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This Week in CFD

This week’s CFD news seems to be dominated by business deals (involving FieldView, ANSYS, and more) and automotive applications. A new conference on CAE interoperability was announced for next year and I hope one of you can attend and share … Continue reading

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Automotive Meshing Workshop in Munich

Join Pointwise in Munich on 14 November 2019 for a workshop on mesh generation for internal and external aerodynamics of automobiles. We will demonstrate meshing for the DrivAer benchmark case and an intake manifold. The workshop is free to attend … Continue reading

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Case Study: CFD and AI Can Aid Driverless Cars

Khalid Kalil’s MSc thesis at Cranfield University involved the use of CFD to define the flowfield around multiple vehicles traveling along a roadway. The results can be used to train a driverless car’s artificial intelligence so it can travel not … 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 Scott Burch and This Is How I Mesh

The first time I’d heard of CFD was when Ford Australia used it to develop their V8 Supercar in 2003 on their super computer in America.  When describing the power of the hardware, they said it was used to calculate … Continue reading

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I’m Simon Hubbard and This Is How I Mesh

I was born in Harrow in North London, which I don’t remember too much of as my parents moved to Leighton Buzzard (strangely linked to North London through its use as a pun name for the North London based pub … Continue reading

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I’m Tessa Uroić and This Is How I Mesh

I was born in Kutina, a small town in Croatia. The region, Moslavina, is well known for its vineyards and škrlet, a white grape variety. Since I was very little I have been a Formula 1 enthusiast. In fact, I … Continue reading

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