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12th FLOW-3D European Users Conference & Advanced Training

The 12th FLOW-3D European Users Conference will be held Monday, June 25 - Tuesday, June 26, 2012 in Munich, Germany. Advanced hydraulics and casting training will be offered on Wednesday, June 27.

Stay tuned for more details, including the call for presentations and online registration.

2011 FLOW-3D World Users Conference

Fabian Bombardelli of UC Davis poses a question to a FLOW-3D presenter
Fabian Bombardelli of UC Davis
poses a question to a presenter.

The 2011 FLOW-3D World Users Conference was held at La Fonda Hotel in Santa Fe, NM, September 15-16, 2011. FLOW-3D users from around the world joined Flow Science staff for 2 days of user and developer presentations, a poster session and exhibits. Flow Science developers presented upcoming development plans, key changes for the graphical users interface and a detailed overview of the new fluid structure interaction and thermal stress evolution models in v10. Engineers from Alion Science and Technology, Lexmark International, WorleyParsons, Hydro-Quebec, URS Corporation, Littler Diecast, Manitoba Hydro, Yukang Industries, and Los Alamos National Lab were some of the speakers and poster authors at the conference.

 

2011 FLOW-3D Users Conference in Japan

2011 FLOW-3D User Conference in Japan
Over 90 users attended the FLOW-3D Users
Conference in Tokyo, Japan.

The 2011 FLOW-3D Users Conference in Japan was held on October 28th at the Tokyo International Forum, with over 90 users in attendance. The featured presentation was a keynote speech by Masahiro Kobayashi, the president of Dainichi Machine and Engineering on Nuclear Power on the topic of Future of Energy in Japan. User presentations included talks on the behavior of microbubbles in inkjet devices, from Brother Corp.; tsunami protection measures, from Waseda University; and die casting case studies, from Asahi Tech. John Ditter, Flow Science’s Vice President of Engineering and Customer Support, spoke about the new features in FLOW-3D Version 10, especially fluid structure interaction and thermal stress evaluation, and the future development path for FLOW-3D.

 

German FLOW-3D User Meeting

CFD Consultants held their local FLOW-3D user meeting on September 28 and 29 in Tübingen, Germany. The main goal of this German-speaking meeting was to facilitate an intense exchange of experiences among the attendees and to advance their technical expertise using FLOW-3D. Attendees were encouraged to present what they did with FLOW-3D and explain in detail how they did it, and also to talk about any obstacles they may have encountered and overcome using the software. This year there were 33 users giving 13 presentations. Represented companies included Audi, BMW, Volkswagen, Bühler, Festo, Nemak and Roche.

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