- My nomination for best new CFD code name of the year so far: Chombo-Crunch.
- Code_Saturne 4.0 is now available for download.
- What’s Next for CFD in which 11 industry experts and yours truly are asked “What is holding CFD back?” Hint: “All about the mesh.”
- The RhinoPolyhedra plugin has been updated.
- Air Meshes for Robust Collision Handling
- Autodesk’s AnyCAD allows full associativity and automatic updates between other CAD systems and Inventor.
- Desktop Engineer’s Kenneth Wong shares his thoughts on simulation appification in this video.
- Beyond PLM compares Onshape to “Google Drive for CAD.”
- ESI made a move into the electronics cooling market with their acquisition of PRESTO.
- Tecplot 360 EX 2015 R2 is now available.
- Kitware introduced a new Paraview feature: quartile chart view.
- Here’s the best of the visualization web for March 2015.
- DEVELOP3D shares information on ANSYS Enterprise Cloud which is based on Amazon Web Services.
- STAR-CCM+ was run on 55,000 cores while exhibiting “perfect” scalability. On a related note, read about CD-adapco’s history of supercomputing.
- The folks at Siemens PLM Software write about CAE automation.
- For your reading pleasure: Libre Mechanics, “open knowledge on engineering development.”
- Beta CAE announced the agenda for their upcoming international conference.
- Two upcoming courses fromERCOFTAC:
- Transition Modeling in Munich on 21-22 May 2015
- Design Optimization: Methods and Applications in Stockholm on 28-29 May 2015
A Meshed Hat
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s blog delves a little bit and only tangentially into a topic that I’m a bit interested in. Namely the proliferation of faceting (aka reticulation) in modern painting (i.e. triangles are trendy). As a case in point they reference the work of Chris Johanson and his imitators.