Using CFD to Support the Design and Operation of Offshore Vessels
Posted Thursday July 30 at 9:52am
CD-adapco will host a free webinar on September 3, 2015 on the Use of CFD to Support the Design and Operation of Offshore Vessels.
If you are involved in the design or operation of offshore vessels and are interested in learning how industry leaders such as Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) are using CFD as part of the Naval Architect’s toolkit, this webinar is for you.
Water & Environmental FLOW-3D Workshops
Posted Wednesday July 29 at 11:44pm
Two free hands-on workshops geared towards prospective users of FLOW-3D will be held in conjunction with the FLOW-3D Americas Users Conferences on September 21 in Denver, CO and September 24 in Montreal, QC.
The workshops will focus on modeling water and environmental flows with FLOW-3D.
Academic STAR-CCM+ Workshop for Group Design Project Competition Teams
Posted Wednesday July 22 at 7:25am
You are invited to the CD-adapco free workshop on August 3 in Heidelberg, Germany.
This is a chance to learn about our FST sponsorship package (free training, support, and licensing) and our easy-to-use, state-of-the-art multidisciplinary simulation software STAR-CCM+®.
Design Methods for Superior Cavitation Performance Pump Impellers and Inducers
Posted Monday July 20 at 5:42pm
ADT will host a live demonstration and presentation on how 3D Inverse Design method supports leading pump and manufacturers develop high suction performance products without sacrificing efficiency.
The webinar will be held Wednesday 29 July.
FRIENDSHIP SYSTEMS Released CAESES 4.0
Posted Monday July 20 at 5:12pm
FRIENDSHIP SYSTEMS is proud to announce the release of the latest version 4.0 of its upfront modeling and optimization software CAESES® and CAESES Free!
With version 4.0, “CAESES®/FRIENDSHIP-Framework” is now simply called CAESES®. Along with the new brand we also introduce new logos and new corporate colors, as well as a redesigned graphical user interface. We at FRIENDSHIP SYSTEMS are sure that you will really love it!
Best Practices for Engineering CFD
Posted Thursday July 16 at 4:15pm
ERCOFTAC will host Best Practice for Engineering CFD on 22-23 October 2015 at the GE Global Research Center in Munich, Germany.
This course is targeted at relatively new and improving CFD analysts in engineering industries and consultancies.
CFD and Bluefin Tuna
Posted Wednesday July 15 at 9:40pm
CFD has many interesting applications. One of these is the use of Cradle SC/Tetra CFD software, by Professor Tsutomu Takagi at the Kinki University (Japan) Department of Fisheries, to evaluate drag forces on bluefin tuna.
Bluefin tuna, considered to be the "diamonds of the sea",
are able to swim nearly 90 km/h (56 mph) and account for only 2% of tuna catches.
New First in Flutter Analysis for Multi-Row Turbomachinery with FINE™/Turbo v10.1
Posted Monday July 13 at 8:42am
NUMECA's NLH unique technology is now fully coupled with the modal approach, a very efficient fluid structure interaction prediction method covering cold-to-hot, forced response and flutter analysis, available with FINE™/Turbo and FINE™/Open with OpenLabs™.
Save one to two orders of magnitude compared to standard FSI methods.
Join NUMECA for a free webinar on September 16 and discover how you can take benefit from flutter analysis in a multi-row turbomachinery environment within the FINE™/Turbo environment.
Flow Science Extends Association with Dazztech Solutions
Posted Friday July 10 at 1:13pm
Flow Science, Inc. announced today that it has extended its association agreement with Dazztech Solutions Sdn Bhd to sell and support Flow Science’s FLOW-3D software products in Indonesia. Dazztech has been Flow Science’s associate in Malaysia and Singapore since 2009. In 2013, Dazztech through its associate company, Dazztech Global Ltd, expanded to Indonesia with an office in Central Jakarta.
Introduction to Reliability Principles
Posted Thursday July 9 at 10:15am
Join the Wilde Analysis webinar on 15th July to see what is meant by Reliability, how to measure it and the various reliability tools and techniques that are available to help you meet design requirements and reduce life-cycle costs.
