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This Week in CFD

This week’s CFD news starts with an intriguing article about posits, an alternative to floating point numbers that are said to provide faster and more accurate computations. Coming soon to a computer near you? There are several very cool articles … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Software Kitware released ParaView 5.3.0 with support for multiple core computers, improved rendering, and more. Elysium will be providing a CAD translation and healing solution to Lemma for the latter’s use in their CAE preprocessing. Spatial has added Distene’s tet … Continue reading

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Good Reading Engineering.com presents a really interesting (i.e. a conversation starter) infographic on the relative merits of the five categories of CFD software: Open-Source, Open-Source Wrapper, CAD-Integrated, Specialized CFD, Complete CFD. What do you think about the five categories? Would … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Applications Boeing’s CFD software helped Callaway Golf produce a tournament winning driver. CFD software for designing sailboats. Do you think like a simulation engineer? Read about six rules for focusing your thinking. Here’s a very cool article about shrink-wrapping and … Continue reading

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News It seems that President Obama is also a fan of the CFD Vision 2030 Study as it is cited in the Whitehouse’s recent announcement of the executive order creating the National Strategic Computing Initiative, a research program intended to … Continue reading

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Software My nomination for best new CFD code name of the year so far: Chombo-Crunch. Code_Saturne 4.0 is now available for download. Meshing What’s Next for CFD in which 11 industry experts and yours truly are asked “What is holding … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Applications Congratulations to CFD-Online for 20 years of service. Here’s a nice case study of reducing geometry cleanup time from 2 days to 1 hour by NASA using MSC Apex. Aerodynamic flutter influences turbomachinery too, not just wings. The freely … Continue reading

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