Monthly Archives: April 2016

This Week in CFD

Applications Boeing’s CFD software helped Callaway Golf produce a tournament winning driver. CFD software for designing sailboats. Do you think like a simulation engineer? Read about six rules for focusing your thinking. Here’s a very cool article about shrink-wrapping and … Continue reading

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I’m John Chawner and This Is How I Mesh

Meshing has been very, very good to me.  Who’s me? And what do I do? I’m an engineer by education, a programmer by practice, and now I mostly enjoy meeting and learning from interesting people. I suppose I should begin … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Special “I Wish I Had More Time” Edition Pointwise asks you to complete a brief survey on your use of CAD geometry for meshing. A small thank-you gift is involved. Onshape’s Jon Hirschtick shares thoughts on the history of CAD … Continue reading

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I’m John Steinbrenner and This Is How I Mesh

I was born and raised in Parma, OH, a blue-collar suburb of Cleveland coincidentally less than 10 miles from John Chawner’s hometown of Rocky River.  I was the first in my family to attend college, but was followed by my … Continue reading

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8 Questions with Robin Knowles from CFD Engine

Robin Knowles is the founder of CFD Engine, a solo aerodynamics consultancy where he uses CFD to help clients find and fix their expensive airflow problems. What do you see are the biggest challenges facing CFD in the next 3 … Continue reading

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Mesh Morphing for Automotive Shape Design Optimization

Next week Claudio Pita and I will be in the Motor City attending the SAE 2016 World Congress and Exhibition. There we will be presenting the work we performed in cooperation with Mark Landon of Optimal Solutions where we have … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Less Than Special Edition I’m travelling, so here’s an unprioritized news dump. (OK, not totally unprioritized. I put the chocolate picture first because candy.) Simulating chocolate flow A new way to make technical presentations at conferences. (Registration required via ACM) … Continue reading

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