Tag Archives: OpenFOAM

Recap of Six Recent CFD Success Stories with a Meshing Assist

No one generates a mesh just to generate a mesh. The proof of a mesh’s suitability is successful use in a CFD simulation. That success can be predicated on many factors including the availability of a broad range of mesh … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

This week’s CFD news includes articles that pose questions about open source software. Does it have a people problem? And are people prejudiced against it? Proving that good things never get old, there’s a multi-part video series on fluid mechanics … Continue reading

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It’s all in the numbering – mesh renumbering may improve simulation speed

We all know that the mesh plays a vital role in CFD simulations. Yet, not many realize that renumbering (ordering) of the cells in the Finite Volume Method (FVM) can affect the performance of the linear solver and thus the … Continue reading

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Turbulence Model Influence on Flow in the FDA Benchmark Blood Pump

Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) can be used to influence decisions early in the design process. In order to assess the state-of-the-art of CFD and its predictive capability for medical devices, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) developed two benchmark … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

This week’s CFD news begins with two surveys that should yield interesting results, one on HPC and the other on CAD and teams. There’s A LOT of new software releases including CFD codes new to me: Wildkatze and CFDSOF. byteLAKE … Continue reading

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