Monthly Archives: September 2013

This Week in CFD

Software & Hardware simFlow version 1 was released. Cloud-based CFD solver Ciespace gets a nice write-up on Engineering.com but the closing statements are pretty damning, especially this one: “If they don’t get more funding they could disappear.” It’s damning because … Continue reading

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Back When Meshes Were Carved From Wood

Do you remember the olden days when our forefathers, lacking computers, had to carve their meshes from wood? Neither do I. So I’m not sure what I was thinking when I ordered a sample pack of Wood-Skin. Made in Italy, … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

News Briefs On the Life Upfront podcast, Jeff Waters interviews Rich Smith, the man behind affordable CFD – Caedium from Symscape. If you haven’t already seen this video demonstration of extracting 3D editable objects from a single photo please watch … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Learn More About the Ciespace Platform Jeff Waters interviews John Buchowski, VP of Product Management at Ciespace, about CFD in the cloud and more specifically the fact that Ciespace is a platform not a product. Some notable comments from John … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

CFD Then and Now When you have 40 minutes, spend the time with CD-adapco and Chad Jackson as the latter takes a look at CFD Then and Now. With respect to CFD now, “meshing is almost hands free.” CFD that’s … Continue reading

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To Bee or Not to Bee – That is the Meshing

CD-adapco loves them some polyhedral meshes. Not only do images of poly meshes have a special visual appeal but the meshes do appear to have benefits for CFD computations. In a recent blog article (Nature’s Answer to Meshing), CD-adapco draws … Continue reading

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