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DECOLA Challenge

Space propulsion : understanding and simulating

Only numerical simulation allows to understand the very complex and critical phenomena belonging to the conception and development of the solid/liquid propellant rocket engines.

CERFACS develops a simulation tool dedicated to spatial propulsion, AVBP-GR, which is able to simulate turbulent/transient phenomena of rocket engines in realistic conditions. It also takes into account the supercritical conditions which occur in liquid-propulsion systems.


Sparse Days Meeting 2018 at Cerfacs, Toulouse

Brigitte Yzel |  12 June 2018

The annual Sparse Days meeting will be held at CERFACS in Toulouse on 27th and 28th September 2018.

Registration for the Sparse Days is free but we ask people who are coming to register as soon as possible although the deadline is August 26th. Please complete...

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New supercomputer opened at Cerfacs

superadmin |  16 May 2018

Since the beginning of May 2018, a new supercomputer named Kraken has been setup to reinforce Cerfacs' simulation capabilities. With a peak performance of 315 Tflop / s this new computer provided by Lenovo is now available to all of Cerfacs' researchers in addition to the Nemo computer. The...Read more