Introducing SU2 International Developers Society (IDS)
Posted Friday March 16 at 2:57pm
A month ago, the SU2 International Developers Society (IDS) was launched to acknowledge the tremendous work that all contributors to the SU2 open-source software are doing to improve the quality, efficiency, and competitiveness of our favorite CFD software.
SU2 IDS membership is free and goes way beyond code contributions: we want to recognize and encourage any and all participation in the SU2 project, including code development, help with management, organizing events, mentoring, involvement on GitHub, teaching/promoting SU2, etc. No contribution is too small.
Pointwise Proposal for High Order Mesh Generation Selected by NASA
Posted Friday March 16 at 10:44am
Pointwise's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II proposal "High Order Mesh Curving and Geometry Access" has been selected for award negotiation by NASA.
This two-year, approximately $700,000 effort will advance Pointwise’s current mesh curving technology and permit mixed order meshes and h-p adaptation in a parallel environment.
NUMECA Webinar - Design, Analyze and Optimize Your Pump!
Posted Tuesday March 13 at 10:48am
With the latest standards and regulations becoming ever more stringent, improving efficiency of your designs becomes key. This implies controlling every part of the process from the very initial design to the actual final product.
With uncertainities creeping in at every step of the process, how can you ensure your design is optimal?
ADS Release 7.0 Now Available
Posted Thursday March 8 at 8:51pm
AeroDynamic Solutions, Inc. (ADS CFD) has announced the availability of ADS CFD 7.0, a significant update to its CFD solution suite.
The ADS CFD software suite is built around the aerospace-class CFD solver, Code LEO, an HPC enabled solver capable of handling your most challenging analyses.
ENGYS Releases HELYX V3.0.2
Posted Wednesday March 7 at 6:29pm
ENGYS is delighted to announce the release v3.0.2 of HELYX, a general-purpose Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software solution for engineering design and optimisation based on ENGYS' own proprietary open-source simulation engine (HELYX-Core).
HELYX v3.0.2 contains new features and several refinements to remove known issues found in v3.0.1.
NUMECA Seminar on Ship Hydrodynamics in Southampton, UK
Posted Wednesday March 7 at 5:24pm
NUMECA invites you to its Ship Hydrodynamics Seminar that will focus on improving hull performances and speeding up the design process thanks to FINE™/Marine CFD simulation.
For this third edition, Seaspeed Marine Consulting and Van Oossanen Naval Architects will join the discussions to share how they take advantage of FINE™/Marine in their design process.
Pointwise Named Small Business of the Year by Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce
Posted Tuesday March 6 at 6:26pm
Pointwise received the 2018 Small Business of the Year Award from the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce at Mayor Betsy Price’s Annual State of the City address at the Fort Worth Convention Center on 20 February 2018. John Chawner accepted the award on behalf of Pointwise.
NOGRID points Software Release 6.3.4
Posted Monday March 5 at 9:35am
Germany's NOGRID GmbH, experts and supplier for meshless Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), have launched the release of NOGRID points 6.2.0. with great new features.
NOGRID points software is a meshless CFD simulation software with extremely short modeling time due to the absence of meshes.
Can HPC Unlock the Future of Wind Power?
Posted Thursday March 1 at 4:44pm
The University of Wyoming and Intelligent Light are performing unsteady CFD on full wind farms with terrain features.
Intelligent Light's Earl Duque and Univ. of Wyoming researchers Prof. Dimitri Mavriplis, Michael Brazell and Andrew Kirby were able to model wind farms in unique ways. Using the Cheyenne supercomputer at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)-Wyoming Supercomputer Alliance.
Computational Aeroacoustics, III
Posted Friday February 23 at 5:51am
ERCOFTAC will host Computational Aeroacoustics, III on 4-5 June 2018 at ONERA, Paris, France.
This course is intended for researchers in industry and in academia including Ph.D. Students with a good knowledge in fluid mechanics, who would like to build up or widen their knowledge in the field of aeroacoustics (modeling, computational tools and industrial applications).
Discover How to Optimise Fan Performance
Posted Thursday February 22 at 3:47pm
ADT will host a 1-Day Inverse Design of Fans Workshop on 17 April in Darmstadt, Germany.
The event will bring together engineers and designers interested in the unique capabilities of 3D Inverse Design technology applied to the design and optimisation of axial, mixed-flow and centrifugal fans.
New VP to Lead Altair’s Virtual Wind Tunnel Solutions
Posted Tuesday February 13 at 9:34pm
Dr. Paul Stewart has joined Altair as VP, Automotive Aerodynamics Modeling and Visualization. He will lead Altair’s Virtual Wind Tunnel solutions operations, focusing on fluid dynamics for ground transportation vehicle design. Dr. Stewart was most recently at Exa Corporation, acquired by Dassault Systemes in 2017, where he was Senior Director, Design and Visualization.
FLOW-3D Water and Environmental Training Webinars
Posted Monday February 12 at 2:27pm
FLOW-3D will host a series of FLOW-3D water and environmental training webinars throughout 2018.
In the webinars, we will be reviewing the setup for various types of applications commonly used in the water and environmental field. These monthly webinars will cover a range of basic and advanced topics that will be of interest to both new and experienced FLOW-3D users.
Webinar on NUMECA's C-Wizard & Cloud
Posted Monday February 12 at 10:20am
NUMECA will host a webinar on NUMECA's C-Wizard & Cloud: How to Prepare Tens of Simulations in Minutes on FEB 28th.
The C-Wizard tool has become the standard for many FINE™/Marine users, beginners and experts alike. It provides automatic mesh and computation set-up for marine applications, substantially
increasing productivity and avoiding potential human errors.
ANSYS Discovery: Simulation-driven Design for Every Engineer
Posted Thursday February 8 at 1:57pm
ANSYS will host ANSYS Discovery: Simulation-driven Design for Every Engineer on February 13th to introduce the commercial release of the ANSYS Discovery family of products.
In this webinar, you’ll hear users like Rossignol and Hack Rod discuss how they’ve gained significant time-savings and product performance confidence with ANSYS Discovery and, as a result, delivered more innovative products to market in a shorter timeframe.
Improving Ship Fuel Efficiency Through Connected Simulation
Posted Tuesday February 6 at 6:57pm
Digital simulation tools have gained acceptance in the marine sector over recent years, but their application is still generally disconnected, with little crossover between different design teams or the software they use. Connecting these tools gives much greater understanding of ship performance and can lead to significant design improvements.
In this webinar, Wärtsilä propulsion shows how using connected Siemens Simcenter portfolio products allows easy system simulation.
"May the downforce be with us!" The Umicore Nova by Formula Electric Belgium Simulated with NUMECA
Posted Monday February 5 at 10:0pm
Formula Electric Belgium introduces the Umicore Nova, simulated with NUMECA's FINE/Open.
Once again Formula Electric Belgium has taken on the challenge to design, develop and build an electric formula-style car in only nine months. They will participate in international competitions with other university teams from all around the world.
Woeber, Gantt, Wyman Win AIAA Best Paper Award
Posted Monday January 29 at 6:43pm
Pointwise engineers Carolyn Woeber, Erick Gantt, and Nick Wyman were presented with the AIAA Meshing, Visualization, and Computational Environments Best Paper award at the 2018 AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition (AIAA SciTech Forum) in Kissimmee, Florida on 9 January 2018.
Their paper, AIAA 2017-0363, Mesh Generation for the NASA High Lift Common Research Model (HL-CRM), described their efforts in generating different styles of computational meshes in support of the 1st AIAA Geometry and Mesh Generation Workshop.