Monthly Archives: April 2011

50th Anniversary of Human Spaceflight

Today is the 50th anniversary of the first human spaceflight and first human orbit of the earth by Yuri Gagarin in Vostok 1. How can you celebrate this momentous event? Find a Yuri’s Night party and have a blast.

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Where’s the technical meat?

We have a webinar coming up this Thursday on the topic of parametric optimization of vertical axis wind turbines. One of the engineers working on the webinar told me this morning he felt this webinar does not have as much … Continue reading

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CFD is not a Black Art

AAI Corporation Builds Competitiveness with HPC and the “Black Art” of Computational Fluid Dynamics is a case study published by the Council on Competitiveness for the express purpose of demonstrating and promoting the use of HPC for modeling, simulation, and … Continue reading

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There’s More to CFD Convergence than Reading the Manual

What can you do to ensure your computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solutions converge?  Everyone who runs CFD codes, from novice to expert, needs to know the answer to this question. NAFEMS, an independent, international authority on the use of computer … Continue reading

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