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Powered by HPC, Bloodhound Supercar goes for 1000 MPH

HPC Wales is contributing to the dream of building the world’s car that can break the 1000 mph barrier. Launched in 2007 with the intention of building a rocket-powered car capable of attaining supersonic speeds, the Bloodhound project also aims to inspire young people to take up careers in science and engineering making all of […]

HPC Wales Announces Innovation Fund to Bring Supercomputing to Industry

HPC Wales has announced a new £300,000 fund, to help fund 20-25 research projects that would benefit from the power of supercomputing technology. Academics and businesses across Wales are being encouraged to apply for a new fund designed to boost collaborative research and innovation projects. Part-funded by £24 million through the Welsh Government, including support […]

New Supercomputing Hub Launches in Swansea

The new HPC Wales facility in Swansea has been earmarked to become south Wales’ innovation hub for businesses and academic researchers. Both the Swansea and existing hub in Cardiff have been outfitted with the latest Fujitsu Primergy equipment with Intel Sandy Bridge processors. In this latest Phase-2 development of the pan-Wales distributed network, total capacity […]

Altair Retools with PBS Analytics 12.0

Today Altair released PBS Analytics 12.0 in what the company is calling “a giant leap forward” for HPC. Completely redesigned to include new a new high-performance database and more robust data collectors PBS Analytics 12.0 also features a completely new user experience designed to allow users to analyze huge volumes of data quickly and easily. […]

Should CFD be an Exact Science?

Over at the IMAGINiT CFD Blog, Ryan Stamm writes that while Computational Fluid Dynamics is not an exact science, it is good engineering. I’ve been asked to carry out results data to 3 or 4 decimal places! Really? Do results showing 4.015 psi drive product development in a different direction than 4 psi? If so, […]

Video: Altair – Modeling and Simulation Using HPC

In this video from the 2013 National HPCC Conference, David W. Bowen from Altair presents: Modeling and Simulation Using HPC.

Video: Latest Developments in Digital Manufacturing

In this video from the 2013 National HPCC Conference, Dr. Jon Riley from NCMS presents: Latest Developments in Digital Manufacturing. Twenty years ago General Motors reestablished manufacturing in China and ever since the complex world of global manufacturing has continued to accelerate. What often gets lost in this race is the need for the supply […]

Minding the Missing Middle at Zipp Speed Weaponry

In this video from the 2013 National HPCC Conference, Dr. Josh Poertner, Technical Director at Zipp Speed Weaponry presents: Minding the Missing Middle. I’ll be talking about how we leveraged a team of folks in your industry to make it happen, and how we had to change everybody’s behavior and expectations to get it done, […]

How Harley-Davidson Builds Bikes Faster with GPU Computing

One of my favorite talks this week from the GPU Technology Conference was a presentation from Matthew Gueller from Harley-Davidson. Over at the Nvidia Blog, Ken Brown writes that Harley is using GPUs for 3D modeling that cuts months off its design cycle. Harley-Davidson has been designing and manufacturing motorcycles for over 110 years. While […]

Day 3 Keynote from GTC: Behind the Science in Automotive Design

Video streaming by Ustream At insideHPC, we are very pleased to bring you live streaming keynotes from the GPU Technology Conference this week in San Jose. Tune in right here on Thursday, March 21 at 11:00am PT for the next keynote as Ralph Gilles from Chrysler Group LLC presents: Behind the Science in Automotive Design. […]