Nice to see Mentor building bridges to expand the applicability of CFD software. This kind of thermal analysis has to be critical in terms of optimizing the use LEDs in designs and the ability to predict heat transfer on a subsystem level can only serve to create more efficient and higher quality products.
A Tokyo company, Miraisens Inc., has unveiled a device that allows users to move virtual 3D objects around and "feel" them via a vibration sensor. The device has many applications within the gaming, medical, and 3D-printing industries.
In the last few years, use of CFD in building design has increased manifolds. Computational
fluid dynamics is effective in analyzing the flow and thermal properties of air within spaces. It can be used in buildings to find the best measures for comfortable temperature at low energy use.
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