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This Week in CFD

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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This Week in CFD

Reading & Listening If you read nothing else in this blog post, check out these two links. Mentor Graphics’ Keith Hanna waxes poetic with CFD If, a CFD-themed version of Kipling’s “If…” The Talking CFD podcast delves into “what makes … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Computing A Cray SVP makes supercomputing predictions for 2017. Regarding the cloud, 2017 will be “partly cloudy.” [This might be another supercomputing prediction but…] Inside HPC reports that China will develop an exascale computer by the end of 2017. [And … Continue reading

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I’m Luiz Fernando Silva and This Is How I Mesh

I was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and I am the eldest of three boys. We lived in the north region of the city, called Tijuca, which is very close to America’s largest urban forest, Tijuca’s Forest. … Continue reading

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I’m Scott Burch and This Is How I Mesh

The first time I’d heard of CFD was when Ford Australia used it to develop their V8 Supercar in 2003 on their super computer in America.  When describing the power of the hardware, they said it was used to calculate … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Special “I’ve eaten too much turkey” Edition* News & Events Siemens PLM Software acquired Mentor Graphics for $4.5 billion. This deal brings together STAR-CCM+ and FloEFD. DEVELOP3D also wrote about this announcement and their article includes a link to a … Continue reading

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I’m Simon Hubbard and This Is How I Mesh

I was born in Harrow in North London, which I don’t remember too much of as my parents moved to Leighton Buzzard (strangely linked to North London through its use as a pun name for the North London based pub … Continue reading

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