LinuxElectrons: HP Linux SuperComputer Designs BMW Race Car

[ Thanks to Jason
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

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