BEinGRID - Business Experiments in Grid: GridCAE - Introduction

GridCAE - Introduction

The GridCAE demo is based on the key story which explains the business benefits of using the Grid and a technical demonstration of how Grid technology was employed. Both a presentation including a technical demonstration and rolling video demos are available.

The presentation is composed of the following sections:

  • Background
  • Technical Overview
  • Demonstration
  • Business Case
  • Conclusion

These sections are stand-alone and can be customised for the expected audience. The demonstration can be given live, or a pre-recorded video can be used. The live version requires some software to be installed plus an internet connection and web browser.

The video demos are stand-alone videos covering the business case, technical details and an annotated run-through of the technical demonstration. They are designed to be left running unattended so that they can be shown at booths during conferences or other events.

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Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulations performed by Icon for Airbus (left) and Audi (right).
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The GridCAE Demo would not have been possible without:

  • the ESTECO offer of a free modeFRONTIER licence for the duration of the BEinGRID project;
  • The NTUA offer of a cluster for the live demo to run for the duration of the BEinGRID project;
  • and the CD-adapco offer of free Star CCM+ licences.