Call for abstracts for the 14th FLOW-3D European Users Conference
The call for abstracts is now open for the 14th FLOW-3D European Users Conference, which will be held June 17-18, 2014 in Vienna, Austria at the NH Danube. Advanced training for the water & environmental industry as well as a technical tour of the hydraulics laboratory at TU Wien - Vienna will be offered on June 16, 2014.
New CFD-101 Article
Many numerical approximations to partial differential equations are unusable because they produce unstable computational results. Computational stability issues have been discussed in two previous articles in the CFD-101 series: Computational Stability I: Introduction and Computational Stability II: Heuristic Analysis. In this article, a simple mechanical model is described that leads to an understanding of common numerical instabilities associated with approximations of the Navier-Stokes equations. Read the latest CFD-101 Article: A Simple Model Illustrating Numerical Instability
Flow Science Named Among Best Places to Work in New Mexico
Flow Science has been named one of the Best Places to Work in New Mexico, an award given out by Albuquerque Business First. Flow Science was one of ten companies that received this honor in the Medium Company category. The award was based on an anonymous employee survey, where Flow Science staff ranked a variety of workplace criteria, such as collaboration, integrity of leaders, benefits for employees and their families, open communication and challenging work.
Flow Science Academic Promotional Offers
For a limited time, Flow Science is offering two exciting new programs for academic institutions and students. For the 2013-14 academic year, these two programs will be made available to academic institutions in the US and Canada.
Real-World Verification, Done Fluidly
Slashdot Media wrote a nice article on the Go Parallel website about how Flow Science developers used the full Intel® Cluster Studio XE tool suite to enhance the serial and parallel performance of FLOW-3D. Go here to read the full article: Real-World Verification, Done Fluidly.
Flow Science Enables Faster, More Accurate Simulation with Intel® Software Development Tools
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FLOW-3D Newsletter: Winter 2014
Read the latest edition of the FLOW-3D Newsletter, which features a development focus about the new k-ω model in version 11, a hints & tips article about how to speed up metal casting simulations, and an application note from Shiloh Industries about how they integrate CFD analysis into their die-cast process design.
2014 FLOW-3D Americas Users Conference
The 2014 FLOW-3D Americas Users Conference will be held September 9-10, 2014 in Toronto, ON at the Courtyard Marriott Downtown Toronto. Advanced training for the water & environmental industry will be held Monday, September 8. All FLOW-3D, FLOW-3D/MP, and FLOW-3D Cast users—and anyone interested in the FLOW-3D product suite—are invited to attend the conference. The call for presentations and posters is now open!
Watch an On-Demand Webinar: Mapping Hydraulic Zones of Influence and Thermal Plumes: Towards EPA 316 Compliance Using FLOW-3D
In this webinar we demonstrate the ability, suitability and practicality of the three dimensional free surface modeling software FLOW-3D to accurately capture the long range upstream and downstream hydrodynamic zones of influence (HZI) associated with cooling water intake structures (CWIS). We also demonstrate the ability of FLOW-3D to accurately map thermal plumes for exhaust flows associated with CWIS structures. Register here to watch this webinar.
Watch an On-Demand Webinar: Simulating Aluminum HPDC using FLOW-3D Cast
In this webinar, Flow Science engineers discuss successful high pressure die casting projects using FLOW-3D Cast, a highly-accurate casting simulation software for filling, solidification, and stress analysis. The demonstration covers an ongoing analysis done by Flow Science and C & H Die Casting. FLOW-3D Cast was used to analyze the flow and shrinkage defects in a thin-ribbed cover made of aluminum 380 alloy cast within a stainless steel mold. This webinar presents the results from the two runner types and the benefits of modeling the shot sleeve in HPDC simulations. Register here to watch this webinar.
FLOW-3D/MP 5.0 Released!
Flow Science, Inc. announces the availability of a new release of FLOW-3D/MP, the distributed memory version of its flagship CFD software, FLOW-3D. FLOW-3D/MP v5.0 enables engineers to take advantage of the scaling potential of the software on multi-core clusters. FLOW-3D/MP v5.0 offers users substantial performance and scaling improvements compared to standard FLOW-3D v10.1 for workstations and to the prior release of FLOW-3D/MP, v4.2.