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Centre of basic and applied research specialized in modelling and numerical simulation, Cerfacs, through its facilities and expertise in high-performance computing, deals with major scientific and technical research problems of public and industrial interest.

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Two CERFACS proposals accepted in PRACE 14th call

superadmin |  4 April 2017

Two CERFACS proposals have been accepted at the last PRACE call. The two studies will be performed with the AVBP solver and will address two very different topics: "Large Eddy Simulation of the Deflagration to Detonation Transition » (in collaboration with TOTAL) will focus on explosions in...Read more

Articles of scientific mediation in the online journal “The Conversation”

thual |  31 March 2017

Among the missions of the researchers and engineers of Cerfacs is the dissemination of scientific results at all levels, from specialized scientific journals to media intended for the general public. In this spirit, Cerfacs has chosen the online journal "The Conversation" to publish several...Read more

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PhD thesis co-funded with ONERA: the spectral difference method on unstructured grids


Context: The CFD team develops and maintains advanced codes for fluid mechanics dedicated to industrial problems. We currently work with ONERA,...Read more

PhD thesis (in collaboration with CNRM/Météo-France): Fire/atmosphere two-way coupling for on-request simulation in case of wildfire hazard


Description: Fire/atmosphere coupled modeling is an active research topic with operational application perspectives for wildfire behavior...Read more