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This Week in CFD

News & Software Altair is planning an IPO. [Exciting news for a cool company.] From Flow Science comes stress-reducing CFD practices. “Patience is a virtue, especially in the CFD world.” ENGYS released HELYX V3.0.0 with GUI, meshing, and adjoint solver … Continue reading

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Lattice Boltzmann News Dassault Systemes plans to acquire Exa for about US$400 million. And in this article by Monica Schnitger we read the wonderful analogy: “think of Lattice-Boltzmann as ping pong balls and Navier-Stokes as streamers.” Numeca and FlowKit are … Continue reading

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Software CPFD released Barracuda 17.2 for fluidized bed reactor simulations. ZephyCFD v.17 was released for simulation of wind farms. FEATool 1.7 was released with multi-simulation capabilities. Beta CAE released v18.0.0 of their software suite, including a new product for simulation … Continue reading

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All Things ANSYS I doubt anyone will argue that the biggest CFD news item this week was ANSYS’ launch of ANSYS Discovery Live, a new product line 3-years in the making (launched as a “technology preview”) that promises “real-time” simulation. … Continue reading

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Pointwise Events Join Pointwise in Stuttgart on 4-5 December for the Pointwise Meshing Technology Conference, a deep dive into our technology for geometry modeling; high-order, structured and unstructured meshing; and lessons learned about mesh effects on CFD results from our … Continue reading

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These Headings Lifecycle Insights is collecting data via their 2017 Simulation Study Survey which is said to take only 10 minutes. Why not spend a little time, have your voice heard, and receive the final survey results? On a related … Continue reading

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Why is meshing so hard? Today’s thought-provoking reading is a two-year old blog post from CFMS that asks “Why is meshing so hard?” I have often asked myself the same question and today decided – as is standard practice nowadays … Continue reading

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