Category Archives: People & Places

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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I’m Luiz Fernando Silva and This Is How I Mesh

I was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and I am the eldest of three boys. We lived in the north region of the city, called Tijuca, which is very close to America’s largest urban forest, Tijuca’s Forest. … Continue reading

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I’m Scott Burch and This Is How I Mesh

The first time I’d heard of CFD was when Ford Australia used it to develop their V8 Supercar in 2003 on their super computer in America.  When describing the power of the hardware, they said it was used to calculate … 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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I’m Simon Hubbard and This Is How I Mesh

I was born in Harrow in North London, which I don’t remember too much of as my parents moved to Leighton Buzzard (strangely linked to North London through its use as a pun name for the North London based pub … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Jobs Engineering.com’s article on Winning Strategies to Land that Great Engineering Job is a worthwhile read, especially the part about follow-up. [50% of our job applicants, especially for internships, never reply to the very first email we send them after … Continue reading

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I’m Quentin Lux and This Is How I Mesh

My name is Quentin and I am French guy from France. I have always been fascinated by aerodynamics. My first ambition as far as I remember was to become a Formula 1 aerodynamicist because I was amazed by the level … Continue reading

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