Author Archives: Team Tecplot

Plot of the month: Palm Valley gas reservoir

Contributed by Larry Franks, Operation Manager, Reservoir Engineer Magellan Petroleum Australia Limited The Engineer Larry Franks works for Magellan Petroleum in Australia. He manages petroleum production operations and also does hands-on engineering for drilling and exploration operations. His job includes the design and drilling of the exploration wells, gas reserves analysis, facility design, and product sales. In short he performs a wide variety of jobs focused on the upstream petroleum […]

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Plot of the month: Melbourne cricket ground redevelopment

Contributed by Eric Jal, Sr. Engineer, Energy Div. Connell Wagner, Melbourne, Australia Ventilation is a key design factor for the new Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). Using PHOENICS to optimize the design, CFD and Tecplot have been used to analyze air movement within the building and in external areas. In this image we see relative changes in air movement patterns across the pitch due to the construction of the new Northern […]

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