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Ben Keiser

6 Reasons Why You Need Flow Analysis

1. Guarantee the system will work according to design 2. Understand complex system interactions 3. Ensure design requirements are still met in different operating cases 4. Evaluate system dynamics of surge and non-surge related transient operation 5. Easily plan for future expansions and system modifications 6. Empower clients to better understand ...
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Ben Keiser

6 Reasons Why Flow Analysis is Necessary

To all of the engineers reading this article, we made it! Whew! Reading a three-part series is like running a marathon. Way to go! If you are new to this series, we encourage you to read this article as well as the previous two: Part 1: Six Reasons to Use a Flow Analysis  and Part 2: Flow Analysis Is Neglected. In this article are six reasons ...
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Ben Keiser

Why Flow Analysis Is Neglected

We hope you enjoyed our previous article on the Top 6 Reasons Your Design Should Include Flow Analysis. But now… let's get a bit serious and talk about three main reasons why flow analysis is neglected during the design process. It could be straight neglect, or unconscious neglect. Either  way we will open the conversation and provide some ins...
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Scott Lang

Powerful Tools for Power Generation

Establishing and maintaining an electrical grid is a monumental task spanning many professions and disciplines. Fluid dynamics plays an important role in nearly any method of power generation. Between ensuring safety, reliable production of power, and minimizing operational costs, there are countless ways that modeling fluid flow can offer improvements.

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Reinaldo Pinto

New Support, Upgrade and Maintenance (SUM) Reinstate Policy

Since AFT’s beginning in 1993, we have been committed to our mission:   “To provide fluid dynamic expertise through world-class software, dedicated technical support and effective training that enables engineers to design and operate fluid transfer systems that are more efficient, cost effective and reliable.”   Part of this ongoing dedication is providing continuous support and maintenance through our SUM program.   In order to provide you with up-to-date solutions, we are working to ensure that the most current software versions are always utilized.    Effective January 15, 2018, customers with an SUM that has been expired for more than 2...
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Reinaldo Pinto

Workshop Visit to Beijing, China

It was an honor to visit our friends in Beijing, China to provide our Channel Partner, AECsoft Engineering Software (AECSOFT), two days of complimentary workshops. During these workshops, attendees had a hands-on experience with AFT Software as well the opportunity to discuss relevant hydraulic topics. Each attendee also received a 15-day free trial license to review topics discussed in the workshop. The first workshop, held August 21-22, hosted 65 attendees from twenty-nine companies. The workshop focused heavily on technical orientation to the AFT software.         The second workshop, held August 24-25, was dedicated exclusively to the biggest state...
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Reinaldo Pinto

AFT Now Offering FREE Hydraulic Workshops Around the Globe

Originating in Colombia at the start of 2017, AFT began offering free 1-day workshops combined with scheduled customer visits.

During these workshops, attendees get hands-on experience with AFT software as well as the opportunity to discuss relevant hydraulic topics. Attendees also receive a 15-day free trial license to review topics discussed in the workshop.

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