Design and Optimization of Turbomachinery using NUMECA CFD – 1041363

Webinar 10/1 “Design and Optimization of Turbomachinery using NUMECA CFD” at 2 pm ET http://t.co/xF8drG1JjU From meshing to results visualization, the FINE™/Turbo application-oriented graphical user interface is intuitive, enabling fast project set-up and analysis. You will learn about NUMECA’s strongest points:

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SOLAR TOWERS: Plans for Palen solar farm fizzle – Press-Enterprise

Press-Enterprise SOLAR TOWERS: Plans for Palen solar farm fizzle Press-Enterprise At BrightSource’s other tower-power solar project in Ivanpah, near Primm, Nev., there have been incidents of birds flying into the heat zones around the towers and.. The Palen Solar Electric Generating System would use about 85,000 mirrors on the ground to reflect sunlight onto a boiler on top of the tower. The boiler heats water to make steam, which turns a turbine to make electricity. The single tower would generate as much as 250 megawatts of electricity, enough to serve about 100,000 homes during peak hours, according to company estimates.

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Paraffins To Cut Energy Consumption In Homes – Eurasia Review

Paraffins To Cut Energy Consumption In Homes Eurasia Review “They work well,” explained Álvaro Campos, a researcher on the project, “and water is very cheap, but large volumes are needed to achieve significant heat storage, which restricts their.. The UPV/EHU research group ENEDI has developed a prototype with 50% less volume and more flexible in terms of design; it has a prismatic shape, is easy to integrate into buildings and offers optimum use of space. What is more, its modular nature allows the design to be easily changed. The system is based on the use of latent heat from the solid-liquid phase change of materials known as PCMs (Phase Change Materials). “When we heat these materials they have the capacity, once they reach their phase change temperature, to start changing their state; and by keeping the temperature practically constant, they allow a very high quantity of energy to be stored; that way, we can achieve much greater energy density with smaller heat losses into the atmosphere,” explained Campos.

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