Software Cradle releases SC/Tetra V12

SC/Tetra V12 Released

June 26, 2015 – Cradle is pleased to announce the release of SC/Tetra V12.

SC/Tetra is a general purpose, unstructured grid Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software that is used in many industries to simulate thermal-fluid phenomena.  These industries include aviation, automotive, turbomachinery, energy, and many others where highly accurate geometrical representation is critical to the design solution.

SC/Tetra V12 contains many new features.  Some of the highlights include:

  • Single-pitch shape extraction for centrifugal pumps
    • Extracts a single-pitch shape from the solid model of a centrifugal pump.  This single slice of the pump impeller can be used to model the entire pump flow field when assigned the proper boundary conditions because the geometry of the slice is periodic.  This significantly reduces calculation time and cost.

  • Smart Blades
    • Optional tool for creating and analyzing an axial fan.  Fan blade shape parameters are defined in the GUI and are used to define the blade geometry.  The shape is output in Parasolid XT format.
    • Condition settings, solution calculations, and output postprocessing are automatically executed.  The P-Q curve is calculated by running multiple cases with variable delta P

  

  • Parametric study
    • Automates parametric studies for changes in one focused variable, e.g. how do flow conditions change when the heat source output is increased?
    • Calculates effects on dependent variables including velocity, pressure, turbulence, angular velocity and more.  Results are output in tabular form.

 

  • Enhanced free surface
    • New Volume of Fluid (VOF) interface capture method enables use of a compressible fluid as the gas phase.  As an example, a moving bubble in fluid can be analyzed.
  • Shape optimization using Adjoint Method
    • Automated shape optimization can be achieved for an object that experiences either a smaller or larger force.  For example, the aerodynamic shape of an object can be optimized to minimize the drag force.

  • Enhanced radiation analyses
    • Radiation transmission through uneven surfaces such as frosted glass (diffusive transmissivity) can be analyzed.
  • HeatPathView

    • HeatPathView has been available in scSTREAM/HeatDesigner and is now available for SC/Tetra.  This feature visually displays the flow of energy and heat balances for the various components in a thermal system.

 

These are just some of the new features in SC/Tetra V12.  Others include:

  • Thermal conductivity anisotropy on arbitrary axis
  • Enhanced particle tracking
  • Joule heating with coating layer conditions
  • Enhanced porous media functions
  • and more.

SC/Tetra V12 is available for download from User Page portal.

The information in this news release is current as of the date of publication and is subject to change without notice.

Contact:
Elysia Pritchett

Tel: +1 (937)912-5798

Email: Email Contact



Read the complete story ...


Review Article Be the first to review this article
CST Webinar Series

EMA:

Featured Video
Editorial
Peggy AycinenaWhat Would Joe Do?
by Peggy Aycinena
Retail Therapy: Jump starting Black Friday
Peggy AycinenaIP Showcase
by Peggy Aycinena
REUSE 2016: Addressing the Four Freedoms
More Editorial  
Jobs
AE-APPS SUPPORT/TMM for EDA Careers at San Jose-SOCAL-AZ, CA
ACCOUNT MANAGER MUNICH GERMANY EU for EDA Careers at MUNICH, Germany
FAE FIELD APPLICATIONS SAN DIEGO for EDA Careers at San Diego, CA
Development Engineer-WEB SKILLS +++ for EDA Careers at North Valley, CA
Manager, Field Applications Engineering for Real Intent at Sunnyvale, CA
Upcoming Events
Zuken Innovation World 2017, April 24 - 26, 2017, Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa in Hilton Head Island, SC at Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa Hilton Head Island NC - Apr 24 - 26, 2017
CST Webinar Series



Internet Business Systems © 2016 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
595 Millich Dr., Suite 216, Campbell, CA 95008
+1 (408)-337-6870 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes GISCafe - Geographical Information Services  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy Policy