Monthly Archives: February 2016

This Week in CFD

Software As reported by DEVELOP3D, Autodesk seeks feedback on Project Arro, its software for making CAD models meshable. Read more about Arro here. CD-adapco announced the release of STAR-CCM+ v11.02 with new capabilities in DEM, rheology, multi-body dynamics, and interactive … Continue reading

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Small Biz and the Aerospace & Defense Supply Chain

Yesterday I was a guest of the AIAA Management Technical Committee [oxymoron?] for their meeting at the University of Texas at Arlington where the topic was Integrating the Small Supplier into the Aerospace & Defense Supply Chain. It was a … Continue reading

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The Connector Newsletter for 2016, 1st Quarter

North America’s Largest 3-D Printed Structure Started as a Mesh While the folks at Pointwise appreciate the beauty and utility of grids, usually the computational meshes produced by our software are used as an intermediate step in a customer’s engineering … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

News & Events If you recall last summer’s announcement of the National Strategic Computing Initiative, you might be interested to know that it is now appearing in the federal budget. An alphabet soup of federal government agencies are involved but DoE … Continue reading

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I’m Rose Mary Crager and This Is How I Mesh

Throughout my career, I have worked for a criminal attorney for several years, in the corporate office of a finance company, DeVry University, and now Pointwise. My career at Pointwise began 8 years ago. Today I am the Manager of … Continue reading

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CFD News/Links Round-Up Clean-Up

My bookmarks folder in Chrome has become hopelessly cluttered with links that never made it into This Week in CFD (along with other “personal” links). Without further adieu, here they are, unwashed and unsorted. 6th AIAA Drag Prediction Workshop (June 2016) 2nd … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Questions An associate professor at MIT seeks answers to this question: “If we can provide instantly available, massively parallel CFD service in the cloud, would you consider purchasing the service?” Engineersrule.com asks whether the CAD interoperability problem is over. [I … Continue reading

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