Tag Archives: CAESES

This Week in CFD

Applications and Events CFD investigation of the flowfield in a swimmer’s wake. (Registration required.) The 2nd OpenFOAM French Users Meeting will be held on 21-22 March 2017 at the ISAT Engineering School. [Please pardon any factual errors due to my … Continue reading

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Applications CFD provides insight into stroke risk by simulating flow in the human heart. Video included at link. Here’s a brief article describing some uses of the Kestrel CFD solver – F-35 inlet and transonic wind tunnel compressor – at … Continue reading

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Software Siemens PLM Software announced the release of STAR-CCM+ v11.06 which includes a toolset for electronics cooling. [Still seems odd to not be writing “CD-adapco announced…”] Speaking of electronics cooling, Coolit v16 was recently released with CAD import and turbulence … Continue reading

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Good Reading Engineering.com presents a really interesting (i.e. a conversation starter) infographic on the relative merits of the five categories of CFD software: Open-Source, Open-Source Wrapper, CAD-Integrated, Specialized CFD, Complete CFD. What do you think about the five categories? Would … Continue reading

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Software CAESES 4.1.2 was released. This new version of Friendship Systems’ modeling and optimization software with improved adjoint CFD coupling and more. Friendship Systems also announced a partnership with Flow Science that will deliver an optimization environment to FLOW-3D users. … Continue reading

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News & Events SimScale and Friendship Systems announced a collaboration based around the latter’s CAESES tool for parametric modeling. Microsoft announced an Open Source Partner Community. SGI has been acquired by HP Enterprise for $275 million. The NAFEMS World Congress … Continue reading

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Applications Students at the Vellore Institute of Technology used CFD to study the habitability of game reserves for “big cats.” Their results are part of a coffee-table book recently published on the subject. An Improved FFR [filtering facepiece respirator] Design … Continue reading

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