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ball falling in a space colony
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(09-23-2016, 11:35 AM)William Wrote: What's the paper? There could be some sort of modelling done just on PCs, since they do 10-100 Gflops, and there's GPU cards that do multi-Tflops.

The paper was not published. I agree that modeling could be done on PCs with enough patience; the real problem is having enough expertise to use these CFD codes properly — the boundary conditions in particular (such as where the air hits the floor of the colony) are easy to screw up.

Joe Strout
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ball falling in a space colony - JoeStrout - 09-18-2016, 09:17 PM
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