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Happy Thanksmeshing

Today is the day we here in the U.S. of A. traditionally set aside to take stock of the good things in our lives and contemplate the essence of gratitude and good fortune. Oddly, we do this by consuming a gluttonous amount of food … Continue reading

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Dallas Dining Tips for AIAA Aviation

More than once in the past week I was asked by folks attending AIAA Aviation in Dallas for BBQ and Tex-Mex restaurant suggestions. My initial reply was to remind folks that I’m in Fort Worth and only go to Dallas … Continue reading

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This Month in CFD

Altair: Altair Technologies and FluiDyna are collaborating on GPU-accelerated CFD. On a related note, Altair will be the exclusive worldwide reseller of the nanoFluidX technology. ANSYS: ANSYS was recognized at The Engineering Simulation Show for its quality, innovation, and financial … Continue reading

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How to Change the Perimeter of any Surface Grid to an Ellipse

How many times have you seen something on the internet that you’ve wanted to try for yourself? [Warning. Do not try this at home. Professional stunt driver on closed course. May result in the medical condition known as “hot dog … Continue reading

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Movies Retitled for CFD

A couple of weeks ago in advance of the Academy Awards TV broadcast we had some fun on Twitter by tweaking movie titles to give them a CFD theme and then tweeting them with the hashtag #CFDmovies. Before they all … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Resumes

It’s that time of year again. The time when we begin accepting applicants for our summer internships and other positions. Have you ever wondered what happens to your resume when you email it to a potential employer? We print them … Continue reading

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What Does CFD Body Language Look Like?

Most of the time, my jokes are greeted with polite laughter or uncomprehending stares. Certainly no one wants them to be repeated. So when someone asked me to blog about this little cartoon I had to jump at the chance … Continue reading

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