Tag Archives: CRAFT Tech

This Week in CFD

You get the bare bones version of CFD news today because WordPress’ post editor lost my virtually completed first draft and, honestly, it used up all my authoring for today. Here’s an eye-catching image from a Simulia article about tire … Continue reading

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ORCA Surfboard Goes From CFD to the Waves

Do you remember our case study from a couple of years ago where our friends at CRAFT Tech used Pointwise as part of a tool chain to optimize the performance of a big wave surfboard? Well that surfboard, called ORCA, … Continue reading

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I’m Jeremy Shipman and This Is How I Mesh

I was born in the summer of 1972 during hurricane Agnes on the U.S. Navy Submarine Base in Groton, Connecticut, where my father was based as a Submarine Reactor Operator and my mother was a graduate student in Music at … Continue reading

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The Meshy Award for 2018 Goes To…

At last month’s Pointwise User Group Meeting, several meshes competed for the coveted Meshy Award, the award that recognizes the mesh generated in Pointwise that best exhibits a combination of artistry and technical skill. The panel of judges reviewed and … Continue reading

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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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