This Week in CFD

OpenSBLIAre things starting to return to normal? This week’s CFD news includes a live, in-person event next February and three job openings. There’s some really cool CFD software news including Karalit’s IB code and the integration of Fluent with ANSYS’ Discovery. Most amazing of all (and it’s not CFD) is a simulation of a winning, rim-bouncing basketball shot by Altair. Shown here is a visualization of Q criterion colored by velocity computed with OpenSBLI. Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

windshipcfd-cropThis week’s CFD news begins with two surveys that should yield interesting results, one on HPC and the other on CAD and teams. There’s A LOT of new software releases including CFD codes new to me: Wildkatze and CFDSOF. byteLAKE shares more about their approach using AI for CFD and published research looks at CFD code performance on different supercomputer architectures. All this good stuff and more. And the image of the week is… animated. Shown here is a CFD simulation of the Windship concept by Cape Horn Engineering. Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

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Your editor isn’t really fishing nor has he done so since he was a wee lad on summer vacation with father and brother. But fishing sounds like a better excuse for not writing This Week in CFD today than the actual reason.

Until next week…

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This Week in CFD

rhino-cfd-croppedThis week’s CFD news includes many examples of CFD in action from baseballs to cement and canoes. We start off with CFD expert Doug Ball being interviewed about HPC which really is a must-read. And if you like reading, the proceedings of the PyFR Symposium are now online for your enjoyment.  Shown here is a CFD solution from the announcement of RhinoCFD v2.1. Continue reading

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Pointwise V18.3 R2 Now Available

Pointwise-V183R2-NASA-CRM-Mesh-E-275x375-version2Pointwise Version 18.3 R2 is now available for download and production use. Generation of unstructured surface meshes has been sped-up by a factor of up to five through the application of multi-threading on multi-core desktop workstations. Continue reading

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