Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) is the use of applied mathematics, physics and computational software to visualize how a gas or liquid flows around or interacts with an object. It is based on principles that describe how velocity, pressure, temperature, and density of a moving fluid interact.
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Pointwise Adds Native Interface to Design Software ESP
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Use of CF-MESH+ and OpenFOAM Helps Solve Turbulent Flow Simulation Around DrivAer Vehicle
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Boom Supersonic Partners with NUMECA
Boom adopts NUMECA's CFD solutions to advance development of the Overture supersonic passenger aircraft.
NAFEMS World Congress 2019 Preview
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Creative Fields Releases CF-MESH+ 2.2
CFD meshing reportedly made simple with new release.
Open-Source CFD Software Packages: Good Enough and Free
A review of the OpenFOAM open-source computational fluid dynamics (CFD) packages.
Laird Thermal Systems Launches Advanced Engineering Tools with New Website
New site offers access to thermal management product selection and design support tools for engineers.
CAD Embedded CFD: Overhyped, but a Good Value for Some
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