SoftInWay Presents a New Version of AxSTREAM™ Software for Turbomachinery Flow Path Design and Optimization
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SoftInWay Presents a New Version of AxSTREAM™ Software for Turbomachinery Flow Path Design and Optimization

BURLINGTON, Massachusetts, December 4, 2008. SoftInWay has launched a new release of AxSTREAM™ Turbomachinery Flow Path Design, Analysis and Optimization Software. Release, focused on optimizing turbomachinery and smoothing the design process, essentially combines the enhanced features of previous AxSTREAM versions with the latest developments of SoftInWay.

One of the key innovations introduced to the new release is an advanced Euler flow solver. The solver's main objective is to rapidly define 3D flow path characteristics. Easy to use, it allows users to control/change mesh quality, to use previous calculation steps results as initial values for new calculations and to calculate the whole stage. Besides, the new Euler solver uses constant MFR in calculation, improves calculation accuracy through more accurate approximation in finite-elements and ensures viscosity influence on calculation results.

In AxSTREAM, Campbell diagram is a newly-implemented option that displays rotating and stationary reference frames vibration modes split as a result of whirling. It enables users to find the critical speed for a stationary frame of reference.

Among other useful features of the latest AxSTREAM, more detailed Mollier diagram and new charts for blade loading on Profiling should be mentioned.
Also, in the recent version the Streamline Solver has been adapted to centrifugal compressor calculations.

The new AxSTREAM™ release was presented at SoftInWay interactive workshop on turbomachinery flow path design in Dusseldorf, Germany, December 3-5, 2008. During the 3-day training SoftInWay illustrated the latest innovations and enabled attendees to utilize the 3rd generation of AxSTREAM™ for more effective turbine and compressor design.

About SoftInWay
SoftInWay Inc. is a USA corporation, headquartered in Burlington, MA. The company's mission is to serve the high technology community by providing software products and engineering services in the area of research, design and digital prototyping of power generation equipment. SoftInWay develops products for rapid turbomachinery design, provides technical engineering services and uses in-house and industry standard CFD, FEA and CAD tools to address design issues at the earliest possible stage to maximize engineering productivity and increase the efficiency and reliability of equipment. The core product, AxSTREAM™, is an integrated solution based on over 400 years of collective turbomachinery experience of SoftInWay engineering team, with the clear goal of bringing to industry a professional software tool for rapid, optimized turbomachinery flow path design. Website: Telephone: 1-781-862-7867.

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