The All Things ANSYS Podcast
Episode 054: Talking CFD - Discussion on the Current State of Computational Fluid Dynamics with Robin Knowles

Episode 054: Talking CFD - Discussion on the Current State of Computational Fluid Dynamics with Robin Knowles

January 13, 2020

In this episode we are excited to share an interview done with host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller and host of the Talking CFD podcast Robin Knowles, regarding the history of PADT's use of simulation technology as a whole, and the current state of all things CFD.

If you would like to hear more of Robin's interviews with various other CFD based companies both small and large, you can listen at https://www.cfdengine.com/podcast/.

If you have any questions, comments, or would like to suggest a topic for the next episode, shoot us an email at podcast@padtinc.com we would love to hear from you!

Episode 053: 2019 Wrap-up & Predictions for ANSYS in the New Year

Episode 053: 2019 Wrap-up & Predictions for ANSYS in the New Year

December 20, 2019

In this episode your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by PADT's Simulation Support Team, including Tom Chadwick, Ted Harris, Sina Ghods, and Ahmed Fayad for a round-table discussion of their favorite ANSYS features released in 2019, along with predictions on what has yet to come. 

If you have any questions, comments, or would like to suggest a topic for the next episode, shoot us an email at podcast@padtinc.com we would love to hear from you!

Episode 052: A Deep Dive Into Design & Technology in the ANSYS World

Episode 052: A Deep Dive Into Design & Technology in the ANSYS World

December 2, 2019

In this episode, your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by ANSYS CTO Prith Banerjee and VP/General Manager of the Design Business Unit Mark Hindsbo, for a discussion of their roles at the company, what trends they see coming from various industries working with simulation, and how ANSYS continues to help their customers by providing valuable solutions in response to those trends. 

If you have any questions, comments, or would like to suggest a topic for the next episode, shoot us an email at podcast@padtinc.com we would love to hear from you!

Episode 051: New 3D Design Capabilities in ANSYS 2019 R3 - Discovery Live, AIM, & SpaceClaim

Episode 051: New 3D Design Capabilities in ANSYS 2019 R3 - Discovery Live, AIM, & SpaceClaim

November 18, 2019

In this episode, your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by PADT's Specialist Mechanical Engineer/Lead Trainer Joe Woodward, Senior CFD Engineer Tom Chadwick, Application Engineer Robert McCathren and Simulation Support Manager Ted Harris, for a discussion on what's new regarding 3D design capabilities in ANSYS 2019 R3. This discussion covers updates and our teams favorite components in the latest versions of Discovery Live, AIM, & SpaceClaim, including specifics such as:

- Mass flow outlets
- Transient studies with time varying inputs
- Structural beam support
- Linear buckling support
- Physics-aware meshing improvements
- Mesh failure localization and visualization improvements
- And much more

If you would like to learn more about what this release is capable of, check out our webinar on the topic here:

 

https://www.brighttalk.com/webcast/15747/377929

If you have any questions, comments, or would like to suggest a topic for the next episode, shoot us an email at podcast@padtinc.com we would love to hear from you!

 

Episode 050: Updates and Enhancements in ANSYS Mechanical 2019 R3

Episode 050: Updates and Enhancements in ANSYS Mechanical 2019 R3

November 4, 2019

In this episode, your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by PADT's Specialist Mechanical Engineer/Lead Trainer Joe Woodward, and Simulation Support Manager Ted Harris, for a discussion on what's new in the mechanical release for ANSYS 2019 R3, as well as a look at their favorite features. This includes a focus on updates and enhancements to improve ease of use, reduce set-up time, and provide more valuable solutions. 

If you would like to learn more about what this release is capable of, check out our webinar on the topic here:

If you have any questions, comments, or would like to suggest a topic for the next episode, shoot us an email at podcast@padtinc.com we would love to hear from you!

Episode 049: Predicting & Controlling Environmental Pollution with ANSYS Simulation

Episode 049: Predicting & Controlling Environmental Pollution with ANSYS Simulation

October 21, 2019

In this episode, your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by PADT's CFD Team Lead Engineer Clinton Smith for a discussion on how ANSYS fluids tools are being used to help predict and control environmental pollution. This information is helping engineers in a variety of ways, such as understanding the formation and dispersion of pollutants such as NOx, SOx, CO and soot. 

If you would like to learn more about what this application is capable of, check out our webinar on the topic here:

 

If you have any questions, comments, or would like to suggest a topic for the next episode, shoot us an email at podcast@padtinc.com we would love to hear from you!

Episode 048: Topology Optimization & Simulation for Additive Manufacturing in ANSYS 2019 R3

Episode 048: Topology Optimization & Simulation for Additive Manufacturing in ANSYS 2019 R3

October 7, 2019

In this episode, your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by PADT's simulation support & application engineer Doug Oatis for a discussion on what is new in ANSYS 2019 R3 with regards to tools and applications for topology optimization and additive manufacturing. 

If you would like to learn more about what's new in this latest release, check out our webinar on the topic here: https://www.brighttalk.com/webcast/15747/372133?

If you have any questions, comments, or would like to suggest a topic for the next episode, shoot us an email at podcast@padtinc.com we would love to hear from you!

Episode 047: Mechanical Solver, Element, & Contact Enhancements in ANSYS 2019 R3

Episode 047: Mechanical Solver, Element, & Contact Enhancements in ANSYS 2019 R3

September 24, 2019

In this episode, your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by PADT's simulation support manager Ted Harris, specialist mechanical engineer Joe Woodward, and simulation support & application engineer Doug Oatis for a discussion on what is new in ANSYS 2019 R3 with regards to the mechanical solver, element, and contact enhancements.

If you would like to learn more about what's new in this latest mechanical release, check out our webinar on the topic here: https://www.brighttalk.com/webcast/15747/371263

If you have any questions, comments, or would like to suggest a topic for the next episode, shoot us an email at podcast@padtinc.com we would love to hear from you!

Episode 046: The Founding of CFX

Episode 046: The Founding of CFX

September 9, 2019

In this episode, your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by Paul Galpin and Brad Hutchinson, two founders of the Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulation tool now owned by ANSYS, called CFX. They discuss how they initially got into the world of simulation, the current state of CFD, and what is important to be aware of as it continues to grow and develop. 

If you would like to learn more about what's new in the latest version of CFX, check out PADT's webinar on fluids updates in ANSYS 2019 R3 here: https://www.brighttalk.com/webcast/15747/369903

If you have any questions, comments, or would like to suggest a topic for the next episode, shoot us an email at podcast@padtinc.com we would love to hear from you!

Episode 045: Using Simulation to Disrupt the RF Antenna Industry

Episode 045: Using Simulation to Disrupt the RF Antenna Industry

August 26, 2019

In this episode, your host and Co-Founder of PADT, Eric Miller is joined by Stefan O'Dougherty of FreeFall Moving Data to discuss the use of ANSYS simulation tools to drive the design of their unique RF antenna concept. 

To learn more about FreeFall and see their product in action, click the link below and view the Wired article discussed in the interview portion of today's episode: https://www.wired.com/story/new-space-telescopes-could-look-like-giant-beach-balls/

If you would like to learn more about what's available in the latest release of ANSYS HFSS check out PADT's webinar on the subject here: https://www.brighttalk.com/webcast/15747/361278

If you have any questions, comments, or would like to suggest a topic for the next episode, shoot us an email at podcast@padtinc.com we would love to hear from you!