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Trey Walters

A Modern Equivalent of “Beating Swords into Plowshares”

Every once in a while I write a blog related to my life before AFT. Today is one of those days. And I am going to talk about swords and plowshares. This is a reference to the Old Testament book of Isaiah of moving from war to peace. First, bear with me while I tell a humorous story of the early days of AFT that relates to plows. I was applying for ...
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Trey Walters

The United States Government Is Shut Down. Does Anyone Care?

Those living outside the USA may not know that our government has been shut down for about a month now. Those inside the USA may or may not have seen the effects and, for some of us, may be completely oblivious. For those who work for the US government, I am sure all of you know about the shut down very well as you have gotten an unscheduled vacati...
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Recent Comments
Guest — Lynn Conrad
Trey, no one is working without pay. Their pay checks have been delayed until the shutdown is over, but all government workers wi... Read More
Wednesday, 23 January 2019 17:53
Trey Walters
Hi Lynn: Sorry if I offended you or anyone else. I myself approved your comment here for public view on this blog. When I came th... Read More
Wednesday, 23 January 2019 21:14
Guest — Steve
What percentage of those workers affected by the shutdown are contractors, rather than government employees, and what is the likel... Read More
Thursday, 24 January 2019 13:39
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Stephanie Villars

Visualize Your Goals

AFT Impulse 7 has several different tools to analyze waterhammer, including several new features such as Visual Report Animation. This tool offers a new method to understand how different sections in a network interact with each other allowing users to quickly locate points of interest for further analysis, and visually demonstrate the system ...
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Trey Walters

The Powerful Yet Frail Human Mind: Reality, Cognitive Biases, and Collective Hallucinations

Every once in awhile I read a book that really influences me. One such book is The Undoing Project by Michael Lewis (author of several other books that have been made into major Hollywood films – including The Blind Side and The Big Short). The Undoing Project discusses the insightful and innovative work of psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Am...
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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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Rafael Hoyer

Don’t Waste your Time... “Take a Batch”

Here at Applied Flow Technology we like to make things easy for our end users. That is why AFT Products have been developed not only to give you accurate and reliable results but to save you time as well. Let's talk about the "Start Batch Run..." feature. What does this feature do? Let's imagine you have a model with many scenarios and you need to ...
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Recent Comments
Raquel Drozd
Thanks for this article. If you select "Models in Different Files", would you be able to run the specific scenarios in each file?... Read More
Tuesday, 02 April 2019 22:22
Ben Keiser
Hi Raquel, just saw your question as I was stumbling across the blog and as Rafael has moved on, I'll be happy to help answer your... Read More
Friday, 05 April 2019 22:08
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Trey Walters

What Do the New AFT Impulse 7 and Bordeaux, France Have in Common?

I think this is the third monthly blog article I have written this year from an airplane over the Atlantic Ocean. Truly I do not save my monthly blogs for airplanes. I am really busy most all the time these days. Being on an international flight means having a long, forced time disconnected from the Internet and more free time than normal to write....
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