Category Archives: Hardware

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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CFD 2030 and High Performance Computing

At AIAA SciTech 2020, the CFD 2030 Integration Committee hosted a Forum 360 discussion on the topic of High Performance Computing’s Impact on Aerospace Prediction. The blue ribbon panel included representatives from NASA, the DoE, the DoD, and the aircraft … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

December is a popular month for software releases judging by the number of announcements in this week’s post. There’s also an article about the use of CFD to study respiration in reptiles. The image shown here is from an article … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

It never fails that the CFD world produces a plethora of applications each week beginning with the universe’s biggest simulation ever via LiveScience. But if you prefer your sims less in outer space and more in the clouds, there are … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

This week’s CFD news seems to be dominated by business deals (involving FieldView, ANSYS, and more) and automotive applications. A new conference on CAE interoperability was announced for next year and I hope one of you can attend and share … Continue reading

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