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This Week in CFD

Software ADS CFD recently introduced mesh diagnostics. CONSELF 2.9 (browser-based CFD) includes updated meshing and more. Siemens PLM released STAR-CCM+ v12.04 which includes Design Manager, a new capability for exploring and simulating multiple variations of a design. Hanley Innovations released … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Applications and Events CFD investigation of the flowfield in a swimmer’s wake. (Registration required.) The 2nd OpenFOAM French Users Meeting will be held on 21-22 March 2017 at the ISAT Engineering School. [Please pardon any factual errors due to my … Continue reading

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Software Siemens PLM Software announced the release of STAR-CCM+ v11.06 which includes a toolset for electronics cooling. [Still seems odd to not be writing “CD-adapco announced…”] Speaking of electronics cooling, Coolit v16 was recently released with CAD import and turbulence … Continue reading

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News & Events SimScale and Friendship Systems announced a collaboration based around the latter’s CAESES tool for parametric modeling. Microsoft announced an Open Source Partner Community. SGI has been acquired by HP Enterprise for $275 million. The NAFEMS World Congress … Continue reading

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I’m John Stone and This Is How I Mesh

My home town of Manchester, England is notable for many reasons: the development of Graphene, Emmeline Pankhurst, Sir Joseph Whitworth (the father of precision engineering),  Rutherford’s splitting of the atom, and Alan Turing’s work at the University of Manchester, to … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

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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This Week in CFD

News from Pointwise At the end of his presentation at AIAA Aviation 2015 on the evolution of Pointwise’s T-Rex hybrid meshing technique, Dr. John Steinbrenner showed what he called “gratuitous pictures of grids” because grids will soon be invisible if … Continue reading

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