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Optimizing Ventilation System Design with CFD

Written by: Anastasia Churazova on 21 July, 2017

Why You Should Care About Flow Simulation The cost and performance of any physical product are generally determined quite early on in the design process —…

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Bike Aerodynamics Simulation — Reducing Cyclist Drag by 30%

Written by: Akrem Mouffouk on 19 July, 2017

Bike aerodynamics is considered to be one of the most complex applications in aerodynamics not only because of the bluff body shape of the rider…

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Formula Student Aerodynamics — Growing Wings with CFD

Written by: Niklas Pfeiffer on 19 July, 2017

There aren´t many things Formula One aerodynamicists get jealous of. But one of those rare things is definitively the aerodynamical freedom of development in Formula…

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Aerodynamics of Cycling Explained Through CFD

Written by: Anastasia Churazova on 4 July, 2017

The aerodynamics of cycling have preoccupied bicycle designers and riders alike since the early part of this century. Competitive cycling — and Tour de France…

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Real Life Problems You Can Solve as a CFD Engineer

Written by: Anastasia Churazova on 12 June, 2017

Two years ago Raymond Wang, a 17-year-old Canadian student and aspiring CFD engineer, won the top prize at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair…

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How to Calculate Stress and Strain with FEM Software?

Written by: Ajay Harish on 24 April, 2017

FEM users often wonder how stress and strain are calculated and how these quantities are related to the nodes? Which of this is calculated first? An…

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How You Can Save Money with SimScale’s Free CFD Software

Written by: Anastasia Churazova on 21 April, 2017

CFD software solutions have a reputation for being notoriously expensive. This is one of the main reasons so few engineers were able to successfully integrate…

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What is the von Mises Stress and Yield Criterion?

Written by: Ajay Harish on 19 April, 2017

The idea of von Mises stress was first proposed by Maksymilian Huber in 1904 but received more attention only in 1913 when Richard von Mises proposed…