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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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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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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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Flexible Meshing Enables Accurate CFD for Nuclear Reactor Rod Bundles

Accurate fluid flow modeling of nuclear reactor rod bundles is essential and extremely challenging with exacting standards for the mesh to deal with the geometric complexity and near-wall physics. The tightly packed rods with wrapped wires, mainly used in liquid … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

This week’s CFD news begins with brief but valuable advice about writing abstracts for your tech papers. Then for reasons that remain unclear, there’s a lot of news about meshing – applied meshing, mesh file formats, types of meshes, new … Continue reading

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