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Grid Generation: Automating CFD Meshing Via Scripting
Posted Tue February 25, 2014 @12:12PM
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Grid Generation John Rhoads,
Pointwise, Inc.

The holy grail of the preprocessing world is to be able to produce in the blink of an eye a mesh that meets every grid quality criteria imaginable around any arbitrary geometry. In reality, discretizing the volume around an object can present a number of challenges, particularly when you place constraints on the shape and orientation of the elements. These challenges ultimately require users to make a choice between automatic meshing solutions or manual mesh generation.

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Events: Cradle CFD Software Online Training Webinar
Posted Mon February 17, 2014 @05:21PM
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Announcements Perfect for those new to CFD, those interested in Cradle CFD software, or those just starting to use Cradle software, this no-charge, 45 minute online, introductory training webinar for SC/Tetra scSTREAM , and scSTREAM for Electronics CFD software will enable attendees to quickly learn about initial software setup and basic operations.

The webinar will be offered on February 20, 2014.

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Flow Science Announces New Blog
Posted Mon February 17, 2014 @05:13PM
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News Flow Science announces its new blog, Numerical Simulations Using FLOW-3D, a chronicle of accurate simulations of free-surface flows using TruVOF, the original and true form of the Volume-of-Fluid technique.

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New Software: FluiDyna Releases Culises for GPU-Based Acceleration of OpenFOAM®
Posted Fri February 14, 2014 @09:02AM
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News FluiDyna GmbH releases version 1.1 of Culises, the library for GPU-based acceleration of OpenFOAM®.

Features include highly efficient state-of-the-art iterative solvers like AMG and full support for the usage of two GPUs in a single compute node, including the latest NVIDIA® Tesla® K40 GPU Accelerators.

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New Software: ANSYS and NVIDIA Deliver GPU-Accelerated Fluid Dynamics Solver
Posted Tue February 11, 2014 @08:55PM
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News ANSYS Inc. users can now leverage NVIDIA graphics processing units (GPUs) to speed up fluid dynamics simulation and quickly handle large, complex simulation models.

Available for the first time with ANSYS® Fluent® 15.0, the jointly developed GPU-accelerated commercial computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solver broadens support for NVIDIA GPUs across the ANSYS simulation portfolio, building upon the previous success with GPU support in ANSYS® Mechanical™.

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Events: Cradle Advanced Seminar Offerings
Posted Mon February 10, 2014 @11:07PM
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Announcements Cradle will offer the one day seminars Visual Basic Automation on March 20 and User Defined Function on March 21 in Dayton, OH.

The Visual Basic Automation (VBA) seminar is ideal for increasing design process productivity using Cradle's CFD software. This seminar will show how to use VBA with SC/Tetra, but the methods apply to scSTREAM and HeatDesigner.

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