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This Week in CFD

News Is the sky really falling? A DoE and NSA report fears the U.S. may lose its lead in HPC within a decade. On the other hand, the article’s author thinks chasing an arbitrary milestone like exascale isn’t as optimal … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Reading & Events Cambashi and intrinSIM have worked together for market research in the form of the Cambashi CAE Observatory with information on 470 non-EDA firms. They place the worldwide market for simulation software at nearly $5.4 billion. I haven’t … Continue reading

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Pointwise Events at AIAA Aviation

This year’s AIAA Aviation Forum and Exposition will be held at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel in Denver, Colorado. Pointwise will have staff at the conference presenting papers in technical sessions, demonstrating software and answering technical questions in the exhibit … Continue reading

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Numerical Investigation of a Pick-and-Place Machine

From the 2017 Q1 issue of The Connector: Students at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden investigated the performance of a pick-and-place machine using CFD. Pointwise was used to perform a grid refinement study for a static simulation where … Continue reading

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Webinar: Surfboard Optimization Using CFD

Cowabunga, dude! On 25 April 2017 at 10:00 a.m. (central) we’re hosting a live webinar with our friends at CRAFT Tech on how CFD was used to optimize the speed and stability of a surfboard. Big Wave Surfing In the … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Applications Despite never having broken a bone, this article on the use of simulation to design casts helps me understand why I’ve seen so many incoming college students choose biomedical majors. Abaqus even has a knee simulator add-on. CFD is … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Applications Back in 1995 it was thought that “automotive design and engineering could be paperless within three years.” Tossing aside the quaint idea of “paperless,” the article Engineering revolution: CAD/CAE advancements changing vehicle development illustrates how the intervening decades have … Continue reading

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