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Flowmaster Free Educational Webinar on Thermal System Analysis and its Importance in Fuel Economy Predictions
Free educational webinar, 18 August. Thermal system analysis and its importance in fuel economy predictions. Open to automotive engineers involved in this field
Date: August 18, 2005
Organizer: Sudhi Uppuluri
Application Areas: Automotive
Special Fields: Heat Transfer
Softwares: Flowmaster
Deadlines: August 17, 2005 (registration)
Type of Event: Online Event, National

Flowmaster – Northamptonshire, UK – Flowmaster Group, providers of leading 1D fluid and thermal systems analysis software have produced a free educational webinar for the automotive industry in cooperation with Southwest Research Institute® (SwRI®).

The free webinar is aimed at engineers and engineering managers responsible for using and developing CAE techniques for the analysis of a vehicle’s thermal system for fuel economy predictions.

Fuel economy prediction is heavily influenced by the performance of the engine cooling system and its impact on the vehicle’s aerodynamic drag, and the load from the air-conditioning system. To improve the predictions, specialist simulation capabilities need to be applied and brought together with the vehicle performance calculations through co-simulation. This webinar discusses the aspect of co-simulating detailed thermal system models with fuel economy calculations and the improvements obtained.

A case study will be presented by DaimlerChrysler on fuel economy improvement, using thermal system co-simulation.

To register for the free webinar on 18 August 2005 visit The webinar will be recorded and available to watch after 18 August at

About The Flowmaster Group – The Flowmaster Group develops, markets, sells and supports the 1D thermo-fluid systems simulation software, Flowmaster, that helps engineers across a variety of industries to perform thermal and fluid systems simulations even before 3D CAD geometry is available. As an international organisation, headquartered in Northamptonshire UK, the company offers a wide range of fluid flow modules, technical training, and regional support to ensure the fastest return on investment possible for its customers. To find out more visit

About SwRI - Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) is an independent, nonprofit applied research and development organization. The staff of 3000 specialize in the creation and transfer of technology in engineering and the physical sciences. The Institute occupies 1,200 acres in San Antonio, Texas, and provides nearly two million square feet of laboratories, test facilities, workshops, and offices. SwRI's total revenue for fiscal year 2004 was $399 million. Website

Event record first posted on August 8, 2005, last modified on August 10, 2005

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