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This Week in CFD

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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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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Mistakes and Failure ENGINEERING.com shares six of the most embarrassing simulation mistakes you can make [and I’m willing to be we’ve all done one of them at least once. For example, #3 mixing SI and Imperial units.] Units are important … Continue reading

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Meshing Envenio shares five advantages of structured grids. #4 High Degree of Control. [For more than you probably ever want to know about Pointwise’s implementation of structured grid techniques read Quality and Control – Two Reasons Why Structured Grids Aren’t … Continue reading

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