Category Archives: Software

This Week in CFD

Why is meshing so hard? Today’s thought-provoking reading is a two-year old blog post from CFMS that asks “Why is meshing so hard?” I have often asked myself the same question and today decided – as is standard practice nowadays … Continue reading

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On Validation This week’s must-read article comes from Bill Rider on the The Regularized Singularity blog: Good Validation Practices are our Greatest Opportunity to Advance Modeling and Simulation. In it he makes the case that chasing FLOPS at this stage … Continue reading

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Looking Ahead Three Versions: New Meshing Capabilities

From the 2017 Q2 issue of The Connector: A new update for Pointwise, Version 18.0 R3, has just been released, and it includes a variety of new capabilities to help you generate better meshes faster. Later during 2017, a multi-year … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Software ADS CFD recently introduced mesh diagnostics. CONSELF 2.9 (browser-based CFD) includes updated meshing and more. Siemens PLM released STAR-CCM+ v12.04 which includes Design Manager, a new capability for exploring and simulating multiple variations of a design. Hanley Innovations released … Continue reading

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News and Jobs Today is International Women in Engineering Day. How about using the hashtag #INWED17 on Twitter to tell everyone about the women engineers in your organization? Altair wants to hire a solver development engineer. Areva, based in Washington … Continue reading

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Cloud CONSELF Cloud Simulation v2.9 was released with improvements in hex meshing, modal displacement calculations, and more. ENGINEERING.com wrote a bit about Envenio’s cloud-based delivery of EXN/Aero and Pointwise. CCTech developed their simulationHub cloud-based CFD platform using Autodesk’s Forge API. … Continue reading

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Good Reading The Philosophy of Simulation Software Development was a headline certain to get my attention. In the article, MSC Software’s VP of product development writes that “product development is about the connectedness of different departments within an organization” and … Continue reading

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