Tag Archives: OpenCFD

This Week in CFD

The CFD world must be off to a slow start this year as evidenced by the relatively low number of news items in this week’s roundup. But there are two talks worth listening to. The first is by Donald Knuth … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

There are several open positions in the CFD world including one at Pointwise, and that’s not counting internships. We’ve got interesting articles on CAD-embedded CFD (as an example, the image here is from SolidWorks) and numerical algorithms for LES. For … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

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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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

Watch For the car buff comes this video describing the aerodynamics of the 2014 Porsche 911 Turbo. [Full disclosure: I am not a car buff.] Catch this video of Combined Sewer Overflow hydraulics as computed using FLOW-3D. See Learn all … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

FieldView 14 is Coming Intelligent Light announced the availability of a sneak peak at FieldView 14, the upcoming release of their CFD postprocessing and visualization software. This new version of the software includes new abilities for comparing multiple datasets, interactive … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

OpenCFD Goes from SGI to ESI The big news in the CFD world this week was the move of OpenCFD, makers of the OpenFOAM open-source CFD software, from computer manufacturer SGI to CAE software maker ESI. SGI purchased OpenCFD back … Continue reading

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