Monthly Archives: June 2015

I’m Sid Agarwal and This Is How I Mesh

I grew up in India in a small city called Karnal which also happens to be the hometown of late astronaut Kalpana Chawla. I finished my schooling with an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma in 2011. One of the IB Diploma requirements … Continue reading

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5 Questions to Ask When Shopping for a Grid Generator

Grid generation is the most important step in the CFD process. Without a grid, you cannot even perform a CFD simulation. Even meshless methods require a grid, also known as a lattice. Grid generation sits at a very critical stage … Continue reading

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Dallas Dining Tips for AIAA Aviation

More than once in the past week I was asked by folks attending AIAA Aviation in Dallas for BBQ and Tex-Mex restaurant suggestions. My initial reply was to remind folks that I’m in Fort Worth and only go to Dallas … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

News & Events In this article about Altair‘s 30th anniversary we learn that a) 40% of their clients are in the automotive industry, b) they’ll bring in about $300 million this year, and c) an IPO may or may not … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Software At least two of the nine projects for University Turbine Systems funded by the DoE’s National Energy Technology Lab involve CFD. Teach yourself graphics programming with OpenGL with the free online tutorial at OpenGLBook.com. cfMesh v1.1 was released for OpenFOAM … Continue reading

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I’m Travis Carrigan and This Is How I Mesh

Have you ever been to the Idaho Potato Museum? If not, you should go. They’ll give you a free potato at the end of the tour…or at least they used to. I’ve been there several times. The museum sits in … Continue reading

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Post on the Report from the ASSESS Summit

The first Analysis, Simulation, and Systems Engineering Software Summit (ASSESS) was held in January 2015 but its backstory begins in the spring of 2014 at the colocated Collaboration and Interoperability Congress (www.3dcic.com) and NAFEMS Americas Conference 2014 (www.nafems.org/2014/americas). That’s where … Continue reading

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