Future model sizes in the FEA and CFD community, an update based on interviews with industry insiders

How many Ferraris did you see this morning on your way to work? Unless you work in the Maranello-based company, zero is the most likely answer. Of course, some days you will stumble upon one – there are car buyers wealthy enough to indulge in indecently horse-powered models…. even if those horses are not necessary… Read More

Technology prediction for Big 3D: Typical FEA and CFD model sizes to be used in the CAE community in 2020 and 2025

According to a French saying, it is wise to turn your tongue seven times in your mouth before you speak. The publication of a recent blog post (https://ceetronblog.com/2015/05/05/big-3d-in-the-cloud/) suggests I still haven’t learned this wisdom. A colleague argued in that post that the typical size of today’s engineering simulation unstructured mesh topologies should be counted… Read More