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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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News & Software Altair is planning an IPO. [Exciting news for a cool company.] From Flow Science comes stress-reducing CFD practices. “Patience is a virtue, especially in the CFD world.” ENGYS released HELYX V3.0.0 with GUI, meshing, and adjoint solver … Continue reading

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Lattice Boltzmann News Dassault Systemes plans to acquire Exa for about US$400 million. And in this article by Monica Schnitger we read the wonderful analogy: “think of Lattice-Boltzmann as ping pong balls and Navier-Stokes as streamers.” Numeca and FlowKit are … Continue reading

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On Validation This week’s must-read article comes from Bill Rider on the The Regularized Singularity blog: Good Validation Practices are our Greatest Opportunity to Advance Modeling and Simulation. In it he makes the case that chasing FLOPS at this stage … Continue reading

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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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Creepy “Friday the 13th” Edition News from Pointwise For those of you with an hour to spare, a recording of this morning’s Talking CFD Live Q&A Roundtable is available on YouTube. ¬†Yours truly was one of the panelists for a … Continue reading

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News & Events Pointwise is now accepting applications for engineering internships for summer 2016. The 1st Brazilian Conference on CFD will be held on 16-18 June 2016 in Campina Grande. [Let me know if I translated the information about this … Continue reading

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