pbPost™

Intuitive CFD Post Processing Software

Concepts NREC’s pbPost™ product was created to provide designers a turbomachinery-specific pre- and post-processing tool to link our flagship 3D design product, AxCent®, and our partner Cadence/NUMECA’s FINE™ CFD products.

Recent new developments allow for the repaired unstructured volute grid to be imported back into the AxCent® software. This feature will allow a designer to complete more design studies on the rotor and stator design while holding that volute design constant, providing a more accurate simulation, a better understanding of the full stage performance, and the ability to drive critical design selections for all components to ensure design requirements are achieved.

Concepts NREC's pbPost™ is a pushbutton postprocessing module that enables Cadence/NUMECA’s FINE™/Turbo to be launched from within the AxCent® environment.

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It can also import the CFD results generated by FINE™/Turbo back into the AxCent® viewing environment.

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For current Cadence/NUMECA users, pbPost™ offers an easily configured alternative to their current postprocessing experience that eliminates the step of loading geometry.  For current Pushbutton CFD users, pbPost™ offers a familiar way to view and manipulate CFD results from FINE™/Turbo.

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Optimized for a Turbomachinery Designer

pbPost™ saves designers the time they might spend loading geometry, applying boundary conditions, gridding and configuring solvers inside a second interface. It just requires a click of a mouse.

Bringing the FINE™/Turbo results back into AxCent® delivers a designer-centric view of the analysis that doesn't require any navigation. The tools are familiar and intuitive and focused on what turbomachinery designers need.

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Outcome of a Strong Partnership

The pbPost™ module is part of the long-term vision that Cadence/NUMECA and Concepts NREC share to bring together the best-in-class turbomachinery design tools and the fastest and most accurate CFD suite. By combining the best capabilities of both companies, customers will have access to the most advanced suite of turbomachinery software available. Our integrated solution spans preliminary design through detailed 3D steady and unsteady CFD analysis.

To learn more about FINE™/Turbo, visit Cadence/NUMECA's website

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Software Highlights

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Introducing pbPost Post-Processing Module

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Introducing pbPost Post-Processing Module

Introduction to pbPost

Introduction to pbPost

  • Concepts NREC's pbPost™ is a pushbutton postprocessing module that enables Cadence/NUMECA’s FINE™/Turbo to be launched from within the AxCent® environment.

    pbPost-forward -  launching button

     

  • It can also import the CFD results generated by FINE™/Turbo back into the AxCent® viewing environment.

    pbPost-backward - final results - axial-1

     

  • For current Cadence/NUMECA users, pbPost™ offers an easily configured alternative to their current postprocessing experience that eliminates the step of loading geometry.  For current Pushbutton CFD users, pbPost™ offers a familiar way to view and manipulate CFD results from FINE™/Turbo.

    pbPost Forward gridding topology and launched Axial

     

  • pbPost™ saves designers the time they might spend loading geometry, applying boundary conditions, gridding and configuring solvers inside a second interface. It just requires a click of a mouse.

    Bringing the FINE™/Turbo results back into AxCent® delivers a designer-centric view of the analysis that doesn't require any navigation. The tools are familiar and intuitive and focused on what turbomachinery designers need.

    pbPost-forward - viewing grid - axial

    pbPost-forward - FINE-Turbo solving - axial

    pbPost-forward - slicing grid - axial

     

  • The pbPost™ module is part of the long-term vision that Cadence/NUMECA and Concepts NREC share to bring together the best-in-class turbomachinery design tools and the fastest and most accurate CFD suite. By combining the best capabilities of both companies, customers will have access to the most advanced suite of turbomachinery software available. Our integrated solution spans preliminary design through detailed 3D steady and unsteady CFD analysis.

Concepts NREC's pbPost™ is a pushbutton postprocessing module that enables Cadence/NUMECA’s FINE™/Turbo to be launched from within the AxCent® environment.

pbPost-forward -  launching button

 

It can also import the CFD results generated by FINE™/Turbo back into the AxCent® viewing environment.

pbPost-backward - final results - axial-1

 

For current Cadence/NUMECA users, pbPost™ offers an easily configured alternative to their current postprocessing experience that eliminates the step of loading geometry.  For current Pushbutton CFD users, pbPost™ offers a familiar way to view and manipulate CFD results from FINE™/Turbo.

pbPost Forward gridding topology and launched Axial

 

pbPost™ saves designers the time they might spend loading geometry, applying boundary conditions, gridding and configuring solvers inside a second interface. It just requires a click of a mouse.

Bringing the FINE™/Turbo results back into AxCent® delivers a designer-centric view of the analysis that doesn't require any navigation. The tools are familiar and intuitive and focused on what turbomachinery designers need.

pbPost-forward - viewing grid - axial

pbPost-forward - FINE-Turbo solving - axial

pbPost-forward - slicing grid - axial

 

The pbPost™ module is part of the long-term vision that Cadence/NUMECA and Concepts NREC share to bring together the best-in-class turbomachinery design tools and the fastest and most accurate CFD suite. By combining the best capabilities of both companies, customers will have access to the most advanced suite of turbomachinery software available. Our integrated solution spans preliminary design through detailed 3D steady and unsteady CFD analysis.

Launch FINE™/Turbo from within the AxCent®

Concepts NREC's pbPost™ is a pushbutton postprocessing module that enables Cadence/NUMECA’s FINE™/Turbo to be launched from within the AxCent® environment.

pbPost-forward -  launching button

Import FINE™/Turbo CFD results back into AxCent®

It can also import the CFD results generated by FINE™/Turbo back into the AxCent® viewing environment.

pbPost-backward - final results - axial-1

Easily Configured Postprocessing Experience

For current Cadence/NUMECA users, pbPost™ offers an easily configured alternative to their current postprocessing experience that eliminates the step of loading geometry.  For current Pushbutton CFD users, pbPost™ offers a familiar way to view and manipulate CFD results from FINE™/Turbo.

pbPost Forward gridding topology and launched Axial

 

Optimized for a Turbomachinery Designer

pbPost™ saves designers the time they might spend loading geometry, applying boundary conditions, gridding and configuring solvers inside a second interface. It just requires a click of a mouse.

Bringing the FINE™/Turbo results back into AxCent® delivers a designer-centric view of the analysis that doesn't require any navigation. The tools are familiar and intuitive and focused on what turbomachinery designers need.

pbPost-forward - viewing grid - axial

pbPost-forward - FINE-Turbo solving - axial

pbPost-forward - slicing grid - axial

Outcome of a Strong Partnership

The pbPost™ module is part of the long-term vision that Cadence/NUMECA and Concepts NREC share to bring together the best-in-class turbomachinery design tools and the fastest and most accurate CFD suite. By combining the best capabilities of both companies, customers will have access to the most advanced suite of turbomachinery software available. Our integrated solution spans preliminary design through detailed 3D steady and unsteady CFD analysis.

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We were working well with the OEM but even with our combined efforts, we were struggling to get a critical compressor to pass performance on their test stand. Although I'd never directly done business with Concepts NREC I was familiar with them and their capability so I chose to contact them when I came to the realization that we needed some objective insight. Concepts NREC fielded my cold call and immediately engaged their expertise in a complex problem that was also challenged by schedule constraints. They provided increased understanding of an already complex CFD which resulted in increased confidence that the proposed solution would succeed on the next test stand attempt (which it did!). We are pleased to have had the help of Concepts NREC and now have a well-performing compressor in our process.”

Bryan Barrington

Senior Advisor - Machinery Engineering

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