CFD Simulations of 2016

As 2016 draws to a close it is review time. Here are the Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulations that made 2016 so colorful, just in case you missed them the first time around.

CFD Simulation of Air Speed Surface ContoursCFD Simulation of Air Speed Surface Contours

No Colorful Fluid Dynamic Paint Yet

I'm sure you realized that the post on Colorful Fluid Dynamic Paint published on April Fools' Day was more than a coincidence. Full confession - Colorful Fluid Dynamic Paint is fake. However, if we ever do get something like it, I'll be first in line to try it! Read more >>

Challenging Orthodox Truck Design

While marginal gains are all the rage in cycling, US trucks by comparison are a target rich environment when it comes to external aerodynamics. Specifically the name of the game in haulage is to minimize fuel costs and that translates directly to minimizing drag. Read more >>

Caedium CFD Sneak Peek: Conjugate Heat Transfer

The next release of the Caedium CFD software system will be able to simulate Conjugate Heat Transfer (CHT). CHT models the heat transfer due to conduction through a solid or shell, coupled with fluid convection at shared boundaries. Read more >>

Amazing 3D Maze Solved by CFD

If you were amazed at the 2D maze solving ability of CFD then you had better sit down and prepare to be even more amazed at CFD's 3D maze solving. Read more >>

Amazing CFD

You already know that CFD is great at solving fluid dynamics problems, but did you also know it is able to literally solve mazes too? Prepare to be a-maze-d. Read more >>

CFD Benefits From 3D Printing

It turns out that preparing geometry models for 3D printing has a lot of similarities with preparing geometry for CFD. Both require watertight non-manifold geometry, otherwise your model will plunge your 3D printer or your CFD software into chaos. Read more >>

Symmetry for CFD to the Rescue

Symmetry is a simple but powerful concept that you can use to speed up your CFD simulations and reduce your memory requirements. Join me in an exploration of a simple symmetry case. Read more >>