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This Week in CFD

This first edition of This Week in CFD for 2018 begins with a must-read article with some prognostication about what the year ahead may bring and a must-watch video of a quad-copter simulation. (Image credit: ANSYS Discovery Live from Engineering.com)

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This Week in CFD

In this last edition of This Week in CFD of 2017 you’ll find insight on Mentor’s Cartesian-based approach to mesh generation, tips on visualizing your simulation results, and an update on the Exascale Computing Project. And the inevitable “more.” 

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This Week in CFD

This week’s round-up of CFD news includes an article about the mathematics of the Navier-Stokes equations that’ll make you go “Hmmm,” news about the ASSESS Initiative’s membership drive, plus the usual assortment of announcements. But oddly, not much CFD imagery. 

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This Week in CFD

In addition to the usual CFD news, folks published some good online reading this month including a primer on Lattice Boltzmann methods and a new user’s guide to CFD. On the fun side of things, you can vote in a … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

The CFD news on this first day of December includes everything from the common cold to other things (about computational science) that are horrible. But don’t fret, there are a couple of ideas for your last-minute holiday shopping as well … Continue reading

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Why CAD Surface Geometry is Inexact

The fact that geometry models from a CAD system are inexact may surprise some people. But the explanation provided here by guest authors Benjamin Urick and Benjamin Marussig may be one of the most concise explanations of that fact I’ve … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Structured Grids [Yes, structured grids. No, it is not 1997.] Envenio cites six benefits of structured grids relative to unstructured and hybrid meshes. #4 Data locality leads to “better usage of memory bandwidth.” [Full disclosure: Pointwise provides Envenio with a preprocessing … Continue reading

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