Flexible Meshing Enables Accurate CFD for Nuclear Reactor Rod Bundles — Another Fine Mesh

Accurate fluid flow modeling of nuclear reactor rod bundles is essential and extremely challenging with exacting standards for the mesh to deal with the geometric complexity and near-wall physics. The tightly packed rods with wrapped wires, mainly used in liquid metal cooled systems, that contact the rods provide a challenging geometry into which well-defined boundary […]

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Belmont Harbour in Chicago — Construction and architecture

Belmont Harbor is located in the heart of beautiful Lincoln Park and is one of the largest harbors in the Chicago Harbors system. A favorite among families and long-time boaters, the harbor is surrounded by acres of park space and a beautiful skyline view to the south. There are 818 slips, mooring cans, and star […]

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Belmont Harbour is the main location for the Chicago Yacht Club, which played a central role in the Warringtons’ yachting history for most of its duration.  It’s located in Lincoln Park; the Chicago Yacht Club merged with the Lincoln Park Yacht Club in the early 1920’s, and the CYC adopted the Lincoln Park’s burgee as its own.

An aerial photo of Belmont Harbour in the late 1940’s or early 1950’s is below.  More photos from that era of the Chicago Yacht Club are here.

Belmont Harbor

Belmont Harbor, Chicago, late 1940’s or early 1950’s.

Case Study: Accurate Performance Predictions for Marine Propellers — Another Fine Mesh

This case study presents the benchmark validation of CFD simulation results of the Potsdam Propeller Test Case (PPTC) using CFD Support’s TCFD flow solver with a Pointwise mesh. PPTC is a marine propulsor that was extensively measured by SVA Potsdam. The aim of this benchmark was to evaluate the combined use of TCFD with Pointwise […]

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Quantifying the risk of random contact with infectious individuals — carnotcycle

For citizens like me, old enough and perhaps wise enough to take a cautious view of mingling again with one’s fellow man after a period of lockdown in a time of pandemic, it’s natural to wonder about the risk of contact with infectious individuals as one re-establishes one’s daily routines. I thought this over and […]

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The Ambassador Airplanes: How the Assemblies of God Became Involved in Missionary Aviation — Flower Pentecostal Heritage Center

This Week in AG History — May 13, 1950 By Glenn W. Gohr Originally published on AG News, 14 May 2020 Did you know that the Assemblies of God owned two passenger planes just after World War II that carried Assemblies of God missionaries overseas? Following World War II, commercial flights were not readily available, […]

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