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Cleaning things up

The wonderful and memorable summer, like every good thing, has finally come to an end. Thus, in this post I’ll try to wrap up things with some more remarks on the project and also some interesting pictures from our visit

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CAD is BAD !!

Diamond, Brilliant, Postojna, Stalgamite

Caves , Castles and CAD data extraction – these are the three key subjects of focus in this blog. Now, having spent more than a month in Ljubljana, I have been able to make some progress not only in my SoHPC

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Letting things ‘flow’

After the stimulating training week at IT4Innovations, Ostrava we (me, Jan and our site supervisor Dr. Leon Kos) set forth on a long, exhausting but finally much rewarding drive towards Slovenia. Special thanks to Leon, as I got the opportunity

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Sam Hewitt

Sam is a friend of mine from UK,another mechanical engineer like me but born and brought up in Manchester,England and he graduated his Master Degree from Durham University (North East of England).He is currently pursuing his PhD in Manchester University

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All good things must come to an end

It has been a fantastic couple of weeks, but all good things must come to an end. The time has come for the preparation of the final report and the video presentation. My project has reached a satisfactory position and

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Zagreb, Vienna, OpenFoam vs ANSYS

I’ve had a busy and fun couple of weeks. After weeks of wrestling with OpenFOAM I finally got some results comparable to experiment and the commercial CFD software ANSYS. As usual, I’ve been traveling on weekends whenever possible. First the

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Exploring Slovenia: Maribor, Koper, and Ljubljana zoo!

In my third week in Slovenia I was lucky enough to have my girlfriend join me from the UK. We started by going to Maribor, the second largest city in Slovenia. Luckily, Slovenia has an excellent car sharing service so

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Parallel boundary point method: Matlab has surrendered to C++!

After a little bit over a month of coding I can finally state it: Matlab has been knocked out! Both by the serial and parallel version of the C++ code actually. I am satisfied with that. Ever since I started

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Exploring Slovenia: Postojna and Bled

After a week of settling into life in Ljubljana the time came to explore a bit more of Slovenia. My colleague Mircea and I were very kindly taken to Postonja by the Ljubljana site coordinator Leon Kos. Whilst there, I was surprised

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CFD predicts Wind loading on the Solar Tracker

Why do we need solar trackers? As we all know solar energy is a green energy. There is a increasing installation of the solar trackers each and every year in Europe. And it is more demanding  growing industry since European

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The Three Musketeers in Ljubljana (Slovenia)

The journey to Ljubljana was a long one – especially for Mathi and Evguenia, who had to catch a flight from Edinburgh at 6am and had a layover in Amsterdam. Nevertheless, after plenty of naps on the plane, the two

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Site Spotlight: Slovenia

PRACE Summer of HPC (SoHPC) is held at the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (ULFME) that hosts the largest HPC facility of research and education in Slovenia. ULFME is in charge of the management and/or coordination of the

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