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This Week in CFD

Lattice Boltzmann News Dassault Systemes plans to acquire Exa for about US$400 million. And in this article by Monica Schnitger we read the wonderful analogy: “think of Lattice-Boltzmann as ping pong balls and Navier-Stokes as streamers.” Numeca and FlowKit are … Continue reading

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These Headings Lifecycle Insights is collecting data via their 2017 Simulation Study Survey which is said to take only 10 minutes. Why not spend a little time, have your voice heard, and receive the final survey results? On a related … Continue reading

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Good Reading The Philosophy of Simulation Software Development was a headline certain to get my attention. In the article, MSC Software’s VP of product development writes that “product development is about the connectedness of different departments within an organization” and … Continue reading

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Reading & Events Cambashi and intrinSIM have worked together for market research in the form of the Cambashi CAE Observatory with information on 470 non-EDA firms. They place the worldwide market for simulation software at nearly $5.4 billion. I haven’t … Continue reading

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I’m Bruce Hilbert and This Is How I Mesh

My foray into CFD began in the fall semester of 2006.  Technically, I had been a Computational Engineering student at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s SimCenter since the spring semester; but to that point I had only taken a … Continue reading

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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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Survey Results: Best 3-D Pan, Zoom, & Rotate

We asked “Which software product has the most intuitive 3-D pan, zoom, and rotate tools, in your opinion.?” The results are in and you like SOLIDWORKS the best. This highly unscientific poll (can you say “sample bias”?) yielded some interesting … Continue reading

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