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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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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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