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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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Rotorcraft Hub Wake Analysis Using Overset Meshes

From the 2016 Q4 issue of The Connector: Researchers at Pennsylvania State University’s Applied Research Laboratory share an overview of their ongoing work involving overset grid CFD simulations of an incompressible rotorcraft hub they performed using the overset meshing tools … Continue reading

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Summer Internships at Pointwise

Are you a college student majoring in engineering, computer science, or something similar? Do you have an interest in CFD and mesh generation? An internship at Pointwise might be a great way to spend your summer. We have three open … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

*** Last Post of 2016 *** Software RealFlow introduced RealFlow 10. [And the video of its features is amazing.] Doyub Kim published Fluid Engine Development: a book, website, and source code. Disney, sugar, and CGI (aka poly-disperse granular media). Envenio updated … Continue reading

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I’m Massimiliano Fontana and This Is How I Mesh

I was born in a town in Lombardy, North Italy, and ever since I was a child my passion has been airplanes. One day, with my father, I witnessed the low altitude flight of an F-104 Starfighter during an air … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Software Congratulations to Stuart Rogers and his team at NASA Ames for the selection of Pegasus 5 as 2016 NASA Software of the Year. Pegasus 5 is used to assemble overset grids prior to simulation in an overset CFD solver. … Continue reading

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Report from the First Brazilian Congress on CFD

by Luiz Fernando Lopes Rodrigues Silva, Wikki Brasil The Brazilian Congress of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CBCFD 2016, http://cbcfd.com.br/) took place in Campina Grande, Paraíba, a state of the Northeast region of Brazil. The congress lasted three days, from 11th to 13th of June … Continue reading

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