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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.
Stephanie Villars

Raise the bar using Vacuum Breaker Valves

Vacuum breaker and air valves are useful tools in the industry for protecting pipelines against vacuum or near vacuum conditions. High points in the pipe can be susceptible to these low-pressure conditions during surge events, as pressure waves moving through the system cause a sudden pressure upsurge or downsurge. AFT Impulse can help engineers to...
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Rafael Hoyer

Link Your Heat Transfer

We are frequently asked about AFT capabilities, and today I want to talk about how to model the heat transfer on heat exchangers. This is something we have discussed previously. But apparently, it is still a confusing topic while using AFT Products to model systems in which heat exchangers are present.  First, I have to say that in fact it is ...
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Guest — Michael Shahrokhani
Hi in figure 1 , cold fluid pump J200 is wrongly shown, i.e. fluid is going in through discharge end and getting out through sucti... Read More
Saturday, 16 February 2019 09:45
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Rafael Hoyer

¡Ubicación Automática de Bombas!

¿Alguna vez te has hecho esta pregunta? Hace unos meses atrás estando a cargo del soporte de AFT recibí la llamada de un cliente que se encontraba en la búsqueda de una aplicación que automáticamente le ayudara a determinar la ubicación de su bomba o sistema de bombeo (principal e impulsoras) en su sistema de tuberías. Los productos AFT han sido de...
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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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Stephanie Villars

Meet the Import Piping Layout Wizard

When completing the analysis on a model, there is nothing more frustrating than having to do the same thing over and over again. Thankfully, using AFT's Piping Layout Wizard you will no longer need to rebuild your CAD, CAESAR II, and EPANET files to analyze the hydraulics using AFT Fathom, AFT Arrow, and AFT Impulse. In addition to GIS sh...
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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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