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This Week in CFD

For today’s post-Independence Day (in the U.S, although I guess it’s still post-yesterday everywhere) edition of This Week in CFD, we start with this unique application of CFD: studying the manner in which a 500 million year old organism fed … Continue reading

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Stuff Engineers Don’t Learn in School, Part 2

Our summer interns (Cade, Cannon, and Patrick) and I continue our discussion of Carl Selinger‘s book Stuff You Don’t Learn in Engineering School. If you missed Part 1 of this series, we covered the first three chapters (Introduction, Writing, Speaking … Continue reading

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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 Week in CFD

This week’s This Week includes the most eclectic set of CFD applications I can recall, from the usual race cars and rockets to teeth, noses, and dinosaur necks. (One of those eclectic applications is shown here: ventilation of a latrine … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Computational Aerospace from 1968-2018

Sometimes you write something that ends up on the cutting room floor (as my film-loving friends might say). Such is the case with an article I was asked to write for the 50th anniversary of the Society of Flight Test … 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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