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This Week in CFD

The past two weeks have yielded two “must see” CFD articles. The first is on the data management and visualization aspects of using pressure sensitive paint in wind tunnel testing of NASA’s Space Launch System. The second delves into splines … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

ICYMI (and how could you), we begin this week’s round up of CFD and CAE news with articles about PTC’s announcment that they will acquire Onshape and bring the latter’s “CAD as a service” alongside Creo and their other “on … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

This week’s CFD news includes an amazing simulation of a Mars lander done with FUN3D and a couple of interesting job openings from our friends at Siemens. And from the world of unique CFD applications comes the one shown here … Continue reading

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Linking Mesh, Geometry, and CFD – MeshLink

At next week’s International Meshing Roundtable in Buffalo, I’ll be presenting an update on work being done by Nick Wyman and our Applied Research team on something we call MeshLink. The project is all about devising a method for giving … Continue reading

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Hybrid, Conformal Meshing for Wind Farm CFD Applications

Join Pointwise’s Dr. Claudio Pita for an on-demand webinar presentation of an application of mesh generation to wind farms. Based on work co-authored with Travis Carrigan titled Hybrid Meshing Strategies for Horizontal Axis Wind Turbines and Wind Farm Applications at … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

This week we learned about a new, open-source CFD code called UCNS3D from Cranfield Univ. There’s a survey on engineering computing that I recommend you take. Lots of application stories are linked herein including one about “ambulances for fishermen” which … Continue reading

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Mesh Effects for CFD Solutions at AIAA Aviation

It’s not a workshop but it follows in the tradition of the first two AIAA Geometry and Mesh Generation Workshops. Mesh Effects for CFD Solutions will be one or more special sessions at AIAA Aviation 2020 during which authors will … Continue reading

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