CONVERGE Simulates Spinning Soccer Ball in the Cloud

soccerball2With the 2014 World Cup coming to a close, we’ve seen great shots and great saves. However, what is the science behind the curving shot that causes so much commotion and so many great goals. Rescale and Convergent Science teamed up to show how the cloud and computational fluid dynamics (CFD) can help us understand the science behind the spinning of the black and white ball that has so  many of us asking, “How did they do that?”.

Read more @ World Cup: Run Your Own CFD Analysis of a Spinning Soccer Ball

About Convergent Science

Founded in 1997 in Madison, Wisconsin, Convergent Science is a global leader in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software. Its customers include leading automotive and commercial vehicle manufacturers, tier one suppliers, and professional motorsport teams.
Its flagship product, CONVERGE, includes groundbreaking technology that eliminates the user-defined mesh, fully couples the automated mesh and the solver at runtime, and automatically refines the mesh when and where it is needed. CONVERGE is revolutionizing the CFD industry and shifting the paradigm towards predictive CFD.
Published July 14, 2014