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2014-06-09 12:31:12

BETHLEHEM, Pa., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Particle Sciences, Inc. and Microfluidics, a division of IDEX Corporation, are jointly working together to meet their Pharmaceutical client's need for complex formulation development and production. Microfluidics is the leader in high shear fluid processing such as that used in the production of emulsions, liposomes and other nanostructures. Dr. Mark Mitchnick, Particle Sciences' CEO notes, "Particle Sciences is the leading CDMO for...

black hole gravity may be turbulent
2014-06-06 10:03:11

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to conventional wisdom among physicists, gravity cannot become turbulent. However, new research from the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics has found that gravity can become turbulent, specifically around a black hole, because it behaves like a fluid. “There’s a conjecture in physics – the holographic conjecture – which says gravity can be described as a field theory,” said study author Luis Lehner, a...

2014-06-05 08:27:59

DUBLIN, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7pksvd/microfluidic) has announced the addition of the "Microfluidic Device System Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Microfluidics is an evolving scientific field with numerous analytical applications and commercial potential. Globally, the microfluidic device...

2014-06-03 08:39:08

Collaboration Enables 14nm Design Platform for Mobile and Cloud Market Segment PITTSBURGH and SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANSS), and Intel Corporation, a world leader in computing innovation, today announced the availability of a production-proven reference flow for power, EM and reliability sign-off using ANSYS simulation solutions for Intel's 14nm Tri-Gate process. This technology allows customers of Intel Custom Foundry to design the...

hurricane ike nasa
2014-06-03 05:03:12

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online When it comes to hurricanes, there are serious gender equality issues, according to new research which reveals that storms given feminine names tend to cause significantly more deaths than those with masculine ones. The reason, researchers from the University of Illinois explain in a statement, is that storms with feminine names are perceived to be less threatening than those given masculine ones. Since the female name is deemed...

2014-05-31 23:08:30

The need for more oil and gas worldwide is helping to drive growth in the ultrasonic flowmeter market. Ultrasonic flowmeters are both highly reliable and accurate, making them ideal for custody transfer applications. Wakefield, MA (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 According to a recent series of studies from Flow Research, the market for ultrasonic meters totaled $632 million in 2011, and is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 9.6 percent through 2016. Growth in this market is...

2014-05-31 23:08:24

A new market research study from Flow Research finds that the magnetic flowmeter market is the largest of any type of flowmeter market. Magnetic flowmeters are benefiting from product improvements by suppliers, and from the greater need to measure water and other liquids. Wakefield, MA (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 According to a new study from Flow Research, the magnetic flowmeter market is the largest of any type of flowmeter market. The world market for magnetic flowmeter exceeded $1.4 billion...

comet 209P LINEAR
2014-05-29 23:03:03

Researchers from the Universities Space Research Association observed the comet 209P/LINEAR which was responsible for the recent Camelopardalids meteor shower of May 2014. Comets rarely come this close to Earth, making it an extraordinary opportunity to get images of the surface. Arecibo, Puerto Rico (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 The Arecibo Observatory planetary radar system observed periodic comet 209P/LINEAR from May 23 through May 27, 2014, finding it to be about 2.4 by 3 km kilometers (1.5 x...

2014-05-27 23:13:06

Base Products Corp of Buffalo NY has identified these causes and recommends being pro-active in preventing basement flooding. The solution is a backup sump pump system with a high water alarm. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Are you tired of the cold and rain yet? The long, cold, brutal Winter of 2013-2014 has segued into a colder than normal Spring in many areas and people are getting sick of it and sick from it, too. Anyway, the focus here is on basement flooding due to sump pump...

2014-05-27 04:22:10

The link between SPEED(TM) and STAR-CCM+® creates a total electric machine solution NEW YORK and LONDON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CD-adapco(TM), the largest privately held CFD-focused provider of Computer Aided Engineering software has integrated SPEED(TM) with STAR-CCM+®. SPEED(TM) is the leading electric machine design tool and STAR-CCM+® a powerful all in one tool that models heat transfer, fluid dynamics, structural stresses, electric and magnetic fields, and...


Latest Fluid dynamics Reference Libraries

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2010-09-23 15:29:32

A barometer is an instrument that measures atmospheric pressure. The barometer measures pressure exerted by the atmosphere using water, air, or mercury. Through measuring the pressure one can forecast short term weather changes. Evangelista Torricelli is credited with the invention of the barometer in 1643. However, Gasparo Berti unintentionally built a water barometer around the same time. Rene Descartes was also noted as describing an experiment to determine air pressure but there is no...

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2009-07-18 15:30:33

A Vortex (plural: vortices) is a spinning, often turbulent, mass of flowing fluid. Any spiral movement with a closed streamline is considered vortex flow. The speed and rate of rotation of a vortex is always greatest at the center, with progressively decreasing speed away from the center. The fluid pressure is lowest in the center of the vortex, and rises further from the center (Bernoulli's Principle). The core of a vortex is sometimes visible due to a plume of water vapor caused by...

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2009-07-18 12:56:04

Turbulence (or turbulent flow) is characterized by chaotic, random property changes. Turbulence occurs with low momentum diffusion (spreading of atmospheric properties), high momentum convection (vertical transference of atmospheric properties), and rapid variation of pressure and velocity in both space and time. A flow that is not turbulent is known as laminar flow. A vortex moving at low speeds will most likely cause laminar flow, and as speeds increase a transition is made to turbulent...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Comet -- A comet is a small body from the outer reaches of the solar system similar to an asteroid but composed of ice. Often described as "dirty snowballs," they are composed largely of carbon dioxide ice, methane ice, and water ice with a mixture of dust and small stony aggregates mixed in. Comets are thought to be small pieces of debris left over from the formation of the solar system, representing a sample of the original composition of the nebula that condensed to form the Sun and all...

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