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Exascale Drives Industry Innovation for a Better Future
6 months ago

Exascale Drives Industry Innovation for a Better Future

By  •  6 months ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science

By Caryn Meissner, ECP contributing writer

 

Outside the high-performance computing, or HPC, community, exascale may seem more like fodder for science fiction than a powerful tool for scientific research. …
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GE Aerospace Runs One of the world’s Largest Supercomputer Simulations to Test Revolutionary New Open Fan Engine Architecture
8 months ago

GE Aerospace Runs One of the world’s Largest Supercomputer Simulations to Test Revolutionary New Open Fan Engine Architecture

By  •  8 months ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science
  • GE Aerospace is first business to use the U.S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Frontier supercomputer, the world’s fastest supercomputer
  • Frontier can process billions …
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NREL, GE Research Team Find Critical Adjustments To Improve Wind Turbine Design
10 months ago

NREL, GE Research Team Find Critical Adjustments To Improve Wind Turbine Design

By  •  10 months ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science

By Brooke Van Zandt, NREL Originally posted by NREL: NREL, GE Research Team Find Critical Adjustments To Improve Wind Turbine Design

 

Low-level jet streams, also known as low-level jets (LLJs), …
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Speeding up simulations
2 years ago

Speeding up simulations

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science

Artificial intelligence has transformed industrial research and development in recent decades during what scientists call “the AI revolution.” The technology enables detailed simulations and high-speed modeling that can streamline the …
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New Deep Learning Techniques Lead to Materials Imaging Breakthrough
2 years ago

New Deep Learning Techniques Lead to Materials Imaging Breakthrough

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science

Supercomputers help researchers study the causes and effects—usually in that order—of complex phenomena. However, scientists occasionally need to deduce the origins of scientific phenomena based on observable results. These so-called …
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Summit Fires up Predictive Breakthrough for Gas Turbines
2 years ago

Summit Fires up Predictive Breakthrough for Gas Turbines

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science

Gas-fired turbines keep electric generators humming around the world, from power plants and factories to hospitals and universities. But the combustion process that fuels these engines comes with a billion-dollar-a-year …
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Pioneering Frontier: Meeting Industry at Scale
2 years ago

Pioneering Frontier: Meeting Industry at Scale

By  •  2 years ago  •  Featured, People

The “Pioneering Frontier” series features stories profiling the many talented ORNL employees behind the construction and operation of the OLCF’s incoming exascale supercomputer, Frontier. The HPE Cray system is scheduled …
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GE Spins up Supercomputer Models to Zero in on Energy Loss in Turbines
3 years ago

GE Spins up Supercomputer Models to Zero in on Energy Loss in Turbines

By  •  3 years ago  •  Events, Featured, Industry

High-pressure turbines are complex pieces of engineering and vital components of gas turbines used to propel jet engines. The more efficient these jet engines are, the better the outcomes for …
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Sparks Fly in Marriage of GE’s GENESIS Code and the Summit Supercomputer
4 years ago

Sparks Fly in Marriage of GE’s GENESIS Code and the Summit Supercomputer

By  •  4 years ago  •  Featured, Science

General Electric (GE)—a company well-known for its contributions to aviation, power, renewable energy, and more—aims to design gas turbine jet engines that are world leading in efficiency, emissions, and durability. …
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Record-Breaking Year for OLCF GPU Hackathons Ends with Annual Knoxville, Tennessee, Event
4 years ago

Record-Breaking Year for OLCF GPU Hackathons Ends with Annual Knoxville, Tennessee, Event

By  •  4 years ago  •  Events

In late October, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) wrapped up its 2019 hackathon series with an event hosted at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in downtown Knoxville, Tennessee, that …
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GPUs Power GE Code at OLCF Hackathons
4 years ago

GPUs Power GE Code at OLCF Hackathons

By  •  4 years ago  •  Science

The ability to simulate turbulent phenomena using high-performance computing (HPC) can provide industry with important insights for efficient engine design. Second only to the ability to perform these critical simulations …
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Pinnacle Engines Develops Efficient, Low-Emission Gasoline Engine Using Supercomputing
5 years ago

Pinnacle Engines Develops Efficient, Low-Emission Gasoline Engine Using Supercomputing

By  •  5 years ago  •  Featured, Industry, Science

The Pinnacle Engines opposed-piston cylinder shown in three different views. Visualizations illustrate the generation of coherent flow structures and their collapse during the compression stroke, which leads to …
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SmartTruck Steps Up Simulations for Certification by Computation
5 years ago

SmartTruck Steps Up Simulations for Certification by Computation

By  •  5 years ago  •  Science

Long-haul tractor trailers, often referred to as “18-wheelers,” transport everything from household goods to supermarket foodstuffs across the United States every year. According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, these …
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Boosting Industry with OpenACC
6 years ago

Boosting Industry with OpenACC

By  •  6 years 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
6 years ago

Former OLCF User Brings Supercomputing-backed Flood Maps to FEMA

By  •  6 years 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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GM Revs up Diesel Combustion Modeling on Titan Supercomputer
6 years ago

GM Revs up Diesel Combustion Modeling on Titan Supercomputer

By  •  6 years ago  •  Science

Most car owners in the United States do not think twice about passing over the diesel pump at the gas station. Instead, diesel fuel mostly powers our shipping trucks, boats, …
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