Monthly Archives: November 2012

This Week in CFD

Events Good blogging from Symscape about the APS Fluid Dynamics Meeting recent conferences [inserted]. Principles of fluid dynamics were applied to how penguins huddle to keep warm and other interesting items from a preview of the APS Fluid Dynamics Meeting. … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Special Black Friday* Edition Intelligent Light Awarded for HPC Innovation Excellence At the recent SC12 supercomputing conference, Intelligent Light was honored with IDC’s HPC Innovation Excellence Award for their work on developing CFD workflows and, in particular, the business success … Continue reading

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Top 8 Reasons to be a Thankful Mesh Generator

You may be wondering what someone in the mesh generation business could possibly be thankful for. I am thankful for… Clean CAD geometry – squeaky clean, precise, and watertight. The quad-core CPU and RAM, RAM, RAM. Realizing the difference between … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

News Nuggets As first reported by Ray Kurland, five of the original founders of SolidWorks got the CAD world all drooly this week when they announced their new company, Belmont Technology (very likely a name that will change as they … Continue reading

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Why the Professor Went to Prison in the November 2012 issue of Bloomberg Business Week is worth reading if you know what AECA and ITAR stand for. Even if you don’t know, you should still be interested because the professor … Continue reading

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Happy 18th Birthday, Pointwise

Eighteen years ago tomorrow, 10 November 1994, a legal document was finalized that brought Pointwise, Inc. into existence. What an interesting 18 years it has been. When my co-founder, John Steinbrenner, and I first started thinking about Pointwise we figured … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

MeshUp on Kickstarter MeshUp is a project on Kickstarter seeking $25,000 to develop a modeling tool for 3D printing that works directly with meshes (i.e. faceted geometry). You have little over a week to contribute and help them reach their … Continue reading

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