Monthly Archives: February 2014

This Week in CFD

Applications In an article published in Nature Communications, researchers show that animal wings and fins (i.e. natural propulsors) “bend in similar ways within a highly predictable range of characteristic motions.” [Does this surprise anyone? Note: full article available for a … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Software STAR-CCM+ v9.02 is due to be released at the end of February and CD-adapco has been offering previews of new features including volume rendering. GPU acceleration of OpenFOAM can be had using Culises 1.1 from FluiDyna. AcuNexus is now … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Software Monica Schnitger delves into the appification of CFD with a look at Altair’s CFDCalc. CFD Support introduced Water Turbine CFD, an OpenFOAM-based methodology for analysis and design of water turbines. ASCON released C3D V15, the latest update of its … Continue reading

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Aerospace America’s Year in Review 2013

I’ve mentioned before that my favorite issue of AIAA’s magazine Aerospace America is the annual Year in Review issue that comes out every December. It’s the only issue I keep and have since I joined AIAA in 1980. [Maybe I … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

[This is the brief “even I have to do real work every once in a while” edition.] News The UberCloud HPC Experiment has become the UberCloud Marketplace, a cloud-based CAE service. A CFD consultancy in London has an open position … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Years: 2013 and 2014 in Simulation and CFD

In case you missed them, two very good articles were published recently on the topic of CFD and simulation. [The year is still “new,” right? I started writing this article on 03 January and am only getting back to it … Continue reading

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