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This Week in CFD

Software Dassault Systemes acquired Next Limit Dynamics, makers of the XFlow Lattice Boltzmann CFD solver. Tecplot RS 2016 R2 was released for visualization of reservoir simulation results and includes many new capabilities including a debugger for macros. See image below. … Continue reading

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I’m Quentin Lux and This Is How I Mesh

My name is Quentin and I am French guy from France. I have always been fascinated by aerodynamics. My first ambition as far as I remember was to become a Formula 1 aerodynamicist because I was amazed by the level … Continue reading

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5 Questions to Ask When Shopping for a Grid Generator

Grid generation is the most important step in the CFD process. Without a grid, you cannot even perform a CFD simulation. Even meshless methods require a grid, also known as a lattice. Grid generation sits at a very critical stage … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Events The agenda for next month’s COFES (Congress on the Future of Engineering Software) has been announced and includes 2.5 hours dedicated to reviewing and moving forward with the issues identified during January’s Analysis, Simulation, and Systems Engineering Software Summit … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Special “Just the Facts” Edition The CFD Vision 2030 Study is covered by Hi-Tech CFD in MCAD Cafe with emphasis on turbulence modeling, HPC, and multidisciplinary simulations. Two articles on gender and STEM education/careers: The Gender Confidence Gap in STEM … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Visualization Tecplot launched the Trillion Cell Challenge in which they plan to be able to visualize a finite element dataset with 1 trillion tets on an engineering workstation by the end of 2015. They are also seeking beta testers. News … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Software Patents In a closely watched ruling (maybe only by us software people) the U.S. Supreme court ruled unanimously in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank that you can’t get a software patent for an abstract idea for the reason that … Continue reading

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