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This Week in CFD

So much meshing this week including the IMR’s meshing contest, geometry modeling and preparation, high-order, and interoperability among other topics. And there are ship propellers all over the place, including the one from Helyx shown here. All this and other … Continue reading

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Survey Results – Mesh Generation and CAD Interoperability

Our survey on mesh generation and CAD interoperability collected 136 responses and provided some insight into file-based transfer of B-Rep/NURBS geometry models yet only scratched the surface of the issues involved.  

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This Week in CFD

This week I spent some time on Revolution in Simulation’s website to learn more about Sim Apps and democratization. There’s a fun article about CAD file formats and simulation and updates on software releases and events, including our own webinar … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

The subject of wind tunnels and testing has come up a lot in the last couple of weeks so it’s perfect that this post includes a link to a photo essay of NASA’s wind tunnels. Of course, there’s all the … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

For those of us in the USA, today’s post is the lead-in to the 3-day weekend celebrating Memorial Day. On that same USA theme, there’s mystery around a baseball’s drag and a video showing application of CFD to a motorboat’s … Continue reading

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Drawing Curves on Geometry Without a Parametric Space – New in Pointwise V18.1

Drawing curves on the geometry model is a lot more flexible in the latest Pointwise release because it can now be done when the model lacks a consistent parametric space (like a solid model comprised of a complex quilting of … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

This week’s news includes a couple of tantalizing meshing papers (including the work of Li and Barbic shown to the right). In addition, several conferences and events have been added to the calendar. 

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