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This Week in CFD

In this week’s CFD news we learn that in-person events are starting to show up on the calendar. Lots of applied CFD this week, from boilers to bookshelves. And news of a new book by Edward Tufte for those of … Continue reading

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Day 2 of “Five Days of Pointwise” – Enhance Volume Mesh Quality with Surface Mesh Adaptation

Pointwise today announced a limited time release of the video, “Enhance Volume Mesh Quality with Surface Mesh Adaptation,” which shows you how to employ easy-to-use surface mesh adaptation to enhance volume mesh quality between surfaces in close proximity. Starting today, … Continue reading

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This Week in CFD

The CFD world did not stop producing cool news while This Week in CFD was on hiatus as evidenced by the fact that this post hardly put a dent in the backlog of bookmarks. There are two surveys seeking your … Continue reading

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Improve CFD Efficiency with Solution-Based Mesh Adaptation

At the AIAA Propulsion & Energy Forum 2020, the technical paper Robust, Efficient and Accurate Mesh Adaptation for Turbomachinery CFD Simulations was presented. This work by Pointwise’s Nick Wyman and Paul Galpin and Thorsten Hansen from ISimQ represents the latest … 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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