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OLCF Helps GE Deliver Next-Generation Gas Turbines
5 years ago

OLCF Helps GE Deliver Next-Generation Gas Turbines

By  •  5 years ago  •  Industry

In 2017, US-based General Electric (GE) delivered its newest heavy-duty gas turbine, the 7HA.02, to two power plants in Texas. The installations marked a milestone in natural gas–derived electricity generation, …
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UTRC Researchers Take Flight with Graphics Processing Units for Large Eddy Simulations
6 years ago

UTRC Researchers Take Flight with Graphics Processing Units for Large Eddy Simulations

By  •  6 years ago  •  Science

Farmington, Connecticut–based United Technologies Corporation (UTC) provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries worldwide.  The corporation’s research and innovation arm, United Technologies Research Center (UTRC), supports …
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OLCF and GE Receive 2016 HPCwire Readers’ Choice Award
6 years ago

OLCF and GE Receive 2016 HPCwire Readers’ Choice Award

By  •  6 years ago  •  People

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility and General Electric, an industry user of the OLCF’s 27-petaflop Titan supercomputer, have been recognized in the annual HPCwire Readers’ Choice Awards for Best Use of HPC Application in the Energy Industry.
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Streamlining Accelerated Computing for Industry
6 years ago

Streamlining Accelerated Computing for Industry

By  •  6 years ago  •  Industry, Science

Scientists and engineers striving to create the next machine-age marvel—whether it be a more aerodynamic rocket, a faster race car, or a higher-efficiency jet engine—depend on reliable analysis and feedback …
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FM Global Researchers Say “ADIOS” to Bottlenecks at OpenFOAM Conference
6 years ago

FM Global Researchers Say “ADIOS” to Bottlenecks at OpenFOAM Conference

By  •  6 years ago  •  Technology

Researchers from commercial and industrial property insurer FM Global want to improve fire protection standards across the country.

The company, which insures one in three Fortune 1000 companies with a …
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Better Combustion for Power Generation
7 years ago

Better Combustion for Power Generation

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

In the United States, the use of natural gas for electricity generation continues to grow. The driving forces behind this development? A boom in domestic natural gas production, historically low …
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Boeing Catches Caution from the Wind
7 years ago

Boeing Catches Caution from the Wind

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

Boeing used the Jaguar supercomputer, aiming to establish more reliable computational methods for estimating high-lift (takeoff/landing) characteristics for its commercial transport aircraft.
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Giving Businesses Access to the World’s No. 2 Supercomputer for ‘the Intractable Problem’
7 years ago

Giving Businesses Access to the World’s No. 2 Supercomputer for ‘the Intractable Problem’

By  •  7 years ago  •  Industry

Titan is potentially available to any private enterprise through ACCEL.
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ACCEL Program Continues to Experience Growth, Success
7 years ago

ACCEL Program Continues to Experience Growth, Success

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

As 2016 begins, the ACCEL program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory continues to grow and deliver successful results.
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Fighting Fire with FireFOAM
7 years ago

Fighting Fire with FireFOAM

By  •  7 years ago  •  Science

Researchers at insurance company FM Global are using Titan to try and better understand fire growth and suppression.
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Oak Ridge National Laboratory Joins DOE’s New HPC for Manufacturing Program
7 years ago

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Joins DOE’s New HPC for Manufacturing Program

By  •  7 years ago  •  People

Oak Ridge National Laboratory is collaborating with Lawrence Livermore and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories to lead a new US Department of Energy program designed to fund and foster public-private R&D projects that enhance US competitiveness in clean energy manufacturing.
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Freezing a Droplet to Stop the Ice
7 years ago

Freezing a Droplet to Stop the Ice

By  •  7 years ago  •  Industry

Advances in simulating water molecules in droplets reveal surfaces that may be resistant to ice formation.
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DOE User Facilities Unite at ORNL for Annual Meeting
8 years ago

DOE User Facilities Unite at ORNL for Annual Meeting

By  •  8 years ago  •  People

Attendees of the NUFO annual meeting had the opportunity to tour ORNL, attend discussion panels, and participate in breakout groups in which they collaborated on specific topics of interest when the group met in Oak Ridge April 20–23.
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Titan Vaporizes R&D Time and Cost for Liquid Spray Studies
8 years ago

Titan Vaporizes R&D Time and Cost for Liquid Spray Studies

By  •  8 years ago  •  Science

Researchers at UTRC are studying liquid atomization, or the breakup of liquid jets, to increase the efficiency of this process and thereby increase aircraft engine performance.
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Procter & Gamble and Temple University scientists model skin’s makeup
8 years ago

Procter & Gamble and Temple University scientists model skin’s makeup

By  •  8 years ago  •  Science

In 2013, researchers at consumer-products giant Procter & Gamble and Temple University began using the Titan supercomputer to better understand the three-dimensional structure of skin’s outermost barrier, the stratum corneum.
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Start-up Firm Taps Titan to Model Flooding Risks Worldwide
8 years ago

Start-up Firm Taps Titan to Model Flooding Risks Worldwide

By  •  8 years ago  •  Science

KatRisk, a small California startup, is using Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Titan supercomputer, to create an unprecedented product: flood risk maps covering the globe.
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