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Boosting Industry with OpenACC
3 months ago

Boosting Industry with OpenACC

By  •  3 months ago  •  Industry

One of the biggest hurdles for users who want to take advantage of accelerated computing is the time required to write and update software. That’s especially true for industrial users, …
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Former OLCF User Brings Supercomputing-backed Flood Maps to FEMA
4 months ago

Former OLCF User Brings Supercomputing-backed Flood Maps to FEMA

By  •  4 months ago  •  Industry

In 2012, a small Berkeley, California, startup called KatRisk set out to improve the quality of worldwide flood risk maps. With backgrounds in engineering, hydrology, and risk modeling, the company’s …
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OLCF Helps GE Deliver Next-Generation Gas Turbines
10 months ago

OLCF Helps GE Deliver Next-Generation Gas Turbines

By  •  10 months ago  •  Industry

In 2017, US-based General Electric (GE) delivered its newest heavy-duty gas turbine, the 7HA.02, to two power plants in Texas. The installations marked a milestone in natural gas–derived electricity generation, …
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Streamlining Accelerated Computing for Industry
2 years ago

Streamlining Accelerated Computing for Industry

By  •  2 years ago  •  Industry, Science

Scientists and engineers striving to create the next machine-age marvel—whether it be a more aerodynamic rocket, a faster race car, or a higher-efficiency jet engine—depend on reliable analysis and feedback …
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Giving Businesses Access to the World’s No. 2 Supercomputer for ‘the Intractable Problem’
3 years ago

Giving Businesses Access to the World’s No. 2 Supercomputer for ‘the Intractable Problem’

By  •  3 years ago  •  Industry

Titan is potentially available to any private enterprise through ACCEL.
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Freezing a Droplet to Stop the Ice
3 years ago

Freezing a Droplet to Stop the Ice

By  •  3 years ago  •  Industry

Advances in simulating water molecules in droplets reveal surfaces that may be resistant to ice formation.
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Oak Ridge Supercomputer Turns the Tide for Consumer Products Research
4 years ago

Oak Ridge Supercomputer Turns the Tide for Consumer Products Research

By  •  4 years ago  •  Industry, Science

Consumer-products giant Procter & Gamble (P&G) has turned to Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and America’s fastest supercomputer to simulate microscopic processes that can threaten product performance and stability.
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Photo of the Week: Cold as Ice — Using Titan to Build More Efficient Wind Turbines
5 years ago

Photo of the Week: Cold as Ice — Using Titan to Build More Efficient Wind Turbines

By  •  5 years ago  •  Industry

Scientists at GE Global Research use Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Titan, the world’s most powerful supercomputer, to simulate hundreds of water droplets as they freeze, with each droplet containing one million molecules.
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Fast Friends
5 years ago

Fast Friends

By  •  5 years ago  •  Industry

Partnership brings access to elite supercomputer for cutting-edge fire-protection efforts.
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2013 Annual HPCwire Readers Choice Awards
5 years ago

2013 Annual HPCwire Readers Choice Awards

By  •  5 years ago  •  Industry

GE Research using Oak Ridge National Laboratory Cray “Titan” for Industrial Cold Temperature Research Projects.
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Slick science: modeling surfaces to cast off ice
5 years ago

Slick science: modeling surfaces to cast off ice

By  •  5 years ago  •  Industry

Researchers at the GE Global Research Center are modeling freezing water to develop ice-shedding wind turbine blades using Titan.
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Ice-Repellant Materials One Step Closer
5 years ago

Ice-Repellant Materials One Step Closer

By  •  5 years ago  •  Industry

Scientists at GE Global Research are using the multi-petaflop Titan supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory to study the way that ice forms as water droplets come in contact with cold surfaces.
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