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CFD in AIAA’s Year in Review

CFD and related technology appears throughout the Aerospace America 2017 Year in Review issue. Here are the highlights I found in the order they appear in the magazine. Plus I’ve included a few non-CFD items that caught my eye.

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This Week in CFD

This week’s CFD news includes several long-ish but worthy reads on intelligence, exascale, and reading news itself. Plus the usual software and application updates. (This image courtesy of an article on CFD for F1.)

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Webinar: The Influence of Meshing Strategies on Simulation Efficiency

Join us for a live webinar on 13 December 2017 at 10:00 a.m. CST (UTC -6) during which we will explore the topic of identifying the best type of mesh to use for the fastest and most reliable CFD simulation. … Continue reading

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Pointwise Aids Bid to Make World’s Fastest Bike

From the 2017 Q3 issue of The Connector: The Human Power Team is comprised of students with a shared goal: to build a highly advanced recumbent bicycle capable of breaking the world record for the fastest human alive. We will … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Lucky “Friday the 13th” Edition Software ICYMI, Digital Engineering featured the article Removing the Meshing Bottleneck in which they list seven avenues of development for simulation software that seem to be pursued by many software vendors. #4 Solution adaptation. [Full … Continue reading

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Pointwise Coming to South Korea and Germany

From the 2017 Q3 issue of The Connector: Pointwise is bringing its Let’s Talk Meshing series of events to South Korea in October and Germany in December. We will be showing how Pointwise makes CFD analysis more efficient and trouble-free, … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Lattice Boltzmann News Dassault Systemes plans to acquire Exa for about US$400 million. And in this article by Monica Schnitger we read the wonderful analogy: “think of Lattice-Boltzmann as ping pong balls and Navier-Stokes as streamers.” Numeca and FlowKit are … Continue reading

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