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Use of Grand Challenge Problems to Assess Progress Toward the CFD Vision 2030

Join the AIAA’s CFD 2030 Integration Committee at SciTech 2021 this coming January for four invited talks and an extended Q&A session on formulation of grand challenge problems that would provide a basis for assessing progress toward the CFD Vision … Continue reading

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Push-Button Design Optimization of a Race Car Front Wing

By using ModelCenter from Phoenix Integration as an integration platform, Pointwise to generate the meshes, and Altair’s AcuSolve to run the CFD calculations, push-button design optimization was achieved for the front wing of an F-1 car. In fact, the model-centric … Continue reading

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ORCA Surfboard Goes From CFD to the Waves

Do you remember our case study from a couple of years ago where our friends at CRAFT Tech used Pointwise as part of a tool chain to optimize the performance of a big wave surfboard? Well that surfboard, called ORCA, … Continue reading

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A Visit to SAE International’s 2018 World Congress Experience (WCX)

The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International hosted their automotive-focused 2018 World Congress Experience (WCX) during 10-12 of April .  The conference was held at the Cobo Center in Detroit, MI—best known as the center of the U.S. automobile industry and home to … Continue reading

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I’m Quentin Lux and This Is How I Mesh

My name is Quentin and I am French guy from France. I have always been fascinated by aerodynamics. My first ambition as far as I remember was to become a Formula 1 aerodynamicist because I was amazed by the level … Continue reading

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