Tag Archives: Computational Modeling

The Turbulence of Dimples


Turbulence shows up everywhere we look: from the flight of airplanes to golf balls, or the fluttering of a flag to the swinging of suspension bridges. Through the eyes of a fluid dynamicist, “smooth sailing” is something of a rare exception. Turbulence is a type of flow characterized by chaotic and rapid changes in the […]

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Supercomputers Are the Missing Link

TerraPower is making great progress on their nuclear reactor design by using supercomputing clusters for computational modeling work. A calculation that takes all day to run on a desktop computer can run in one minute on our cluster. This past year, the TerraPower team has been heavily involved in engineering work and design with a […]

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