The 12th Annual PTC Awards Competition is set to announce the winners of its design contest at PTC/USER World Event in June—meaning that design entries must be received by March 26, 2004. Entries must have been designed with PTC solutions, and must include a high-resolution image along with a PTC questionnaire. Judging by industry experts will be based on product innovation, product benefits and measurable metrics, complexity, and aesthetics. Winners will be showcased in PTC promotions and press coverage. For more information and to submit an entry for PTC Awards 2004, go to http://rbi.ims.ca/3845-513.
A bold, gold, open-air coupe may not be the ticket to automotive nirvana for every consumer, but Lexus’ LF-C2 concept car certainly turned heads at the recent Los Angeles Auto Show. What’s more, it may provide a glimpse of the luxury automaker’s future.
The complexity of diesel engines means optimizing their performance requires a large amount of experimentation. Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) is a very useful and intuitive tool in this, and cold flow analysis using CFD is an ideal approach to study the flow characteristics without going into the details of chemical reactions occurring during the combustion.
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