This Week in CFD

These past three weeks of CFD news threaten to turn this regular post into This Month in CFD if the burst of business travel doesn’t abate. But the more content the merrier. For those of you up for some fluids video-learning, there’s a 25-part series from the 60s that should keep you entertained for a while. I look forward to your feedback on the paper comparing tet and hex meshes, “hero” calculations pros/cons, and a wonderful (to me) article about prism layer meshing. Of course, there’s a lot more to comment on and share too. Oh, and please weigh in on the “top” and “best” CFD software lists. FieldView can always be counted on for some interesting CFD graphics such as this side-by-side rotor configuration for a UAM vehicle showing isosurfaces of Q-criterion colored by vorticity magnitude.

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This Week in CFD

It’s been three weeks since the last collection of CFD news and notes was published so you can only imagine the backlog. This summer looks to be the return of a lot of in-person conferences and I am looking forward to seeing everyone in 3D again. We’ve got a list of the best aerodynamic resources on the web, gamification of CFD, a lot of job openings, a couple of significant CAE acquisitions, and the usual software releases and application articles. And we end this week, not with art, but with coffee and cookies.

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This Week in CFD

This is the first CFD news roundup of 2022 Q2 and it comes with the implication – or at least hope – that everyone’s Q1 was productive. We’re meshing a lot of rotating machinery this week, we have several job openings to share, new events in the calendar (including CadenceLIVE in Silicon Valley where we hope to see you), and a truly eye-catching image of the week. Shown here is are non-linear harmonics for a multistage axial turbine, a method that accounts for the effect of incoming flow perturbations.

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This Week in CFD

This week’s compilation of CFD news is highly image-oriented which might make it easier to read and maybe more enjoyable. But don’t skip over the event news, several CFD jobs, mesh generation resources, and your assigned reading for hypersonics. Shown here is a teaser for the image of the week and you’ll never guess what is melting here.

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This Week in CFD

Welcome to the “ides of March” roundup of CFD happenings. If you’re not currently enjoying spring break, check your knives at the door and dive into advice for engineering students from Jousef Murad that I couldn’t resist commenting on. Speaking of students, Cadence CFD wants you to be our summer software engineering interns. For the rest of you we’ve got CFD 2030, a ton of GPUs, a couple of wheels, event news, and a delicious application of the week. You are probably wondering what’s significant about this thermal simulation of a plate with a hole. Gonna have to click through for the deets.

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