Announcing MVAero | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Airborne Unlimited-
Monday

Airborne-Unmanned w/AUVSI-
Tuesday

Airborne Unlimited-
Wednesday

AMA Drone Report-
Thursday

Airborne Unlimited-
Friday

Airborne On ANN

Airborne Unlimited-12-10-18

Airborne Unmanned-12-11-18

Airborne Unlimited-12.05.18

AMA Drone Report-12.06.18

Airborne Unlimited-12.07.18

Airborne-YouTube

Airborne Unlimited-12-10-18

Airborne Unmanned-12-11-18

Airborne Unlimited-12.05.18

AMA Drone Report-12.06.18

Airborne Unlimited-12.07.18

Sun, Jul 31, 2016

Announcing MVAero

Computational Fluid Dynamics Now Available For The Homebuilder

Mass times velocity equals momentum. In the world of expensive CFD analysis, the mass of weighty decision-making has always been enormous, but the velocity of accurate results has been painfully slow.

In an "epic" collaboration between experts in the next generation of fluid dynamics software and advanced aeronautical design, a radically more powerful and faster solution has emerged. MVAero brings a hundred times more velocity to the process of discovering the real-world physics of complex, moving parts in viscous flows. Simultaneous internal and external geometries with heat transfer? No problem. NASA-level R&D on a homebuilder budget? Finally here.

The field of CFD (computational fluid dynamics) analysis has seen steady improvement in recent years as processing power has increased. Yet both commercial and open-source CFD software has been difficult to use and expensive in the face of complicated geometries, moving parts, and internal/external flows with heat transfer.

A more radical transformation has recently arrived in the form of a new computational scheme that tackles the Euler, Navier-Stokes, and Barnette equations of fluid dynamics from a new angle. Normally these deterministic equations don't quickly or fully solve, requiring assumptions and workarounds in the software (and a CFD guru to sign off on them all.)

The closely related Boltzmann equation delivers the same physics as all three of the other equations, depending on the number of variables used. By processing the outputs into a probability matrix, a number of programs are now capable of delivering assumption-free physics by simulating large or very large "flow eddies", from which the state of the art "Large Eddy Simulation" CFD method takes its name.

MVAero has taken this powerful next-generation process to its ultimate extremes using custom built parallel processing systems and massively scaled cloud computing resources. Now it is possible (and economical) to obtain unprecedented accuracy across all scales of inquiry. No assumptions, just direct numerical simulation of actual dynamics all the way down to the scale required for a given accuracy.

Perhaps more valuable, however, are the mind blowing ways this mountain of data can be presented. MVAero creates highly visual, video-based simulations that communicate and validate at a level far beyond conventional analysis. With real-time and slow-motion video, optimization becomes collaborative, and the invisible is made obvious. The hidden value and refinements embedded in years of painstaking product development is communicated, often without a word.

MVAero is an outgrowth of a three year transatlantic collaboration between two of the most knowledgeable aeronautical innovators in the industry, Jac van Egmond and John McGinnis.

(Image provided by MVAero)

FMI: http://mvaero.nl

Advertisement

More News

Airborne 12.10.18: 'Pecos Bill' Accident, Astronaut Nick Hague, SpaceX Update

Also: Champion Aerospace Recall, EAA’s Post-Secondary Scholarships, Ryanair Pilot Training, Universal Avionics The NTSB has released its preliminary report from the accident >[...]

Airborne 12.07.18: Continental Power-Liaoning Cub, AirVenture, Lion Air v Boeing

Also: 64 Satellite 'Rideshare', Hurricane Hunters Finish Year, Cessna 208B SAIB, Aero-TV: Wright B Flyer Program Continental Motors Group has entered a strategic partnership with L>[...]

AMA Drone Report 12.06.18: No Drone Zone Nonsense, FAA's 'Buzzy', Airport Probs

Also: FAA Exec Appointment, Drone Use Standards, Censys BVLOS, Woolsey Fire Recovery Drones OK... it’s getting a little out of control... Signs have been popping up saying dr>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (12.10.18): Oceanic Airspace

Oceanic Airspace Airspace over the oceans of the world, considered international airspace, where oceanic separation and procedures per the International Civil Aviation Organization>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (12.10.18)

Aero Linx: Vintage Ultralight Association What began as the Vintage Ultralight Registry has become the "Vintage Ultralight Association". After much research I can tell you that the>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2018 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC