The ABC’s of Limiting User-to-User Mesh Variations

Published October 1, 2013
We’ve all experienced it… The old “Our group in ‘pick your location’ is getting very different results from ours.” When it comes to CFD there have been numerous advances in the types of meshing techno...

Automatic (Meshing) for the People

Published September 30, 2013
From the Toward Predictive Combustion blog series Automation is a hot topic these days. With the recent popularity of such books as The 4-Hour Workweek and The 80/20 Principle, the idea of achieving m...

Toward Predictive Combustion: A Blog Series

Published August 26, 2013
When I first started running CFD back in the 90’s, coarse grids and simplified combustion models were the norm, and for good reason – processor speeds were slow and simulations were mainly run in seri...

It’s All About The Mesh – Cartesian Cut-Cell Approach

Published August 19, 2013
The CFD mesh is one of the most discussed topics within the engineering community. It can be both problematic and time consuming – not to mention a source of numerous inaccuracies. There are different...

CFD with no meshing… where’s the catch?

Published July 11, 2013
Every CFD engineer in the world today has experienced the pain of meshing.  The endless hours of trying to get a mesh to work with a particular complex geometry, trying to decide between structured an...