Author Archives: John Chawner

This Week in CFD

Shown here is Meshed Grains, winner of the Art of Science contest at SUNY Binghamton. It’s an image of meshed grains of polycrystalline materials. The grains can be non-uniform in size and randomly distributed. Each grain is meshed using quadratic … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

This week’s CFD news includes a survey to take on simulation in the cloud and a good article faceted geometry models for 3-D printing (and the rest of us). Fans of CFD history will enjoy the interview with John Swanson. … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

For job seekers, four job openings are included in this week’s CFD news. There’s an interesting insight into why the cloud is more suited to simulation now than it’s ever been. And borrowing a great idea from the SC conference, … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

This week’s roundup of CFD news is full of even more things to read including the latest installment of a series comparing different CFD software and the latest from an NSF funded effort to create a new CFD software infrastructure. … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Today’s post should be called This Week in Applied CFD because it’s virtually all applications of CFD or meshing or visualization. This is actually a good thing because use of CFD to obtain engineering data is what it’s all about. … Continue reading

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Flow Visualization Showcase at AIAA Aviation – Enter by 19 April

Entrants are sought for the 3rd Flow Visualization Showcase to be held at AIAA Aviation on June 18th in Dallas. If you have a cool visualization and are presenting work at Aviation (or have presented at any AIAA conference since … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

This week’s CFD news includes a must-watch video of an LES simulation, a very cool application of CFD to downhill skateboarding, and a good overview of where simulation now fits into all aspects of a design process. Of course, there’s … Continue reading

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