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This Week in CFD

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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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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Software Altair released their HPC workload manager, PBS Pro, as open source. SolidWorks 2017 Beta has been launched. OpenFOAM 4.0 was released with improvements in rigid body dynamics, turbulence modeling, run-time processing, and more. Engineering.com reports on a new CFD … Continue reading

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Creepy “Friday the 13th” Edition News from Pointwise For those of you with an hour to spare, a recording of this morning’s Talking CFD Live Q&A Roundtable is available on YouTube.  Yours truly was one of the panelists for a … Continue reading

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