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LinuxElectrons: HP Linux SuperComputer Designs BMW Race Car

Feb 18, 2004, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"At the BMW WilliamsF1 team's headquarters, HP announced it played a critical role in the construction and aerodynamic modelling of the groundbreaking new shape of the FW26 car.

"Using an HP Linux-based supercomputing platform, the BMW WilliamsF1 team has supplemented traditional modelling techniques used in wind tunnel experiments with the ability to design, simulate and test in a virtual environment. As a result, the WilliamsF1 design team was able to develop the radical FW26 car by maximizing the time available for predictive aerodynamic design processes..."

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