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This Week in CFD

In this lucky “Friday the 13th” edition we have some good, long reads on simulation driven design and the cloud, a couple non-traditional applications of CFD, and a wonderful illustration of suspended droplets. 

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This Week in CFD

News Why do engineers hate their current CAD system? According to an Engineering.com survey featured in an Onshape blog post there are four main things to hate. #2 “It is too difficult to import/export files.” Interoperability rears its ugly head … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

News & Software Altair is planning an IPO. [Exciting news for a cool company.] From Flow Science comes stress-reducing CFD practices. “Patience is a virtue, especially in the CFD world.” ENGYS released HELYX V3.0.0 with GUI, meshing, and adjoint solver … Continue reading

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News The ASSESS Initiative (Analysis, Simulation, and Systems Engineering Software Strategies) has launched a Simulation Business Challenges Survey in advance of this year’s congress to deepen our understanding of the current state of practice. Please take time to complete the … 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 Despite never having broken a bone, this article on the use of simulation to design casts helps me understand why I’ve seen so many incoming college students choose biomedical majors. Abaqus even has a knee simulator add-on. CFD is … Continue reading

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Software There are some very cool charting and graphing features coming in STAR-CCM+ v12. What they call Chart Highlighting includes hover effects, leader lines, multi-series editing, and more. Tecplot’s SZL technology (for smaller files and faster performance) has been integrated … Continue reading

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