Monthly Archives: June 2013

This Week in CFD

Software and Applications Symscape illustrates the use of a Moving Reference Frame (aka frozen rotor model) for simulation of a quad rotor helicopter. Part 3 of a series of articles on pump cavitation analysis using CFX focuses on post-processing the … Continue reading

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FieldView 14 is Coming Intelligent Light announced the availability of a sneak peak at FieldView 14, the upcoming release of their CFD postprocessing and visualization software. This new version of the software includes new abilities for comparing multiple datasets, interactive … Continue reading

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Education of Engineers in 1853

We discovered this newspaper clipping from 1853 in the archives of the University of Alabama. I’m posting it here without commentary just to hear your reactions.

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This Week in CFD

NAFEMS Professional Simulation Engineer NAFEMS launched their Professional Simulation Engineer (PSE) competency certification and tracking system at their recent NAFEMS World Congress in Salzburg. Their system of PSE competencies has been developed over the course of several years by their … Continue reading

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A Trillion Particles Ho-hum, a billion cells is starting to sound like everyday work. The award-winning best paper from the 2013 Cray User Group described a plasma physics simulation that used over two trillion particles to study “how energetic particles … Continue reading

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8 Questions with Stanford’s Juan Alonso

Juan J. Alonso is an associate professor in the Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics at Stanford University. He is the founder and director of the Aerospace Design Laboratory (ADL), where he specializes in the development of high-fidelity computational design methodologies … Continue reading

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