Note: This is Part 1 of a continuing series to give the subject of CFD validation comprehensive coverage. Please subscribe to the blog or check back on a regular basis for subsequent installments.
As simulation consultants, CFD software is one of the primary tools of our trade. As with any tool, we benchmark the software on a regular basis against reliable test data. Of course, software vendors do the same thing with each new release or update, so why bother with our own testing?