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Congratulations 20th Anniversary Contest Winners!

Applied Flow Technology celebrated our 20th Anniversary in 2014 with 20 gifts to you, our customers!  In our monthly newsletter, the AFT Pipeline ( click here to sign up to receive it ), we presented an equation. Those with the correct answer were entered to win both the monthly prize and the 8 grand prizes. In addition to the 12 monthly prizes, quarterly bonus questions on aft.com provided the opportunity to be entered to win one of 8 grand prizes - for a total of 20 prizes awarded for the year.  Congratulations to our winners and thanks for playing along all...
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Platinum Pipe Award Winners Announced!

Now in its 10th year, the AFT Platinum Pipe Award recognizes excellence in piping and ducting system modeling using AFT software.

We are pleased to congratulate the winners of the 2014 AFT Platinum Pipe Award! For the first time this year, we have had a tie in one of the categories.

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Viewing Output Across Multiple Scenarios

AFT Arrow 4.0 and AFT Fathom 7.0 offer the ability to view text output across multiple scenarios simultaneously, greatly facilitating seeing the differences in results between scenarios. To view multiple scenario output, open Output Control either from the Analysis menu or, when the Output window is active, by clicking the toolbar button, and then selecting the Multi-Scenario tab. Under Display Type select Selected Scenarios and click the Select Scenarios button to open the Select Scenarios window. Select the scenarios you want to see output for and click OK to return to Output Control where the selected scenarios will now appear in...
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Using Groups

Groups of pipes and junction can be named for later recall. This is done using the Group Tools on the Edit menu. Groups may have subgroups, and pipes and junctions may be members of multiple groups. To create a group select the pipes and junctions you want in the group, then select Edit/Groups...Create. Specify a name for the group, click OK and the Group Manager will be displayed showing the pipes and junctions in the group. Group Manager can also be used to add or remove pipes and junctions from an existing group, rename a group or delete a group. After...
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Denver User Group Next Week!

Join us in Denver on October 30!

When: Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Where: The Curtis Hotel, 1405 Curtis St., Denver, Colorado www.thecurtis.com (303) 571-0300

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Campus Steam System Redesign Moves Forward After Data Matches AFT Arrow Model

2013 Platinum Pipe Award Winner - Correlation to test/field data   Schuyler Engineering was asked to confirm a 2010 study that recommended that Rockland Psychiatric Center convert to using low pressure steam. Modifications would cost over one million dollars, so constructing a model would give further confidence to the previous study and determine if the conversion to low pressure steam should proceed.      Click here to read the case study and learn how AFT Arrow test results validated previous study results .   Schuyler Engineering is a professional consulting firm specializing in the evaluation, engineering, design, permitting and construction supervision...
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Announcing the Winners of the 2013 Platinum Pipe Award!

Now in its 9th year, the AFT Platinum Pipe Award recognizes excellence in piping and ducting system modeling using AFT software. We are pleased to congratulate the winners of the 2013 AFT Platinum Pipe Award! For the first time this year, we have awarded an honorable mention. Use of Software Features and Model Creativity Winner: Jordan Grose, Beta Machinery Analysis, Canada AFT Impulse was used to solve significant waterhammer occurring after pump trip and check valve closure. Assigned flow junctions were manipulated to make the pressures match at the pump discharge check valves, showing a creative use of the software’s features....
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