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CONVERGE 3.0: From Specialized Software to CFD Powerhouse

Published November 25, 2019
When Eric, Keith, and I first wrote CONVERGE back in 2001, we wrote it as a serial code. That probably sounds a little crazy, since practically all CFD simulations these days are run in parallel on m...

Changing the CFD Conference Game with the CONVERGE UC

Published August 21, 2019
As the 2019 CONVERGE User Conference in New Orleans approaches, I’ve been thinking about the past five years of CONVERGE events. Let me take you back to the first CONVERGE User Conference. It w...

Apollo 11 at 50: Balancing the Two-Legged Stool

Published July 15, 2019
On July 16th, I will look up at the night sky and celebrate the 50-year anniversary of the launch of Apollo 11. As I admire the full moon, the CFDer in me will think about the classic metaphor of the...

CONVERGE Chemistry Tools: The Simple Solution to Complex Chemistry

Published May 20, 2019
As I’ve started to cook more, I’ve learned the true value of multipurpose kitchen utensils and appliances. Especially living in an apartment with limited kitchen space, the fewer tools I need to make...

Your μ Matters: Understanding Turbulence Model Behavior

Published March 6, 2019
I recently attended an internal Convergent Science advanced training course on turbulence modeling. One of the audience members asked one of my favorite modeling questions, and I’m happy to share it...

What’s Knockin’ in Europe?

Published January 29, 2019
The Convergent Science GmbH team is based in Linz, Austria and provides support to our European clients and collaborators alike as they tackle the hard problems. One of the most interesting and chall...

2018: CONVERGE-ING ON A DECADE

Published December 17, 2018
Convergent Science thrived in 2018, with many successes, rapid growth, and consistent innovation. We celebrated the tenth anniversary of the commercial release of CONVERGE. The Convergent Science empl...

Harness the Power of CONVERGE + GT-SUITE with Unlimited Parallelization

Published November 5, 2018
Imagine that you are modeling an engine. Engines are complex machines, and accurately modeling an engine is not an easy undertaking. Capturing in-cylinder dynamics, intake and exhaust system character...

Resolving Turbulence-Chemistry Interactions with LES and Detailed Chemistry

Published October 30, 2018
One of the more controversial subjects we talk about here at Convergent Science is the role of turbulence-chemistry interaction (TCI) when using our SAGE detailed chemistry solver. What is TCI? TCI is...

CONVERGE Workflow Tips

Published August 20, 2018
As a general purpose CFD solver, CONVERGE is robust out of the box. Autonomous meshing technology built into the solver eliminates the meshing bottleneck that has traditionally bogged down CFD workflo...