Monthly Archives: August 2013

This Week in CFD

Integrated or Specialized CFD? Over on engineering.com, the guys at Tech4PD debate whether it’s better to have CFD tools that are fully-integrated (CAD, pre, solver, post) or specialized (i.e. best in class [my term, not theirs]). Jim Brown takes the … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Software Altair launched CFDCalc, a cloud-based CFD service based on their AcuSolve CFD solver and Amazon Web Services. At time of launch, CFDCalc comes with two built-in vertical apps for mixing and thermal cooling. More verticals are planned. FieldView 14, … Continue reading

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Four Decades of CFD – A Brief Summary

On 22-23 June 2013, a symposium was held to celebrate the careers of three giants of CFD: Antony Jameson, Phil Roe, and Bram van Leer. The so-called JRV Symposium, sponsored by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research and the … Continue reading

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Software Stanford’s SU2 open-source CFD code is now maintained on GitHub. Visit the repository here. CEI announced that EnSight now supports TRK (particle track files) from STAR-CCM+. (Be sure to watch the videos.) A brief article about acoustic simulation of … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Software The XFlow CFD solver is now available for use in the cloud. From the CAD world comes DEVELOP3D’s review of Solid Edge ST6. If you’ve ever wanted to write your own Tecplot file you need to learn about TecIO. … Continue reading

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Intelligent Light Visits Open Source Intelligent Light, makers of the FieldView CFD postprocessing software, announced the receipt of a $1 million phase 2 grant from the U.S. Dept. of Energy to commercialize the DoE’s VisIt software. Integration of FieldView into … Continue reading

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