Tag Archives: CAD

This Week in CFD

This week’s news including applications ranging from soiling patterns on cars, to LES of wind turbines, to surfboards (or at least a tease thereof). There are a couple of articles that are food for thought: one about parallelization in particular … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

There’s a practical way to define convergence of a CFD solution. It’s when you run out of time or budget or both. That’s what happened with this edition of This Week in CFD after a 56 day hiatus. I ran … Continue reading

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For All Intensive Purposes, We Use the Acronym CAD Incorrectly

Now that I have your attention through deliberate (and all too common) misuse of the phrase “for all intents and purposes,” let’s talk about computer aided design and geometry models. 

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This Week in CFD

It’s time to start meshing for the 2nd AIAA Geometry and Mesh Generation Workshop and time to submit your abstract for the Pointwise User Group Meeting. Other news this week includes the PTC/ANSYS collaboration and much more. And how do … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

So much meshing this week including the IMR’s meshing contest, geometry modeling and preparation, high-order, and interoperability among other topics. And there are ship propellers all over the place, including the one from Helyx shown here. All this and other … Continue reading

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Survey Results – Mesh Generation and CAD Interoperability

Our survey on mesh generation and CAD interoperability collected 136 responses and provided some insight into file-based transfer of B-Rep/NURBS geometry models yet only scratched the surface of the issues involved.  

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This Week in CFD

This week I spent some time on Revolution in Simulation’s website to learn more about Sim Apps and democratization. There’s a fun article about CAD file formats and simulation and updates on software releases and events, including our own webinar … Continue reading

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