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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

"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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Guest — Michael Shahrokhani
Dear Scott, If we have not the AFT Fathom 10 version, we can construct the overall pump curve (with take off), by using interstage... Read More
Monday, 01 October 2018 09:47
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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Can we use AFT Impulse for Surge Analysis of Sludge Pipeline?
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 05:16
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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Applied Flow Technology

It’s a Pump Properties Party!

Everyone loves to celebrate. Here at AFT, we are celebrating the release of AFT Fathom 10. One of the great things about AFT Fathom 10 is that the new and improved Pump Properties window makes specifying pumps faster and easier than ever. This blog will provide an overview of the features that have been added or changed within the Pump Propert...
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thank you for the wonderful information, it helped me in making the decision. so finally decision narrowed down to Antlia Engineer... Read More
Thursday, 15 November 2018 14:25
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Ben Keiser

Liquids And Gases And Slurries, Oh My!

Tip: If you know how to use AFT Fathom, then you are over the learning curve by about 90% when it comes to knowing how to use AFT Arrow, and about 80% of how to use AFT Impulse. ​ One of the best advantages to AFT software tools is they offer a full solution for any single-phase pipe flow analysis calculations. Whether you are dealing with liq...
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