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This Week in CFD

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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This Week in CFD

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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Software At least two of the nine projects for University Turbine Systems funded by the DoE’s National Energy Technology Lab involve CFD. Teach yourself graphics programming with OpenGL with the free online tutorial at OpenGLBook.com. cfMesh v1.1 was released for OpenFOAM … Continue reading

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NASA Happy 75th birthday to NASA Ames Research Center. Who’s going to the open house on Saturday? Stability and Control CFD Investigations of a Generic 53 deg. Swept UCAV Configuration, from NASA Langley Research Center. Aviation Week continues to cover … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Software Releases Intelligent Light announced FieldView 14 including 400-times faster unsteady particle visualization and 8-core usage standard. CONVERGE Studio now fully integrates EnSight for post-processing. Convergent Science announced CONVERGE in the Cloud, a pay-per-use implementation of CONVERGE CFD. Daat Research … Continue reading

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