Monthly Archives: January 2013

This Week in CFD

Applications Velcro and Tang may be the best examples of commercialization of NASA’s technology, but an article in NASA Spinoff describes research on reducing the aerodynamic drag of tractor trailers and the resulting product – Airtabs, vortex generators applied after-market … Continue reading

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Geomagic is Acquired by 3D Systems 3D printing is one of the hottest topics in technology right now. And while 3D printing isn’t directly related to CFD it is tangentially related to meshing. Therefore, it’s worth noting that Geomagic – … Continue reading

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Stanford ADL SU2 News The Aerospace Design Lab at Stanford University released SU2 Version 2, their open source, C++ based CFD code. It is reported that SU2 has been downloaded over 2,700 times in the year since its first release. … Continue reading

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As God is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly.

You may be old enough to remember that memorable 1978 episode of the TV comedy WKRP in Cincinnati. If not, click the image below to watch the relevant scene in which a Thanksgiving promotion goes awry. I can relate to … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

New Meshing Forums at CFD Online CFD Online has added several new forums related to mesh generation. In addition to a general Mesh Generation & Preprocessing Forum there are forums related to specific meshing software. ANSA enGrid GridPro Pointwise and … Continue reading

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