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CAD to FEA in Five Minutes

The March 2018 issue of Digital Engineering came across my desk the other day and one article in particular caught my attention. Written by Tony Abbey, the Siemens FEMAP with NX NASTRAN Overview, Part 2 article focused on meshing. In … Continue reading

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Project Geode, Geometry for Simulation, Now in Beta Test

Project Geode is our effort to share the core components of our geometry kernel with select partners and customers and evaluate whether it solves the oft-cited problem of geometry access from CFD and other simulation software.

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Why CAD Surface Geometry is Inexact

The fact that geometry models from a CAD system are inexact may surprise some people. But the explanation provided here by guest authors Benjamin Urick and Benjamin Marussig may be one of the most concise explanations of that fact I’ve … Continue reading

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I’m Luiz Fernando Silva and This Is How I Mesh

I was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and I am the eldest of three boys. We lived in the north region of the city, called Tijuca, which is very close to America’s largest urban forest, Tijuca’s Forest. … Continue reading

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I’m Etai Carmel and This Is How I Mesh

I was raised in Hod Hasharon, a city (then a town) located in the center of Israel. My father worked next to the airport and sometimes would take me to see the airplanes, so I was always fascinated with aviation. … Continue reading

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I’m John Stone and This Is How I Mesh

My home town of Manchester, England is notable for many reasons: the development of Graphene, Emmeline Pankhurst, Sir Joseph Whitworth (the father of precision engineering),  Rutherford’s splitting of the atom, and Alan Turing’s work at the University of Manchester, to … Continue reading

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5 Questions to Ask When Shopping for a Grid Generator

Grid generation is the most important step in the CFD process. Without a grid, you cannot even perform a CFD simulation. Even meshless methods require a grid, also known as a lattice. Grid generation sits at a very critical stage … Continue reading

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