Category Archives: Applications

This Week in CFD

News and Jobs Today is International Women in Engineering Day. How about using the hashtag #INWED17 on Twitter to tell everyone about the women engineers in your organization? Altair wants to hire a solver development engineer. Areva, based in Washington … Continue reading

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Big Wave Surfboard Optimization

From the 2017 Q2 issue of The Connector: Working with one of the world’s top big wave board shapers, engineers at CRAFT Tech have applied computational fluid dynamics (CFD) within a design optimization process, employing a genetic algorithm to evolve … Continue reading

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Cloud CONSELF Cloud Simulation v2.9 was released with improvements in hex meshing, modal displacement calculations, and more. ENGINEERING.com wrote a bit about Envenio’s cloud-based delivery of EXN/Aero and Pointwise. CCTech developed their simulationHub cloud-based CFD platform using Autodesk’s Forge API. … Continue reading

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Good Reading The Philosophy of Simulation Software Development was a headline certain to get my attention. In the article, MSC Software’s VP of product development writes that “product development is about the connectedness of different departments within an organization” and … Continue reading

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Now might be a time to touch all your header files and kickoff a “make” to rebuild your entire project because this is a LONG post, the result of letting things build-up for weeks. Make FUN3D Run Faster This may … Continue reading

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Mesh Generation for the NASA HL-CRM

From the 2017 Q1 issue of The Connector: Pointwise is supporting two AIAA workshops (the 3rd High Lift Prediction and the 1st Geometry and Mesh Generation Workshop) to be held prior to AIAA Aviation in June 2017. We generated several … Continue reading

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News Is the sky really falling? A DoE and NSA report fears the U.S. may lose its lead in HPC within a decade. On the other hand, the article’s author thinks chasing an arbitrary milestone like exascale isn’t as optimal … Continue reading

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