Category Archives: News

This Week in CFD

*** Lucky Friday the 13th Edition *** Software Tecplot released Tecplot 360 2017 for CFD visualization including a Python API. You can read more about PyTecplot on the company’s blog. OpenVSP 3.10.0, the parametric aircraft geometry tool, was released. Looking … Continue reading

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Rotorcraft Hub Wake Analysis Using Overset Meshes

From the 2016 Q4 issue of The Connector: Researchers at Pennsylvania State University’s Applied Research Laboratory share an overview of their ongoing work involving overset grid CFD simulations of an incompressible rotorcraft hub they performed using the overset meshing tools … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

*** Last Post of 2016 *** Software RealFlow introduced RealFlow 10. [And the video of its features is amazing.] Doyub Kim published Fluid Engine Development: a book, website, and source code. Disney, sugar, and CGI (aka poly-disperse granular media). Envenio updated … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

*** Special Christmas Eve Eve Day Edition *** Software Intelligent Light announced the release of FieldView 16.1 for CFD results visualization and postprocessing and including the most resolved issues and feature requests in any recent FieldView release. See video below. … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Software Dassault Systemes acquired Next Limit Dynamics, makers of the XFlow Lattice Boltzmann CFD solver. Tecplot RS 2016 R2 was released for visualization of reservoir simulation results and includes many new capabilities including a debugger for macros. See image below. … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Applications CFD provides insight into stroke risk by simulating flow in the human heart. Video included at link. Here’s a brief article describing some uses of the Kestrel CFD solver – F-35 inlet and transonic wind tunnel compressor – at … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Special “I’ve eaten too much turkey” Edition* News & Events Siemens PLM Software acquired Mentor Graphics for $4.5 billion. This deal brings together STAR-CCM+ and FloEFD. DEVELOP3D also wrote about this announcement and their article includes a link to a … Continue reading

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