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This Week in CFD

This week’s CFD news starts with an intriguing article about posits, an alternative to floating point numbers that are said to provide faster and more accurate computations. Coming soon to a computer near you? There are several very cool articles … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

For today’s post-Independence Day (in the U.S, although I guess it’s still post-yesterday everywhere) edition of This Week in CFD, we start with this unique application of CFD: studying the manner in which a 500 million year old organism fed … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

With two weeks of CFD news to report, there’s more of everything from jobs to events, software releases, and cool applications. The wind turbine simulation here is from a new open-source CFD code called Nalu-Wind. Siemens released Screenplay, a cool … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

This week’s CFD news includes a survey to take on simulation in the cloud and a good article faceted geometry models for 3-D printing (and the rest of us). Fans of CFD history will enjoy the interview with John Swanson. … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

For job seekers, four job openings are included in this week’s CFD news. There’s an interesting insight into why the cloud is more suited to simulation now than it’s ever been. And borrowing a great idea from the SC conference, … Continue reading

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I’m Josh Dawson and This Is How I Mesh

One afternoon on an excruciatingly hot summer day in Texas, as I was taking phone call after phone call working as a 401(k) specialist at Fidelity Investments – I decided to go back to school to get my Masters of … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Two-letter acronyms represent a good deal of the reading in this week’s CFD news: specifically, artificial intelligence (AI) and virtual reality (VR). For the programmers out there we link to an article about why Fortran is still useful (for physicists … Continue reading

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