Category Archives: Hardware

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

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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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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This Week in CFD

Did you catch the CFD shown on-air during the Super Bowl broadcast? It’s included in this week’s roundup of CFD news. And there are a few bigger science issues such as why airplanes fly, viscous heat, and exactly how old … Continue reading

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ORCA Surfboard Goes From CFD to the Waves

Do you remember our case study from a couple of years ago where our friends at CRAFT Tech used Pointwise as part of a tool chain to optimize the performance of a big wave surfboard? Well that surfboard, called ORCA, … Continue reading

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Pointwise Enables Revolutionary Building Construction

Pointwise is broadly recognized as a leader in CFD (computational fluid dynamics) meshing but how about as a leader in enabling 3D printing of large-scale structures? Using Pointwise for structured mesh generation enables Branch Technology to increase reliability of their … Continue reading

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