Monthly Archives: March 2013

This Week in CFD

Software & Applications Here’s news about another cloud-based engineering startup. Airstone promises a real-time, supercomputer-based, simulation environment. FloEFD contributed to the design of a championship winning skeleton sled. Symscape’s presentation at the GPU Technology Conference illustrates that MPI acceleration of … Continue reading

Posted in Applications, Events, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

This Week in CFD

Business NAFEMS needs your input for their Analysis Needs Survey by which they intend to assess current CAE usage, criteria for CAE success, and trends for future CAE usage. Monica Schnitger provides a good overview of ESI’s year-end financial results … Continue reading

Posted in Applications, Events, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

After the User Meeting

After two jam-packed days of nothing but CFD mesh generation I’m exhausted and gratified. And unlike Fight Club, the first rule of Mesh Club is to talk about it – a lot. We learned a lot from presentations by engineers … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Leave a comment

This Week in CFD

Applications ANSYS got a big write-up in Bloomberg Businessweek maagzine. ANSYS anticipates an 11% jump in income this year to almost a billion ($900 million). [Oddly, the token competition the article cites is SolidWorks. No offense, but comparing SolidWorks’ simulation … Continue reading

Posted in Applications, Events, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Experience the Power of Community at the Pointwise UGM 2013

With just slightly more than a week remaining until the Pointwise User Group Meeting 2013 you can guess that our excitement level is rising. We’re all hard at work, trying to make this year’s meeting not just the best ever … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Tagged | Leave a comment

This Week in CFD

—– Late Edition —– New Releases ESI released OpenFOAM 2.2.0 including changes in all aspects of the code from preprocessing, solvers, models, and postprocessing. Altair released HyperWorks 12.0 including updates to HyperMesh for CAD interfaces and mid-plane meshing. News in … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Pointwise User Group Meeting Fast Approaching

On top of all the other work they normally do, the Pointwise staff is busily preparing for the Pointwise 2013 User Group Meeting, which will be held in Fort Worth on March 19th and 20th. Yes, it is extra work, … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment