Tag Archives: NAFEMS

This Week in CFD

It must be the season for CFD contests as ANSYS just opened submissions for their hall of fame, EDEM announced winners of their viz contest, and there’s still time to enter your mesh for Pointwise’s The Meshy. Maybe as a … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Structured Grids [Yes, structured grids. No, it is not 1997.] Envenio cites six benefits of structured grids relative to unstructured and hybrid meshes. #4 Data locality leads to “better usage of memory bandwidth.” [Full disclosure: Pointwise provides Envenio with a preprocessing … Continue reading

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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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This Week in CFD

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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This Week in CFD

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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