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This Week in CFD

There’s a practical way to define convergence of a CFD solution. It’s when you run out of time or budget or both. That’s what happened with this edition of This Week in CFD after a 56 day hiatus. I ran … Continue reading

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Where’s My This Week in CFD?

The most recent edition of This Week in CFD was published on 28 September. Rest assured, there has been a lot of activity in the world of CFD in the intervening weeks. What there hasn’t been is any time to … Continue reading

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I’m Kelly Senecal and This Is How I DON’T Mesh

I was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada to an Irish mother and a French-Canadian father. We moved to Northern Michigan just before first grade, and it was there that I attended school through the twelfth grade. I was always interested … Continue reading

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Mesh Resolution: Bringing Order to Coarse, Medium, Fine

The 2nd AIAA Geometry and Mesh Generation Workshop is taking the qualitative out of mesh resolution by adopting a quantitative definition that will evolve as we move toward the vision of CFD in the year 2030. 

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This Week in CFD

In this end-of-summer edition of This Week in CFD we see several outstanding examples of applied CFD including a heart valve done with STAR-CCM+, a tuna done with SC/Tetra, and certification by CFD using FUN3D. And then there’s this simulation … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

It’s been a long week in the CFD world with notable new software releases and financial results (“Q2 was awesome.”) We link to Envenio’s guide to CFD and to a good video about colormaps like the ones we all use … Continue reading

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Discover Meshing Best-Practices in Pointwise for Propulsion Aerodynamics Applications

Meshing remains somewhat of an art. Engineers tend to spend a significant amount of time generating grids, while mathematicians develop more advanced algorithms that may end up being exercised on meshes inappropriate for a given application. A mesh that provides … Continue reading

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