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Grid Generation: Quality and Control – Two Reasons Why Structured Grids Aren't Going Away
Posted Wed May 15, 2013 @01:34PM
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Grid Generation by John Chawner,
Pointwise, Inc.

One could be forgiven for thinking the computational fluid dynamics (CFD) world has converted entirely to unstructured (or hybrid) meshing. Certainly, Pointwise has contributed to that impression with our emphasis on anisotropic tetrahedral extrusion (T-Rex), our highly automated hybrid mesh generation technique with near-wall boundary layer resolution.

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Events: Cradle Offers Basic scSTREAM for Electronics and SC/Tetra Seminars
Posted Mon May 13, 2013 @08:47AM
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Announcements Cradle will offer Basic scSTREAM for Electronics and Basic SC/Tetra Seminars in June in Los Angeles, CA.

Learn the basics for solving thermal problems in electronics design or learn the basic operations of SC/Tetra.

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Application: Syracuse University Gets CFD Work Spinning
Posted Tue May 07, 2013 @09:53AM
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Application By Mike Butterfield, Aerospace Engineering Student, Class of 2013

At Syracuse University, a mixed group of both graduate and undergraduate students had the opportunity to participate in a project involving an innovative new wing design. Overseen by Prof. Thong Dang, the team sought to analyze this new design to determine its practicality and effectiveness.

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Events: Introduction to CFD Analysis - Theory & Applications
Posted Mon May 06, 2013 @01:52PM
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Announcements NAFEMS, the only independent not-for-profit organisation with the aim of promoting the effective and reliable use of CFD, addresses this requirement by providing this three day example driven, practical course.

The course, to be held 14-16 May 2013, offers excellent guidance on how to judge which numerical approximations are acceptable and appropriate for solving a wide range of practical problems.

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New Software: New Integration Coupling modeFRONTIER with STAR-CCM+
Posted Mon May 06, 2013 @01:39PM
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News STAR-CCM+ users are now able to take advantage of modeFRONTIER optimization and automation capabilities owing to the new integration with CD-adapco’s Optimate add-on, Esteco SpA announced today.

CD-adapco, a global leader in numerical optimization technologies, presented an application case showcasing this newly released integration feature at the STAR Global Conference 2013 in Orlando (FL), on March 19th.

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Events: Uncertainty Quantification in FINE/Turbo
Posted Thu May 02, 2013 @11:02AM
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Announcements NUMECA International will host Ask the expert: Uncertainty Quantification in FINE/Turbo on May 22nd.

Discover NUMECA's UQ-Module for Uncertainty Quantification and find out how to enhance the reliability of your simulations!

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