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 today.
  • GLView Express is a free iPad and iPhone app for viewing 3D models and CFD results.
  • CD-adapco has an official LinkedIn group.
  • upFront.eZine presents this list of CAD-related software for mobile systems running Android.

CFD Jobs

  • Pointwise, maker of the Pointwise and Gridgen CFD meshing software, is looking to hire a Technical Support Engineer.
  • Flow Science, maker of the FLOW-3D CFD solver, is seeking both a Developer and a Software Engineer.

CFD Applications

  • Oak Ridge National Lab engineers spend 60 million processor hours performing a CFD benchmark of internal combustion engines on Jaguar, a Cray XT5 rated at  2.33 petaflops.
  • CFD impacts fluid dispensing technology.
  • Learn how to model an F-16 in SolidWorks with this new tutorial.
  • Honda Performance Development uses CFD to design their CR-Z Racer and other high performance automobiles.

CFD Software Releases

  • Exa released PowerFLOW 4.3c with support for Cray’s XE6 supercomputers.
  • Dassault Systemes released DraftSight V1R1.3, their free CAD software.
  • Siemens PLM Software released NX 8 including updates to the software’s CFD capabilities.
  • Symscape released Caedium v3.0 with hybrid modeling and cloud computing.
  • CADNexus offers the CAPRI Cart3D Connector, a software bridge between CAD software and the Cart3D CFD software.
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