This Week in CFD

FieldView 13 Launched

Intelligent Light announced the launch of FieldView 13, their CFD postprocessor and visualization software.  IL claims performance improvements of between 10 and 100 times including 2-40 times when running interactively.

OpenFOAM Workshop Presentations

Presentations from the 6th OpenFOAM Workshop, held earlier this month at Penn State, are now online.

OpenFOAM version 2 Released

OpenCFD announced the release of OpenFOAM version 2.0.0 including new features such as surface film modeling, discrete element modeling, radiation modeling, and a new LES turbulence model.

STAR-CCM+ and the Indy 500

The second place finisher at this year’s Indianapolis 500, driver JR Hildebrand and Panther Racing, used CD-adapco’s STAR-CCM+ CFD software for the aerodynamic design of the race car.

Symscape is Microsoft Award Finalist

CFD software developer Symscape, makers of the Caedium solver, was named a finalist for the Microsoft Technical and High Performance Computing Innovation Partner of the Year award.  Symscape was recognized for the “burst to Windows Azure” capability in Caedium on Windows HPC Server 2008 R2.

Wired and Fluid Dynamics

Wired magazine offers their take on the “weird and beautiful” world of fluid dynamics with this album of images showing shock waves, vortices, convection, and more.

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