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So much is going on at Cadence Fidelity CFD. Here's your highlight reel from the most recent week.
It's time to register to attend the in-person CadenceCONNECT CFD event on 19 April in the heart of Silicon Valley. Co-located with CadenceLIVE Silicon Valley, CadenceCONNECT CFD will focus on all things Fidelity, including a fantastic lineup of speakers describing how the Fidelity software is impacting their fluid simulations, the opportunity to meet and get to know the Fidelity team, and interaction with CFD mavens of all types for sharing best practices and learning in general. Co-located with Cadence's big annual user event, CadenceLIVE Silicon Valley, your registration also gives you access to the main stage keynotes and the Designer Expo, where you can see products in action. Don't delay; register today.
Join us virtually at the NVIDIA GTC Developers Conference, where we will present on two compelling topics, Machine-Learned Sensitivity High-Fidelity Simulation Databases and Optimizing Formula One with Fidelity. Register now to secure your place and gain valuable insights from industry leaders and experts. LEARN MORE
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are becoming common in our everyday lives as their range of applications grows from military surveillance and safety inspections to package delivery, media coverage, mapping, drone racing, and much more. The development of UAVs, also known as drones, is subject to increasingly demanding capability requirements, noise constraints, and operational efficiency targets. Research and development teams focusing on UAVs, particularly multi-rotor drones, rely on CFD simulations to accelerate the technological development of those aircraft. Watch this webinar, where our experts will guide you through a generic four-bladed quadcopter drone harmonic simulation in the Cadence Fidelity CFD Platform. Register Today
Steam turbines are indispensable in the energy industry today. As engineers strive to extract more potential energy from pressurized steam, the current trend is designing longer and lighter blades. Typically, blades in the low-pressure stages of a steam turbine can be longer than 1m, making them susceptible to flutter, a major structural concern. Simulating flutter requires modeling the fluid-structure interaction (FSI) through CFD analysis. FSI simulations are challenging, involving mesh deformation techniques, complex modeling, and the unsteadiness of the flow. Cadence's solutions include all tools necessary to perform a complex fluid-structure interaction simulation. The combination of the nonlinear harmonic method (NLH) and modal analysis provides an accurate assessment of the risks associated with flutter while saving significant engineering and CPU time compared to full URANS simulations. Register Today
Today, a significant challenge in applied fluid dynamics is the lack of understanding of turbulence-dependent features. Leaving us with sparse industrial confidence in applying CFD to applications such as flow detachment over an aircraft wing, shock-boundary layer interactions, etc. Improving the capabilities of complex fluid flow models can reduce energy consumption, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and noise radiations from aircraft, cars, and ships. These complex models can favorably impact the economy and industrial leadership in a highly competitive manner. Hence, understanding, modeling, and predicting turbulence phenomena is vital for efficient and environmentally safe design. To make this a reality, the HiFi-TURB project sets out on a highly ambitious and innovative program to address some deficiencies in advanced turbulence models. Read More
The application of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) can help significantly improve the efficiency of drones and extend their flight time and range. In this article, we demonstrate how, through an example: the aerodynamic simulation and optimization of an industrial drone in hover mode, the most energy-intensive mode of this type of drone. Read More
The AMICAL project focuses on advanced high-fidelity numerical techniques based on lattice Boltzmann and high-order Navier Stokes methods applied to industrial fan/outlet guide vane configuration to identify primary noise sources. The project will compute several fan/outlet guide vane configurations, including installation effects, noise reduction techniques, and wind tunnel experiments. The project will also focus on new post-processing techniques to improve noise source detection and comprehension. Read More
Take control of your mesh distribution, particularly general distributions, using the tools available in the advanced frame of the Dimension command in Fidelity Pointwise. WATCH NOW