Tag Archives: CRAFT Tech

Big Wave Surfboard Optimization

From the 2017 Q2 issue of The Connector: Working with one of the world’s top big wave board shapers, engineers at CRAFT Tech have applied computational fluid dynamics (CFD) within a design optimization process, employing a genetic algorithm to evolve … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Cloud CONSELF Cloud Simulation v2.9 was released with improvements in hex meshing, modal displacement calculations, and more. ENGINEERING.com wrote a bit about Envenio’s cloud-based delivery of EXN/Aero and Pointwise. CCTech developed their simulationHub cloud-based CFD platform using Autodesk’s Forge API. … Continue reading

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Webinar: Surfboard Optimization Using CFD

Cowabunga, dude! On 25 April 2017 at 10:00 a.m. (central) we’re hosting a live webinar with our friends at CRAFT Tech on how CFD was used to optimize the speed and stability of a surfboard. Big Wave Surfing In the … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

A Brief I’ve Been at AIAA SciTech All Week Edition ANSYS announced the six winners (three corporate, three academic) of their 2016 Hall of Fame Competition. One of the corporate winners was Combustion Research and Flow Technology for their LES … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Software CRAFT Tech released CRUNCH CFD 3.1 with surface roughness, a flamelet model, and more. CD-adapco released STAR-CD and es-ice v4.24. Are you a student who enjoys CAD? You could be an Onshape Campus Rep. Reading From whom should you … Continue reading

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Applications MUST READ: From our friends at ANSYS comes this story of how CFD was used to design a method of improving aircraft cabin air quality. Specifically, the study showed how to “effectively curb pathogen inhalation by up to 55 … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

All The News Want to learn about Bezier curves? Play the Bezier Game. [If you only click one link this week, make it this one.] CFD was used to investigate a dinosaur’s sense of smell by modeling the nasal cavity … Continue reading

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