Monthly Archives: February 2011

Nobody Wins Awards for Generating Fantastic Grids

Although I did not watch the Academy Awards™ on television last night (I am more of a book geek than a film geek), it was impossible not to hear about them. The predictions, gossip and instant reviews of the ceremony … Continue reading

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8 Questions with Steve Karman

Dr. Steve Karman is a professor in the Graduate School of Computational Engineering at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and a researcher at the SimCenter: National Center for Computational Engineering. The SimCenter is a center for integrated research and … Continue reading

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Four Tips for the Job Seeking Student

We get a lot of resumes from students.  Over the years we’ve seen all kinds of resumes: good, bad and indifferent.   I don’t know what your career placement people are telling you, but I’m going to let you in on … Continue reading

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Pointwise UGM 2011 Coming This November

Join us in Fort Worth on 08-09 November for the Pointwise User Group Meeting 2011 where mesh generation for computational fluid dynamics will be the talk of the town. Learn Pointwise V17 and discuss your grids with our technical support … Continue reading

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Today is Claude-Louis Navier’s birthday

Claude-Louis Navier was born 10 February 1785 in Paris, France. He is famous of course for the Navier-Stokes equations named after him and George Gabriel Stokes. The Navier-Stokes describe the motion of viscous fluids and are derived by applying Newton’s … Continue reading

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MeshTrends Abstract Deadline Extended to 18 February

The abstract deadline for the MeshTrends8, the 8th Symposium on Trends in Unstructured Mesh Generation, has been extended to February 18, 2011. Technical papers are sought in the areas of: Hexahedral/quadrilateral mesh generation Parallel and scalable meshing algorithms Meshing tools … Continue reading

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Today is Ludwig Prandtl’s birthday

Ludiwg Prandtl was born in Friesing , Upper Bavaria on February 4th 1875. Why is he important? Here are just a few of his contributions to the field of fluid mechanics: defined the concept of the boundary layer and explained … Continue reading

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