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This Week in CFD

It’s been a long week in the CFD world with notable new software releases and financial results (“Q2 was awesome.”) We link to Envenio’s guide to CFD and to a good video about colormaps like the ones we all use … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

If Discovery Live has you jazzed about the potential of real-time simulation, there’s an article you have to read about what makes it possible. We at Pointwise announced a new case study on best practices for propulsion aerodynamics and a … Continue reading

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I’m Tom Chan and This Is How I Mesh

I consider myself a true Seattle native, but I was born in South Vietnam. At the time, my parents were living in a thriving Chinese community in Saigon (now Ho Chi Minh City). We were fortunate enough to leave in … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

The subject of wind tunnels and testing has come up a lot in the last couple of weeks so it’s perfect that this post includes a link to a photo essay of NASA’s wind tunnels. Of course, there’s all the … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Letting 3 weeks of CFD news pile up in my bookmarks made writing this post a slog, but not as tough as the one you’ll have trying to read it all. So to help you make it to the end, … Continue reading

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I’m ZJ Wang and This Is How I Mesh

I grew up in Hunan, China, and always wanted to be a fighter pilot. But since I cannot handle spinning, I settled on being an aerospace engineer. I obtained a B.S. degree from the National University of Defense Technology (NUDT, … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

Structured Grids [Yes, structured grids. No, it is not 1997.] Envenio cites six benefits of structured grids relative to unstructured and hybrid meshes. #4 Data locality leads to “better usage of memory bandwidth.” [Full disclosure: Pointwise provides Envenio with a preprocessing … Continue reading

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