FLOW-3D Workshop Series
Posted Monday October 16 at 6:46pm
Flow Science will host a series of Water Civil Infrastructure CFD Workshops in October and November.
In these CFD workshops, held with partners and leading civil engineering firms ATKINS, Tetra Tech, Freese and Nichols, Michael Baker, Stantec, WSP, Wade Trim, HDR, Schnabel and Brown and Caldwell, expert CFD modeler, John Wendelbo, will introduce water & environmental simulation workflows using FLOW-3D.
A Novel Approach to Reducing Heatsink Mass
Posted Monday October 16 at 2:42pm
Mentor Graphics will host A Novel Approach to Reducing Heatsink Mass on 26th October 2017 at 11am UK Time and 10am PST.
During the webinar, a systematic approach in identifying and removing underperforming parts of a heatsink will be presented.
Detailed PCB Thermal Modeling with Thermal Territories
Posted Tuesday October 10 at 6:34pm
Mentor Graphics will host Thermal Live ’17 : Detailed PCB Thermal Modeling with Thermal Territories on 24th October 2017 at 1:30 ET.
Accurately modeling detailed PCB traces in a system level thermal analysis is challenging. Historically the process involved the manual conversion of 2D drawings to 3D MCAD geometry.
EDEM 2018 Focuses on Productivity Enhancements
Posted Wednesday October 4 at 2:4pm
EDEM, the Discrete Element Method (DEM) specialist and market leader, today released the latest version of its flagship software. EDEM 2018 focuses on productivity and performance and includes a range of new features and enhancements enabling users to speed-up their workflow all the way from setup to processing and analysis of simulations.
Latest Pointwise Meshing Software Facilitates Scripting and Customization
Posted Wednesday October 4 at 10:3am
The latest release of Pointwise’s computational fluid dynamics (CFD) mesh generation software, while primarily a maintenance release, includes a new script customization capability.
"Customers have been very prolific in their use of Pointwise’s Glyph scripting to automate mesh generation by writing macros and templates," said Pointwise’s president, John Chawner. "They can now install their scripts on the toolbar for quick, 1-button access."
Introducing FieldView Express for Altair APA
Posted Monday October 2 at 8:25am
Intelligent Light has been selected by Altair to extend their CFD post-processing capability by delivering FieldView Express, building on a relationship that already provides AcuFieldView to Altair's AcuSolve™ CFD users.
The live webinar Introduction to FieldView Express by Intelligent Light will be held on October 5 at 10am ET.
2017 NUMECA User Meeting Agenda Released
Posted Friday September 29 at 5:37pm
NUMECA is delighted to invite you to the 2017 edition of our International User Meeting in Brussels, November 13th to 15th.
The 2017 NUMECA User Meeting agenda is out now!
Dassault Systèmes to Acquire Exa Corporation
Posted Thursday September 28 at 8:50pm
Dassault Systèmes and Exa Corporation, a global innovator in simulation software for product engineering, today announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement for Dassault Systèmes to acquire Burlington, Massachusetts-based Exa.
Under the terms of the merger agreement, unanimously approved by Exa’s Board of Directors, a subsidiary of Dassault Systèmes will commence a tender offer within the next 10 business days to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Exa common stock at a value of nearly $400 million.
NUMECA and FlowKit Announce a Strategic Partnership
Posted Wednesday September 27 at 6:18pm
NUMECA and FlowKit are proud to announce the establishment of an exclusive partnership around the industrial exploitation of the Lattice Boltzmann code PALABOS.
The new product OMNIS™/LB from NUMECA is an exclusive integrated version of the Open source code PALABOS, in a monolithic enhanced configuration, with a large range of functionalities.
Pointwise Used to Improve Existing Mesh Adaptation Solutions
Posted Monday September 25 at 6:46pm
In the webinar, Towards Mesh Adaptation with Pointwise, we will introduce adaptation in Pointwise and how this upcoming feature is used to improve upon existing mesh adaptation solutions. Join us for the webinar on 3 October at 10 a.m. CT (UTC -5)
Mesh adaptation is a common technique employed to help improve engineering simulation efficiency. In the field of computational fluid dynamics (CFD), unstructured mesh adaptation has been used to substantially reduce the mesh size needed to reach a desired solution accuracy.
