Monthly Archives: October 2011

Why Does CFD Hate Social Media?

A friend from another company in the CFD world phoned the other day to ask some questions that had been bothering him. “What’s this social media thing about? You use it. Has it led to any sales yet?” Sigh. I … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Tecplot Chorus Released Calling it the creation of a new product category for engineering analysis, Tecplot announced the production release of Tecplot Chorus. By combining visualization with simulation data management, postprocessing, and metadata analysis, Chorus is claimed to be the … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Mobile and Social CFD CFD and others… is the new blog of Z.J. Wang, the Wilson Professor of Engineering at Iowa State University.  Z.J. knows what he’s talking about so his is a blog you should follow.  Subscribe or RSS … Continue reading

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Meshing Usability Sucks

That’s an attention getter, isn’t it?  It’s also a blatant rip-off of the title of a four-part series of blog posts by Evan Yares. As he wrote, any title other than CAD Usability Sucks wouldn’t have sounded as good on … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

CadFaster for the iPad CadFaster has released a version of their CAD collaboration tool for the iPad.  The app reads and displays models in Autodesk Revit, Bentley Microstation, SolidWorks, and Graphisoft ArchiCAD formats.  By preprocessing and compressing all the data … Continue reading

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Join Us – We Need a Technical Support Engineer

If you enjoy mesh generation for CFD – and I mean really enjoy mesh generation – we’ve got a job opening you should consider.  Pointwise is adding to its technical support team here in Fort Worth, Texas. Our technical support … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Siemens PLM Announced New Femap and Free Trial Siemens PLM Software announced the availability of Femap 10.3, the latest release of their finite element analysis preprocessing software.  Included in this new version is an automatic geometry preparation feature that often … Continue reading

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