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AHS Forum (May 20-22, 2014)

Dr. Vineet Ahuja and Dr. Chandrashekhar Kannepalli presented at the AHS 70th Annual Forum in Montréal, Québec. May 22, 2014 – 4:30PM – Technical Session E Unsteady Blade Shape Optimization for Rotorcraft Vineet Ahuja, Chandrashekhar Kannepalli, Andrea Zambon and Hadassah Lapin, Combustion Research and Flow Technology, Inc.; Mark Potsdam, US Army  

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Upcoming Conference – AHS Aeromechanics (Jan. 22-24, 2014)

CRAFT Tech will be presenting at the upcoming AHS Aeromechanics Specialists’ Conference in San Francisco, CA. Unsteady Blade Shape Optimization Toolkit for Rotorcraft Vineet Ahuja, Chandrasekhar Kannepalli, and Andrea Zambon from CRAFT Tech and Mark Potsdam from US Army. The presentation will discuss the application of: AHS International    

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Upcoming Conference – AIAA SciTech (Jan. 13-17, 2014)

CRAFT Tech will be at the 2014 AIAA Science and Technology conference. We will be presenting some of our latest innovations in combustion, aeroacoustics, and design optimization. 13 – 17 January 2014 Location: National Harbor, Maryland Venue: Gaylord National Acoustic Source Localization of Rectangular Jets using Large Eddy Simulation with Numerical Phased Arrays James P. Erwin; Praveen […]

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Vinas User’s Conference 2013

Dr. Ashvin Hosangadi, Principal Scientist at CRAFT Tech, presented “Advances in CRUNCH CFD® for Efficient Computation of Complex Moving Body and Unsteady Applications” at the VINAS User Group Meeting, October 10-11, 2013, in Tokyo, Japan. (more…)

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Webinar on CFD Pump Analysis

CRAFT Tech, CEI, and Pointwise hosted a joint webinar on September 12th at 11AM EDT. Our own Jeremy Shipman will discuss how to use CRUNCH CFD for predicting cavitation and far-field noise in a high-energy water injection pump. This webinar will cover the entire simulation process, from generating the complex unstructured mesh of a full-stage pump using Pointwise, […]

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Recent CRAFT Tech Publications…

Two papers presented at the 49th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit are: “Numerical Simulations of Instabilities in Single-Hole Orifice Elements” and “Transient Simulations of Rotordynamic Problems with Whirling Motion.”

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Welcome to our new website!

We have redesigned the CRAFT Tech and CRUNCH CFD websites. In addition to a new look and feel, we have added a lot of application-specific content. Please have a look around our new website. We will continually add more application examples to showcase our products. Check back often.

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IDC Announces New Winners of 2013 HPC Innovation Excellence Awards

June 18, 2013: Combustion Research and Flow Technology, Inc. (CRAFT Tech) and the Army Aviation & Missile Research, Development & Engineering Center (AMRDEC) were awarded the prestigious International Data Corporation (IDC) HPC Innovation Excellence Award for their work on accuracy and efficiency enhancements for high-speed aero-propulsive flows with combustion. HPC computational resources for this work […]

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2013 Sankaraiyer Gopalakrishnan-Flowserve Pump Technology Award

The Sankaraiyer Gopalakrishnan-Flowserve Pump Technology Award recognizes an individual with the potential of being the next generation’s expert pump engineer.  The Fluids and Engineering Honors and Awards Committee have bestowed the 2013 Sankaraiyer Gopalakrishnan-Flowserve Pump Technology Award to Dr. Ashvin Hosangadi from Combustion Research and Flow Technology, Inc. (CRAFT Tech).The award will be presented during […]

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CRAFT Tech Team Wins Pointwise Meshy Award

FORT WORTH, TX (25 March 2013) – A team of CRAFT Tech engineers – Dr. Vineet Ahuja, James Chenoweth, Don Kenzakowski and Zisen Liu – has won the Pointwise Meshy Award for its grid of a low head safety injection (LHSI) pump for nuclear power plants, constructed for computational fluid dynamics (CFD) performance studies. The […]

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