Category Archives: Applications

Case Study: CFD and AI Can Aid Driverless Cars

Khalid Kalil’s MSc thesis at Cranfield University involved the use of CFD to define the flowfield around multiple vehicles traveling along a roadway. The results can be used to train a driverless car’s artificial intelligence so it can travel not … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

This week’s CFD news starts with an intriguing article about posits, an alternative to floating point numbers that are said to provide faster and more accurate computations. Coming soon to a computer near you? There are several very cool articles … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

For today’s post-Independence Day (in the U.S, although I guess it’s still post-yesterday everywhere) edition of This Week in CFD, we start with this unique application of CFD: studying the manner in which a 500 million year old organism fed … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

With two weeks of CFD news to report, there’s more of everything from jobs to events, software releases, and cool applications. The wind turbine simulation here is from a new open-source CFD code called Nalu-Wind. Siemens released Screenplay, a cool … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

This week’s news includes a long introduction to quantum computing that’s worth reading just in case we’ll be running CFD on such things. Lots of CFD applications are included, such as the one shown here about data used to validate … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

This week’s This Week includes the most eclectic set of CFD applications I can recall, from the usual race cars and rockets to teeth, noses, and dinosaur necks. (One of those eclectic applications is shown here: ventilation of a latrine … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Computational Aerospace from 1968-2018

Sometimes you write something that ends up on the cutting room floor (as my film-loving friends might say). Such is the case with an article I was asked to write for the 50th anniversary of the Society of Flight Test … Continue reading

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