Best Practices in Combustion CFD, III
Posted Wednesday September 20 at 3:52pm
ERCOFTAC will host Best Practices in Combustion CFD, III on December 11-12, 2017 at TU DELFT, NL.
Design and operation of modern engines in particular, gas turbine & ICE, faces the need to combine high efficiency, reliability, with low pollutants emissions. This course addresses the subject in the perspective of Computational Fluid Dynamics which has become a powerful tool in design and analysis of modern engines from land based and marine, to aero-engines.
CFD for Structural Designers & Analysts
Posted Friday September 15 at 3:56pm
NAFEMS will host the online course CFD for Structural Designers & Analysts in 3 two-hour sessions beginning September 20th.
This course aims to introduce the essential principles of fluid dynamics, important flow phenomena, and basics of Computational Fluid Dynamics process to structural engineers and how CFD can be beneficial for their multidisciplinary problems.
Improved Metal Temperature Prediction for Turbine Blade Design with Simulation
Posted Friday September 15 at 2:16pm
Siemens will host Improved Metal Temperature Prediction for Turbine Blade Design with Simulation on September 19th.
Gas turbine engines used for aircraft propulsion and energy production operate under extremely harsh conditions. And they don’t get breaks as they are often in continuous service for decades. The market pressure to improve performance, emissions and durability has increased exponentially over the last few years. Engine makers are faced with increasing system complexity from their customers, ever more stringent emission standards, and more financial risks when engines are out of service.
Sandia Labs Researcher Wins National Award in CFD
Posted Thursday September 14 at 5:31pm
Sandia National Laboratories researcher Pavel Bochev has been awarded the Thomas J.R. Hughes Medal by the U.S. Association for Computational Mechanics.
The award is given biannually for “outstanding and sustained contributions to the broad field of computation fluid dynamics.”
FloTHERM V12 - New Functionality
Posted Thursday September 14 at 9:31am
Mentor Graphics will host a web seminar on New Functionality in FloTHERM V12 on September 21st.
In this presentation from the FloTHERM Product Manager, the benefits of the new features in FloTHERM v12 will be described and demonstrated. New functionality includes a new and improved Command Center and we will go through many of these new features to show how you can use them to increase your productivity.
Open Software in Continuum Mechanics 2017
Posted Tuesday September 12 at 4:13pm
The UniCFD Web-laboratory is pleased to invite you to the 5th annual seminar on "Open Software in Continuum Mechanics" which is held as a part of the Ivannikov ISPRAS Open Conference on December 1, 2017 in Moscow, Russia.
The seminar is devoted to development and implementation
of numerical methods for continuum mechanics problems,
application of open-source codes for industrial cases,
parallel computing and big data analysis technologies.
ANSYS Discovery Live Enables Rapid Design Exploration
Posted Tuesday September 12 at 1:9pm
For the first time engineers can rapidly explore design options and receive instant and accurate simulation results with new cutting-edge technology from ANSYS. Available today for technology preview, ANSYS® Discovery Live™ revolutionizes the speed and ease-of-use of engineering simulation to make digital exploration available to all engineers so they can confidently design better products faster and more economically.
FEATool v1.7 - Matlab CFD and Multi-Simulation GUI Toolbox
Posted Wednesday September 6 at 5:35pm
Precise Simulation Ltd. developer of the Octave and Matlab CFD and Finite Element Multiphysics Toolbox FEATool, has now released FEATool Version 1.7 which introduces the modeling and simulation tool concept Multi-Simulation.
Multi-Simulation allows for seamless switching between both built-in and external solvers and simulation tools. Starting with FEATool 1.7, Multi-Simulation supports the the FeatFlow high performance computational fluid dynamics CFD and FEniCS multi-physics solvers, as well as the visualization and postprocessing tool Plotly.