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The Right CFD Consulting Partner

Posted by Mark Decker on May 23, 2019 1:58:00 PM

The right CFD consulting partner is aware of, and transparent about, the limitations of their CFD software tools as well as their own abilities.

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Topics: CFD

Autodesk CFD Tip - Cool Images

Posted by Mark Decker on May 16, 2019 9:00:00 AM

As expert CFD consultants, our clients often request photorealistic renderings which include the CFD results. How do we create these cool images?

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Topics: CFD

Can CFD Provide Reliable Performance Insight?

Posted by Mark Decker on May 8, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software is used to virtually simulate fluid flow and heat transfer conditions.  But can it duplicate real world results and provide useful performance insight?

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Topics: CFD

"How to Survive" with CFD

Posted by Mark Decker on Sep 13, 2018 10:57:23 AM

I have been catching up on episodes of The Last Alaskans and unlike other reality shows, the only drama in this one is man’s struggle to survive in a very hostile environment.  I was impressed with how they stay in small cabins during the winter (the camera crew stays in tents) when the temperatures get down to -30F and even lower.

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Topics: CFD

Simulation Success: Safelumin

Posted by SimulationNation on Feb 19, 2018 10:40:00 AM

 

Safelumin has developed an LED emergency light that is packaged in the form of a regular shaped light bulb. The Safelumin bulb is equipped with a rechargeable lithium-ion battery that is rated to provide up to 3 hours of emergency light during a power outage. Safelumin’s patented power sensing technology is smart and knows the difference between purposely turning off the light switch and suffering a power failure. 

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Topics: Simulation, CFD

CFD Share Files

Posted by Robert Smith on Oct 25, 2017 2:55:29 PM

In this short video we discuss the CFD Share File Functionality, which is the best way to compress all of a Design Study’s files into a single file for transfer or archive.

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Topics: CFD

Facility Energy Management (FEM) Snapshot

Posted by Martin Cregg on Oct 2, 2017 10:22:15 AM

Hagerman & Company offers best-in-class simulation expertise to reduce energy costs and save money in facilities.  Using CFD (computational fluid dynamics), we can assist in a number of key areas including overall building performance, safety, quality and equipment efficiency.  By studying airflow and temperature changes in each unique space, we can determine where changes should be made for optimal performance.  Our experienced consultants will customize the simulation needs to your company’s exact specifications, providing precise results. 

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Topics: CFD, FEM

Validating CFD Simulation – Part 3, Adaptive Mesh Refinement

Posted by Mark Decker on Aug 24, 2017 3:00:00 PM

Note: This is a continuing series on CFD validation.  Please subscribe to the blog or check back on a regular basis for previous and subsequent installments.

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Topics: CFD

Validating CFD Simulation, Part 2 -- Mesh Refinement

Posted by Mark Decker on Jul 31, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Note: This is a continuing series on CFD validation. Please subscribe to the blog or check back on a regular basis for previous and subsequent installments.

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Topics: CFD

Validating CFD Simulation – Part 1

Posted by Mark Decker on Jul 13, 2017 1:21:00 PM

Note: This is Part 1 of a continuing series to give the subject of CFD validation comprehensive coverage.  Please subscribe to the blog or check back on a regular basis for subsequent installments.

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Topics: CFD