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HCCI Engine Optimization with CONVERGE CFD

Published August 9, 2017
Just this week, Mazda Motor Corporation announced plans to introduce a gasoline compression ignition engine technology deemed SKYACTIV-X into commercial production engines in 2019. Mazda claims that t...

Optimizing a Reduced Reaction Mechanism

Published July 24, 2017
When I cook, it’s typically Indian cuisine and I use about 30 ingredients. I recently got into minimalist baking, and while it’s relatively straightforward to reduce a nine-ingredient macaroon to five...

With Great Power Comes Great Training

Published June 27, 2017
Paint sprayers, nail guns, jackhammers, spreadsheets—whether you want to paint a fence, install a roof, remove a sidewalk, or discover correlations in an enormous data set, these powerful tools can he...

Predictive CFD Applied–Progress in Gas Turbine Modeling

Published May 22, 2017
At Convergent Science, we got our start modeling internal combustion engines. Naturally, as we developed CONVERGE, we added tools and features with IC engine simulations in mind. But features like a d...

Steady-State Solver and Multiple Reference Frame Approach

Published April 26, 2017
One of CONVERGE’s strengths has always been providing accurate results for complex transient problems with moving geometry. With the introduction of new features in CONVERGE v2.4, this strength extend...

The Merits of Mechanism Reduction

Published February 13, 2017
Mount Everest grows about 4 mm a year1. Mostly, we accept that it’s 8850 m high. In this moving system, approximations help you get on with climbing the mountain rather than taking a tape measure to i...

Prediction or Postdiction? In CFD, the Prefix Matters

Published January 23, 2017
If you’ve been following my blog series Toward Predictive Combustion, you know that at Convergent Science we are passionate about predictions. You’re probably thinking to yourself, “That’s obvious—you...

The Need for Detailed Soot Modeling in CFD

Published November 30, 2016
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) has strict standards to control the emissions polluting the air. The latest tier 3 standards are set to start from 2017 and immediately requi...

Time-Savers in CONVERGE Studio

Published November 1, 2016
Local coordinates Modern fuel-injected engines are geometrically complex, and such complexity makes every aspect of computational analysis more challenging. You might have passed off CAD duty to a col...

Mathematical Acrobatics

Published August 31, 2016
The Swinging Sticks or Chaos Pendulum is the latest addition to the Convergent Science headquarters. This kinetic sculpture embodies the essence of what makes CONVERGE CFD software unique: we can effi...