Radial turbomachinery flow path design and multidisciplinary optimization with new release of AxSTREAM™ v.2.0.

BURLINGTON, Massachusetts, December 5, 2006. SoftInWay Inc. a leading provider of the turbomachinery design software announces the release of AxSTREAM™ v.2.0 –Turbomachinery Flow Path Conceptual Design Suite – professional tool for rapid turbomachinery design and multidisciplinary optimization. AxSTREAM™ v.2.0 extends the scope of available turbomachinery types with the addition of Turbomachinery Flow Path Design for Radial Turbines & Centrifugal Compressors.

For some time our customers have been waiting for the possibility to design and optimize radial turbomachinery. In AxSTREAM v.2.0 this capability has become available. This allows users to work with radial machines: radial turbines and centrifugal compressors as well as with axial ones.

New features include:

Mixed/Radial/Axial flow path design “from scratch” and multidisciplinary optimization using a handful of basic parameters and a set of geometric constraints

Mixed/Radial/Axial flow path Meanline analysis and optimization with support of “as-designed” and off-design operational conditions

Throughflow analysis

Camberline/Thickness interactive profiling and airfoil design

Push-Button FEA

Integrated optimizer based on design-of-experiment (DoE) methodology

Performance maps generation

Capability to export 3D airfoil geometry in formats acceptable for Numeca, ANSYS CFX, etc. and in IGES format for NX, SolidWorks, Pro-E, ANSYS and etc

AxSTREAM™ v.2.0 brings to the industry new advantages and possibilities to streamline the process of turbomachinery design and analysis, substantially decrease time required for project development and facilitate end-user operation thereby making design and optimization processes more robust, sophisticated, and convenient.

Movie-presentations of the new modules are available to download immediately:

Centrifugal Compressor Overview Download

Radial Turbine Overview Download

About SoftInWay

A USA corporation, headquartered in Burlington, MA, SoftInWay’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. The company 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 the over 400 years of collective turbomachinery experience of the SoftInWay’s engineering team, with the clear goal of bringing to industry a professional software tool for rapid, optimized turbomachinery flow path design.