Again With The Bullets
- The big business news in the CAE world this week is ANSYS’ acquisition of SpaceClaim for $85 million.
- If you’re not familiar with SpaceClaim, DEVELOP3D has written a nice review of SpaceClaim 2014 sp1.
- Here’s what SpaceClaim thinks about the deal.
- It’s not clear how this will effect SpaceClaim’s work for other CFD vendors such as STAR-SpaceClaim.
- Here are some thoughts on the deal from Desktop Engineering.
- Some analysts, like Monica Schnitger, felt this was overdue.
- There’s a new paper.li-based engineering-focused online newspaper called Ingenium.
- TotalSim seeks to hire IT apprentices and chemical or marine engineers.
- The abstract deadline for the CONVERGE User Group Meeting is 6 June.
- Someone’s looking to hire a CFD Engineer in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.
- ANSYS Mechanical features parallel part meshing.
- NASA Tech Briefs shares a little information on the use of CFD to help the Bloodhound SuperSonic Car achieve 1,000 mph.
- Here’s a nice look back at 50 years of CAD beginning with Sketchpad in 1963. [This article is about a year old but still a good read.]
- MSC announced the winners of their Simulating Reality Contest for 2014.
- Entries for the 2015 CD-adapco Calendar Contest are due by 31 August.
- BETA CAE released ANSA v15.0.2.
- The NAFEMS World Congress 2015 will be held on 21-24 June in San Diego.
- Are you ready for a browser and cloud-based CAD system? Lagoa is.
- In a slick article from Motor Trend, we see how Exa was applied to the Corvette. (PDF)
- Here’s a video of coupled fluid-particle dynamics in a magnetic field computed using FLOW-3D.
- Symscape shows how to simulate a droplet splashing into water.
- Convergence analysis of a simulation in SolidWorks: part 1, part 2.
- If you’ve ever downloaded faceted models from Thingiverse, they now have come competition: Treasure Island.
More Grid Based Painting
P.S. I apologize for a rushed and unimaginative post two weeks in a row. Business travel has prevented me from doing a better job.