Monthly Archives: May 2015

This Week in CFD

Events Calling it an “experience economy,” Dassault Systemes talked about the importance of delivering a good user experience beyond simply having the best product in this Desktop Engineering article about the COE Annual Experience and TechniFair. The preliminary agenda for the … Continue reading

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I’m Zach Davis and This Is How I Mesh

I’m on my way to becoming a versatile meshing expert with Pointwise. Structured, unstructured, overset, hybrid…you name it, and I’ll discretize it for you with hexahedra, tetrahedra, pyramids, prisms, etc…all in Pointwise! I grew up in rural eastern Oregon, studied … Continue reading

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CFD, Visualization and Edward Tufte

TL;DR Read Tufte’s books and follow his advice and attend one of his courses if you have the opportunity. Who is Edward Tufte and what does he have to do with CFD? Last week two co-workers and I attended Tufte’s 1-day … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Software Siemens PLM Software released Solid Edge ST8. Materialise released 3-maticSTL v10.0. Beta CAE released ANSA v15.3.0. CD-adapco released DARS v2.1 0D and 1D management of chemical reactions. [What I found most curious about this announcement is that my web … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Software My nomination for best new CFD code name of the year so far: Chombo-Crunch. Code_Saturne 4.0 is now available for download. Meshing What’s Next for CFD in which 11 industry experts and yours truly are asked “What is holding … Continue reading

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I’m Erick Gantt and This Is How I Mesh

I mesh in a highly structured manner! I grew up in south Georgia, and graduated from Georgia Tech “several” years ago with a Bachelors in Aerospace Engineering, Cooperative Plan. As a Co-op at Georgia Tech I commuted to Fort Worth, … Continue reading

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This Month in CFD

Altair: Altair Technologies and FluiDyna are collaborating on GPU-accelerated CFD. On a related note, Altair will be the exclusive worldwide reseller of the nanoFluidX technology. ANSYS: ANSYS was recognized at The Engineering Simulation Show for its quality, innovation, and financial … Continue reading

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