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This Week in CFD

Applications Back in 1995 it was thought that “automotive design and engineering could be paperless within three years.” Tossing aside the quaint idea of “paperless,” the article Engineering revolution: CAD/CAE advancements changing vehicle development illustrates how the intervening decades have … Continue reading

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ASSESS The ASSESS Initiative‘s website is now live. Quoting from their website, ASSESS “is a broad reaching multi-industry initiative with a primary goal to facilitate a revolution of enablement that will vastly increase the availability and utility of engineering simulation, … Continue reading

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Survey Results: Best 3-D Pan, Zoom, & Rotate

We asked “Which software product has the most intuitive 3-D pan, zoom, and rotate tools, in your opinion.?” The results are in and you like SOLIDWORKS the best. This highly unscientific poll (can you say “sample bias”?) yielded some interesting … 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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Awards, Contests, and Events Proving that you never know who’ll be talking about CFD next, Jeff Bezos tweeted that Blue Origin’s recent wind tunnel tests of the New Glenn rocket helped validate their CFD simulations. ANSYS seeks your simulation results … Continue reading

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