Tag Archives: Pointwise

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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Reducing Boiler Emissions Through Shape Optimization

In this work, a flexible framework for discrete adjoint-based reactive flow optimization in SU2 is presented. The implementation is based on a low-Mach number solver and a flamelet progress variable model for strongly cooled laminar premixed flames. Besides the combustion … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

This week’s CFD news includes a nice article about gas turbine engine CFD using a GPU accelerated code (the image shown here) and a nice interview with Siemens’ CEO. There are positive signs ahead according to some financial news and … Continue reading

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Understanding Unsteady Aerodynamics of a Tractor-Trailer Configuration

In this prerecorded webinar, you will see SU2 used for a transient simulation conducted to capture near body drag and wake drag phenomena for a tractor-trailer configuration with a Delayed Detached Eddy model based on the Shear Stress Transport turbulence. … Continue reading

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Simulation of Fan Acoustics using LES on Overset Grids

Professor Kozo Fujii recently shared preliminary results of a large-eddy simulation of an axial fan that were computed on overset structured grids. Decomposition techniques were then used to compute the fan’s acoustic signature. A journal article and conference presentation are … Continue reading

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