2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 29,000… Continue reading

Qatar 2022: Facing the FIFA World Cup climatic and legacy challenges

The 2022 World Cup creates great opportunities for the country of Qatar, but also poses significant challenges. In this study the main challenge of maintaining thermal comfort conditions within the football arenas is presented, with respect to the heat stress index (HSI) and the aero-thermal comfort thresholds established for opened stadiums.

Uninstalling ANSYS Workbench

. 1. Close down all applications that are currently running.   2. Select Start> All Programs> ANSYS 14.5> Uninstall 14.5. You must uninstall with the same or higher privileges than were used to… Continue reading

How to: Fix ANSYS Workbench Missing Tools

Fix 1: 1. In Workbench click View All/Customize 2. Select the tools required Fix 2: 1. Run Server ANSLIC_ADMIN utility (as administrator) 2. Click Reread the License Manager Settings 3. Click Set License… Continue reading

Ice Bear Energy Storage System

Think of the Ice Bear as a battery for the air conditioning system. Only this one is cooler, because it’s made out of Ice. At its most basic, the Ice Bear consists of… Continue reading

How to: scale a model in Solid Edge

How to: scale a model in Solid Edge 1. Create a new part 2. Clipboard → Part Copy 3. Browse and select the file 4. Click Open 5.  Set Scale X, Y and… Continue reading

How to: Fix ANSYS “Geometry Interface not found”

Geometry Interface not found Click Start ANSYS CAD → Utilities → Configuration Manager Tick “Workbench and ANSYS Geometry Interfaces” Click Next Click Configuration Log File Click Configure Selected CAD Interfaces Press Exit button

Qatar 2022’s First Five Stadiums

Qatar 2022 Bid introduces the designs for the first five proposed stadiums. The stadiums in the video are: Al-Wakrah, Al-Shamal, Al-Gharafa, Al-Khor and Al-Rayyan

How to: Fix ANSYS Workbench Meshing Error

“Unable to attach to geometry file“ or “Geometry interface not found“ Save the geometry file as IGES or STP!

Chalkidiki, Greece

Chalkidiki, is a peninsula in northern Greece, and one of the regional units of Greece. The autonomous Mount Athos region is part of the peninsula.