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This Week in CFD

News & Software Altair is planning an IPO. [Exciting news for a cool company.] From Flow Science comes stress-reducing CFD practices. “Patience is a virtue, especially in the CFD world.” ENGYS released HELYX V3.0.0 with GUI, meshing, and adjoint solver … Continue reading

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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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Software Kitware released ParaView 5.3.0 with support for multiple core computers, improved rendering, and more. Elysium will be providing a CAD translation and healing solution to Lemma for the latter’s use in their CAE preprocessing. Spatial has added Distene’s tet … Continue reading

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News & Views Aviation Week and AIAA have identified this year’s 20 Twenties, outstanding students who are emerging as aerospace leaders. [Is your alma mater represented?] DEVELOP3D shares more information about the photo-realistic simulation images from STAR-CCM+. Visualizing Data presents … Continue reading

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Software There are some very cool charting and graphing features coming in STAR-CCM+ v12. What they call Chart Highlighting includes hover effects, leader lines, multi-series editing, and more. Tecplot’s SZL technology (for smaller files and faster performance) has been integrated … Continue reading

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Jobs Engineering.com’s article on Winning Strategies to Land that Great Engineering Job is a worthwhile read, especially the part about follow-up. [50% of our job applicants, especially for internships, never reply to the very first email we send them after … Continue reading

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Mistakes and Failure ENGINEERING.com shares six of the most embarrassing simulation mistakes you can make [and I’m willing to be we’ve all done one of them at least once. For example, #3 mixing SI and Imperial units.] Units are important … Continue reading

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