Category Archives: Software

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 Is How I Thread (Parallelism & Pointwise)

Don’t let the title mislead you. This article contains no information regarding sewing, knitting, or weaving. As interesting as textiles may be, this article instead focuses on computer parallelism and multithreading. As you may know, computing in parallel involves running … Continue reading

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Survey on Workstations for Meshing

Computers are always evolving. Deskside machines get replaced by desktop machines get replaced by laptops get replaced by tablets. CPUs get faster, memory gets bigger, and new technology like GPUs gets introduced. New operating systems burst onto the scene and … 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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