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FEA sports new k-epsilon turbulence model

Algor V20 FEA software works well with CAD, making building analysis models simpler and more efficient.

FEA sports new k-epsilon turbulence model

V20 includes design scenarios, improved meshing, a wizard for generating bolts and fasteners, as well as design studies and size optimizations. A new k-epsilon turbulence model for flow analysis provides more accurate results and allows specification of wall roughness. Also, a rebar concrete model allows easier and more-realistic simulation of concrete structures. Other highlights: Support for multiple rotating frames of reference for 3D modeling of complex fans and similar systems, buoyancy effects for transient analyses, and total pressure boundaries for 3D.

Algor Inc., 150 Beta Dr., Pittsburgh, PA 15238, (412) 967-2700, algor.com

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