Author Archives: John Chawner

This Week in CFD

While most of the world’s CFD news seems to be about event cancellations or postponements, releases of new software and articles abound. For example, have you ever questioned the validity of the no-slip condition? Here’s some automotive CFD from the … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

You get the bare bones version of CFD news today because WordPress’ post editor lost my virtually completed first draft and, honestly, it used up all my authoring for today. Here’s an eye-catching image from a Simulia article about tire … Continue reading

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Meshing From Home

The city of Fort Worth finally caught up with its neighbor to the east and issued stay-home and business closure orders that go into effect tomorrow in order to slow the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19. So like … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

This week’s CFD news includes high-order, GPU-accelerated simulation of turbomachinery, a sports car that seems to use a crossflow jet in place of a windshield, an opportunity to win $20,000, and more. Shown here is a screen capture of a … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

It seems this week that CFD stands for Covid-19 Fueled Disarray. But enough of that. Even though this week’s CFD news is a tad light, there are several really cool grid pictures. Shown here is a model of the lungs … Continue reading

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Survey Results: Mesh Types, Part 2

The Mesh Types survey included several questions with short-form answers and we shared that data last month. Here we have answers to the long-form, open-ended question about what types of meshes you said you wanted to generate. So let’s start … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

This week’s CFD news includes a very cool study of vortex collisions and what they can tell us about turbulence. More good reading is available in articles on hidden fluid mechanics and hybrid geometry modeling. Shown here is a simulation … Continue reading

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