Workstation for CFD

February 18, 2019 ivanrips 0

I write this entry because I have received several questions about it. Many students, engineers and researchers have consulted me about the necessary computer (processor and graphics card) to develop simulations using ANSYS or OpenFOAM. […]


Comparison between mesh types

November 30, 2018 ivanrips 1

One of the most important processes when performing a numerical simulation is meshing, currently there are several commercial and free software, in another post we will talk about it, however the most used (I think) is the … […]



November 5, 2018 ivanrips 0

Some time ago they asked me: Ansys is better than OpenFOAM?
Certainly, the question has no handle, I have always believed that all software is good (considering that they have the same simulation capabilities) and those who are wrong are us, the users. […]


NACA Airfoil

May 16, 2017 ivanrips 0

National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics airfoils Source: NASA During the late 1920s and into the 1930s, the NACA developed a series of thoroughly tested airfoils and devised a numerical designation for each airfoil — a four […]


ANSYS History

March 7, 2017 ivanrips 2

Currently, ANSYS is the world’s number one Computational Fluid Dynamics software (sales), followed from afar by its competitors, here we will tell you about the current CFD giant. We invite you to see the sales […]


OpenFOAM Install

February 26, 2017 ivanrips 2

In the previous post we explained how is the process of installing OpenFOAM on windows, now we show you how to install it, if you already have Ubuntu installed or is your operating system you […]


OpenFOAM on Windows

February 23, 2017 ivanrips 0

OpenFOAM is software that works on Linux, however many students, engineers and professionals use windows for various reasons. Changing the operating system to learn OpenFOAM is difficult, so there is a way to use OpenFOAM […]


OpenFOAM History

February 12, 2017 ivanrips 1

Here is a brief history of how OpenFOAM started, and why there are two websites where you can download the software. It is important to emphasize that despite being the same software, both have small […]



February 6, 2017 ivanrips 6

What software is better? Or what software is faster? Are the questions that many have asked, ANSYS CFX or ANSYS FLUENT, well it is difficult to say that one is better than another, or that […]