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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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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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Stephanie Villars

"Water" you waiting for? Checkout these water system features!

 Seeing as this month is water month, we thought this would be a perfect time to highlight some of the great ways that AFT Fathom 10 can help with hydraulic analysis for water distribution, wastewater, and fire water systems. From building the model to exporting and presenting results, we offer several helpful features. We have heard our users...
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Rafael Hoyer

Now it’s Super Easy! Changing Input Data in AFT Models using Excel Change Data

We've previously discussed how to make input data changes in AFT Models using the Excel Change Data feature on other blogs , but since we are continuously asked about expedited ways to input and change data, we've updated our feature to make things even easier. AFT Software has an abundance of features that make the model input process tremendously...
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Arbind Kumar
My office has moved to office 365 recently. After this the excel change data is not working with 365 excel sheets. can you help re... Read More
Saturday, 11 May 2019 10:57
Julie Bedsole
Hello Arbind, I sent your question to support@aft.com and they will contact you shortly to help figure this out. We certainly reco... Read More
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 19:45
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Scott Lang

Not a Leak! Modeling Multi-stage Pumps with Discharge Flow Between Stages

 ​AFT Fathom has long included the ability to model multi-stage pumps by representing them with an overall effective pump curve. New in AFT Fathom 10 is the ability to model "Interstage Bleed" or "Takeoff Flow" in these multi-stage pumps.

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Scott Lang
Hello Michael, Thank you for your question! This feature in AFT Fathom 10 is primarily a convenient way to calculate the pump cu... Read More
Monday, 15 October 2018 22:48
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Ben Keiser

Intermediate Elevations and Splitting Pipes

Hello AFT readers! It has been quite a while since I have written a blog for you all. I had a recent discussion with a user and discovered a couple pain points that may be common. We did not have any blogs on the topics yet and I figured it was time to get back in the game and write another blog for our readers! The pain points were: 1. Modeling sy...
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Stephanie Villars

Get More Flexible With Your Fluids

Here at AFT we are always looking for more ways to bring more convenience and accuracy to our model files. One of the ways we are doing this is with NIST REFPROP, the new fluids database that we have incorporated into AFT Fathom 10 and is coming soon in AFT Arrow 7 and AFT Impulse 7. Unlike Chempak, REFPROP is included at no additional cost to users. In this blog I will highlight a few reasons why you may want to take advantage of this database.

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Stephanie Villars
Thanks for your question! Yes, you can model non-newtonian fluids such as sludge in AFT Impulse using one of the non-newtonian vis... Read More
Friday, 22 March 2019 17:43
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