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This Week in CFD

So much meshing this week including the IMR’s meshing contest, geometry modeling and preparation, high-order, and interoperability among other topics. And there are ship propellers all over the place, including the one from Helyx shown here. All this and other … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

*** 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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Lattice Boltzmann News Dassault Systemes plans to acquire Exa for about US$400 million. And in this article by Monica Schnitger we read the wonderful analogy: “think of Lattice-Boltzmann as ping pong balls and Navier-Stokes as streamers.” Numeca and FlowKit are … Continue reading

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On Validation This week’s must-read article comes from Bill Rider on the The Regularized Singularity blog: Good Validation Practices are our Greatest Opportunity to Advance Modeling and Simulation. In it he makes the case that chasing FLOPS at this stage … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

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 If you’re in CFD you’ve probably done some programming. Therefore, you might be interested in NASA’s rules for safety critical code. #6 No function should be longer than what you can print on a single sheet of paper (about … Continue reading

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CD-adapco + Siemens One billion dollars [approx.] is an attention-getting amount of money. The biggest CFD news of the week which you’ve all probably heard already was Siemens’ purchase of CD-adapco for $970 million (approx. 5x revenue). CD-adapco will be … Continue reading

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