Category Archives: Hardware

This Week in CFD

With two weeks of CFD news to report, there’s more of everything from jobs to events, software releases, and cool applications. The wind turbine simulation here is from a new open-source CFD code called Nalu-Wind. Siemens released Screenplay, a cool … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

This week’s news includes a long introduction to quantum computing that’s worth reading just in case we’ll be running CFD on such things. Lots of CFD applications are included, such as the one shown here about data used to validate … Continue reading

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This Is How I Thread (Parallelism & Pointwise)

Don’t let the title mislead you. This article contains no information regarding sewing, knitting, or weaving. As interesting as textiles may be, this article instead focuses on computer parallelism and multithreading. As you may know, computing in parallel involves running … Continue reading

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Survey on Workstations for Meshing

Computers are always evolving. Deskside machines get replaced by desktop machines get replaced by laptops get replaced by tablets. CPUs get faster, memory gets bigger, and new technology like GPUs gets introduced. New operating systems burst onto the scene and … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Shown here is Meshed Grains, winner of the Art of Science contest at SUNY Binghamton. It’s an image of meshed grains of polycrystalline materials. The grains can be non-uniform in size and randomly distributed. Each grain is meshed using quadratic … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

For job seekers, four job openings are included in this week’s CFD news. There’s an interesting insight into why the cloud is more suited to simulation now than it’s ever been. And borrowing a great idea from the SC conference, … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

This week’s roundup of CFD news is full of even more things to read including the latest installment of a series comparing different CFD software and the latest from an NSF funded effort to create a new CFD software infrastructure. … Continue reading

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