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Structured Grids [Yes, structured grids. No, it is not 1997.] Envenio cites six¬†benefits of structured grids relative to unstructured and hybrid meshes. #4 Data locality leads to “better usage of memory bandwidth.” [Full disclosure: Pointwise provides Envenio with a preprocessing … Continue reading

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*** Special “Happy 23rd Birthday to Pointwise” Edition *** Industry News The ASSESS Initiative, a industry-wide effort to increase the availability and effectiveness of engineering simulation, announced a membership program (starting at $200/year) to provide access to the initiative’s events … Continue reading

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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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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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Special “I’ve eaten too much turkey” Edition* News & Events Siemens PLM Software acquired Mentor Graphics for $4.5 billion. This deal brings together STAR-CCM+ and FloEFD. DEVELOP3D also wrote about this announcement and their article includes a link to a … Continue reading

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Jobs Engineering.com’s article on Winning Strategies to Land that Great Engineering Job is a worthwhile read, especially the part about follow-up. [50% of our job applicants, especially for internships, never reply to the very first email we send them after … 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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