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CRAFT Tech At The 2019 ASME Turbo Expo

CRAFT Tech will be organizing a session and presenting at the 2019 ASME Turbo Expo in Phoenix, AZ. Dr. Kevin Brinckman will be presenting on “Numerical Simulation of Non-Equilibrium Condensation in Supercritical CO2 Compressors.” Dr. Ashvin Hosangadi will be organizing the same session: “Compressors for sCO2 Power cycles – near-critical Point considerations.” This session will […]

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2019 AIAA SciTech

CRAFT Tech will be presenting at the 2019 AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition in San Diego, California. Tim Weathers will be discussing his recent work in molecular dynamics. Date: Wednesday January 9, 2019 at 11:30 am Title: Characterizing Thermodynamic Properties of Pure Components and Binary Mixtures at Rocket Conditions Using Molecular Dynamics Session: Transport and […]

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Pointwise User Group Meeting 2018

CRAFT Tech will highlight recent efforts to develop an advanced real-fluid numerical framework for modeling trans-critical CO2 spanning both supercritical and sub-critical regimes. Specifically, the framework is applied to an experimental compressor configuration that was tested at Sandia National Laboratories. CRAFT Tech’s Jeremy Shipman will discuss the development of TREX unstructured meshes that were constructed […]

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2018 AIAA Joint Propulsion Conference

CRAFT Tech will be well represented at the 2018 Joint Propulsion Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio (July 9-11). We will be presenting in three different topic areas Numerical Framework for Simulation of Propulsive Systems at Sub-Critical Conditions presented by Dr. Ashvin Hosangadi Application of a Progress Variable Based Approach For Modeling Non-Premixed/Partially Premixed Combustion Under High-Pressure […]

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The 6th International Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles Symposium

CRAFT Tech’s Dr. Ashvin Hosangadi will be presenting at The 6th International Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles Symposium: March 27-29, 2018. The topic of his talk is: “Numerical Simulations of CO2 Compressors: Subcritical Inlet Conditions.” A generalized numerical framework to model phase change at subcritical conditions in CO2 over a wide range of conditions has been […]

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Big Wave CFD

An aerospace engineer at CRAFT Tech has collaborated with a surfboard designer in California to improve big wave performance of surfboards. http://www.surfer.com/blogs/design-forum/on-the-nose-the-future-of-big-wave-surfboard-design/

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ASME Turbo Expo 2016: June 13-17, Seoul, South Korea

Paper entitled: LES Predictions of Jet Noise for a Pylon-Mounted Dual Stream Nozzle and Jet Surface Interactions Authors: Patrick Vogel, Jonghoon Bin and Neeraj Sinha https://www.asme.org/events/turbo-expo An end-to-end LES/FW-H noise prediction model has been demonstrated and validated with acoustic and flowfield data from a dual stream nozzle with pylon experiment conducted at NASA GRC using […]

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RPFM Release 5.5.0

The next version of RPFM is now available!  Release Notes for version 5.5 are below: Allow user to choose any number of processors Grid based load-balancing for multi-processor runs Improvements to stability and convergence of high altitude extensions up to 250km Overhaul of converter for IR analysis Better utilization of SPURC3 features(NLTE variables, UVW for […]

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