Our Partners

C&R Technologies has established partnerships with many industry leaders to enable us to deliver best-in-class software solutions to our customers. We would like to introduce you to some of our partners. If you are interested in partnering with us, please contact us.

Autodesk provides industry-leading 3D solutions for industrial design and manufacturing; architecture, engineering and construction; as well as media and entertainment. Addressing all phases of the design process, from 2D design to 3D modeling, Digital Prototyping to Building Information Modeling, Oscar-winning visual effects to model-based mapping, Autodesk offers the broadest and deepest product and solutions portfolio in the design world.

Comet Solutions, Inc.
Comet Solutions, Inc.'s mission is to deliver innovative technology that changes the landscape of how simulation can be used in the product development process. Comet Solutions launched its flagship product, Comet/Structural Dynamics, in 2006 to enable design engineering workgroups to overcome the critical challenges to achieving early simulation. Its groundbreaking Abstract Engineering Model™ technology allows specialists to capture multi-disciplinary model and process expertise in simulation templates that non-experts can then easily use. To ensure customer success and accelerated time to benefits, Comet also provides complementary services and training for product adoption and engineering process implementation through our team of technical consultants and affiliations with leading CAE consultants.

D&E Propulsion Power Systems, Inc.
D&E Propulsion & Power Systems Inc. is a small Central Florida based company. D&E has approximately 31 years in the design, analysis, fabrication, and test of fluid moving machinery components and systems. This includes propulsion and energy generation systems. D&E began using SINDA/FLUINT in late 2000 and has developed the techniques required to model a number of phenomena inside fluid moving machinery that, to our knowledge, have not been duplicated elsewhere. The results of these techniques have been anchored to test data with quite excellent results. D&E extends its thanks to CRTech for a truly excellent product.

SpaceClaim Corporation (now a part of ANSYS)
SpaceClaim enables global engineering and manufacturing organizations to leverage 3D design to innovate, win more business, and get products to market faster. Engineers can rapidly create new designs as well as manipulate and simplify 2D and 3D CAD data, regardless of origin and without the complexity of traditional CAD. Customers include Nokia Siemens Networks, Tyco Electronics, BorgWarner, Medtronic, Lotus Cars, Sharp, LG Electronics, K2 Medical Systems, FuelCell Energy, Emhart Glass, GE Aviation, General Dynamics, and the U.S Navy.

The MathWorks, Inc.
The MathWorks, Inc., provider of MATLAB® and Simulink®, is the leading developer of mathematical computing software. Engineers and scientists worldwide rely on its products to accelerate the pace of discovery, innovation, and development. MATLAB®, the language of technical computing, is a programming environment for algorithm development, data analysis, visualization, and numeric computation. Simulink® is a graphical environment for simulation and Model-Based Design of multidomain dynamic and embedded systems.

dispersed vs. coalesced front

Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 1-2pm PT, 4-5pm ET

This webinar describes flat-front modeling, including where it is useful and how it works. A flat-front assumption is a specialized two-phase flow method that is particularly useful in the priming (filling or re-filling with liquid) of gas-filled or evacuated lines. It also finds use in simulating the gas purging of liquid-filled lines, and in modeling vertical large-diameter piping.

Prerequisites: It is helpful to have a background in two-phase flow, and to have some previous experience with FloCAD Pipes.

Register here for this webinar

FloCAD model of a loop heat pipe

Since a significant portion of LHPs consists of simple tubing, they are more flexible and easier to integrate into thermal structures than their traditional linear cousins: constant conductance and variable conductance heat pipes (CCHPs, VCHPs). LHPs are also less constrained by orientation and able to transport more power. LHPs have been used successfully in many applications, and have become a proven tool for spacecraft thermal control systems.

However, LHPs are not simple, neither in the details of their evaporator and compensation chamber (CC) structures nor in their surprising range of behaviors. Furthermore, there are uncertainties in their performance that must be treated with safety factors and bracketing methods for design verification.

Fortunately, some of the authors of CRTech fluid analysis tools also happened to have been involved in the early days of LHP technology development, so it is no accident that Thermal Desktop ("TD") and FloCAD have the unique capabilities necessary to model LHPs. Some features are useful at a system level analysis (including preliminary design), and others are necessary to achieve a detailed level of simulation (transients, off-design, condenser gradients).

CRTech is offering a four-part webinar series on LHPs and approaches to modeling them. Each webinar is designed to be attended in the order they were presented. While the first webinar presumes little knowledge of LHPs or their analysis, for the last three webinars you are presumed to have a basic knowledge TD/FloCAD two-phase modeling.

Part 1 provides an overview of LHP operation and unique characteristics
Part 2 introduces system-level modeling of LHPs using TD/FloCAD.
Part 3 covers an important aspect of getting the right answers: back-conduction and core state variability.
Part 4 covers detailed modeling of LHPs in TD/FloCAD such that transient operations such as start-up, gravity assist, and thermostatic control can be simulated.