Tag Archives: Kestrel

This Week in CFD

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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This Week in CFD

Special Easter Weekend Edition Pre- & Post-Processing The importance of mesh density in Abaqus. Here’s best of the visualization web for February 2015. Learn how to debug EnSight Python scripts by watching this video about windpdb. Applications & Reading Direct Numerical … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

News OnShape, the new CAD company founded by SolidWorks’ founders, has a new blog and it kicked off with a post on why they’re starting from scratch again. Reason #5 is that they want to make CAD fun again. They’re … Continue reading

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CFD in AIAA’s 2014 Year in Review

As I’ve mentioned before, my favorite issue of AIAA’s Aerospace America magazine is the annual Year in Review issue. It is, in fact, the only issue I keep and have every one of them since 1980, the year I joined … Continue reading

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Accuracy, Convergence and Mesh Quality

[This article was first published in the May/June 2012 issue of The Connector. It was so popular there it’s reposted here to reach a broader audience.] “We know embarrassingly little about how the mesh affects the CFD solution,” said Prof. … Continue reading

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