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Boosting Industry with OpenACC
2 months ago

Boosting Industry with OpenACC

By  •  2 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
3 months ago

Former OLCF User Brings Supercomputing-backed Flood Maps to FEMA

By  •  3 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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GM Revs up Diesel Combustion Modeling on Titan Supercomputer
6 months ago

GM Revs up Diesel Combustion Modeling on Titan Supercomputer

By  •  6 months 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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New Boeing Method Accelerates Turbulence Modeling Uncertainty Analysis
7 months ago

New Boeing Method Accelerates Turbulence Modeling Uncertainty Analysis

By  •  7 months ago  •  Science

Boeing has long used computational tools as part of its aircraft design process, but now engineers at the world’s largest aerospace company are increasingly shifting their focus from traditional subscale …
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OLCF 25: Building a SmartTruck
8 months ago

OLCF 25: Building a SmartTruck

By  •  8 months ago  •  OLCF History

In 2017, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility celebrated 25 years of leadership in high-performance computing. This article is part of a series summarizing a dozen significant contributions to science …
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OLCF 25: Improving Everyday Products
8 months ago

OLCF 25: Improving Everyday Products

By  •  8 months ago  •  OLCF History

In 2017, the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility celebrated 25 years of leadership in high-performance computing. This article is part of a series summarizing a dozen significant contributions to science …
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OLCF Helps GE Deliver Next-Generation Gas Turbines
9 months ago

OLCF Helps GE Deliver Next-Generation Gas Turbines

By  •  9 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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UTRC Researchers Take Flight with Graphics Processing Units for Large Eddy Simulations
2 years ago

UTRC Researchers Take Flight with Graphics Processing Units for Large Eddy Simulations

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

Farmington, Connecticut–based United Technologies Corporation (UTC) provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries worldwide.  The corporation’s research and innovation arm, United Technologies Research Center (UTRC), supports …
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OLCF and GE Receive 2016 HPCwire Readers’ Choice Award
2 years ago

OLCF and GE Receive 2016 HPCwire Readers’ Choice Award

By  •  2 years ago  •  People

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility and General Electric, an industry user of the OLCF’s 27-petaflop Titan supercomputer, have been recognized in the annual HPCwire Readers’ Choice Awards for Best Use of HPC Application in the Energy Industry.
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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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FM Global Researchers Say “ADIOS” to Bottlenecks at OpenFOAM Conference
2 years ago

FM Global Researchers Say “ADIOS” to Bottlenecks at OpenFOAM Conference

By  •  2 years ago  •  Technology

Researchers from commercial and industrial property insurer FM Global want to improve fire protection standards across the country.

The company, which insures one in three Fortune 1000 companies with a …
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Better Combustion for Power Generation
2 years ago

Better Combustion for Power Generation

By  •  2 years ago  •  Science

In the United States, the use of natural gas for electricity generation continues to grow. The driving forces behind this development? A boom in domestic natural gas production, historically low …
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