Author Archives: John Chawner

Recap of Six Recent CFD Success Stories with a Meshing Assist

No one generates a mesh just to generate a mesh. The proof of a mesh’s suitability is successful use in a CFD simulation. That success can be predicated on many factors including the availability of a broad range of mesh … Continue reading

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Use of Grand Challenge Problems to Assess Progress Toward the CFD Vision 2030

Join the AIAA’s CFD 2030 Integration Committee at SciTech 2021 this coming January for four invited talks and an extended Q&A session on formulation of grand challenge problems that would provide a basis for assessing progress toward the CFD Vision … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

This week’s CFD news brings some excellent reading as we head into a 3-day weekend, at least here in the U.S. It begins with a research article on undergraduate education that’s certain spark thinking if not debate. And our friends … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

This week’s CFD news includes articles that pose questions about open source software. Does it have a people problem? And are people prejudiced against it? Proving that good things never get old, there’s a multi-part video series on fluid mechanics … Continue reading

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Reducing Boiler Emissions Through Shape Optimization

In this work, a flexible framework for discrete adjoint-based reactive flow optimization in SU2 is presented. The implementation is based on a low-Mach number solver and a flamelet progress variable model for strongly cooled laminar premixed flames. Besides the combustion … Continue reading

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