Reliability engineering is an essential component for Product Lifecycle Management to minimise the risk of failure within products and processes, which overall saves time and costs. Therefore it is important that organisations implement the latest reliability tools and techniques.
Advanced Design Technology Appoints Richard Hunsley as Engineering Services Manager
Posted Wednesday July 8 at 7:16pm
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 Richard Hunsley as Engineering Services Manager.
Hunsley will report directly to Mehrdad Zangeneh, Founder and Managing Director of ADT.
Engineering A New Air Inlet System For Airplane Cabins
Posted Monday July 6 at 2:55pm
At the recent Intel Student Science Fair, Raymond Wang, 17, of Canada took home the top prize and was awarded $75,000 for engineering a new air inlet system for airplane cabins to improve air quality and curb disease transmission.
ANSYS will host an event on YouTube on July 7th, with Raymond. The event will be live streamed on the ANSYS TechTips YouTube Channel at 8 pm EDT, 5 pm PDT.
Garry Rogers Motorsports Continues Racing Success with Pointwise
Posted Thursday July 2 at 5:12pm
By Scott Burch
Garry Rogers Motorsport
The year 2015 marks the 4th year that the Garry Rogers Motorsport (GRM) team has enjoyed the advantages of using the Pointwise computational fluid dynamics (CFD) dedicated meshing software to produce detailed, high fidelity meshes for the design and improvement of our Volvo Polestar S60 V8 supercars.
The 2014 results speak for themselves with five race wins, ten pole positions (equaling the highest for the year) and our driver Scott McLaughlin’s qualifying average of 3.8, the highest of any driver in the series.
PyFR 1.0 Released from Imperial College London
Posted Tuesday June 30 at 5:29pm
The Vincent Lab in the Department of Aeronautics at Imperial College London announces Release 1.0 of PyFR CFD software, an open-source Python based framework for solving advection-diffusion type problems using the Flux Reconstruction (FR) approach.
PyFR was developed for a range of system hardware including GPU-based architectures as described in a blog from NVIDIA about How GPU Technology is Transforming Flow Simulation.
Hydro-Acoustic Simulation for Marine Propellers
Posted Wednesday June 24 at 5:48pm
Need a fast, accurate and complete Hydro-Acoustic simulation suite for noise analysis in your marine application?
Join NUMECA for a free webinar on June 25 and discover NUMECA’s CFD-Hydro- and Vibro-Acoustic integrated environment!
SU2 Version 4.0 Released
Posted Tuesday June 23 at 3:59pm
As an open-source project, growing vibrant user and developer communities is a crucial goal for the SU2 team, and we continue to pour our energy into delivering the best possible tools. Thanks to the hard work of our development team and the support and encouragement of thousands of users around the world, SU2 is now the preferred open-source alternative for CFD analysis and design in compressible flows. At this time, we are excited to announce the official release of SU2 version 4.0 "Cardinal."
Conference Proceedings Available from the 15th FLOW-3D European Users Conference
Posted Tuesday June 23 at 3:58pm
FLOW-3D users from both the commercial and academic arenas presented and discussed their work, including topics such as modeling reservoirs, simulating medical devices, and solving manufacturing issues (automotive and metal casting applications) using FLOW-3D.
Speakers from Roche Diagnostics, Reutter GmbH, CIE Automotive, Protesa, and a variety of leading research institutions were part of a diverse lineup of presenters.
Pointwise Webcast will Show-Off Updates in Grid Extrusions and Boundary Conditions
Posted Tuesday June 16 at 5:32pm
Pointwise will premiere a Let’s Talk Meshing webcast entitled, Grid Extrusions & Boundary Conditions: What’s New? on 30 June at 10 a.m.
Afterwards from 11 a.m. - noon, our Pointwise engineer, John Dreese, who created the video and John Steinbrenner, vice president of research and development, will be available online to answer your questions.