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News Why do engineers hate their current CAD system? According to an Engineering.com survey featured in an Onshape blog post there are four main things to hate. #2 “It is too difficult to import/export files.” Interoperability rears its ugly head … 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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ASSESS The ASSESS Initiative‘s website is now live. Quoting from their website, ASSESS “is a broad reaching multi-industry initiative with a primary goal to facilitate a revolution of enablement that will vastly increase the availability and utility of engineering simulation, … Continue reading

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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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*** Special Christmas Eve Eve Day Edition *** Software Intelligent Light announced the release of FieldView 16.1 for CFD results visualization and postprocessing and including the most resolved issues and feature requests in any recent FieldView release. See video below. … Continue reading

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Special “I Wish I Had More Time” Edition Pointwise asks you to complete a brief survey on your use of CAD geometry for meshing. A small thank-you gift is involved. Onshape’s Jon Hirschtick shares thoughts on the history of CAD … Continue reading

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Questions An associate professor at MIT seeks answers to this question: “If we can provide instantly available, massively parallel CFD service in the cloud, would you consider purchasing the service?” Engineersrule.com asks whether the CAD interoperability problem is over. [I … Continue reading

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