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AFT Blog

Welcome to the Applied Flow Technology Blog where you will find the latest news and training on how to use AFT Fathom, AFT Arrow, AFT Impulse, AFT xStream and other AFT software products.
Trey Walters

Did you know that New Jersey is a barrier in Spain?

It is true. New Jersey is a barrier in Spain. I saw it with my own eyes. Bear with me and I will explain.

When I travel internationally I find the people, cultural and language differences fascinating. Last month I was fascinated once again. My blog last month was written while on an airplane as I travelled to Europe (see my July blog When Pipe Stress Analysis Meets Waterhammer Hydraulics: New Waterhammer Guidelines for Engineers). Before going to the ASME PVP conference in Prague (check out this video one of our staff made) I stopped in Spain for 4 days. While there I was fortunate to visit the location of an AFT Impulse project by one of our customers that was a Platinum Pipe Award Winner this year. This case study was published in April. See AFT Impulse™ Matches Data For Pumping Station Check Valve Closure. That pump station photo in the case study is where I visited. Below is a photo of me and the PPA winner David Lozano Solé of AQUATEC – SUEZ Group. For those interested, this project is being presented as a technical paper by David at the 2018 Pressure Surges Conference in Bordeax, France in November. I will be there to help and also present two other papers of my own. So where does New Jersey come into this?

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Congratulations 2016/2017 Platinum Pipe Award Winners!

AFT received many excellent submissions to the Platinum Pipe Award for 2016/2017, making this year one of the most difficult to judge in the history of the contest. Congratulations to the winners!

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Congratulations 2015 AFT Platinum Pipe Award Winners!

AFT's Platinum Pipe Award recognizes excellence in piping and ducting system modeling using AFT software.

Each project will be featured here, on the AFT blog and in our newsletter, The AFT Pipeline (click here to sign up) over the next several months. After which, summaries will be available at https://www.aft.com/platinum-pipe-award

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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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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 of heating...
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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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