Monthly Archives: September 2012

This Week in CFD

Music to Generate Meshes By Would an album called Tessellations be an appropriate soundtrack for your daily meshing and CFD? (Or blog reading?) Applications & Events Idex Health & Science used CFD to eliminate energy loss and clogs in the … Continue reading

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Mike Peery and I Talk About CFD Challenges

As a coincidental follow-up to my recently-posted interview with Tecplot’s Mike Peery, you can listen to this interview where Mike and I talk about some of the challenges facing CFD in this episode of Tecplot’s Blog Talk Radio. Mike and … Continue reading

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8 Questions with Tecplot’s Mike Peery

Mike Peery has more than 35 years of technical and managerial experience in the development of software products for computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis and scientific/engineering data visualization. He holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree from Oregon State University, … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Events Product lifecycle management (PLM) might not be the first thing you think of when it comes to CFD, but CIMdata’s upcoming PLM Road Map 2012 conference (2-3 October in Plymouth, Michigan) does have a strong CAE track including presenters … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

OpenCFD Goes from SGI to ESI The big news in the CFD world this week was the move of OpenCFD, makers of the OpenFOAM open-source CFD software, from computer manufacturer SGI to CAE software maker ESI. SGI purchased OpenCFD back … Continue reading

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Vanishing Point Good, Orthonormal Bad

I came across a video homage to director Stanley Kubrick’s frequent use of one-point perspective in his films (where there is a single vanishing point and all lines converge to that point). You can watch it here. The video reminded … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

CFD Applications Ramgen is developing technology involving shock wave-based compression of CO2 gas as part of a Dept. of Energy program for carbon capture and sequestration. (See image above.) The CFD simulations, using Numeca’s CFD code and the DOE’s supercomputers … Continue reading

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