Author Archive | Tim Weathers

Development of a Laser Igniter for Direct Fired SCO2 Combustor Will be Presented at ASME Turbo Expo 2022

CRAFT Tech will be presenting the development of a laser igniter for direct fired SCO2 combustors. Mr. Tim Weathers will be presenting at the 2022 ASME Turbomachinery Technical Conference & Exposition in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, to be held from June 13 to 17. Equivalence Ratio Isovolumes near 1 for 20 bar (top) and 300 bar […]

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Numerical Predictions of a 10 MWe SCO2 Compressor Will be Presented at ASME Turbo Expo 2022

CRAFT Tech will be presenting numerical predictions of a 10 MWe SCO2 compressor with test data validation using CRUNCH CFD. Dr. Ashvin Hosangadi will be presenting at the 2022 ASME Turbomachinery Technical Conference & Exposition in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, to be held from June 13 to 17. Title: Numerical Predictions of Mean Performance and Dynamic […]

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CRUNCH CFD Version 3.4.1 Released

CRAFT Tech has officially released CRUNCH CFD® v3.4.1. Please go to the Download page to access this latest version. New Features Parallel PRECRUNCH:Added viscous wall retagging to BC Tag 999 if non-hex/prism element is found adjacent to wallAdded THERMAL flag to &PRECRUNCH to verify that all BC tags in THERMAL modules have at least one […]

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CRUNCH CFD Version 3.4 Released

CRAFT Tech has officially released CRUNCH CFD® v3.4. Please go to the Download page to access this latest version. New Features New manual formatNew essential tutorial formatSolution plotting (GUI)Global setup for INCOMP multi-module cases (GUI)Parallel PRECRUNCH Improvements/Changes EPU Zones (COMP/INCOMP)Min-Max Zones (COMP/INCOMP)CO2 real fluid properties (COMP)NIST Table clusteringBC grouping (GUI)Energy calculation in flow diagnostics output […]

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