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Boeing, Tata to run aerodynamic simulations on Eka superPC

Posted: 21 Apr 2008 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:supercomputer? aerodynamic simulations? Eka System?

Boeing Co. and Computational Research Laboratory, a unit of India's Tata Group will test and validate a supercomputer to run aerodynamic simulations for the aircraft maker, reportedReuters.

According to the report, Tata's unit will model high-lift aerodynamic simulations in 3D on the Eka System, said to be the the fourth fastest supercomputer in the world and Asia's fastest, to help design and develop airplane wings.

No financial details were disclosed on the partnership.

Boeing, which estimates India will need 911 planes worth $86 billion by 2027, has entered a joint venture with Tata Industries to build defence-related aerospace components in India.

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