtual Reactor (version 17.1) is now even faster - delivering simulation results in a shorter time. Other enhancements include new and improved methods for handling
boundary conditions enabling faster model set-up and easier control of bulk particle dynamics across model boundaries, and expansion of thermal and chemical kinetics modeling capability.
Simulating Vehicle HVAC Systems
Posted Tuesday December 13 at 10:26am
Siemens PLM will host Simulating Vehicle HVAC Systems on December 15, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois.
In order to provide optimal passenger comfort, a vehicle's ventilation system must be designed to deliver air at the correct flow and temperature. In the past, numerous costly prototypes were needed to test and re-test the system. Join us for a free workshop, where you will learn how computational fluid dynamics (CFD) can replace early physical prototypes and how efficient design exploration can lead to optimized vehicle HVAC systems in a quicker, more cost-effective fashion.
Gas Particles and Microbubble Mixing
Posted Tuesday December 13 at 8:18am
Mixing different fluids with potentially different properties remains one of the most important and potentially costly industrial processes. In this Flow Science article, we complete our presentation of the newly-redesigned particle model in FLOW-3D v11.2 and take a fresh look into one of the most common and essential industrial processes: mixing.
Best Practices for Forced and Natural Convection Cooling Simulations
Posted Monday December 12 at 10:16pm
Siemens PLM will host Best Practices for Forced and Natural Convection Cooling Simulations on December 15, 2016.
The two most common cooling approaches for electronics devices are forced and natural convection cooling. Natural convection is often considered ideal because of its inherent reliability but is limited in its heat dissipation capability.
Dassault Systèmes Acquires Next Limit Dynamics
Posted Friday December 9 at 5:12pm
With the acquisition of the Madrid-based Next Limit Dynamics, Dassault Systèmes enhances its industry solution experiences for multiphysics simulation on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform and strengthens its foothold in the strategic computational fluid dynamics (CFD) market.
Next Limit Dynamics’ software solutions are used by simulation analysts for accurate and robust simulation of highly dynamic fluid flow in order to solve challenging CFD problems faster than traditional methods. Customers include Airbus, AISIN AW, Caterpillar, Doosan, Ford, Google X, Honda, Mitsubishi, NASA, Safran Helicopter Engines and Toyota.