Monthly Archives: May 2011

This Week in CFD

MSC Software and XFlow MSC Software will now be offering XFlow as a CFD solution as a result of their partnership with Next Limit Technologies.  What’s interesting is that XFLOW is a non-traditional CFD solver with a Lagrangian, particle basis.  … Continue reading

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Revisiting “Twelve Ways to Fool the Masses When Describing Mesh Generation Performance”

At the 13th International Meshing Roundtable ( in 2004, Dr. Tim Tautges and co-authors David White and Robert Leland presented one of the most memorable papers on mesh generation I’ve ever read.   Their Twelve Ways to Fool the Masses When … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Tecplot Chorus Tecplot announced the third-quarter availability of Tecplot Chorus, a new software tool for assessing hundreds or thousands of CFD solutions simultaneously.  Tecplot Chorus is called the first “simulation analytics” tool for CFD with the goal of identifying trends … Continue reading

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Spring is in the air – and so is the latest Focal Point

The Spring 2011 issue of Focal Point, our newsletter about CFD mesh generation, has been mailed and should be arriving in your mailbox very soon. In this issue can read about Store Separations for F-35s Analyzed Using Grids Made With … Continue reading

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My SGI Boneyard

I have a special place in my heart for Silicon Graphics.   Gridgen was originally developed for a VAX but shortly thereafter it was the first program ported to the first SGI workstation (a model 2400) purchased at General Dynamics Fort … Continue reading

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