Monthly Archives: April 2012

This Week in CFD

CFD Market To Grow 14% Annually Through 2015 According to market research firm Market Research, the global market for CFD should grow at 14% compound annual growth rate through the year 2015. The “key factors” cited by their research are: … Continue reading

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Pet Friendly Pointwise

This informal poll of pet ownership among Pointwise employees tells me that we’re pretty pet-friendly. Over three quarters of us have one type of pet. Several people have more than one. This compares favorably with the population as a whole … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

New CFD Tool for Sediment Gravity Flows Based on FLOW-3D Flow Science, makers of the FLOW-3D CFD solver, announced a new product, MassFLOW-3D, “for the simulation of sediment gravity flows as mechanisms for the formation of hydrocarbon reservoirs in deep … Continue reading

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Software Engineering – It’s Not Just Cushy, It’s the Best

2012 is not the year to get into lumberjacking, at least according to the list of Best and Worst Jobs of 2012 from as reported by ABC. Not only is lumberjack the worst job of 2012 its also the … Continue reading

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4 Secrets Your CFD Software Provider Won’t Tell You

The software has bugs – and we know it. Let’s get this one out of the way first. No software vendor likes to do it but production code is released knowing it contains unresolved bugs. Why isn’t every release bug-free? … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Tecplot 360 2012 Released Tecplot announced the latest release of their flagship CFD visualization product, Tecplot 360 2012. This update includes an ANSYS CFX loader, an improved ANSYS Fluent loader, automatic seeding of streamtraces, and slices with constrained extents. Tecplot’s … Continue reading

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On LinkedIn: Will Meshing for CFD Become History?

You need to participate in an interesting discussion on LinkedIn’s CFD Group. Raj asked “Will Meshing for CFD become a history in coming days with CFD software’s capability to simulate CFD straight away with the geometrical models …????” You’ll need … Continue reading

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