The Manifold Flow Predictor (MFP) is a web application that simulates Newtonian fluid flow through a manifold with one inlet and multiple outlets. The MFP allows a user to upload computer aided design (CAD) files describing the manifold geometry and specify the input fluid properties, boundary conditions, and number of simulation steps. The MFP performs a series of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) calculations to predict the fluid pressure and velocity at each manifold outlet. In addition, the user is provided with interactive visualizations of pressure gradients within the manifold. The CFD calculations are performed using OpenFOAM, an open source CFD software package. The MFP was developed by Procter & Gamble, hosted by the Ohio Supercomputer Center, and deployed as an on-demand cloud product by Nimbis Services.
The Subscription Plan: For users that have completed the Manifold Flow Predictor Startup Package, the Subscription Plan offers an annual subscription service. The plan includes a discounted block of core hours over a 12-month period for a fixed price paid up front with renewal options at the end of the service period. OSC consulting on the use of the Manifold Flow Predictor is avaialble separately under the OSC Consulting Subscription service.
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