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Building Industrial Strength CFD for Turbomachinery Aero Analysis
Posted Mon August 20, 2012 @04:50PM
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News AeroDynamic Solutions monthly news letter, The Flow, discusses the history behind developing CFD for the aero design cycle at Pratt & Whitney.

Prior to founding ADS, Bob Ni was a senior fellow at Pratt & Whitney leading turbomachinery CFD development and application efforts.

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FLOW: How did you get your start with CFD?

BOB: I joined Pratt in 1974, and the company really started to invest in CFD in the early 1980s. it was still in its infancy then and only able to handle simple 2D problems, but it became clear that CFD could serve as a kind of virtual test rig with the potential to reduce redesign, improve safety and contain costs.

Continue reading - The Flow - July 2012

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